| Aug 11, 2013
| 6:28 PM
Headline writers can cease and desist. Reporters should dial it down a notch. Cliche-leaning bloggers need to give this a rest.
Barr none, Barr code, raising the Barr ...
UCLA linebacker Anthony Barr has heard them all. Pun is fun, folks, but move on....
| Jul 30, 2013
| 5:43 PM
It sounds strange but this could be the last chance any outsider has to take down the Southeastern Conference, winners of seven straight national titles and heavily favored to make it eight.
Next season, when the playoff replaces the Bowl Championship...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 4:51 PM
The Rose Bowl celebrates its 100th game this season and it only seems as if Wisconsin has been in all of them.
The Badgers have actually appeared in only eight but have infiltrated the last three, all defeats.
It would be unkind to suggest folks are...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 6:23 PM
This is the week we say "whew" for the day in August that Rankman looked at his preseason top 25 and noticed only one FSU was penciled on his working list. It was Fresno State at No. 23. The countdown in the paper was already down to No. 15 when the...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 3:36 PM
This ranking may be more intuitive hunch than it is rooted in statistical study.
The way I see it, Halley's comet comes around every 75 or 76 years and Texas football comes around every four.
Texas has appeared in the Bowl Championship Series title...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 9:20 PM
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- Stephen Morris threw two first-quarter touchdown passes, and Miami took advantage of Florida turnovers during four red-zone opportunities on the way to knocking off the 12th-ranked Gators, 21-16, on Saturday.
Duke Johnson added...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 6:35 PM
GLENDALE — The Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club, in its 71st year, meets Tuesdays at the Elk's Lodge. The following are odds and ends from the ninth meeting of the year.
SPECIAL MEANING FOR VICTORY BELL
It’s a cross-town rivalry that began...
| 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 23, 2013
| 6:39 AM
Conventional wisdom, a.k.a. Vegas, says Florida State will defeat Auburn next month for college football’s national championship, and if the Seminole war chant indeed echoes through the Rose Bowl, the upshot will be two-pronged.
| Dec 23, 2013
| 10:03 AM
| Aug 1, 2013
| 3:31 PM
Two Laguna Beach Water Polo teams completed play Tuesday at the 44th annual USA Water Polo Junior Olympics.
The girls' 10-and-under team advanced to the third-place game and ended up in fourth place. Laguna went 3-3 in the tournament and opened with a...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 6:38 PM
When the Rose Bowl Aquatic Center women’s club swimming team took to the National Club Swimming Assn. Summer Championships, it relied on five locals to guide them near the top of the standings Saturday.
Three Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy and two...