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  • Football rivals like Alabama-Auburn can learn from tree tragedy

    An attempt to ruin a football tradition by poisoning famous oaks illustrates the dangers of extreme fan behavior.
    11/23/2011 12:42 pm

  • Big 12 Conference fans feel anxiety and frustration

    Big 12 Conference: Texas A&M withdrew from the conference earlier this month, upset at rival Texas' $247 million cable television deal with ESPN that does not have to be shared with other conference members.
    09/22/2011 12:47 pm

  • Ohio State football scandal: Is coach or 'hypocritical' NCAA to blame?

    The resignation of Ohio State coach Jim Tressel holds lessons for the university, college football programs elsewhere, and the NCAA, say sports analysts. But few expect rule-breaking to abate.
    05/31/2011 08:37 pm

  • Oregon Ducks can't fly on fourth down as Auburn takes BCS national championship

    Oregon Ducks fall to Auburn in the BCS national championship game Monday night. The Tiger defense was stout and an Auburn freshman running back led the charge on offense against the Oregon Ducks.
    01/11/2011 01:49 pm

  • Auburn vs. Oregon: How much do you know about the BCS national championship game? Take our quiz

    Number one Auburn meets number two Oregon Monday night in Glendale, Arizona in the BCS national championship game. The current process of selecting college football's top team hasn't been around all that long. Test your BCS title game knowledge by taking our quiz.
    01/10/2011 05:14 pm

  • BCS national championship: So you call yourself an Oregon Ducks football fan? Take our quiz

    As the University of Oregon prepares to take the field tonight in this season’s BCS football championship game against Auburn in a battle of unbeatens (ESPN, 8:30 p.m ET, in Glendale, Ariz.), here’s your opportunity to prove your grasp of Oregon gridiron-ology. Get more than half right in this quiz and you’re surely no quack fan.
    01/10/2011 03:35 pm

  • BCS national championship: So you think you’re an Auburn football fan? Take our quiz

    As Auburn University prepares to take the field tonight in this season’s BCS championship game against Oregon in a battle of unbeatens (ESPN, 8:30 p.m, in Glendale, Ariz.), here’s your opportunity to prove your grasp of Auburn gridiron-ology. Get more than half right in this quiz and you surely know your stuff.
    01/10/2011 02:09 pm

  • 10 interesting facts about the Bowl Championship Series

    What I learned from reading "Death to the BCS."
    01/10/2011 09:36 am

  • Death to the BCS

    Three sportswriters call for sacking the Bowl Championship Series and replacing it with a true playoff.
    01/10/2011 06:05 am

  • Rose Bowl: Do you remember its famous football blooper?

    Saturday’s Rose Bowl game, the 97th in its long history, boasts the only undefeated team, Texas Christian, that didn’t make it into this year’s Bowl Championship Series title game (Auburn versus Oregon on Jan. 10 in Glendale, Ariz.). Third-ranked, 12-0 TCU, the Mountain West Conference champ, will make its first-ever appearance in Pasadena against 11-1 Wisconsin of the Big Ten. The Badgers are fourth-ranked in most polls. TCU's Horned Frogs haven’t played a more important game since 1939, when as the nation’s No. 1 team they defeated Carnegie Tech, 15-7, in the Sugar Bowl. This marks Wisconsin’s seventh trip to the Rose Bowl, but its first since 2000. In a statistical oddity, TCU and Wisconsin have both averaged 43.3 points per game, fourth best in the country. Coverage begins at 5:00 p.m. ET on ESPN. To prep for the game, try your hand at this 20-question Rose Bowl quiz.
    01/01/2011 10:16 am

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What happens when ordinary people decide to pay it forward? Extraordinary change...

Danny Bent poses at the starting line of the Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, Mass.

After the Boston Marathon bombings, Danny Bent took on a cross-country challenge

The athlete-adventurer co-founded a relay run called One Run for Boston that started in Los Angeles and ended at the marathon finish line to raise funds for victims.

 
 
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