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  • Oklahoma is team to beat this season

    Oklahoma is team to beat this season
    It's hard to argue with results. The Southeastern Conference has won five straight Bowl Championship Series titles and clearly is the most dominant conference in college football. So it would make perfect sense that my prediction for this year's BCS...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Navy AD says Midshipmen are still in Big East discussion

    Navy AD says Midshipmen are still in Big East discussion
    Navy athletic director Chet Gladchuk said here Saturday afternoon that Big East commissioner John Marinatto assured him in a telephone conversation earlier in the day that the Midshipmen are still among several teams being considered for membership in the...
  • Nothing new: SEC on top

    What conference did you expect would top Sunday's first release of the Bowl Championship Series standings, the Sun Belt? It seemed fitting the Southeastern Conference, which includes the last five national champions and seven of the 13 in BCS history,...
  • Create the caption: Cal Ripken and Nick Saban

    Create the caption: Cal Ripken and Nick Saban
    Alabama football coach Nick Saban was at Gilman Wednesday night to take in the Greyhounds' basketball victory over Calvert Hall. Saban, of course, is in the process of wooing Gilman football/basketball standout Cyrus Jones to join the Crimson Tide. The...
  • In building success, Loyola's Jimmy Patsos stays close to home

    In building success, Loyola's Jimmy Patsos stays close to home
    Jimmy Patsos was in his first season at Loyola when Pat Kennedy, then entering his second year at Towson and coming off a 5-24 season, proclaimed the Tigers to be Baltimore's college basketball team. Other local coaches might have chuckled at Kennedy's...
  • Anderson deserves the brunt of the blame for Terps football woes

    Anderson deserves the brunt of the blame for Terps football woes
    A year ago today, Kevin Anderson announced that he was firing Ralph Friedgen after the longtime Maryland football coach refused to retire. A year ago today, the mess that is now the Maryland football program began to take hold in College Park. While...
  • Which college coach will jump to the NFL?

    No ducking Oregon's Kelly Dan Pompei Chicago Tribune The next Jim Harbaugh could be Chip Kelly, who guided Oregon to a Rose Bowl victory Monday and was the 2010 Associated Press coach of the year. There has been some interest in Kelly in NFL circles,...
  • So close, yet so far for Hokies

    Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer has coached enough games to experience varying degrees of pain on a football field, but nothing may compare to the ghastly horrors his team endured Tuesday night in a 23-20 overtime loss to Michigan. If he could magically...