| Jan 2, 2014
| 8:38 PM
Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall is probably best known for heaving the last-minute pass that was tipped by a Georgia defensive back and resulted in a game-winning touchdown for the Tigers.
But Marshall's talents and contributions to Auburn's 12-1...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 2:55 PM
Auburn’s defense, statistically, doesn’t seem to stand a chance against Florida State.
The Tigers ranked 87th nationally in total offense and are No. 38 in scoring defense, allowing 24 points per game.
“We have got terrible looking...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 7:47 PM
Gus Malzahn coached high school football for 14 years before he became a college assistant in 2006.
Eight years later, he has guided Auburn to Monday's Bowl Championship Series title game against Florida State.
Malzahn replaced the fired Gene Chizik...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 7:08 PM
Turn out the lights, the parity's over. The Bowl Championship Series era of equal access and catering to college football's "little guys" ended Monday night at the Rose Bowl when Florida State ended the Southeastern Conference's winning streak. The new...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 1:54 PM
Tiger Woods held a three-shot lead over Zach Johnson halfway through Sunday's final round of the Northwestern Mutual World Challenge.
Woods was 13 under par for the event after shooting a two-under 34 on the front nine at Sherwood Country Club in...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 4:19 PM
Jim Furyk shot a two-under-par 68 on Saturday in the third round of the PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, N.Y, and will take a one-shot lead over Jason Dufner into the final round.
So far this year, none of the 54-hole leaders at...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 6:23 PM
This is the week we say "whew" for the day in August that Rankman looked at his preseason top 25 and noticed only one FSU was penciled on his working list. It was Fresno State at No. 23. The countdown in the paper was already down to No. 15 when the...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 4:56 PM
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...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 3:22 PM
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — Coach Jimbo Fisher says he doesn't really care who the Florida State Seminoles are playing Monday for the BCS national championship.
He contends that the game is no bigger because the No. 1 Seminoles are playing the No. 2...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 4:49 PM
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...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 6:03 PM
Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott and his coffee-addled band of football coaches made their final whistle stop in Los Angeles on Friday after an exhaustive East Coast publicity tour that included everything but a round-table sit-down with Charlie Rose....
| Dec 6, 2013
| 6:05 PM
So much news broke this week it was easy to forget the reason we all get called together each fall: the games.
USC started it by calling a news conference to announce interim coach Ed Orgeron was out and Steve Sarkisian was in as head coach of the...