| 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...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 7:28 PM
It is not every day when USC, Texas, Notre Dame and Florida all lose football games on the same day.
It happened Saturday, in fact, for the first time since Sept. 11, 1976.
These proud programs have 19 combined Associated Press national titles, but...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 7:11 PM
Put away the running clocks. Silly season should be over — at least until Alabama hosts Chattanooga in late November.
It is ridiculous to think Ohio State could play a team so overmatched that the Buckeyes' backup quarterback could throw six...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 7:01 AM
Alabama and Oregon? Still on track for the title game.
Florida State and UCF? We still are seeing Oranges for them.
Baylor and Fresno State? San Diego State did its best to ruin this pick but came up short.
Stanford and Ohio State? Both teams look...
| 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...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 5:57 PM
The Pac-12 continued its (Eastern) time-honored tradition of playing host to some of the most compelling football ever played after midnight in Altoona.
Anybody can roll out great games on CBS in broad daylight, but the Pac-12 excels at impasses with...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 7:07 PM
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...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 3:30 PM
It’s a reality of life in a high-profile job: Sometimes there are things you just can’t say.
If you’re the president of Ohio State, you can’t make a disparaging “joke” about Catholics.
If you’re running for...
| 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
| 7:29 PM
Big West Conference football has come to town.
Well, the remnants of it.
New Mexico State dropped by the Rose Bowl on Saturday night to pick up a hefty check and, probably, another loss. Across town, Utah State gave USC everything it could handle before...