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  1. Video: Big Ten Game of the Week

    ESPN.com

    It will be an interesting chess match between the Northwestern and Wisconsin coaching staffs as the Wildcats visit the Badgers on Saturday in the Big Ten's Game of the Week....

    Blog | October 10, 2013
  2. Lunch links: Colorado investing in future

    Kevin Gemmell

    Once more, we play our dangerous game, a game of chess against our old adversary -- The American Navy. For 40 years, your fathers before you and your older brothers played this game -- and played it well. But today the game is different. We have the ...

    Blog | December 13, 2012
  3. Sugar Bowl keys

    Heather Dinich

    The Allstate Sugar Bowl should be a fun, interesting chess match between not only veteran coach Frank Beamer and first-year coach Brady Hoke, but also between Virginia Tech defensive coordinator Bud Foster and Michigan offensive coordinator Al Borges...

    Blog | January 03, 2012
  4. Khaseem Greene anchors Rutgers defense

    Andrea Adelson

    The goal was simple: get faster everywhere. So Rutgers coach Greg Schiano started moving players around on his defense the way a chess master examines his board -- with careful consideration for how each move affects the next, always thinking abou...

    Blog | October 25, 2011
  5. Kiffin, Chow get set for ultimate chess game

    Greg Katz

    Lane Kiffin looks to outsmart Utah offensive coordinator and former colleague Norm Chow

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2011
  6. Missouri Tigers must embrace or ignore streak to beat Oklahoma So...

    Ivan Maisel

    Whether Missouri embraces it or ignores it, Oklahoma's dominating streak over the Tigers will be present at Faurot Field on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | October 20, 2010
  7. Syracuse's Mike Holmes is thinking big

    Brian Bennett

    Syracuse defensive back Mike Holmes savors a good mental challenge. He grew up playing chess and even joined the chess club in high school for three days, until his coach got mad that the club meetings made him late for the start of practice. (I'm...

    Blog | August 16, 2010
  8. Momentum swings to Oregon

    Ted Miller

    PASADENA, Calif. -- The momentum swings back. Oregon turned up the pressure on defense, but my guess is the Ohio State coaches will quickly see that and plan accordingly next possession. It's a chess match -- three-man rush... then rush eight. ...

    Blog | January 01, 2010
  9. Georgia Tech's stealth defense causes QB confusion

    Ivan Maisel

    If you like seeing two of the smartest coaches in the game jab and thrust and feint at each other like a couple of Olympic fencers, you will love watching No. 2 Notre Dame play at Georgia Tech on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | September 01, 2006
  10. Chess teaches Hall about life, football

    Joe Starkey

    Forget Bobby Fischer. Learning to play chess taught USF running back Andre Hall a lot about life and a little about football in the process.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2005
  11. Adapting to computer age aided Friedgen's rise

    Ivan Maisel

    Ralph Friedgen's Saturday chess moves are the product of innovative and exhaustive video work.

    Story | Conversation | August 17, 2005
  12. Schedule makers know they can't please everyone

    Ivan Maisel

    Want to upset the most amount of people in the shortest amount of time? Make a conference football schedule.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2003
  13. Griffin may be playing his way into Heisman race

    Pete Thamel

    Quentin Griffin is the key to a revitalized Oklahoma rushing attack.

    Story | Conversation | November 02, 2002