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  • USC football: Special teams coach John Baxter will not be retained

    USC football: Special teams coach John Baxter will not be retained
    John Baxter, USC’s special teams coach the last four seasons, said he was told by new Coach Steve Sarkisian that he would not be part of his Trojans staff. Baxter said he met with Sarkisian earlier this week and was told there was not a scenario...
  • Teel Time: Florida State's epic conquest of Auburn gives BCS Hollywood walk-off

    Teel Time: Florida State's epic conquest of Auburn gives BCS Hollywood walk-off
    The Bowl Championship Series ranked with the belly putter and designated hitter among sports’ most mocked creations, and often deservedly so. But talk about indelible walk-offs. As closing scenes go, this was Kirk Gibson taking Dennis Eckersley...
  • BCS championship game: Auburn vs. Florida State live updates

    BCS championship game: Auburn vs. Florida State live updates
    That seven-year Southeastern Conference stranglehold on college football's national championship has come to an end. But it died hard. Very hard. Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston was outplayed by Auburn counterpart Nick Marshall for three...
  • The Times' top 25 college football rankings

    The Times' top 25 college football rankings
    We thought Louisville was the team that would go undefeated this season but not have the schedule strength to stay in the title race. Turns out it was Ohio State, which is perpetually stuck in fourth gear until one of the Big Three loses. Our comeback...
  • 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...
  • Government shutdown won't extend to Air Force-Navy contest

    Break out the chips and cold drinks, but let Chris Dufresne handle the remote. Each Friday, The Times' national college football writer handicaps what's worth watching, and skipping, on Saturday's menu of games: MORNING Air Force (1-4) at Navy (2-1)...
  • Play it forward: Week ahead in college football

    Play it forward: Week ahead in college football
    Five things to watch this week in college football. 1: USC plays at Oregon State in the Friday night time slot usually reserved for Boise State. No one has to remind Trojans fans of the 2008 loss in Corvallis that ended up costing them a shot at the...
  • Scandal involving Jameis Winston isn't necessarily end of a title run

    Scandal involving Jameis Winston isn't necessarily end of a title run
    What can stop Florida State now? The Seminoles wiped Clemson out on national television on Oct. 19 and then were gifted with last week's Stanford win against Oregon. That Nov. 7 upset secured Florida State's hold on No. 2 in the Bowl Champion Series...
  • The best college football coaches are not just that

     The best college football coaches are not just that
    Jim Mora came to UCLA known as a hothead prone to bouts of spontaneous verbal combustion. An out-of-town colleague put it to me this way: "You know he's crazy, right?" Mora lived up to the reputation by screaming at assistant coaches and midlevel...
  • Florida State a shocking 21-point favorite over Miami

    Florida State a shocking 21-point favorite over Miami
    What does Las Vegas know that history doesn't? Florida State is a 21-point favorite over Miami? The same Miami that leads the all-time series, 31-26, and has crushed Florida State national title dreams time and time again? RJ Bell of pregame.com...
  • Duke under Cutcliffe far better than the program Virginia Tech used to dominate

    Duke under Cutcliffe far better than the program Virginia Tech used to dominate
    Virginia Tech could not have asked for a more comfortable ACC football debut. Duke. At home. The year was 2004, and the Blue Devils were in the throes of a hopeless stretch during which they endured eight winless conference seasons in 12 years....
  • Bobby Bowden gets a chance for a Florida State happy ending

    Joe Paterno and Bobby Bowden were legends and friends and headed for train-wreck finishes. There was no easy way to extricate themselves from the Penn State and Florida State kingdoms they ruled, so both men decided to hold on until fate intervened....