| Sep 26, 2013
Put away the running clocks. Silly season should be over — at least until Alabama hosts Chattanooga in late November.
It is ridiculous to think Ohio State could play a team so overmatched that the Buckeyes' backup quarterback could throw six...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 9:11 PM
OK, so what’s the over-under on the number of players who scrawl “APU” on their gear Saturday?
Whatever it is, I’ll take the under. Coaches have a way of stamping out messages they do not approve. Which is a shame.
On to the...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:05 PM
I picked Stanford outright to beat Oregon. I swear. I did this Tuesday on the BTN show "Big Ten Football and Beyond."
Unfortunately, I also flubbed last week's Michigan-Michigan State pick. I said there was absolutely no reason to pick Michigan, which...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Penn State and LSU have had preliminary talks regarding a future non-conference game, which the Big Ten Network's composite schedule lists for 2020. Spokesmen from Penn State and LSU confirmed discussions regarding a neutral-site game in 2020, though LSU'...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 6:53 PM
With Ohio State and Baylor right behind in the Bowl Championship Series standings, Florida State needed a big win over Wake Forest on Saturday, and got it, 59-3.
It could have been bigger, too, and unseemly, if not for some class shown by Seminoles...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 5:04 PM
Considering its top offensive and defensive players were on the field for only a handful of snaps each, Downers Grove North's 10-7 victory over Wheaton Warrenville South in Class 7A might have been the biggest surprise in an upset-filled second round of...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 7:50 AM
Justin Wieck will return to where his coaching career began.
Northern State will host the University of Jamestown at 7 p.m. tonight at Wachs Arena in the Wolves’ home-opener. The Jimmies are coached by Justin Wieck, who was an assistant coach at...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 6:39 PM
Neutral, huh? Don't believe for a second that Big Ten coordinator of officials Bill Carollo watches conference games without a rooting interest.
He pulls for the guys in stripes. He also hopes to see college football's player-safety rules, namely...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 4:23 PM
The NCAA released its annual report of student-athlete graduation rates Thursday, which produced an overall success rate of 82 percent, the highest-ever according to the organization's figures. Read more about the NCAA's report on graduation-success rates...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Courtesy of the National Football Foundation: Fri., Nov. 8 8:30 p.m. (20) Louisville at Connecticut ESPN2 (Carter Blackburn, Danny Kanell2, Allison Williams) Sat., Nov. 9 12 p.m. SMU at Cincinnati ESPN Regional (Eamon McAnaney, Anthony Becht, Brooke...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 12:57 PM
We’re nearing the end of the college football regular season, adding more pressure for every team.
Here’s a closer look at the top five games to watch:
No. 19 Wisconsin at No. 25 Minnesota
Saturday, 3:30 p.m., ET, ESPN
| Nov 20, 2013
| 6:24 PM
The fourth-grade Minnesota Golden Gophers recently completed their championship run to capture the top spot overall in the Newport Mesa Friday Night Lights flag football league.
The team finished the regular season with a 7-2 record and then won four...