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  • Open market not the answer for major college sports

    Open market not the answer for major college sports
    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...
  • Virginia Tech receivers continue to improve in victory over UNC

    Virginia Tech receivers continue to improve in victory over UNC
    BLACKSBURG — Virginia Tech's wide receivers combined to catch four passes in a season-opening loss to Alabama. Sure, the Crimson Tide is the two-time reigning national champion and is coached by defensive savant Nick Saban, but the Hokies dropped...
  • Virginia Tech barely passes on offense and special teams, soars on defense

     Virginia Tech barely passes on offense and special teams, soars on defense
    BLACKSBURG — While getting back into the top 25 this week for the first time since September 2012 could've been worthy of excitement around Virginia Tech's football facility, it didn't really thrill quarterback Logan Thomas. After seeing how No....
  • With Florida State vs. Auburn in BCS title game, the system works

    There were eight undefeated teams on Oct. 27 and six left on Nov. 17 and it appeared the last year of the Bowl Championship Series might get the fist in the face it deserved. Then Auburn's moon jumped to the seventh house, Jupiter aligned with...
  • Take the Points: College Football Week 5 Picks

    Take the Points: College Football Week 5 Picks
    Welcome to the week 5 Take the Points column.  This is a tremendous week for college football, and I can't wait to sit back and watch the action unfold.  I'm closing on a house tomorrow and I've spent this entire week doing annoying busywork, so there's...
  • Take the Points: College Football Week 4 Picks

    Take the Points: College Football Week 4 Picks
    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....
  • Nick Saban addresses Yahoo allegations at news conference

    Alabama Coach Nick Saban addressed the Yahoo allegations that one of his star former players, D.J. Fluker, received impermissible benefits while attending college. Saban on the Yahoo article: “I didn’t read the article, I just came from...
  • College football's crystal ball is a little cloudy at the moment

    College football's crystal ball is a little cloudy at the moment
    This just in: The man who gets paid to know is suddenly a know-nothing. Blame it on the sinister Bowl Championship Series master plot to faucet-drip the suspense until the last Harris pollster is tracked down at a bar singing his college fight song on a...
  • College football top 25 countdown: No. 15 Louisiana State

    The judge just threw the book at running back Jeremy Hill. Thankfully for Louisiana State fans, it was the playbook. With the legal system already backlogged and training camp approaching, District Judge Bonnie Jackson ordered Hill to 40 hours of...
  • UCLA football: Jim Mora to Texas? Tell me another one

    UCLA football: Jim Mora to Texas? Tell me another one
    The rumors that started Thursday about UCLA Coach Jim Mora talking about the Texas coaching job were another example of the less-than-harmonic-conversion when coach-search meets the World Wide Web. Are Texas boosters interested in Mora? Maybe. I was...
  • BCS title game: How Florida State and Auburn match up

    Auburn run game vs. Florida State run defense Auburn is the top rushing team in major college football, averaging 335.7 yards a game. Tre Mason was a Heisman Trophy finalist after rushing for 1,621 yards and 22 touchdowns behind a line led by center...
  • Some routs just don't follow the rules

    Some routs just don't follow the rules
    North Texas visited Oklahoma on opening weekend in 2007 and was clobbered, 79-10. A few days later, sitting in his home office a few blocks from where the wipeout took place, Barry Switzer said North Texas got what it deserved. "They had no game...