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  • Some routs just don't follow the rules

    Some routs just don't follow the rules
    North Texas visited Oklahoma on opening weekend in 2007 and was clobbered, 79-10. A few days later, sitting in his home office a few blocks from where the wipeout took place, Barry Switzer said North Texas got what it deserved. "They had no game...
  • Play It Forward: The week ahead in college football

    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? 2. Boise...
  • Louisville's loss is good news for BCS busters

    Louisville's loss is good news for BCS busters
    Louisville, even though it was undefeated and ranked No. 8, was always going to be a long shot to win this year’s college football national title. The Cardinals simply did not have the schedule strength to keep up with the best teams from the...
  • College football: Top-10 teams are toppled across the nation

    College football: Top-10 teams are toppled across the nation
    Sunday's first release of the Bowl Championship Series standings got a last-minute shipment of adjustments, edits and amendments. They arrived in a packaged labeled "Saturday." The last year of the BCS (sob, sob) is sure going to be fun. The top...
  • UCLA basketball: Coach Steve Alford denies his teams are slow

    UCLA guard Jordan Adams certainly was not slow to assess USC on Monday. Trojans Coach Andy Enfield stopped a team scrimmage last week and admonished his players by saying, “If you want to play slow, go to UCLA.” Enfield and UCLA Coach...
  • BCS standings: Alabama, Florida State hold top two spots

    BCS standings: Alabama, Florida State hold top two spots
    The Bowl Championship Series is sort of like what Mark Twain once said about the weather in New England. If you don’t like it now, just wait a few minutes. Two weeks ago, Florida State fans were panicked that their No. 3 Seminoles would go...
  • College football: What to watch on TV Saturday

    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: MORNING No. 3 Ohio State (9-0) at...
  • Atlantic Coast Conference gets its turn in the spotlight

    Atlantic Coast Conference gets its turn in the spotlight
    The Atlantic Coast Conference has been waiting so many years for this stand-alone moment it might collectively have to take a nervous pill and sit down. The ACC has spent years failing to prove it was more than just a basketball conference. It wanted so...
  • USC football: Trojans will play Fresno State in Las Vegas Bowl

    USC football: Trojans will play Fresno State in Las Vegas Bowl
    USC will play Fresno State in the Las Vegas Bowl, the Pac-12 Conference announced Sunday. The Trojans, 9-4 overall, will play the 11-1 Bulldogs on Dec. 21 at Sam Boyd Stadium. Kickoff is at 12:30 p.m. USC also is scheduled to play Fresno State in...
  • LATEST LINE

    --------------------------------------- --------------------------------------- By J. McCarthy --------------------------------------- Edmonton is 16-35 its last 51 home games. The Oilers are 15-41 in their last 56 games vs. a team with a winning...
  • USC football: If dominoes fall right, Trojans could see Lane Kiffin

    Since college football’s coaching carousel is in full swing, and it’s great sport to predict where the dominoes might fall, here’s a compelling scenario for USC fans to consider: Fresno State’s Tim DeRuyter, one of the hottest...
  • No. 23: Fresno State looks strong with healthy Derek Carr back

    Playing quarterback is tough enough without having a sports hernia that causes your body to jackknife with every nose tickle. Derek Carr suffered quietly, but his 2012 season was nothing to sneeze at. He led Fresno State to its first share of a...