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  • Freeman thrilled for Rose Bowl

    Freeman thrilled for Rose Bowl
    As New Year's Day draws near, the excitement continues to build for Al Freeman. The Granddaddy of Them All hasn't featured his beloved Michigan State Spartans in 25 years. Yes, they are his Spartans. That's because Freeman, an Irvine resident, isn't...
  • Rose Bowl: Michigan State's Jeremy Langford waited for his turn

    Rose Bowl: Michigan State's Jeremy Langford waited for his turn
    Michigan State running back Jeremy Langford did not burst onto the scene for the Spartans. The junior from Wayne, Mich., patiently waited his turn. Langford contributed on special teams for two seasons before moving into a starting role for the...
  • Rose Bowl: Stanford's David Shaw says he has no desire for NFL job

    With numerous NFL teams firing coaches on Monday, Stanford Coach David Shaw will almost certainly be floated as a possible candidate for a pro job. Shaw said that while it is “unbelievably flattering” and “cool” to have his...
  • Teel Time: El Paso rolls out red carpet for Sun Bowl teams, fans

    Teel Time: El Paso rolls out red carpet for Sun Bowl teams, fans
    Sun Bowls don’t determine national championships, or even showcase top-10 teams. But few, if any, cities take as much pride in their postseason game as this west Texas outpost hard by the borders of Mexico and New Mexico. From the moment...
  • 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...
  • BCS title game a showcase for Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall

    Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall is probably best known for heaving the last-minute pass that was tipped by a Georgia defensive back and resulted in a game-winning touchdown for the Tigers. But Marshall's talents and contributions to Auburn's 12-1...
  • 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&...
  • Rose Bowl: Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook ready for moment

    Rose Bowl: Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook ready for moment
    Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook described it as “the most stressed out I’ve ever been in my life.” Cook was reliving his frame of mind during spring practice and fall camp, when he was trying to win the starting position....
  • Two upstanding coaches will be standing on sidelines at Rose Bowl

    This season's college bowl schedule is reminiscent of how it used to be in the last months of the year in pro golf, or the last five minutes of an NBA rout. Garbage time. ESPN fills airtime and sells ads, but there is no compelling reason to watch...
  • Michigan State's Connor Cook maintains his composure

    Michigan State's Connor Cook maintains his composure
    Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook walked to the Rose Bowl sideline Wednesday, unsure of the greeting he would get from Coach Mark Dantonio. Stanford had returned a second-quarter interception for a touchdown. "Coach D was just giving me this look...
  • UCLA Coach Jim Mora remembers Don James

    UCLA Coach Jim Mora remembers Don James
    UCLA Coach Jim Mora will go from Eugene, Ore., to Seattle after Saturday’s game to attend a memorial service for Washington Coach Don James. James died at his home from the effects of pancreatic cancer on Sunday. He was 80. Mora, who was a walk-...
  • Rose Bowl's grass act: A new field in time for BCS title game

     Rose Bowl's grass act: A new field in time for BCS title game
    What you probably didn't know about Monday's Bowl Championship Series championship is that it will be played on an entirely fresh field, placed directly atop the one you saw Wednesday at the Rose Bowl. Like a blanket over another blanket. Senseless,...