Maybe they should call it the Transition Bowl.
For the third consecutive year — which accounts for 60 percent of the lifespan of this particular event — the Military Bowl had coaching news between the selection date and the game.
Ralph Friedgen was fired by Maryland in 2010, but he was allowed to coach the game and ended his Terrapins career with a big win over East Carolina. Read More
DENVER — Mike MacIntyre turned around the San Jose State football program in short order and will be asked to do the same at the University of Colorado.
On Monday, MacIntyre signed a five-year deal to coach the Buffaloes. His hiring ends a two-week search by Colorado that included a rejection by its first choice, Butch Jones. Read More
The Falcons are back in the Military Bowl, just not the ones usually associated with the military.
Bowling Green accepted an invitation Sunday to play No. 24 San Jose State at RFK Stadium in the nation’s capital on Dec. 27. Read More
STANFORD — If Wednesday’s Bay Area college baseball media day proved anything, it’s that if one hopes to break into the postseason this season, one will have to rely on good pitching.
And a lot of it. Read More
Two people who were shot to death in San Jose over the weekend in a double homicide have been identified as Eric Kenzo Otokawa and Kristina Lynn Pandula, both former San Jose State University students.Otokawa, 21, of San Jose, and Pandula, 20, of Sunnyvale, were found shot in the 800 block of South Third Street around 11 a.m. Saturday. Read More
The photogenic Jared Leto (or Jordan Catalano to all you closet “My So-Called Life” freaks — you know who you are) hasn’t made a feature film since “Mr. Nobody” in 2009. Read More
At Cal, the picture is going to shrink. At Stanford, the bar is going to be kept in place. And at San Jose State, well, when the new coach’s first game is at Alabama, what can anyone do other than muddle through? Read More