| Jan 1, 2014
| 3:32 PM
Hundreds of UCF fans packed into Wall Street Plaza Wednesday night erupted in cheers at the opening kickoff of the Fiesta Bowl.
Around 9:00 p.m., the UCF Knights (11-1) opened its first-ever Bowl Championship Series game against Baylor University (11-1)...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 8:47 AM
Here's to hoping this doesn't give any local banks any ideas.
A credit union in Michigan is offering cash-poor students a special loan to get to the Rose Bowl.
What a horrible idea. Take students who already struggle to make ends meet and can't afford...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 9:01 PM
UCF wide receiver J.J. Worton did not hesitate when asked if his little brother would rub it in that he won a state championship and his older siblings did not.
“Of course he will,” J.J. said after watching C.J. Worton score three touchdowns...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 9:37 AM
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....
| Dec 11, 2013
| 4:49 PM
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...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 5:52 PM
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.
UCLA's Brett Hundley had 410 yards passing against California...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 8:58 AM
Today marks the 50th anniversary of JFK’s assassination. It was a landmark event, one that changed the course of history and left a nation forever shaken. The assassination was one of those events where you’ll never forget where you were,...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 4:32 PM
College football bowl games 2013 schedule: Dates, times, matchups and TV networks for the college football 2013-14 bowl game season. College Football Postseason Highlights Heisman Trophy Presentation (ESPN, Dec. 14) Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl (ESPN, Dec. 28)...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Finally, the farewell BCS championship matchup is set. I don't know if most of the country, outside of northern Florida and Alabama will care, but it's Florida State vs. Auburn for the national title. And I admit that even the Granddaddy of them all,...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 4:44 PM
You can try this cold turkey, but picking bowl-game winners is my job. While you're at work solving world problems, I'm doing full time what you do in your spare time. Some years are better than others. The general rule is to look for motivation in each...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 12:55 PM
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A salute to Peter O'Toole...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 12:30 PM
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...