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  • UCLA tries to stay focused for game against lowly New Mexico State

    UCLA tries to stay focused for game against lowly New Mexico State
    This could be viewed as the next best thing to another week off for the UCLA football team, giving the Bruins more than two weeks to prepare for the Pac-12 Conference opener at Utah. Coach Jim Mora might scoff at the thought, and there might be a...
  • A sweet (and not so sweet) trip down memory lane of 16 BCS title games

    A sweet (and not so sweet) trip down memory lane of 16 BCS title games
    If I make it to Monday I will have covered all 16 national title games in the Bowl Championship Series era. Someone, please, blow a kazoo. It's been one crazy ride between Tennessee playing Florida State at the Fiesta Bowl in 1998 and this week's...
  • Rose Bowl: Stanford football not looking back at what might have been

    Stanford is thrilled to be in the Jan. 1 Rose Bowl and had another fantastic year under David Shaw. The school won its second straight Pac 12 title, is making its fourth straight BCS bowl appearance and is playing a top-five opponent in Michigan State....
  • For the best in bowls, the subject is Roses

    For the best in bowls, the subject is Roses
    The Rose Bowl was born a year before the flight at Kitty Hawk and was still kicking last year as Endeavor crawled through the streets of Los Angeles on the way to its final resting spot. Between the Rose's first bloom in 1902 and this year's 100th game,...
  • It may be an advantage that Stanford has been here and done that

    It may be an advantage that Stanford has been here and done that
    Does Stanford own the “been there” advantage? This is the Cardinal’s second straight Rose Bowl trip and fourth consecutive BCS invitation. Michigan State is playing in its first major bowl in the BCS era. Trent Murphy, Stanford&...
  • Seems as if all of Fresno has adopted the Bulldogs

    The flatbed trucks have backed onto the worn grass fields that ring Bulldog Stadium, which can mean only one thing: college football. It's four days before Fresno State's next game, but preparations have begun. The trucks are packing aluminum frames and...
  • Arizona State beats UCLA, 38-33, to earn trip to Pac-12 title game

    Arizona State beats UCLA, 38-33, to earn trip to Pac-12 title game
    Arizona State not only owns Los Angeles, it is going to the Pac-12 Conference championship game. The Sun Devils held on -- barely -- in the fourth quarter Saturday night at the Rose Bowl, defeating UCLA, 38-33. Arizona State improved to 9-2 overall,...
  • UCLA vs. Nevada: How they match up

    UCLA vs. Nevada: How they match up
    UCLA opens against Nevada at the Rose Bowl on Saturday night. The Bruins hope their season ends there too — perhaps in the Rose Bowl game. Staff writer Chris Foster examines the story lines: Under the gun The Bruins will see some version of...
  • Seeking next level, not leveling off, UCLA opens season Saturday

    Seeking next level, not leveling off, UCLA opens season Saturday
    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...
  • Florida State moves to No. 1 in latest college football polls

    Florida State moves to No. 1 in latest college football polls
    There's something missing at the top of this week's college football polls: Alabama. Auburn's stunning, last-play victory over the two-time defending national champion has reshaped the last week of the season. Florida State and Ohio State, the last...
  • Speaking of sports

     
    Seems pointless at this hour to add my voice to those criticizing Bears coach Marc Trestman for his wimpy, ill-fated decision Sunday to try for a game-winning, 47-yard field goal in overtime when the Bears had the ball second-and-7 at......
  • Teel Time: Virginia Tech-UCLA Sun Bowl part of ACC's historically challenging postseason

    Teel Time: Virginia Tech-UCLA Sun Bowl part of ACC's historically challenging postseason
    Inconvenient travel and lurking Juarez danger aside, the Sun Bowl is a quality destination for Virginia Tech’s football program and part of a historically difficult postseason lineup for the ACC. The Hokies’ Dec. 31 encounter with UCLA in El...