WASHINGTON (AP) - Maybe they should call it the Transition Bowl. For the third consecutive year - which accounts for 60 percent of the lifespan of this particular event - the Military Bowl had coaching news between the selection date and the game. Ralph Friedgen was fired by Maryland in 2010, but he was allowed to coach the game and ended his Terrapins career with a big win over East Carolina. Last year, Tim Beckman ...
ANAHEIM (AP) - Wisconsin is in the Rose Bowl for the third straight year. This time, the Badgers are bringing a familiar face with them on the sideline.
HONOLULU (AP) - Margus Hunt knew he had eight hours to fill on the flight over the Pacific Ocean, so he asked the SMU staff to put together film of Fresno State for him to study. He hit the Bulldogs like a tidal wave Monday night in the Hawaii Bowl.
DETROIT (AP) - Before the Bobby Petrino era begins at Western Kentucky, there's a bowl game to play - the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl against Central Michigan.
STANFORD (AP) - Any speculation David Shaw could be the latest Stanford coach to jump to the NFL is over - at least for now.
SAN JOSE (AP) - Bay Area native Ron Caragher is back home. Caragher, who was introduced as the new football coach at San Jose State on Monday, still has family in nearby Morgan Hill and plans to be in the area before boarding a plane to watch the Spartans play at the Military Bowl in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 27 two days later. "This is a homecoming for me," Caragher said. "I used to attend Spartan camps ...
he BCS has been criticized plenty for not getting it right over the years, from all those teams that believed they should have been playing for a national title to last year's all-SEC championship game.
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Mike MacIntyre's inaugural meeting with his new team lasted just long enough to leave his players with this thought: He's turned around one downtrodden program and he can do the same at Colorado.
NEW YORK (AP) - Heisman Trophy history suggests it will never get better for Johnny Manziel than it did this season. In the 78-year history of the Heisman, only one player has one more than one: Ohio State's Archie Griffin in 1974 and '75.
STOCKTON (AP) - Lorenzo McCloud scored 24 points Tuesday night and Pacific defeated Nevada 78-72 in overtime.
Bowling Green playing San Jose in Military Bowl
PASADENA (AP) - Wisconsin believes its third straight trip to the Rose Bowl could be the charm. Stanford is hoping for another victory in its charmed run through the Bowl Championship Series.
NEW YORK (AP) - On one side, a blossoming dynasty from the college football capital of the Deep South. On the other, the sport's most famous team, trying to reclaim its place among the elite.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - After earning a share of the Mountain West Conference title for the first time since 1998, San Diego State will face BYU in the Poinsettia Bowl on Dec. 20 at Qualcomm Stadium.
SAN JOSE (AP) - Mike MacIntyre's father has never seen him as a head coach in person. George MacIntyre is bedridden 24 hours a day with multiple sclerosis back home in Tennessee, glued to the television each time San Jose State takes the field.
HOUSTON (AP) - Gary Kubiak pulled the Texans out of the NFL basement and remains the only coach to take them to the playoffs.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - UCLA agreed to a six-year extension with football coach Jim Mora on Tuesday night, putting him under contract through 2019.
Mitchell, No. 12 S. Carolina whip NC Central 79-27
Dustin Hogue's career game lets No. 17 Iowa State rip Auburn
STANFORD (AP) - Tyler Gaffney attended last year's Pac-12 championship game as a fan, milling around the sidelines at Stanford Stadium before kickoff and spending the rest of the night in the stands.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) - Arizona State's run to the Pac-12 Championship game has earned the Sun Devils plenty of hardware.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Steve Sarkisian was named the head coach at Southern California on Monday, leaving Washington to return to the Trojans' storied football program for another run at national titles.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - Marcus Mariota gave Josh Huff all the credit for the 12-yard touchdown pass with 29 seconds that swung another Civil War rivalry game Oregon's way.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - AJ McCarron has risen to the occasion on big stages with Southeastern Conference and national titles on the line. Now, top-ranked Alabama's quarterback steps onto one with something more personal potentially at stake, too: His Heisman Trophy chances.
SAN JOSE (AP) - Fresno State coach Tim DeRuyter gave his players ear plugs early in the season to tune out any outside noise about BCS standings or anything else out of their control.
ST. THOMAS, Virgin Islands (AP) - Once Duke got its inside and outside game going, the second-ranked Blue Devils were going to be tough to beat.
PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico (AP) - Chiney Ogwumike scored 17 of her 22 points in the second half to lead Stanford over Purdue and earn Cardinal coach Tara VanDerveer her 899th career victory.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Forgive AJ McCarron and No. 1 Alabama if they aren't swept up in the rampant hype surrounding the Iron Bowl.
Heisman Trophy voters were emailed a ballot on Monday. It's not due back for two weeks.
STANFORD (AP) - Tara VanDerveer has never coached for the milestones or anything else that brings attention to her rather than the players she loves to lead.