| Sep 3, 2013
| 10:52 PM
Orange Coast College's football team captured the National Junior College Championship 50 years ago this season.
The Pirates beat Northeastern Oklahoma A&M, 21-0, at the 1963 Junior Rose Bowl Game in Pasadena. I was an 18-year-old OCC student at the...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 6:29 PM
Texas A&M is the first team in Rankman history to jump from No. 21 to No. 8 after wins over Rice and Sam Houston State. Ohio State slips two spots for insisting it must be referred to as "The" Ohio State. Miami used a win over Florida to jump 10 spots...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 5:34 PM
The Blackshirts are in the hands of greenhorns.
Nebraska's defense, long known as the Blackshirts and once the monsters of the Midwest, slipped in recent seasons, then hit a free fall in the opener against Wyoming two weeks ago.
A 37-34 survival...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 11:16 AM
The Jameis Winston story took a potentially significant turn Wednesday when the Tampa Bay Times reported that a Tallahassee police detective allegedly warned an alleged sexual abuse victim that her life could "be made miserable" if she pursued charges...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 10:55 PM
The fall semester is only a few weeks old, but already soccer players at local universities have experienced one of the great joys of collegiate life: an eventful road trip.
The men's and women's teams at both UC Irvine and Vanguard came away with...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 12:54 PM
The Rose Bowl announced Thursday it is naming an All-Century Class by decade to commemorate the playing of the 100th game on Jan. 1, 2014.
The Rose Bowl and Football Writers Assn. of America have partnered to assemble a panel of more than 50 experts ...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 10:43 PM
COSTA MESA — On a night when the Orange Coast College football program turned back the clock to honor its first national championship team of 50 years ago, the current edition of Pirates dialed down the intensity enough to encounter a humbling...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 12:11 PM
Like the series finale of "Breaking Bad," last weekend's college football slate was fantastic. With its victory over LSU, Georgia firmly planted its flag in the national title hunt. Alabama rolled Ole Miss, Notre Dame disappointed, Ohio State balled...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott tried to put the best possible spin on the conference's penchant for 7:30 p.m. kickoffs these days.
"It is actually an advantage for our conference," Scott (pictured) told the Los Angeles Times. "On any given Saturday...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 9:30 PM
Step aside, sailing aficionados. The football fans are coming to Newport Beach.
Restaurant and hotel managers throughout the city are joining in preparation for the 2014 Bowl Championship Series game Jan. 6. Although the game will be played at the...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 10:55 PM
UCLA made sure it will go into next week’s showdown against Stanford possessing an unbeaten record with a convincing 37-10 victory over California at the Rose Bowl on Saturday night.
Sophomore quarterback Brett Hundley completed 31 of 41 passes...