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  • The No. 1 conference

    LSU-Alabama was typical SEC football. Critics claimed it wasn't very exciting, but Saturday night's "Game of the Century" was just what SEC fans expected from these teams: defense. It took special team miscues by Alabama to wrap up the game for LSU. Let'...
  • Who should take over as coach at Penn State?

    Meyer man for the job Keith Groller The Morning Call In the scandal's aftermath, a fresh start is needed. That means no one on the current staff should be considered, although how well Tom Bradley does in the interim could make him difficult to...
  • Teddy Greenstein's Big Ten football picks

    Teddy Greenstein's Big Ten football picks
    If you've been betting the farm against the Big Ten, you now own the entire state of Iowa. Right? So riddle me this: Excluding Penn State-Rutgers, I've picked against the Big Ten in 19 of 26 games — and have a 12-14-1 record against the spread....
  • Aggies get good news on Keeton

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - New Mexico - INSIDE SLANT Things looked bleak for Utah State and star quarterback Chuckie Keeton on Saturday night during the Aggies' 36-24 victory over Wake Forest. Keeton, the Mountain West's preseason Offensive...
  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly among the Power 5

    The Good, the Bad and the Ugly among the Power 5
      As most of us know, strength of schedule is going to be an important factor considered by members of the new selection committee as they move forward in selecting the teams to qualify for the new College Football Playoff. That means wins against...
  • Preview: San Jose State at Minnesota

    SportsDirect Inc. Preview: San Jose State at Minnesota Minnesota will be limping into its non-conference finale Saturday against visiting San Jose State. Starting quarterback Mitch Leidner, who left last week's loss to Texas Christian with what's...
  • Big Ten teams continue to struggle

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Ohio State - INSIDE SLANT Just when you thought things couldn't get any worse for the Big Ten, another Saturday rolls around and the conference lays an egg almost as big as the week before. Eight Big Ten teams...
  • Gophers try to rebound from loss, injuiries

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Minnesota - INSIDE SLANT Last week's trip to TCU resulted in more than just a deflating loss for the Gophers. Not only did Minnesota drop a 30-7 decision -- a final margin that doesn't reflect how much the Gophers...
  • Possession key for Wolverines against Utah

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Michigan - INSIDE SLANT Michigan struggled to find its footing in the second quarter of a 34-10 win over Miami (Ohio). In particular, the Wolverines committed three turnovers that allowed the RedHawks -- who haven'...
  • Tailback Ameer Abdullah is Nebraska's spark plug

     Tailback Ameer Abdullah is Nebraska's spark plug
    If you follow college football, you've seen the ugly record: The Big Ten is 1-10 against teams from the Power Five conferences and Notre Dame. Instead of East and West, should the conference change its division names to Doom and Gloom? But it's not...
  • Make a blanket statement this fall

    Make a blanket statement this fall
    Fall layering doesn't just apply to your wardrobe. When heading out to a football game, hopping on a hay ride or embarking on some other seasonal event, pack a well-made wool blanket to fend off the autumn chill. There are stacks on stacks to choose...
  • Speaking of Sports: Let's Go Beg!

    Speaking of Sports:  Let's Go Beg!
    My dad is an emeritus professor at the University of Michigan and today received the following email from the athletic department indicating how difficult it's becoming to draw a full house to the (and I hate this term) Big House: On Saturday...