| Aug 14, 2014
| 12:21 PM
What a crazy, busy and hectic fall it's going to be for college football's 13-person selection committee
USC Athletic Director Pat Haden had better hope he doesn't have to fire (and hire) another coach during the season.
The committee just concluded...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 9:44 AM
Fans now know exactly what the 2014 national championship trophy will look like. The road to the first title game in Arlington, Texas, remains a bit unclear.
"The format is very simple," said Bill Hancock, College Football Playoff executive director,...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 7:23 AM
Wisconsin’s Gary Andersen was rewarded with a raise after guiding the Badgers to a 9-4 record and a berth in the Capital One Bowl. The school’s board of regents approved a new package, which pays the second-year coach $2.2 million in...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 5:08 PM
Injured Miami running back Duke Johnson was making the rounds, pumping up his teammates prior to Saturday night’s Russell Athletic Bowl.
It was difficult to sit out the game for Johnson, who broke his right tibia during the Hurricanes’ 41-14...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 11:25 AM
Oh brother (but not sister), here we go.
I knew the college football selection committee was going to be controversial, but I didn't think it would happen before the panel was actually announced.
News that former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 12:51 PM
The names became official Wednesday when the new College Football Playoff unveiled the 13-member selection committee in charge of picking future national champions.
Starting next year, the panel will replace the current BCS system and choose the top...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 4:53 AM
Basketball was the sport du jour Wednesday, but during interviews at the ACC’s preseason media gathering, commissioner John Swofford applauded the freshly minted selection committee for college football’s playoff and again broadsided the...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 4:51 PM
The Rose Bowl celebrates its 100th game this season and it only seems as if Wisconsin has been in all of them.
The Badgers have actually appeared in only eight but have infiltrated the last three, all defeats.
It would be unkind to suggest folks are...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 4:32 PM
College football bowl games 2012-13 TV schedule begins with the Gildan New Mexico Bowl Dec. 15 and ends with the BCS National Championship Jan. 7. The Gildan New Mexico Bowl between Nevada and Arizona Dec. 15 at 1pm ET on ESPN won’t be the most...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 4:24 PM
This likely will draw sharp reactions from Penn State fans who remain less than thrilled with the Big Ten. Wisconsin Athletic Director Barry Alvarez said Friday that the Big Ten added Maryland and Rutgers, in part, to ensure that Penn......
| Aug 14, 2013
| 5:37 PM
One of the Ten Commandments of Sports is a football coach eventually must be replaced by his opposite.
Even Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez, the maverick who uttered, "I won't use a search committee; most search committees use me," followed...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 9:07 AM
Ohio State president Gordon Gee’s disparaging, ignorant and condescending comments about Catholics, Louisville, Bret Bielema and the Southeastern Conference have drawn considerable and deserved ridicule.
Made during a December meeting of Ohio...