Stories tagged: College football playoffs
Thu., Dec. 27, 2018, 7:12 p.m.
The final ruling on the three Clemson players facing a suspension for the Cotton Bowl came down on Thursday, and it is bad news for the Tigers.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 26, 2018, 6:47 p.m.
The only popular team sport in America more rigged than college basketball is college football. That’s not opinion, that’s fact; it is incontrovertible, indisputable and inarguable.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 6, 2018, 10:13 p.m.
The Cougars needed a late touchdown on Saturday in Pullman to defeat California 19-13.
Sun., Jan. 7, 2018, 6:50 p.m.
An ESPN executive says the network has been in contact with the White House about interviewing President Donald Trump during the College Football Playoff championship game Monday night, but indications …
Sun., Dec. 31, 2017, 9:54 p.m.
The three-peat will be complete. Then again, there might be a few more chapters in college football’s most intriguing new rivalry. For the third year in a row, Clemson will …
Mon., Jan. 2, 2017, 5:52 p.m.
Lane Kiffin isn’t sticking around to run Alabama’s offense in the national championship game, bringing an end to a successful but sometimes tense three-year pairing with Crimson Tide coach Nick …
Sun., Jan. 1, 2017, 6:51 p.m.
Viewership for the College Football Playoff has bounced back a bit, with both New Year’s Eve semifinals drawing a bigger television than the games last season.
Fri., Dec. 2, 2016, 11:34 p.m.
The play that sealed the Pac-12 Championship Friday night had nothing to do with good coaching or clever scheming or luck.
Mon., Jan. 11, 2016, 10:39 p.m.
Step aside, Bear. There’s a new legend in Tuscaloosa.
Sat., Dec. 5, 2015, 10:23 p.m.
Run, pass and catch. Christian McCaffrey did it all in a record-setting performance that should send him to New York for the Heisman Trophy ceremony and Stanford to a third …
Sat., Dec. 5, 2015, 10:11 p.m.
L.J. Scott’s late lunge did more than put the ball across the goal line – it all but certainly put No. 5 Michigan State in the College Football Playoff.
Sat., Dec. 5, 2015, 9:59 p.m.
Heisman Trophy hopeful Deshaun Watson threw for three touchdowns and ran for two more as No. 1 Clemson stayed unbeaten – perhaps helped by a disputed call – by holding …
Sat., Dec. 5, 2015, 9:14 p.m.
With a Heisman-worthy performance from Derrick Henry and another dose of dominating defense, No. 2 Alabama cruised into the four-team playoff with a 29-15 victory over No. 18 Florida in …
Sun., Jan. 11, 2015, 10:10 p.m.
The winner between Ohio State and Oregon in North Texas can be called the truest champion in the history of major college football.
Tue., Dec. 30, 2014
When the Bowl Championship Series was replaced by the College Football Playoff – we used to handpick two teams to play for the national championship, now we’re handpicking four – …
Tue., Nov. 4, 2014
So we’ve finally rid ourselves of the belittled Bowl Championship Series, in which two football schools were handpicked to play for the national title, and gifted ourselves the beloved College …
Wed., Aug. 27, 2014
Will the Pac-12’s tendency to test itself early in the season cost it the chance to prove itself on college football’s biggest stage? It could if the conference doesn’t represent …
Thu., Oct. 17, 2013
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice (pictured), former Nebraska football coach Tom Osborne and Hall of Fame quarterback Archie Manning are among the 13 people who will be part of …