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Fiesta Bowl

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  • 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...
  • Chris Petersen leaving Boise State for Washington head coaching job

    After all the other schools that called over the years and were sent away, it was Washington that finally hooked Chris Petersen. Petersen will be the Huskies' football coach, making the decision to leave Boise State after eight seasons as the Broncos'...
  • With Florida State vs. Auburn in BCS title game, the system works

    There were eight undefeated teams on Oct. 27 and six left on Nov. 17 and it appeared the last year of the Bowl Championship Series might get the fist in the face it deserved. Then Auburn's moon jumped to the seventh house, Jupiter aligned with...
  • 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...
  • A sweet (and not so sweet) trip down memory lane of 16 BCS title games

    A sweet (and not so sweet) trip down memory lane of 16 BCS title games
    If I make it to Monday I will have covered all 16 national title games in the Bowl Championship Series era. Someone, please, blow a kazoo. It's been one crazy ride between Tennessee playing Florida State at the Fiesta Bowl in 1998 and this week's...
  • 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...
  • 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'...