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  1. Stanford backs return to committee

    Kevin Gemmell

    All indications are that Stanford is going to be a running-back-by-committee team in 2014. You've heard this one before, right? Wasn't that the word out of spring this time last year? Then Tyler Gaffney galloped in, fresh off a minor league bas...

    Blog | April 02, 2014
  2. Expect 100th Rose Bowl to be physical

    Ted Miller

    LOS ANGELES -- The word "physical" has been used 12,486,234 times by media, coaches and players during the buildup to the 100th Rose Bowl Game Presented by VIZIO between Stanford and Michigan State. The Spartans of the Big Ten play physical footba...

    Blog | December 31, 2013
  3. ACC's lunchtime links

    Heather Dinich

    George Bailey: What is it you want, Mary? What do you want? You want the moon? Just say the word and I'll throw a lasso around it and pull it down. Hey. That's a pretty good idea. I'll give you the moon, Mary. North Carolina needs a new offensive...

    Blog | December 19, 2013
  4. Happy Halloween in the ACC

    Matt Fortuna

    Happy Halloween! Or, as I like to call it, Movember Eve. For the second consecutive year, I have gone with the highly-original costume of wearing a "Hello, My Name Is" sticker, writing in the word "Maybe." You guys and gals all go/went to ACC s...

    Blog | October 31, 2013
  5. Video: '12THMAN' plate goes for $115,000 staff

    A Texas license plate with the word "12THMAN" on it sold for a record $115,000 in an online auction. But Darren Rovell says the price might not be the most surprising part of the story....

    Blog | September 12, 2013
  6. Offense is the word of choice for Big 12

    Brandon Chatmon

    The Big 12 Conference is known for offense. One glimpse at the image above makes it clear offensive firepower leads the way when the perception of the conference comes up. During various media days around the country, talked to players fr...

    Blog | August 13, 2013
  7. Nelson Agholor aims to step up for Trojans

    Kevin Gemmell

    In about a five-minute span, USC wide receiver Nelson Agholor used the word "blessed" almost as many times as he caught a football last year. And he's right. He's blessed with speed and athleticism. He's blessed with sure hands and sharp instincts...

    Blog | June 24, 2013
  8. Brandon: ND-Michigan hiatus to last a while

    Adam Rittenberg

    CHICAGO -- Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon didn't do the chicken dance when asked about Notre Dame's decision to stop the annual series with the Wolverines after 2014. "I'm not sure I would have used the word chicken," Brandon told

    Blog | May 14, 2013
  9. Hawaii scraps plan to drop 'Rainbow' from team nicknames

    Hawaii's athletic department is scrapping a plan to drop the word "Rainbow" from its men's teams' nicknames.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2013
  10. Chat with BC coach Steve Addazio at 2 p.m.

    Andrea Adelson

    Boston College coach Steve Addazio has made his way across just about every ESPN platform today as he visits the network's headquarters in Connecticut to spread the word about the Eagles. Earlier today, he stopped in with "Mike & Mike" on ESPN...

    Blog | April 30, 2013
  11. Former Big East to be named American Athletic Conference

    Brett McMurphy

    The American Athletic Conference is the new name for the former Big East Conference, according to sources.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2013
  12. Bob Stoops talks state of Oklahoma Sooners program and past title...

    Jake Trotter

    Oklahoma is still having success in the traditional definition of the word, winning 10-plus games in each of the past three seasons. But the lack of national title game appearances gives off an incomplete vibe for coach Bob Stoops.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2013
  13. We're chatting!

    Ted Miller

    We're chatting today at noon PT or 3 p.m. ET, depending on where the sun is in your sky. Click here to join the fun. The word on the street is Jim Morrison and Bruce Lee will emerge from hiding to participate....

    Blog | January 10, 2013
  14. Fiesta Bowl features classic atmosphere

    David Ubben

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The word around Phoenix all week was Kansas State fans had taken over the town, outnumbering the supporters of their Pac-12 opponent, Oregon, which was traveling to its fourth consecutive BCS bowl and second in three years in Glend...

    Blog | January 03, 2013
  15. Kyle Flood: Underrated coach?

    Andrea Adelson

    Earlier this week, ESPN Insider Travis Haney took a look at the most underrated coaches of 2012 . Coming in at No. 9: Rutgers coach Kyle Flood. Quick disclaimer: There is no way Urban Meyer belongs on any list with the word "underrated" on it. OK,...

    Blog | December 21, 2012
  16. 2012 Big East regular-season wrap

    Andrea Adelson and Matt Fortuna

    It would be nice to write one of these season-ending wraps without any mention of the word realignment. Alas, for the second straight season, the Big East has been raided. And for the second straight season, the Big East representative in the BCS ...

    Blog | December 05, 2012