| Jan 8, 2014
| 7:42 PM
As we head into 2014, sports remains our guiding light.
On these pages, we read daily about the good, the bad and the ugly, and we haven't even gotten to Dennis Rodman yet.
None of what we digest on the Web, or each morning in the paper, is...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 7:08 PM
Turn out the lights, the parity's over. The Bowl Championship Series era of equal access and catering to college football's "little guys" ended Monday night at the Rose Bowl when Florida State ended the Southeastern Conference's winning streak. The new...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 4:54 PM
There are 10 unbeaten major-college football teams and a couple potential interlopers trying to cram into the Bowl Championship Series title game at the Rose Bowl.
Oregon already got passed in the standings after scoring 62 points in a blowout win....
| 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...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 5:19 PM
We thought Louisville was the team that would go undefeated this season but not have the schedule strength to stay in the title race. Turns out it was Ohio State, which is perpetually stuck in fourth gear until one of the Big Three loses. Our comeback...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 5:45 PM
Brett Hundley has decided to return to UCLA for his junior season of football.
The quarterback was eligible to declare for the NFL draft, but his return to the Bruins makes UCLA a front-runner in next season's Pac-12 Conference championship race....
| Jan 6, 2014
| 11:25 PM
The ornery BCS expired loudly, perfectly, kicking and screaming into the chilly darkness.
The loony BCS took its last breath Monday by taking away the breath of a Rose Bowl filled with chants, chops, dancing and grief.
Auburn won. No, Florida State...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 10:23 PM
As Brett Hundley sprinted the length of the Rose Bowl field to colorfully catapult into the chest of leaping teammate Devin Fuller above the cool autumn shadows, one could only wonder.
Was the kid quarterback running to something, or from something?...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 8:11 AM
Follow the entire 2013-14 bowl season right here with our bowl schedule. Results for each game will be added soon after it ends, all the way up to the BCS National Championship on Jan. 6 in the Rose Bowl.
2013-14 College Football Bowl Schedule
| Dec 11, 2013
| 6:56 PM
Sunday night I was emailed the last Bowl Championship Series standings ever assembled.
I didn't cry, but I sniffled.
The standings were compiled and delivered, seven Sundays a season, by the National Football Foundation. You could click the short-form...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 6:44 PM
UCLA is where it belongs in the Pac-12, for now.
A two-game audition, losing to No. 2 Oregon and No. 6 Stanford, showed the Bruins were not quite ready to strut across the big stage. It's what they do moving forward that will decide whether they...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 4:29 PM
UCLA plays Colorado at the Rose Bowl on Saturday. Get out the abacus. The Buffaloes have given up 50 or more points in six of 13 Pac-12 games the last two seasons. Staff writer Chris Foster examines the story lines:
Heal thy self
UCLA is coming off...