The Rose Bowl will celebrate its 100th game on New Year's Day in 2014 as college football's oldest bowl.
To mark the occasion, the game trophy has been modified by Tiffany to add 24-karat yellow gold vermeil accents to the 21-inch tall design that includes a three-quarter size sterling silver football.
It was unveiled Tuesday at the iconic stadium, where the logo for the 2014 BCS national championship game was already on the field. Read More
Atlantic Coast Conference Commissioner John Swofford hopes the decision by his members to hand over their television rights to the league helps bring stability to all of college athletics after three years of conference realignment chaos.
The ACC announced Monday its 15 current and future members agreed to a grant of rights, a legally binding deal that runs through 2027 and makes it nearly impossible for a school to switch conferences. Read More
The best season in San Jose State football history? There’s a good case for it, yet it’s one nobody could make if the person with the awkward role of interim, on-the-way-out coach hadn’t finished the job. Read More
Stepfan Taylor is the walking embodiment of football coach David Shaw’s motto: “Believe in the process.” He earns his touches by perfecting the details and soon he’ll leave Stanford as the most decorated running back in school history. Read More
On the field, the Navy and Arizona State football teams don’t have much in common heading into Saturday’s Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl at AT&T Park. Read More
Bay Area native Ron Caragher is back home.
Caragher, who was introduced as the new football coach at San Jose State on Monday, still has family in nearby Morgan Hill and plans to be in the area before boarding a plane to watch the Spartans play at the Military Bowl in Washington, D.C., two days later. Read More
As Sonny Dykes was introduced to the Bay Area media Thursday, he described the Cal coaching job he was assuming as a dream job. I can only hope it doesn’t turn into a nightmare, as it has for almost every other Cal coach since World War II. Read More
Cal wide receiver Keenan Allen will skip his senior season to enter the NFL draft.
Allen finishes his career as the school’s all-time leader with 205 receptions. He ranks third with 2,570 yards receiving and seventh with 17 touchdown catches. Read More
It will be a ground vs. air war when the Navy and Arizona State football teams get together for the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl at AT&T Park.
Arizona State (7-5) was picked Sunday to play the Midshipmen (7-4) in the annual San Francisco bowl game. The Sun Devils, a familiar team to Bay Area fans as Arizona State plays in the Pac-12 Conference, are coming off a 41-34 victory over rival Arizona, while Navy will wrap up its regular season Saturday against Army at Philadelphia. Read More
A popular refrain surrounding Jeff Tedford’s firing last week is that he was a victim of his own success. He raised the bar so high in his first five seasons at Cal it created unrealistic expectations amongst the fan base. Read More