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  • Who benefits more: Notre Dame or ACC?

    An Irish blessing Brian Hamilton Chicago Tribune Some day Notre Dame may call upon the ACC for a service. It will want a football conference to call home, and the ACC will oblige, right after it's done making snow angels in the $100 bills layering...
  • Maryland hires Texas A&M coach Mark Turgeon

    Maryland hires Texas A&M coach Mark Turgeon
    Maryland on Monday night hired Texas A&M coach Mark Turgeon -- a Larry Brown disciple at Kansas who has been likened to Gary Williams -- to replace Williams as men's basketball coach. Turgeon, 46, was hired after being interviewed by athletic director...
  • Supermarket an open raid

    College football is a billion-dollar business … here are my two cents: Super conferences appear on the way, so let's get on with it. Rearrange the deck chairs, cut the checks, board up office windows, consolidate and reconfigure. "Things change,"...
  • Chris Dufresne's Top 25 rankings

    Last week's ranking at end of comment 1. Alabama (1-0): Off to Penn State to play team with anti-Maryland helmets. (1) 2. LSU (1-0): Funny how Boise State beat a ranked SEC team before Tigers did. (10) 3. Boise State (1-0): SEC fraternities also...
  • They're more than OK

    Oklahoma State is the real deal. The Cowboys dismantled Arizona 37-14 on Thursday night, and with an offense that can score through the air and on the ground, they could be a national title contender. Georgia has the talent to be successful. Despite...
  • Bracket breakdown: NCAA sleepers, Cinderellas and more

    Bracket breakdown: NCAA sleepers, Cinderellas and more
    The 2011 NCAA tournament officially tips off tonight with a pair of play-in games -- I'm still scratching my head at UAB and Clemson playing for a No. 12 seed -- but the bracket bonanza for most pools begins Thursday afternoon with the Round of 64. That...
  • Longing for a rosy result

    Texas may or may not end up in the Pacific-12 Conference. Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott tried to lure the Longhorns last year before his dream for a 16-team super league was squashed — or maybe deferred. Texas once held a big stack of expansion...
  • What next for Big 12, Big East teams?

    Short-term solution Jeff Otterbein Hartford Courant So much is still in flux in the ever-changing world of conference realignment. The Big East has already lost two teams, Syracuse and Pitt, to the ACC. Certainly Connecticut and Rutgers from the Big...
  • Should SEC expand? Whom should it add?

    Super conference coming Chris Dufresne Los Angeles Times Texas A&M is not going to the Southeastern Conference anytime soon, if you think soon is the next week. But it's likely to happen, the SEC's weekend decision not to invite A&M only a stall...
  • Not so fast, Big 12 powers

    Don't mess with … Pullman? These are fascinating days for purveyors of dark comedy and comeuppance. Last year, Texas wrecked what was then the Pac-10 Conference's plan to expand to 16 teams when the Longhorns reneged in the 11th hour. Tuesday...
  • Chris Dufresne's college football rankings

    Last week's ranking in parentheses 1. Alabama (3-0): Fans asked to cheer but not go "Hog Wild" on Arkansas on Saturday. (1) 2. Oklahoma (2-0): Perk in Bob Stoops' new contract allows unlimited use of school's private tractor. (4) 3. LSU (3-0): Whoa...
  • Tigers, Tide best of best

    There's LSU and Alabama and then everyone else in the SEC. From the start of the season, everyone was pointing to these two as the cream of the crop in the SEC. Armed with stellar defenses and impressive wins, both can make a case as the top team in the...