| Nov 15, 2013
| 4:34 PM
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...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 4:22 PM
ESPN can shoot wide-angle, twilight video with the best of them. And there was plenty of it in Tuesday's one-hour debut of Training Days. The network this week will devote three hours to Penn State's training camp. The second installment......
| Oct 4, 2013
| 7:51 AM
Bad news. Due to the government shutdown, I am forced to keep this intro to a minimum. You see, in order to focus on my picks, I hire government employees to write these snappy intros for me. It takes them 3 months and it costs me $4,000 a column,...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 9:55 AM
Welcome to week 4 of the college football season, or as it’s also known, Snoozefest ’13. This week’s schedule is more disappointing than the final season of “Dexter.” The biggest game of the week is Notre Dame vs....
| Sep 13, 2013
| 10:54 AM
This morning, as I’m sitting at my desk, sipping a Starbucks Pumpkin Latte and trying to write the intro to this column, there’s one thing that keeps going through my mind: Hype.
My coffee has a giant cardboard sleeve announcing the 10th...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 9:08 PM
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...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 11:24 AM
| Dec 27, 2013
| 12:55 PM
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| 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)...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Welcome to Take the Points. I took a bye week from my picks last week, but now I'm back. I'm well-rested, my injuries have healed, I’ve put in extra time in the film room and I'm ready for week 11. This is a very strange week. We've got three...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 2:22 PM
It’s somewhat fitting that four members of UCF’s 2014 recruiting class are playing in the little-known Offense-Defense All-American Bowl this year.
Most players recruited to UCF aren’t exactly found on a list of America’s most...
| 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,...