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  • A look back at some of college football's most memorable early-season games

     
    With the start of the college football season now just a few days away, the National Football Foundation has put out a release flashing back to some of the more memorable early-season games over the years. Some of them fans will remember instantly, and...
  • The Bill O'Brien outtakes from Big Ten media days

     
    Bill O'Brien covered plenty of ground Thursday during his two-hour session at the Big Ten media days. USA Today For instance, the coach has three years worth of plays from New England on his computer, expects his team to maintain......
  • Bargoers' Guide to College Football: Vol. 2

    Bargoers' Guide to College Football: Vol. 2
    We are three weeks into the college football season and things are going as planned—sort of. Johnny Football continues to play the role of the ultimate high-flying heel, Lane Kiffin's hot seat at USC is scorching thanks to an inept offense and...
  • Nebraska Cornhuskers look to youth to improve defense

    The Blackshirts are in the hands of greenhorns. Nebraska's defense, long known as the Blackshirts and once the monsters of the Midwest, slipped in recent seasons, then hit a free fall in the opener against Wyoming two weeks ago. A 37-34 survival...
  • Saturday's college football TV lineup

    Saturday's college football TV lineup
    Break out the chips and cold drinks but let Chris Dufresne handle the remote. Each Thursday, The Times' national college football writer handicaps what's worth watching, and skipping, on Saturday's menu of games: Morning No. 5 Stanford (1-0) at Army...
  • Illini, Irish in women's soccer Sweet 16

    Illini, Irish in women's soccer Sweet 16
    A stunning comeback on a snow-dusted University of Nebraska field produced an upset win that moved the Illinois women’s soccer team into the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament. The Illini meet Boston College, which advanced with another upset, Sunday...
  • Oviedo junior lineman Alec Shriner enjoys Penn State visit

    Oviedo junior lineman Alec Shriner enjoys Penn State visit
    Oviedo junior OL-DL Alec Shriner was taking in the sub-freezing environs of Happy Valley this past weekend during a visit to Penn State. “It was pretty cold. I think it was like 14 degrees during the game. I’m not really used to that,”...
  • UCLA at Nebraska: How they match up

    UCLA at Nebraska: How they match up
    UCLA plays at Nebraska on Saturday in a rematch of last season's 36-30 Bruins victory at the Rose Bowl. Staff writer Chris Foster examines the story lines: Hits and misses UCLA's offense ignited two weeks ago in a 58-20 season-opening victory over...
  • UCLA will have to battle Nebraska and the environment

     UCLA will have to battle Nebraska and the environment
    LINCOLN, Neb. — Savvy travelers should always check their itineraries with those who have been there. Terry Donahue came here to face Nebraska in football four times, three as UCLA's head coach. "None of them were good," he said. Rick...
  • UCLA football: Bruins face Nebraska after emotional week

    UCLA football: Bruins face Nebraska after emotional week
    An emotional week for UCLA football players culminates Saturday, when the Bruins face Nebraska in Lincoln. On Sunday, UCLA receiver Nick Pasquale died when struck by a car. The Bruins have worked through their grief this week, getting ready to play in...
  • Take the Points: College Football Week 1 Lines and a 2013 Season Preview

    Take the Points: College Football Week 1 Lines and a 2013 Season Preview
    It feels like an eternity since bowl season ended, but fortunately today marks the greatest day of the year, when football returns to rescue us from the barren sports wasteland of August.  Baseball?  The U.S. Open?  That stuff is a nice filler, like the...
  • How running back Zach Zwinak breaks facemasks

     
    During one game last year, he doesn't remember which, Zach Zwinak trucked a safety so completely that he crushed the opposing player's facemask. An equipment manager for the team sent a photo to Penn State as proof. "It was caved......