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  • Play it forward: The week ahead in college football

    Play it forward: The week ahead in college football
    Five things to watch this week in college football: 1. Fresno State's loss to San Jose State left Northern Illinois (12-0) as the only non-automatic qualifier school with a chance to snag a BCS bowl bid. Northern Illinois (12-0) must defeat Bowling...
  • With Florida State vs. Auburn in BCS title game, the system works

    There were eight undefeated teams on Oct. 27 and six left on Nov. 17 and it appeared the last year of the Bowl Championship Series might get the fist in the face it deserved. Then Auburn's moon jumped to the seventh house, Jupiter aligned with...
  • Florida State punches BCS ticket with ACC title-game rout of Duke

    Florida State punches BCS ticket with ACC title-game rout of Duke
    CHARLOTTE — It was a long, emotional week for Florida State players, so you could understand why it took the Seminoles a little time to warm up on a chilly evening. The team didn't know until Thursday whether quarterback Jameis Winston would be...
  • Executive Director Bill Hancock says BCS era was a success

    Executive Director Bill Hancock on Monday described the 16 years of the Bowl Championship Series as “a golden era for college football.” “I’m proud of our track record and I’m proud of the BCS,” Hancock said in...
  • 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...
  • UCLA cracks top 10 in both major college football polls

    UCLA cracks top 10 in both major college football polls
    UCLA didn't play its best game of the season Saturday night against Cal but a solid victory and a series of shakeups helped lift the Bruins into the top 10 in Sunday's Associated Press and USA Today coaches' polls. UCLA climbed two spots to No. 9 in the...
  • Government shutdown won't extend to Air Force-Navy contest

    Break out the chips and cold drinks, but let Chris Dufresne handle the remote. Each Friday, The Times' national college football writer handicaps what's worth watching, and skipping, on Saturday's menu of games: MORNING Air Force (1-4) at Navy (2-1)...
  • Stanford takes season's wins and losses in stride

    Stanford is thrilled to be in the Jan. 1 Rose Bowl and had another fantastic college football season under Coach David Shaw. The Cardinal won its second straight Pac-12 Conference title, will be making its fourth consecutive Bowl Championship Series...
  • Jim Mora to stay at UCLA

    Jim Mora to stay at UCLA
    Football coach Jim Mora, after a being enticed by Washington, has decided to stay at UCLA. Mora received a contract extension from UCLA, plus promises to  increase pay for his assistant coaches and a commitment to improve the program’s facilities....
  • Scandal involving Jameis Winston isn't necessarily end of a title run

    Scandal involving Jameis Winston isn't necessarily end of a title run
    What can stop Florida State now? The Seminoles wiped Clemson out on national television on Oct. 19 and then were gifted with last week's Stanford win against Oregon. That Nov. 7 upset secured Florida State's hold on No. 2 in the Bowl Champion Series...
  • 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...