| Feb 28, 2014
| 7:45 AM
Baltimore Sun reporters Don Markus, Jeff Barker and producer-editor Jonas Shaffer weigh in on three topics from the past week in Maryland sports.
Who's to blame for Maryland not winning close games, Mark Turgeon or his players?
Don Markus: After...
| Sep 15, 2011
Texas may or may not end up in the Pacific-12 Conference. Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott tried to lure the Longhorns last year before his dream for a 16-team super league was squashed — or maybe deferred.
Texas once held a big stack of expansion...
| Dec 8, 2011
The holidays can be stressful, and once the Christmas season hits, free time is precious.
Thus, in the holiday spirit of selflessness, here is our top 20 (of the 35 games) to help you best adjust your calendar around the holidays.
20. Holiday Bowl,...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 7:52 AM
Baylor captured its first Big 12 championship on the final weekend of the regular season. The Bears will look to defend that title again this season against a conference that is loaded with talent.
With that in mind, we begin an occasional series...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 5:19 PM
UCLA is trying to redefine itself.
It used to be that keeping the USC drum major from sticking a toy sword in the Rose Bowl turf constituted a victory over the Trojans.
Leaning on the Pac-12 Conference to remove from its promotional video the clip...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 4:48 PM
We have never been so excited to rank a team riding a three-game losing streak and coming off a 23-point Bridgepoint Holiday Bowl defeat to five-loss Baylor.
UCLA had never made the Holiday Bowl before last season and, at this rate, a first trip to...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 6:03 PM
Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott and his coffee-addled band of football coaches made their final whistle stop in Los Angeles on Friday after an exhaustive East Coast publicity tour that included everything but a round-table sit-down with Charlie Rose....
| Dec 21, 2013
| 4:49 PM
UCLA wrapped the first week of its preparation for the Hyundai Sun Bowl on Saturday, going through a mock game that Coach Jim Mora hoped would keep the Bruins focused.
A year ago, UCLA came out flat against Baylor in the Holiday Bowl and was blown out,...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 11:03 PM
EL PASO — The last day of 2013, the first step toward 2014.
UCLA will play its final football game of the season Tuesday when the No. 17 Bruins meet Virginia Tech in the Hyundai Sun Bowl.
But the game can be viewed as more of a beginning than an...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 11:09 PM
Things are going to be different for UCLA this bowl season.
And that doesn't just mean the sombrero that Hyundai Sun Bowl officials will place on Coach Jim Mora's head when the team arrives in El Paso on Dec. 26.
UCLA was off to the Holiday Bowl a...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 3:17 PM
Prior to coach Jim Mora's arrival last season, UCLA had grown accustomed to the view from the bottom half of the Pac 12, finishing with a losing record in four of five seasons before 2012.
It hasn't taken Mora long to restore hope in Westwood.
| 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)...