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  • Diaco's First Practice In The Books, But UConn Has Work To Do

    Diaco's First Practice In The Books, But UConn Has Work To Do
    STORRS – The first UConn football spring practice, new coach Bob Diaco said upon entering the interview room Monday, is in the books. And with it, the hope is, a culture of winning and the hard work that goes into it will soon follow. "Everybody...
  • Chris Dufresne's final regular-season football rankings

    Chris Dufresne's final regular-season football rankings
    Of the top two teams in the final regular-season ranking, one almost got left out of the preseason rating and the other didn't win a Southeastern Conference game last season. Who said picking champions was easy? Rankman's preseason top two, Stanford and...
  • UCF is 17.5-point underdog in Fiesta Bowl

    UCF is 17.5-point underdog in Fiesta Bowl
    It appears sportsbooks have little respect for UCF. Many casinos and offshore sportsbooks haven’t yet announced betting lines for bowl games, but at least one has established UCF as a 17.5-point underdog against Baylor in the Fiesta Bowl....
  • UCLA at Stanford: How they match up

    UCLA at Stanford: How they match up
    There have been few games like this for UCLA in the last decade. The ninth-ranked Bruins face No. 13 Stanford in Palo Alto. Staff writer Chris Foster examines the story lines. Quarterback A UCLA's Brett Hundley had 410 yards passing against California...
  • 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...
  • Rose, Fiesta Bowls Bowl Deliver Ratings Gains for ESPN

    ESPN is off to a great start in the final year of college football's Bowl Championship Series, scoring year-over-year gains for both the Rose Bowl and Fiesta Bowl on Wednesday. According to Nielsen overnights, Michigan State's 24-20 victory over Stanford...
  • Knights have successful season in classroom, too

    Knights have successful season in classroom, too
    I remember when UCF was for selected for a bowl game for the first time in 2005. I am the guy who reports graduation rates and academic progress rates for all the bowl bound teams each year. I felt badly that I had to report that year that UCF had the...
  • 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...
  • Great finishes, cold weather add up to big ratings for televised football games

    Great finishes, cold weather add up to big ratings for televised football games
    Combine compelling, down-to-the-wire football games with snowy, bone-chilling weather that keeps everybody inside and you have the recipe for ratings winners. That's what happened over the past week as the BCS bowl games and the NFL playoffs combined...
  • A busy bowl schedule for ESPN radio of the Lehigh Valley

     
    Here's the latest broadcast schedule from ESPN radio fo the Lehigh Valley -- AM 1230 and 1320: Thursday, Dec 26 - Poinsettia Bowl: Northern Illinois v. Utah State – airs 9:00pm Friday, Dec 27 - Texas Bowl: Syracuse v. Minnesota – airs 6:00pm...
  • ESPN ratings are bowling over so far

     
    ESPN has been quite happy with its ratings for its college bowl game coverage, according to Variety. Wednesday's Rose Bowl featuring Michigan State's upset win over Stanford drew approximately 20 million viewers and a 17 percent increase over last year'...
  • Teel Time: Virginia Tech hopes to become fourth ACC team to defeat No. 1

    Teel Time: Virginia Tech hopes to become fourth ACC team to defeat No. 1
    Can anyone at Virginia Tech become the next Ed Vereb, Scott Sisson, or Peter Boulware? That will be the prevailing question Saturday when the Hokies open their football season against No. 1 Alabama in the Georgia Dome. Unless my eyes misread the agate,...