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  1. USC Trojans Alabama Crimson Tide game in 1970 worthy of Hollywood...

    Greg Katz

    When USC defeated Alabama, 42-21, as the first fully integrated team playing the Crimson Tide in the South, it changed the course of college football forever.

    Story | Conversation | May 10, 2013
  2. Oklahoma Sooners eight ways to contend for national title in 2013...

    Jake Trotter

    In 2013, the Oklahoma Sooners will need several things to go right to contend at least past October -- something they haven't done since 2008.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2013
  3. The art of closing

    Travis Haney

    A few years back, I spoke with future Hall of Famer John Smoltz -- a starting pitcher, then a closer, then a starter again -- about the ninth inning of a baseball game and how difficult those final three outs are to get. He told me, as you'd su...

    Blog | November 16, 2012
  4. What past lessons can Kansas State, Oregon and Notre Dame learn f...

    Travis Haney

    Travis Haney looks at how past coaches have dealt with the pressures of trying to close out an undefeated season and how those methods could be applied to this season's Kansas State, Oregon and Notre Dame teams.

    Blog | Conversation | November 16, 2012
  5. USC Trojans wide receiver De'Von Flournoy ready to be a visible p...

    Greg Katz

    USC Trojans wide receiver De'Von Flournoy ready to be a visible part of the offense

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2012
  6. USC, Alabama, LSU, Oklahoma and Georgia have questions - CFB

    Brian Fremeau

    Brian Fremeau looks at five programs picked to be among the best next year, and points out that USC, Alabama, LSU, Oklahoma and Georgia all have weaknesses they must address.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2012
  7. Tennessee Volunteers, Washington Huskies among sleeper teams for ...

    KC Joyner

    KC Joyner looks over the evidence of teams whose win totals jumped from 2010 to 2011 in order to identify sleeper candidates for next season. Tennessee and Washington are among the teams who could make a leap in 2012.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2012
  8. HornsNation - Brenham duo Malcom Brown, Tim Cole escape to Texas

    William Wilkerson

    While Brenham High School is close to Texas A&M, its two best prospects -- Malcom Brown and Tim Cole -- spurned the Aggies for the Longhorns.

    Story | Conversation | November 22, 2011
  9. CFB - Virginia Tech Hokies have clear path to BCS title game

    KC Joyner

    KC Joyner writes that the Virginia Tech Hokies will have the clearest path to the BCS title game if they can knock off Clemson this weekend, a win they're likely to get based on their several advantages over the Tigers.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2011
  10. Zach Hoffpauir to play two sports at Cal

    Greg Biggins

    Three-star safety Zach Hoffpauir (Peoria, Ariz./Centennial) chose California and will play football and baseball in college. After narrowing his choices to also include Stanford and Arizona, the talented safety decided Cal was the best fit for him. ...

    Blog | Conversation | September 21, 2011
  11. College Football: Advanced stats, "Moneyball" help Texas Longhorn...

    Bruce Feldman

    Bruce Feldman continues his series on the stats that matter, chatting with Texas Longhorns defensive coordinator Manny Diaz about the influence that "Moneyball" and advanced stats have on the way he evaluates his team.

    Blog | Conversation | April 12, 2011
  12. Gunnar Holcombe focusing on playing QB

    Corey Long

    For Gunnar Holcombe (Davie, Fla./University School) to get the most out of his opportunity to play quarterback for his senior season, he had to make some tough decisions. And this week the 6-foot-2, 190-pounder decided to stop playing baseball. "I ...

    Blog | Conversation | March 25, 2011
  13. College Football: College football on baseball fields isn't mere ...

    Ryan McGee

    If fans think they're witnessing mere novelty with all these games on baseball diamonds, be warned: the trend appears to be gaining steam, writes Ryan McGee. He explores the angles -- literally.

    Blog | Conversation | November 19, 2010
  14. McDavitt wants to play football and baseball in college

    Roger Brown

    Kicking the football may be what Connor McDavitt (Holden, Mass./ Wachusett Regional) does best, but his contributions aren't limited to that phase of the game. The 5-foot-7, 145-pounder also plays running back, slot receiver and returns kicks for Wa...

    Blog | Conversation | September 14, 2010
  15. Shafer wants to play football and baseball in college

    Corey Long

    Quarterback Justin Shafer (Lake Wales, Fla./Lake Wales) remains solidly committed to Florida to play baseball, despite several offers, according to his father and coach Rod Shafer. The 6-foot-1, 185-pounder could have several major offers to play fo...

    Blog | Conversation | June 16, 2010
  16. College Football - Texas A&M Aggies, Notre Dame Fighting Irish we...

    Bruce Feldman

    The conference realignment picture has shaken out -- for now. Bruce Feldman looks at the 10 biggest winners, including Texas A&M, Notre Dame, Nebraska and the entirety of the ACC. Plus, why ND firing its baseball coach is a pretty big deal.

    Blog | Conversation | June 16, 2010