The warning signs were there for more than a decade, disturbing indicators that Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was breaching boundaries with young boys — or maybe worse. Read More
LSU did its part to make sure both the Tigers and Alabama get into the BCS national title game.
Houston, however, botched its chance to become this year's BCS buster.
The top-ranked Tigers locked up a spot in the championship on Jan. 9 in New Orleans with a 42-10 victory against No. 12 Georgia in the Southeastern Conference title game on Saturday. Read More
Only in college football can the words, “you’re fired!” actually mean, “don’t go just yet.” Three outgoing coaches are being allowed one last hurrah, not because school officials had a sudden burst of sentiment, but more to ease the shock of a regime change with their prized incoming recruits. Read More
After hanging half a hundred points on their crosstown rivals, Matt Barkley and his Southern California teammates returned to the Coliseum locker room to find T-shirts on their chairs proclaiming the Trojans to be the Pac-12 South champions.
Sanctions will keep USC out of the conference title game. These resilient Trojans still believed they proved which team should be on a flight from Los Angeles to Eugene, Ore., next week. Read More
LaMichael James ran for 142 yards before leaving with what appeared to be a left elbow injury, and No. 9 Oregon beat Oregon State 49-21 Saturday to clinch the Pac-12 North and a spot in the conference's first championship game.
The Ducks (10-2, 8-1 Pac-12) will host UCLA on Friday night with a chance to win their third straight conference title and a spot in the Rose Bowl. Read More
Bears quarterback Jay Cutler has a broken thumb, Titans QB Matt Hasselbeck is dealing with an injured right arm, and Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has a high left ankle sprain.
Those three stars were injured in games Sunday, placing their status in doubt not only for next weekend's games, but for a longer term. Read More
In what has been an absolutely wild, unpredictable and ridiculous past month of college football, we have seen the fortunes of nearly every top-ranked team in the country rise, fall and sometimes rise again.
We’ve seen upsets and beatdowns; shootouts and dominating defensive struggles. This past weekend alone, three of the give teams in the nation went down to defeat in instant-classic type battles. Read More
Robert Griffin and Baylor created even more chaos in the national championship race with a stunning blow against fifth-ranked Oklahoma.
Griffin threw for 479 yards and four touchdowns, including a 34-yarder to Terrance Williams with 8 seconds left and 25th-ranked Baylor beat the Sooners for the first time, 45-38 on Saturday night. Read More
Trent Richardson rushed for 175 yards and scored three touchdowns to power Alabama.
The Crimson Tide (10-1) didn't win many style points in giving up a season-high 21 points, but the team's biggest national title boost came the previous night when No. 2 Oklahoma State fell 37-31 at Iowa State in two overtimes. Read More
The focus of the Bay Area will be in Palo Alto on Saturday, with Cal and Stanford set to face off in the 114th staging of the Big Game, the annual college football contest that is the region’s most storied sporting tradition.
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