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  1. College football -- Dashing though a scoring frenzy and crazy com...

    Pat Forde

    Sooners and Seminoles are clashing. Bulldogs backers are coach-bashing. War Eagles are crashing. Time to get Dashing.

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2011
  2. Fighting Illini finally show up

    Pat Forde

    TULSA, Okla. -- Better late than never, the Illinois team we thought we'd see this season showed up. In force. It's been a disappointing slog of a season for the Illini, which began the year in the AP top 15 and ended it sliding close to the 68...

    Blog | March 19, 2011
  3. Rapid Reaction: Illinois 73, UNLV 62

    Pat Forde

    TULSA, Okla. -- Thoughts on Illinois' 73-62 win over UNLV: Turning point: From a 5-5 tie, Illinois went on a 24-9 run and was never again threatened. Key player: Illini forward Mike Davis had 22 points and 10 rebounds, hitting an array of open ...

    Blog | March 18, 2011
  4. Previewing Tulsa: The night games

    Pat Forde

    TULSA, Okla. -- A brief breakdown of the two night games here Friday No. 1 seed Kansas (32-2) vs. No. 15 seed Boston (21-13), 6:50 p.m. ET (TBS) What to watch: Are the Jayhawks ready to take care of business? The No. 1 seed in the Southwest wa...

    Blog | March 18, 2011
  5. Pat Forde: Does the NCAA use selective enforcement when doling ou...

    Pat Forde

    Does the NCAA use selective enforcement? Does it protect its power programs and take it out on the little guys? Public perception says yes, but a closer look at history -- both long ago and recent -- says no.

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2010
  6. Final: Northern Iowa 69, UNLV 66

    Pat Forde

    OKLAHOMA CITY -- Quick thoughts from Northern Iowa-UNLV: Ali! Ali! Ali! Northern Iowa guard Ali Farokhmanesh rose up from about 25 feet with five seconds left and buried the 3-pointer that won the game for the Panthers. Northern Iowa took contr...

    Blog | March 18, 2010
  7. Halftime: UNLV 36, Northern Iowa 35

    Pat Forde

    OKLAHOMA CITY -- Quick halftime thoughts from UNLV 36, Northern Iowa 35. * Neither team can maintain any momentum here. But Vegas has had the strategic upper hand: It is running the pick-and-roll repeatedly, and Northern Iowa has struggled t...

    Blog | March 18, 2010
  8. Previewing first-round games in Oklahoma City

    Pat Forde

    OKLAHOMA CITY -- Quick looks at the four games here: Florida-BYU Key To The Game: Who handles the big-stage nerves? The Gators have the recent NCAA hardware, winning it all in 2006 and '07, but they haven't been there since. BYU is the more sea...

    Blog | March 18, 2010
  9. First reaction to the bracket

    Pat Forde

    Rapid-fire reactions to the bracket: For the overall No. 1 seed, Kansas has a ton of excellent tournament coaches in its path to Indianapolis. The second round game could be against UNLV and Lon Kruger, who has taken a No. 7 seed to the Sweet S...

    Blog | March 14, 2010
  10. Forde observations: Big win for SDSU

    Pat Forde

    Six o'clock thoughts: San Diego State would love to make the Mountain West Conference a four-bid league, but the Aztecs could actually cut it to two. Their victory over UNLV might come closer to pushing the Rebels out of the tournament than getti...

    Blog | February 13, 2010
  11. Forde Minutes: 40 names, games, teams and minutiae making news in...

    Pat Forde

    From boisterous managers to mid-major studs to former No. 1 duds, The Minutes clocks it all.

    Story | Conversation | February 02, 2010
  12. Final Four: Looking like 1990 all over again

    Pat Forde

    DETROIT -- This is starting to feel like UNLV-Duke, 1990. The Runnin' Rebels ran the Blue Devils off the court by 30 in that title game. North Carolina might do worse than that to Michigan State here tonight. The lead is now 20. The largest halftim...

    Blog | Conversation | April 06, 2009
  13. Big East has depth, the element of surprise this season

    Pat Forde

    From the unpredictable Big East to the unpredictable readers' own bucket lists, The Minutes breaks it all down.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2008
  14. Escaping college football's basement easier said than done

    Pat Forde

    The schools that rank in the bottom 20 of our list of the decade's top programs are all dreaming of becoming The Next Boise. But they also know that the reality of big-time football is a good deal less glorious, writes Pat Forde.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2007
  15. Ponies unbridled, running QBs and Laetitia

    Pat Forde

    From a rise in quarterbacks on the run to an as-good-as-it-gets rivalry, The Dash sprints through all the hottest topics.

    Story | Conversation | September 15, 2005
  16. Florida opening is the first of many

    Pat Forde

    Racing this week from what jobs open next to who might fill them to Adriana on the hot seat.

    Story | Conversation | October 27, 2004