| Nov 10, 2013
| 12:29 AM
After Stanford stunned Oregon, all Florida State had to do was beat Wake Forest to take one of our two spots in the BCS title game and in the latest OrlandoSentinel.com Bowl Projections, that's exactly where the Seminoles are.
Alabama and Florida State...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 12:28 PM
Conference USA could see as many as nine teams gain bowl eligibility this season, and with the league having only six bowl game tie-ins and no secondary tie-in agreements, that could be a problem.
With four weeks remaining in the season, there's...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 12:04 PM
UConn's rise to the pinnacle of women's basketball is assuredly the result of the chain reaction that began with the hiring of Geno Auriemma by then-athletic director John Toner nearly 30 years ago.
Auriemma's elixir has transformed UConn into a self-...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Break out the chips and cold drinks, but let Chris Dufresne handle the remote. The Times’ national college football writer handicaps what’s worth watching, and skipping, on Saturday’s menu of games:
No. 3 Ohio State (9-0) at...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 9:23 AM
In all of the time we've done bowl projections, this week was one of the easiest to complete.
No major upsets (Boston College over Virginia Tech probably the closest we came to one) and only a few teams leaving and being replaced.
I think this could...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 7:05 PM
Jimmy Terwilliger is a diehard Red Sox fan. So, you know it's already been a good week for the Pleasant Valley football coach.
It can get even better if his Bears can beat visiting Stroudsburg tonight in the regular-season finale.
With a win, Pleasant...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 1:50 PM
Conference USA won't have nine bowl tie-ins a year, but the league should have a strong slate of games annually until 2019.
The league announced Monday that it has finalized its bowl-game slate for the next six years, starting in the 2014 season....
| Oct 27, 2013
| 8:33 PM
The late-show time slot on Saturday night continues to provide enthralling bedtime stories.
Ah, but what do those games mean anyway?
This weekend, two heart-stoppers only affected the Bowl Championship Series title race plus the Rose and Fiesta bowls....
| Oct 28, 2013
Full disclosure, college football fans, I'm feeling very pessimistic today. Wait, check that. I just found $5 in the laundry and now my mood is very optimistic.
At times, your mood about a college football team can change just as quickly.
Let's take a...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 9:44 AM
After six weeks of high school football, the Internet recruiting experts are scrambling for quick makeovers. Some of their four-star recruits are playing like one stars. Others who seemingly didn't exist are suddenly on the rise.
Here's a look at some...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 7:29 PM
Big West Conference football has come to town.
Well, the remnants of it.
New Mexico State dropped by the Rose Bowl on Saturday night to pick up a hefty check and, probably, another loss. Across town, Utah State gave USC everything it could handle before...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 4:05 PM
1. Clemson is No. 3 in the AP poll and had a week off to prepare for a key ACC game Thursday at North Carolina State. Is this the game the Tigers "pull a Clemson" on national TV, or has the program matured into taking-care-of-business mode?