Miami Hurricanes, in trouble with the NCAA, play Ohio State Buckeyes, already sanctioned by the NCAA. So who won in terms of financial sanctions?
Monday Night Football kicks off the 2011 season with the Dolphins hosting the Patriots and the Raiders facing the Broncos. ESPN recently announced an extension of their Monday Night Football television deal with the NFL, worth some $15 billion.
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.
Jim Tressel and six Ohio State players were tripped up by the NCAA's time-sensitive memorabilia rules. It's only illegal to sell it if players are still in school.
Jim Tressel has been suspended from Ohio State after the university learned that Tressel, the football team's head coach, had withheld information about players violating NCAA rules and continuing to let them play. Jim Tressel issued an apology.
What I learned from reading "Death to the BCS."
Blaine Gabbert: Missouri quarterback Blaine Gabbert (11) prepares to throw as Iowa Hawkeyes defensive end Adrian Clayborn (94) pursues during the third quarter of the Insight Bowl NCAA college football game on Dec. 28, 2010, in Tempe, Ariz.
Top Heisman Trophy contender and Auburn quarterback Cameron Newton looks on prior to an NCAA college football game against Georgia at Jordan-Hare Stadium in Auburn, Ala. on Nov. 13. Mr. Newton has been embroiled in ethics-related controversy, but remains a favorite to win the coveted prize.
Football fans go all out when it comes to supporting their teams. A fan of the Denver Broncos poses during tailgate festivities before the game against the Oakland Raiders at Invesco Field in Denver, Colo., on Oct. 24.