| Sep 11, 2013
| 4:32 PM
College Football Alabama at Texas A&M 2013 date, time and TV channel: The Alabama Crimson Tide face the Texas A&M Aggies on Saturday, Sept. 14, at Kyle Field in College Station, Texas. A big SEC matchup is in store on Saturday, Sept. 14 (CBS, 3:30pm ET...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 4:54 PM
It feels like an eternity since bowl season ended, but fortunately today marks the greatest day of the year, when football returns to rescue us from the barren sports wasteland of August. Baseball? The U.S. Open? That stuff is a nice filler, like the...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 3:25 PM
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...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 6:52 PM
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...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 4:27 PM
Well that escalated quickly.
For the second consecutive weekend, college football was glorious. Plenty of teams disappointed, a few rose to the occasion, and with the BCS standings now out (for the last season) we've got plenty to talk about.
| 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 2, 2013
| 2:01 PM
Auburn’s are-you-kidding-me upset of No. 1 Alabama on Saturday torched many a postseason projection but did not change Virginia Tech’s most likely destination: the Sun Bowl in El Paso, Texas.
The Hokies have not traveled to such a distant...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 9:53 AM
Imagine this scene at ACC world headquarters in late August: Closing the monthly staff meeting, commissioner John Swofford reveals that entering conference championship week, the ACC will have three teams with at least 10 victories, including the nation&...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 2:12 PM
It’s Thanksgiving week, that special time of year where we eat enough food to feed a third world nation, then get drunk and pass out at 7pm while blaming it on the tryptophan. This continues for four straight days until we wake up on Monday ten...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 5:00 PM
It was a couple of hours before the start of ESPN's Heisman Award telecast, when the media had one last crack at the players invited to Manhattan for the announcement in a ballroom on the sixth floor of the posh Marriott Marquis on Broadway.
| Jul 15, 2013
| 10:00 PM
Ron Hextall, the legendary Philadelphia Flyers goaltender who has been the Kings' vice president/assistant general manager for seven years, is returning to Philadelphia as the team's assistant GM/director of hockey operations.
Although the move might...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 10:44 AM