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UCLA Report: Bruins must beware this running Rebel
Just what UCLA needed. Another running quarterback to worry about. Every time Nevada Las Vegas’ Johnny Stanton dashes across the Rose Bowl field Saturday evening, the Bruins might be reminded of the pain inflicted by Trevor Knight, the Texas A&M quarterback whose touchdown run on an option read...
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NBC's Mike Tirico has a favorite school, but, hey Irish fans, it's not Michigan
Spectators at the Hawaii-Michigan game might have done a double-take as they wondered: Hey, is that Mike Tirico? Wait, is wearing a Syracuse cap? Yes and yes. Tirico was off last weekend, so he dropped the mic and became a fan. He watched his upstate New York alma mater take down Colgate on Friday...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Monday Night Football American football ESPN BCS National Championship Game Mike Tirico National Football League Football Professional sports
Buckley: Old memories heat up BC-UMass rivalry
My good buddy Fred Smerlas holds many distinctions in sports. He was a second-round selection by the Buffalo Bills in the 1979 NFL draft, the 32nd player taken overall. He was a five-time Pro Bowl selection during his days with the Bills. He later played a season with the San Francisco 49ers, and two more with his hometown Patriots.He also holds the distinction of playing on the last Boston College football team to lose to UMass.
71 points by Boston Herald | American football National Football League Boston College Eagles football Buffalo Bills BCS National Championship Game Atlantic Coast Conference Pro Bowl Boston
The Latest: Malik Monk heating up for Kentucky vs. UCLA
The Latest on the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament on Friday (all times Eastern):
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship Southern United States Basketball National Collegiate Athletic Association North Carolina John Calipari College basketball BCS National Championship Game
Vince Young signs with agent Leigh Steinberg, wants to play
Vince Young still isn't quite ready to call it a career.The two-time Pro Bowl quarterback has hired agent Leigh Steinberg, who welcomed his new client on Twitter on Wednesday and said Young "has dream of playing more football, being role model."Young, who turns 34 in May, hasn't been on an NFL roster since the 2014 offseason, when he was with Cleveland for two weeks before being released. He hasn't played in a regular-season NFL game since 2011, when he was with Philadelphia.
4 points by Boston Herald | BCS National Championship Game National Football League Bowl Championship Series 2006 Rose Bowl Rose Bowl Game Mack Brown Louisiana Superdome College football
One former UCLA champion recognizes current team's chemistry
Tyus Edney has seen this all before. The early season victory over highly ranked Kentucky. A feisty sixth man point guard. Freshmen who changed the complexion of the team. A disheartening road loss to Oregon for the first defeat of the season followed by an emotional home triumph over the Ducks....
159 points by Los Angeles Times | BCS National Championship Game Basketball Pauley Pavilion Pacific-10 Conference Tyus Edney National Collegiate Athletic Association Point guards BC Žalgiris
USC kicker Matt Boermeester has been suspended as USC investigates a 'code of conduct issue'
USC has suspended Rose Bowl star Matt Boermeester while the school investigates what it described as "a code of conduct issue,” an athletic department spokesman said Tuesday. Boermeester, a junior from San Diego, made a 46-yard field goal as time expired to give the Trojans a 52-49, win over Penn...
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Boise State romps past UNLV behind Jeremy McNichols' four touchdown runs
Jeremy McNichols ran for 206 yards and a career-high four touchdown to help No. 22 Boise State beat UNLV, 42-25, on Friday night.  Boise State (10-1, 6-1) kept its Mountain West title hopes alive and reached 10 victories for the second time in three seasons under head coach Bryan Harsin. After...
8 points by Los Angeles Times | American football BCS National Championship Game Big 12 Conference Texas Western Athletic Conference College football Cotton Bowl Classic Boise Idaho
MSU's flawed senior class should be appreciated
Spartan seniors helped MSU reach new heights, then endured a final year of trial, tragedy and losing beyond imagination        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | American football American football positions Michigan State University BCS National Championship Game Tight end Michigan State Spartans football Fullback Super Bowl XLII
Andrew Marincovich went from the 1944 Rose Bowl with USC to the shores of Iwo Jima, and he still hates UCLA
Andrew Marincovich experienced the full tapestry of the USC-UCLA football rivalry, attending both schools and playing right guard for the Trojans’ 1944 Rose Bowl champions. Spending New Year’s Day in Pasadena was a prelude to a far more exhilarating red, white and blue endeavor. “Five months later,”...
343 points by Los Angeles Times | Rose Bowl BCS National Championship Game 1923 Rose Bowl Bowl Championship Series 1973 Rose Bowl Big Ten Conference USC Trojans football World War II
Chins up: Spartans seniors go out proud of their legacy
Despite hardship faced this season, the class put together a 39-12 mark — fourth best in program history.        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Big Ten Conference Bowl Championship Series Michigan State University BCS National Championship Game Mark Dantonio Bowl game Rose Bowl American football
A fine line separates USC and UCLA as they renew football rivalry
About two hours, 12 miles and a vast difference in the trajectories of a college football season separated two plays by USC and UCLA last month. Early in the evening at the Coliseum, USC’s line paved a massive lane across Arizona State’s defensive front. Justin Davis galloped through and sliced...
