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  • What will be big upset of rivalry weekend?

    Clemson carries day Matt Murschel Orlando Sentinel When looking for an upset this rivalry weekend, look no further than Columbia, S.C. That's where No. 17 Clemson will try to continue its road dominance over rival No. 12 South Carolina. The Tigers...
  • What next for Big 12, Big East teams?

    Short-term solution Jeff Otterbein Hartford Courant So much is still in flux in the ever-changing world of conference realignment. The Big East has already lost two teams, Syracuse and Pitt, to the ACC. Certainly Connecticut and Rutgers from the Big...
  • Not so fast, Big 12 powers

    Don't mess with … Pullman? These are fascinating days for purveyors of dark comedy and comeuppance. Last year, Texas wrecked what was then the Pac-10 Conference's plan to expand to 16 teams when the Longhorns reneged in the 11th hour. Tuesday...
  • Navy considers possible football move to Big East

    Navy considers possible football move to Big East
    Navy athletic director Chet Gladchuk has worked at schools in big conferences, such as Syracuse, and has spent the past decade helping bring the football program in Annapolis back to national prominence as one of the few independents remaining in the...
  • Ranking the commissioners

    David Stern, NBA Still The Man, though the NBA has hit some potholes. Stern imposed the lockout to overhaul an economic system he says led 23 of 30 teams to lose money. Barring a quick agreement, the opening of training camps in early October will be...
  • Can Notre Dame keep its independence?

    Might not have choice Matt Murschel Orlando Sentinel Notre Dame takes a lot of pride in its independence from any conference affiliation in football, despite the changing college landscape. However, the barbarians at the gate might force the school to...
  • LSU-'Bama seems inevitable

    The Bowl Championship Series formula continued to gurgle toward an LSU-Alabama rematch for the national title. Yippee? LSU and Alabama were Nos. 1 and 2 in Sunday's next-to-last BCS standings, with a growing sense LSU might not even have to win...
  • Get ready for rematch

    Good or bad, we could see an all-SEC BCS title game. LSU and Alabama have shown why they are the two best teams in the country. The Tigers dispatched Arkansas 41-17, while Alabama trounced Auburn 42-14 to set up what looks like one of the most talked-...
  • Doesn't pay to live in past

    Tradition clearly is overrated. Nostalgia is for saps. "If memories were all I sang," Rick Nelson once sang, "I'd rather drive a truck." You would think history might mean more in a sport that produced "Win one for the Gipper," but this is no time to be...
  • Chris Dufresne's college football rankings

    1. Alabama (4-0): Took everything out of Arkansas, including Bear Bryant. (1) 2. LSU (4-0): Only an SEC team could allow 463 passing yards and move up. (3) 3. Oklahoma (3-0): Cover-2: Bob Stoops 100 percent for joining Pac-12 and 100 percent for staying...
  • An uninformed BCS vote

    Utah attorney general Mark L. Shurtleff recently wrote a commentary for the Arizona Republic arguing the Bowl Championship Series needs to be abolished. He's certainly entitled to an opinion, one shared by many. But he's not entitled to make up his own...
  • Crescendo? Big letdown

    This should be one heck of an exciting final weekend because it says on Page 5 of the Bowl Championship Series media guide, "The BCS delivers the most meaningful regular season in sports." The manual reiterates, "The BCS plays an important role in...