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  1. Oregon Ducks' semifinal appearance proves they have arrived among...

    Ivan Maisel

    Oregon's staying power doesn't appear to be in doubt, even among tradition-rich playoff teams.

    Story | Conversation | December 28, 2014
  2. Mark Helfrich tries to maintain the Oregon Ducks' winning traditi...

    Ivan Maisel

    Oregon has built a coaching tradition where the Ducks promote from within, and the new guy does better than the old. It has seemed simple, until now. Can Mark Helfrich improve on what Chip Kelly achieved?

    Story | Conversation | May 08, 2013
  3. Bowl season provides its own rewards

    Ivan Maisel

    The history of college football's bowls can be traced to France, but their proliferation is thoroughly American.

    Story | Conversation | December 14, 2011
  4. Missouri Tigers' move to SEC just the latest in conference realig...

    Ivan Maisel

    Missouri's move to the SEC is just the latest blow to the current conference structure.

    Story | Conversation | November 06, 2011
  5. City Schools: Tradition and winning help Washington Huskies thriv...

    Ivan Maisel

    Everything you thought you knew about urban college football programs in NFL markets does not apply to Washington. The insular nature of the Pacific Northwest has proved to be one of the Huskies' greatest assets.

    Story | Conversation | June 22, 2011
  6. Offense will take center stage when Oregon and Auburn meet for BC...

    Ivan Maisel

    It used to be that defense won championships. With two high-octane offenses in Auburn and Oregon, this year's BCS National Championship Game has parted ways with college football's long-held traditions.

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2011
  7. Rose Bowl hosts unconventional matchup

    Ivan Maisel

    The Rose Bowl is the pinnacle of tradition-rich college football. Wisconsin and TCU, however, are not. They'll bring a new game to the historic venue Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | December 31, 2010
  8. Former Stanford Cardinal quarterbacks have high opinion of Andrew...

    Ivan Maisel

    Stanford has a great tradition at quarterback. What do some of those greats think of current QB Andrew Luck?

    Story | Conversation | December 31, 2010
  9. Cultures clash in BCS bowls

    Ivan Maisel

    With so much new blood playing in the BCS bowls, it's no surprise that there are more than a few unlikely matchups. From Oregon's new-school vibe against Auburn's down-home tradition on down, the BCS bowls feature culture clashes.

    Story | Conversation | December 28, 2010
  10. For Alabama fans, Saturday's showdown with Penn State offers memo...

    Ivan Maisel

    Penn State-Alabama is less a rivalry than a reunion of two traditional programs brought to prominence by the sport's giants.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2010
  11. Texas and Alabama bring history, tradition to BCS title game

    Ivan Maisel

    Alabama has been the more impressive team heading into the BCS title game, but Texas has the edge if history is any indication.

    Story | Conversation | December 06, 2009
  12. Notre Dame Fighting Irish could have tough coaching search

    Ivan Maisel

    Notre Dame is still Notre Dame, but the Irish should be prepared to hear "no" a few times before they find a new coach.

    Story | Conversation | November 30, 2009
  13. Fantasy 2009 nonconference matchups better than the reality

    Ivan Maisel

    Penn State versus Virginia Tech or USC versus Florida sound good? They aren't on any real '09 schedule, but they both made our fantasy list.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2009
  14. Ivan Maisel: Prestigious Oklahoma is consistency over flash

    Ivan Maisel

    The most prestigious address in college football resides in Norman, Okla., where the Sooners have been consistent in their excellence.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2009
  15. Tradition and emotion play big roles in OU-Texas lore

    Ivan Maisel

    Oklahoma and Texas don't need top-five rankings to grab the nation's attention. The rivalry between the Sooners and the Longhorns has too much else going for it, writes Ivan Maisel.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2008
  16. Home field has ruled in SEC West rivals' series

    Ivan Maisel

    Low-scoring, high-drama affairs have defined the LSU-Auburn rivalry this decade. Expect more of the same on Saturday, writes Ivan Maisel.

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2008