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  • College football’s Heisman Trophy: from Berwanger to Manziel

    On the evening of Dec. 14, the 79th annual Heisman Memorial Trophy presentation will be telecast live by ESPN. As the usual suspense builds about who will be named this season’s best college player, here are some fun facts to throw into your water cooler Heisman conversations.

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  • College football’s Heisman Trophy: from Berwanger to Manziel

    On the evening of Dec. 14, the 79th annual Heisman Memorial Trophy presentation will be telecast live by ESPN. As the usual suspense builds about who will be named this season’s best college player, here are some fun facts to throw into your water cooler Heisman conversations.

  • Amazing college football records that look unbreakable

    The National Collegiate Athletic Association football record book roams over 19 pages and tracks everything from the standard team and individual achievements to the arcane, such as the most touchdown passes caught by a freshman and most blocked extra points for a career. Some NCAA marks for the major-college Football Bowl Subdivision are broken regularly, others rarely. Here are a dozen records that could last a lifetime, or more.

  • The Monitor's 2012 Pro Football Hall of Fame picks

    The Christian Science Monitor has taken a hard look at the 17 nominees for enshrinement into the Pro Football Hall of Fame and picked seven men who would get our vote.

  • Heisman finalists named for 2011 college football award

    Heisman finalists include two quarterbacks, a pair of running backs and a defensive player. The Heisman finalists will find out who won Saturday night.

  • Heisman Trophy: Top 10 winners who succeeded in pro football

    Heisman Trophy: Top 10 winners who succeeded in pro football

    The Heisman Trophy was awarded Saturday night to Auburn QB Cam Newton, as the most outstanding college football player in 2010. But a Heisman is not a guarantee of success in the NFL. Some of the 74 winners since 1935 didn't make the transition, some didn't live up to their potential due to injury. With help from heisman.com and nfl.com, we compiled a list of Heisman winners who went on to have the most success on the professional gridiron.

  • Richard Wagner: He broke the rules and inspired generations to come

    Richard Wagner: He broke the rules and inspired generations to come

    The L.A. Wagner festival showcases a host of modern interpretations inspired by the German composer's work.