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  1. Media days usher in official start of 2013 college football seaso...

    Mark Schlabach

    Over the next two weeks, every FBS conference will stage its annual media day gathering. While some leagues will meet in much larger cities or more picturesque settings, nothing will match SEC media days, which get bigger and more ridiculous every year.

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2013
  2. What's hot (and not) in college football for 2012

    Mark Schlabach

    From playoffs supplanting the BCS to the SEC and the Big East, it's time to examine what's hot (and not) for the 2012 college football season?

    Story | Conversation | August 17, 2012
  3. College football -- Playoff approved, but questions remain

    Mark Schlabach

    The BCS has been handed its death sentence. But many questions remain, including selection criteria, committee membership and revenue distribution.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2012
  4. College football -- Details still need to be ironed out for playo...

    Mark Schlabach

    A playoff is coming to college football. But there are still some issues on the table that need to be ironed out.

    Story | Conversation | June 21, 2012
  5. College football -- BCS meetings primer

    Mark Schlabach

    Could a postseason playoff plan be decided by the end of the month? Which issues are still on the table? Mark Schlabach lays out the biggest BCS questions remaining for conference commissioners and university presidents.

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2012
  6. College football -- Big 12-SEC bowl a death knell for ACC?

    Mark Schlabach

    The Big 12 and SEC are starting their version of the Rose Bowl. And that's bad news for the ACC and Big East.

    Story | Conversation | May 18, 2012
  7. West Virginia Mountaineers sever ties with Big East conference an...

    Mark Schlabach

    There was no sorrow and certainly nothing sweet about West Virginia's divorce from the Big East, which was finalized Tuesday. The latest sorry episode in conference realignment should give BCS commissioners plenty to discuss when they meet Feb. 22.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2012
  8. Florida Gators have opportunity to thwart Alabama Crimson Tide an...

    Mark Schlabach

    Florida faces Alabama and LSU in consecutive weeks, giving the Gators an opportunity to change the complexion of the SEC title race.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2011
  9. ACC's move raises more expansion questions -- college football

    Mark Schlabach

    By adding Pitt and Syracuse, the ACC has taken one step closer to becoming the first superconference. Mark Schlabach looks at the questions raised by the latest round of expansion.

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2011
  10. College football's next stars ready to emerge

    Mark Schlabach

    With a new college football season rapidly approaching, take a look at the next crop of players ready to make their mark on the game.

    Story | Conversation | July 17, 2011
  11. Rapid Reaction: Kentucky 71, WVU 63

    Mark Schlabach

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Kentucky got its revenge and is headed back to the Sweet 16. A year after West Virginia knocked the Wildcats out of the Elite Eight, No. 4 seed Kentucky returned the favor on Saturday, defeating the No. 5 seed Mountaineers 71-63 in ...

    Blog | March 19, 2011
  12. Previewing Tampa: The early games

    Mark Schlabach

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Even though teams like Kentucky, Michigan State and UCLA are located on opposite sides of the bracket, the Tampa pod at the St. Pete Times Forum has a distinct blue-blooded flavor. The Bruins have won 11 national championships and p...

    Blog | March 17, 2011
  13. Pitt remains consistent with Haywood firing

    Mark Schlabach

    The Mike Haywood era at Pittsburgh lasted all of two weeks. Haywood Haywood, who was hired on Dec. 16 from Miami (Ohio) after producing one of the best turnarounds in recent college football history, was fired on Saturday, only hours after he was...

    Blog | January 01, 2011
  14. West Virginia's Butler has sprained knee

    Mark Schlabach

    INDIANAPOLIS -- West Virginia star Da'Sean Butler said doctors have told him he has a sprained left knee and didn't expect to find more serious damage once they re-examine him in a few days. Butler was injured with 8:59 left to play in the Mountai...

    Blog | April 03, 2010
  15. Fashion police weighing in on Huggins' attire

    Mark Schlabach

    Who knew West Virginia coach Bob Huggins' courtside attire would become such a hot-button issue in Mountaineer Country? Mountaineers fans seem torn about whether Huggins should wear his traditional black tracksuit on the bench during Saturday's na...

    Blog | April 01, 2010
  16. Butler's going home -- win or lose

    Mark Schlabach

    SALT LAKE CITY -- Even though Gordon Hayward grew up only 20 miles west of Indianapolis, he admits he knew very little about Butler University. "It was always Indiana University and Purdue," Hayward said. "Both of my parents are Purdue graduates, ...

    Blog | March 25, 2010