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Bowl Championship Series

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  • Hold coaches, athletic directors accountable

    Hold coaches, athletic directors accountable
    It's a drearily familiar cycle: Successful colleges coaches sail away from one job to another, leaving in their wake a university with a tarnished reputation and an athletic program facing multiple NCAA sanctions. Take John Calipari, former coach at...
  • Q&A with ESPN's Quint Kessenich

    Q&A with ESPN's Quint Kessenich
    ESPN analyst Quint Kessenich was in the network’s studio in Charlotte, N.C., where he helped provide coverage of the 16-team field in the NCAA tournament. The former Johns Hopkins All-American goalkeeper, who can be followed on Twitter via...
  • Their signature victory

    Oklahoma State got its statement win. Critics of the Cowboys had questioned whether they were worthy of playing for the national championship. Their 44-10 win over Oklahoma proved they are ready for the big time. LSU's defense is really, really good....
  • Tide high after edging OSU

    The verdict has been rendered, and there will be a rematch. No. 2 Alabama (11-1) edged out No. 3 Oklahoma State (11-1) in Sunday's final Bowl Championship Series standings to earn the right to play No. 1 LSU for the national title Jan. 9 in New Orleans....
  • Playing for what could've been

    The Notre Dame-Florida State matchup in the Dec. 29 Champs Sports Bowl is a toast to epic college football history and, for a second-tier bowl, fairly cool. It also loses some of its impact if any current player has a spotty Internet connection. Asked...
  • Five Things We Learned from the Ravens 24-10 victory over the Browns

    Five Things We Learned from the Ravens 24-10 victory over the Browns
    1. If the Ravens could play against Cleveland's atrocious run defense every single week, Ray Rice might rush for 2,500 yards. I don't want to denigrate the Ravens victory against the Browns. It was encouraging to see them prove, for the first time since...
  • Navy won't be joining Big East, at least for 2014

    The proposed marriage between the Big East Conference and the Navy football program has been put on hold — indefinitely. As the league appears set to announce its plans Wednesday to add five schools, Navy athletic director Chet Gladchuk said...
  • No question, these 20 are the best

    The holidays can be stressful, and once the Christmas season hits, free time is precious. Thus, in the holiday spirit of selflessness, here is our top 20 (of the 35 games) to help you best adjust your calendar around the holidays. 20. Holiday Bowl,...
  • No putting bow on BCS

    It's fitting only 0.0086 ended up separating No. 3 Oklahoma State from No. 2 Alabama in the final Bowl Championship Series standings. This is the year everything got 0.0086'd. It was never accurate to say before Sunday that LSU and Alabama were...
  • 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...