| Oct 13, 2013
Condoleezza Rice was President George W. Bush's national security advisor and secretary of state. She was one of the architects of American foreign policy during the War on Terror's formative years. She looked into Vladimir Putin's cold blue eyes and...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 1:07 PM
It’s the Year of the Quarterback in college football. Signal callers continue to dominate our Heisman Trophy watch list. Here’s the latest look this week’s top five candidates for college football’s biggest prize: Johnny...
| Oct 11, 2013
Break out the chips and cold drinks, but let Chris Dufresne handle the remote. Each Friday, The Times' national college football writer handicaps what's worth watching, and skipping, on Saturday's menu of games:
No. 25 Missouri (5-0) at No....
| Oct 9, 2013
| 5:22 PM
You prepare for a season with flash cards: The nickname of Texas State is….?
You purchase the best college football magazines, re-read "Death to the BCS," and hang on every one of Kirk Herbstreit's words.
There are still things you...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 3:13 PM
Florida State fans, you may want to sit down because what I'm about to tell you just may shock you.
Jameis Winston isn't going to win the Heisman Trophy this year.
Yes, the young quarterback is off to a great start leading the Seminoles to a perfect...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 8:29 AM
Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops took another jab at the mighty SEC, this time taking aim at the league's defenses.
Stoops, who suggested during the offseason the Southeastern Conference wasn’t necessarily the best overall league in the country from...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 4:02 PM
Big-foot conferences and the NCAA bank hundreds of millions annually in television revenue. Coaches, commissioners and athletic directors reside in Rocky Mountain-high tax brackets. Jerseys and video games jump from the shelves.
Meanwhile, the linchpins...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
I am so disappointed in Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel. How dare he spend a perfectly fine Saturday afternoon throwing five touchdown passes, rushing for 98 yards and nearly rallying his team from a 21-point deficit against Southeastern Conference...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 5:30 PM
Mack Brown and Bo Pelini can tell you no season ever goes exactly the way you planned.
Here's a look at a few of the early surprises in this one:
This could be the year the league surpasses the Southeastern Conference and wins the...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 9:15 AM
Rick Neuheisel’s career path has gone in interesting directions since he was asked to leave UCLA.
The former Bruins coach is a polished commentator for the Pac-12 Networks. For those who don’t have DirecTV, he is funny and insightful....
| Sep 26, 2013
| 8:19 AM
Some of the candidates for college football’s biggest prize face big tests this weekend.
Check out a closer look at the top five Heisman Trophy contenders.
Teddy Bridgewater, QB, Louisville
The Buzz: It’s hard to call Louisville’...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 7:17 PM
Jadeveon Clowney's Heisman Trophy chances are slipping through his fingers like an elusive quarterback.
Clowney is no longer being touted as the best player in college football. He simply has not delivered enough flash on the field to keep generating...