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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...
  • 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...
  • Aggies get good news on Keeton

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Air Force - 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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'...
  • SEC brings out the best in Sooners - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Kansas State - INSIDE SLANT Back when conference realignment was boiling and the Big 12 was in danger of disbanding altogether, Oklahoma was pointed many places, including the SEC. After the Big 12 made it through...
  • On The Fly: Adrian Peterson Is Coming Back

    Adrian Peterson is a 217-pound professional athlete accused of beating his 4-year-old son with a tree branch, leaving the child with cuts and bruises on his back, legs, ankles, buttocks, and scrotum. Adrian Peterson is also the best player on the...
  • 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...
  • Ten things we learned during this weekend of college football action

    Ten things we learned during this weekend of college football action
    Check out the top 10 things we learned during another packed college football weekend: 1. Never count out Steve Spurrier. The Gamecocks seemed to be shoved out the SEC division title race after a blowout loss to Texas A&M in the opener, but South...