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Bowl Championship Series

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  • Chris Dufresne's final regular-season football rankings

    Chris Dufresne's final regular-season football rankings
    Of the top two teams in the final regular-season ranking, one almost got left out of the preseason rating and the other didn't win a Southeastern Conference game last season. Who said picking champions was easy? Rankman's preseason top two, Stanford and...
  • USC aims to match Stanford's muscle

     USC aims to match Stanford's muscle
    Stanford is one of the most physical teams in college football, boasting a deep and stout offensive line and an aggressive defensive front. So USC players are eager to prove they can go toe to toe with the fifth-ranked Cardinal in Saturday's Pac-12...
  • USC climbs polls after upset of Stanford

    USC climbs polls after upset of Stanford
    The text messages and voice mails started blowing up on Ed Orgeron's phone soon after USC upset Stanford. Former Trojans coach Pete Carroll and others from the Seattle Seahawks staff sent congratulations. So did former Miami players such as Warren...
  • Ed Orgeron's Trojans aiming for a new deal against Stanford

    Ed Orgeron's Trojans aiming for a new deal against Stanford
    USC has not defeated Stanford since 2008, a four-game losing streak that began with the infamous "What's your deal?" blowout at the Coliseum and continued with last season's loss at Stanford Stadium. Ed Orgeron, the Trojans' interim coach, has been a...
  • Utah State looks for 'milestone' victory against USC

    In each of the last four seasons, Utah State has moved closer to upsetting opponents from Bowl Championship Series conferences. In 2009, Texas A&M defeated the visiting Aggies by eight points. The next year, Oklahoma won by seven. And in 2011, Auburn...
  • Plantation's Ryan Shazier reflects on 'crazy' journey back to South Florida

    Plantation's Ryan Shazier reflects on 'crazy' journey back to South Florida
    Ask Ohio State linebacker and South Florida native Ryan Shazier to summarize his college career, and you'll be met with a laugh. Coming out of Plantation High, Shazier planned on one day playing for coach Urban Meyer in a BCS game. He's excited for that...
  • Tim Tebow is hired by ESPN as an analyst for its SEC Network

    Tim Tebow is hired by ESPN as an analyst for its SEC Network
    Is Tim Tebow's playing career over? It looks that way after it was announced Tuesday that he had been hired by the SEC Network as an analyst for its "SEC Nation" show, The SEC Network is owned by ESPN. "I am so excited that ESPN has given me this...
  • Biggest loser in Miami's NCAA football sanctions case? It's USC, again

    Biggest loser in Miami's NCAA football sanctions case? It's USC, again
    The NCAA has made it clear it isn't giving football scholarships back to USC, or presenting Matt Barkley with an honorary Rose Bowl participation plaque. Being the NCAA means never having to say you're sorry. The governing body of college athletics...
  • UCF is 17.5-point underdog in Fiesta Bowl

    UCF is 17.5-point underdog in Fiesta Bowl
    It appears sportsbooks have little respect for UCF. Many casinos and offshore sportsbooks haven’t yet announced betting lines for bowl games, but at least one has established UCF as a 17.5-point underdog against Baylor in the Fiesta Bowl....
  • Yes, we're anti-USC, just ask any (unranked) Trojan

    Unbuckling the mailbag: Question: I can understand why you don't read your own lousy newspaper, but USC is ranked No. 25 [by the Associated Press]. Don't worry, we will never accuse you of being a homer. I realize it is old news, but your sports...
  • Football: Oak Park is headed to No. 1 status in Northwest Division

     Forget college football's phony BCS system. Oak Park has had its own little playoff-like run the last two weeks, knocking off a pair of unbeaten teams, Nordhoff and Bishop Diego, and now the Eagles are expected to climb to No. 1 in the Northwest Division...
  • Steve Alford welcomes UCLA fans to open basketball practice

    Steve Alford welcomes UCLA fans to open basketball practice
    More than 1,000 UCLA basketball fans showed up at Pauley Pavilion on Sunday afternoon to receive a sneak peek at this year's Bruins team going through a full practice under the direction of first-year Coach Steve Alford. Zach LaVine, a 6-foot-5 freshman...