95 points by Los Angeles Times | American football Quarterback American football positions Rose Bowl BCS National Championship Game Bowl game Super Bowl Jim L. Mora
Battle of Broncos: WMU, Boise State vying for Cotton Bowl
The highest ranked team — currently Boise State (9-1) at No. 20 in the CFP — at the end of the season will gain entry into the Jan. 2 event.        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Bowl Championship Series BCS National Championship Game American football Fiesta Bowl Associated Press Western Athletic Conference Bowl Alliance Bowl Coalition
For former UCLA football hero Eric McNeal, it's always 8:47
He didn’t get famous. He didn’t get rich. He didn’t even get an easy ride home; he had to walk several miles through darkened Pasadena streets to find a friend’s car. His jersey from that day is hanging in a closet wrapped in dry-cleaner plastic. His gloves and sweatband are stuffed in the back...
238 points by Los Angeles Times | USC Trojans football Game Rose Bowl Game BCS National Championship Game Play 2006 Rose Bowl Bowl Championship Series Jim L. Mora
Ten years later, 'that game' against UCLA still stings John David Booty and USC
Time has taken the edge off the pain. Former USC quarterback John David Booty answers an inquiry with a laugh. “Why do y’all always want to talk about that game?” Booty says over the phone. Ten years have passed since that game, known in the USC-UCLA rivalry simply as “13-9,” a crushing memory...
180 points by Los Angeles Times | USC Trojans football Rose Bowl Game BCS National Championship Game Rose Bowl Bowl Championship Series 2008 Rose Bowl Big Ten Conference 2004 Rose Bowl
UCLA officials and police prepare for late game against USC at Rose Bowl
UCLA’s rivalry game against USC will kick off at about 7:30 p.m. Saturday, the first night game at the Rose Bowl between the teams since 2010. Police and school officials hope security measures enacted since then make the start time the only similarity between the games. A melee involving 50 to...
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Football: ESPN might want to put microphone on Serra Coach Scott Altenberg on Saturday
Gardena Serra Coach Scott Altenberg will be at the Rose Bowl on Saturday night using his UCLA season tickets watching the Bruins play USC, and ESPN might be wise to have a microphone on him. That's because he has nine former players at USC and three for UCLA. Altenberg, a UCLA grad, is happy receiver...
1 points by Los Angeles Times | High school Bowl Championship Series Big Ten Conference Rose Bowl Game BCS National Championship Game Pasadena California 1923 Rose Bowl Rose Bowl
Harbaugh on Schembechler 10 years after death
'It doesn’t seem like it’s been 10 years since he’s been gone, because you really think about him a lot.'        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Bo Schembechler Les Miles Jim Harbaugh Michigan Wolverines football 2006 LSU Tigers football team BCS National Championship Game LSU Tigers football 2005 singles
Jim Harbaugh reflects on Bo Schembechler 10 years after death
'It doesn’t seem like it’s been 10 years since he’s been gone, because you really think about him a lot.'        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Bo Schembechler Les Miles Jim Harbaugh Michigan Wolverines football 2006 LSU Tigers football team BCS National Championship Game LSU Tigers football 2005 singles
Tim Tebow Comforts Man Who Collapses After Game
After his Arizona Fall League debut, Tebow spent time with a man who appeared to have a seizure while waiting for his autograph.
1065 points by The New York Times | Baseball Major League Baseball American football Arizona Fall League University of Phoenix Stadium Phoenix Arizona BCS National Championship Game Tim Tebow
ESPN analyst has Michigan in national semifinal
After two weeks of the college football season, ESPN analyst Mark Schlabach is projecting Michigan as one of four College Football Playoff teams.        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Bowl Championship Series BCS National Championship Game College football Big Ten Conference National Football League Fiesta Bowl Florida Rose Bowl Game
California traffic jam thwarts walk-through plans for UNLV
Tony Sanchez is a big believer in visualization. The UNLV football coach likes to have his team do a walk-through of opposing stadiums the day before each road game.
-1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Mountain West Conference Los Angeles Pasadena California California Rose Bowl BCS National Championship Game English-language films Pacific-10 Conference
Bruins able to avenge season-opening loss with 42-21 victory over Rebels
UCLA's fast start helps topple UNLV, 42-21 Sept. 10, 2016, 8:25 p.m. The UCLA Bruins will try to bounce back from a season-opening loss in a nonconference game against the UNLV Rebels on Saturday evening at the Rose Bowl. Sept. 10, 2016 8:25 p.m. Sept. 10, 2016, 8:25 p.m. Bruins able to avenge...
80 points by Los Angeles Times | American football American football positions Canadian football Rose Bowl Game BCS National Championship Game TheStart Pasadena California 2006 Rose Bowl
UCLA's Josh Rosen looks for redemption against UNLV after season opener loss
Far removed from the cover of Sports Illustrated and the glimmer of national television, Josh Rosen will try once more to show why he’s been widely peddled as one of the nation’s top quarterbacks. Redemption could start during UCLA’s home opener against Nevada Las Vegas on Saturday evening at the...
25 points by Los Angeles Times | American football Jim L. Mora Quarterback American football positions Shotgun formation Eligible receiver BCS National Championship Game Rose Bowl Game