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  1. Pat Haden: 'I was an innocent bystander'

    Tim Keown

    STANFORD, Calif. -- It's not surprising that frustration was the main point of discussion after No. 14 USC beat 13th-ranked Stanford 13-10 in a constipated slog Saturday afternoon at Stanford Stadium. The surprise, though, was who was standing o...

    Blog | September 06, 2014
  2. Strong is deep in the heart of Texas

    Tim Keown

    THE ANGELO FOOTBALL CLINIC is a three-day Mardi Gras for high school football coaches, an only-in-Texas operation featuring a never-ending stream of lectures and PowerPoints and question-and-answer sessions on the best way to prepare your big'uns to ...

    Blog | August 05, 2014
  3. Reasoning for college football slow-down proposal is between the ...

    Tim Keown

    Nick Saban and Bret Bielema support slowing down offenses in the name of player safety, but speeding up the game might be an even safer change.

    Story | Conversation | February 26, 2014
  4. Keown on hypocrisy of college football coaching changes

    Tim Keown

    'Tis the season for hypocrisy in college football coaching changes.

    Story | Conversation | December 06, 2013
  5. Grambling football players not bluffing

    Tim Keown

    The Grambling State football players stayed strong in protest to cuts to the athletic program resulting in unsafe facilities and days of travel. But will the administration fold, Tim Keown asks.

    Story | Conversation | October 18, 2013
  6. Jadeveon Clowney needs to be playing on Sunday

    Tim Keown

    Jadeveon Clowney isn't the first player who didn't want to play college ball because of fear it could take away his pro payday. He's just not hiding it very well, Tim Keown writes.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2013
  7. Even as NFL settles, high school, colleges change

    Tim Keown

    Even as the NFL settles with former players, the big issue still hangs out there: How can American football continue to be American football -- a game predicated on size, speed and violent collisions -- while simultaneously incorporating meaningful changes that increase the safety of participants?

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2013
  8. Baylor running back Lache Seastrunk now has solid coaches and Hei...

    Tim Keown

    Once a poster child for the rot of college football, running back Lache Seastrunk now has steadfast coach and Heisman dreams. In ESPN The Magazine's College Football Preview, Tim Keown asks if Baylor can save Seastrunk's good name.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2013
  9. Keown: Johnny Manziel's parking ticket effect

    Tim Keown

    Johnny Manziel's frustrations boiled over in an unfortunate tweet. Still, he has reason to be annoyed with the star system in college foobtall.

    Story | Conversation | June 22, 2013
  10. Draft restriction makes sense for colleges, NFL but not players

    Tim Keown

    The NFL draft restricting who can enter is self-serving, hypocritical and borderline socialistic. Colleges use it to create continuity and remain relevant. The NFL uses it to ensure prepackaged stars and to provide a steady flow of talent.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2013
  11. The warnings about college steroid use

    Tim Keown

    Is it just fatigue with the topic that allowed the AP investigation of steroid use by college football players to pass without much comment?

    Story | Conversation | December 28, 2012
  12. Public schools changing conferences in the dark

    Tim Keown

    Big public universities are leaving their fans in the dark during the decision process, then jumping conferences and expecting everyone to come along.

    Story | Conversation | November 27, 2012
  13. NCAA loses handle in turning Penn State into losing program

    Tim Keown

    There is something inherently hypocritical about responding to a problem created by winning by imposing sanctions intended to create losing. Why not just kill off Penn State for a year?

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2012
  14. Robert Nkemdiche, top recruits should test the extent of their po...

    Tim Keown

    You can't create a system that exalts the athlete at an ever younger age and then clutch the rosary beads when the athlete in question decides to see how elastic your exaltation really is.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2012
  15. For BCS reform, conferences shouldn't matter

    Tim Keown

    Don't go halfway. Don't cower in private meeting and come out with an appeasement policy that protects the automatic-qualifier status of conferences. Don't present some hybrid bowl/nonplayoff format.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2012
  16. Arkansas decision about Bobby Petrino is between firing him or wi...

    Tim Keown

    It's simple, really. Arkansas did the right thing when it parted company with Bobby Petrino. The alternative was to admit that rules don't matter nearly as much as winning does. There was no in between.

    Story | Conversation | April 10, 2012