Bowl Championship Series

FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2018, file photo, Florida Atlantic head coach Lane Kiffin looks over his team during warm-ups before an NCAA college football game against Old Dominion, in Boca Raton, Fla. Kiffin has Florida Atlantic in the Conference USA title game for the second time in three years. The Owls play host to defending champion UAB on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, amid speculation that it might be Kiffin's farewell at FAU. (Jim Rassol/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, File)
December 07, 2019 - 6:19 pm
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Lane Kiffin is back in the SEC, taking over at Ole Miss. Kiffin and the Rebels made the announcement Saturday after Florida Atlantic defeated UAB in the Conference USA championship game, the Owls’ second league title in his three seasons. It had been college football’s worst...
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Oregon running back CJ Verdell (7) rushes for a touchdown past Utah defensive back Javelin Guidry (28) during the second half of an NCAA college football game for the Pac-12 Conference championship in Santa Clara, Calif., Friday, Dec. 6, 2018. Oregon won 37-15. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
December 07, 2019 - 1:25 am
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The one constant all season for Utah was the ability to control the trenches against any opponent. With a possible playoff berth and first Pac-12 title in school history on the line, the Utes more than met their match against Oregon. CJ Verdell ran for 208 yards and broke...
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LSU quarterback Joe Burrow (9) scrambles in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Alabama, Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
December 06, 2019 - 3:53 pm
The Heisman Trophy chase and playoff race have become intertwined. Since the College Football Playoff started in 2014, four of five Heisman winners have played on teams selected to play in the semifinals. That makes championship weekend especially important as voters focus on contenders making...
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Southern California head coach Clay Helton signals to fans from midfield after a 52-35 win over UCLA in an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
December 04, 2019 - 6:38 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California has decided to retain Clay Helton, extending the head coach’s improbable 4 ½-year tenure atop the West Coast’s winningest college football program. New athletic director Mike Bohn announced the decision four days after the No. 24 Trojans (8-4, 7-2 Pac-12)...
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FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2019, file photo, LSU quarterback Joe Burrow (9) gestures thanks to the student section after playing his last game in Tiger Stadium, an NCAA college football game against Texas A&M, in Baton Rouge, La. Heading into this year’s slate of conference title games a case could be made that No. 1 LSU (No. 2 CFP), No. 2 Ohio State (No. 1 CFP) and No. 3 Clemson (No. 3 CFP) have all done enough already to lose their conference championship games and still get in the College Football Playoff. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
December 04, 2019 - 3:25 pm
Championship weekend rarely produces the type of upsets that throw the national championship race into turmoil. Heading into this year’s slate of conference title games, a case could be made that No. 1 LSU (No. 2 CFP), No. 2 Ohio State (No. 1 CFP) and No. 3 Clemson (No. 3 CFP) have all done enough...
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FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2007 file photograph, fans watch the Harvard football team playing Brown in Cambridge, Mass., at historic Harvard Stadium. The stadium has hosted the team's home games for more than a century, including their famed 1919/1920 season. Harvard's 7-6 victory over Oregon in the Jan. 1, 1920, Tournament East-West Football Game, a precursor to the Rose Bowl, was the only postseason appearance in the Ivy League school's century and a half of football. (AP Photo/Lisa Poole, File)
November 02, 2019 - 3:19 am
One hundred years ago, college football was still dominated by leather helmet-wearing Ivy Leaguers who played both offense and defense. The forward pass had been legalized about a dozen years earlier, but the outcomes were still largely decided by the running and kicking games. It was in this...
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A selection memorabilia from the 1920 Harvard University football season, including a dated leather football, a team photo and trophy, are displayed at the school's athletic complex in Cambridge, Mass., Friday Nov. 1, 2019. Harvard's 7-6 victory over Oregon in the Jan. 1, 1920, Tournament East-West Football Game, a precursor to the Rose Bowl, was the only postseason appearance in the Ivy League school's century and a half of football. (AP Photo/Jimmy Golen)
November 02, 2019 - 2:59 am
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Potential Harvard football players can expect to be sold on the school's elite academics and a history that includes eight U.S. presidents, more than 150 Nobel laureates and too many CEOs to count. What often surprises them when they walk into Harvard Stadium for the first...
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Grand Marshall Laurie Hernandez, from left, Tournament of Roses President Laura Farber, Grand Marshall Rita Moreno and Grand Marshall Gina Torres appear at the tournament house in Pasadena, Calif., on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019. Hernandez, Moreno and Torres will be the Grand Marshals for the 2020 Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade. (David Crane/The Orange County Register via AP)
October 15, 2019 - 3:22 pm
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Actresses Rita Moreno and Gina Torres and Olympic gymnast Laurie Hernandez have been named grand marshals of the 2020 Rose Parade. Tournament of Roses President Laura Farber announced the grand marshal selections Tuesday, saying each exemplifies the theme of the 131st Rose...
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Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly speaks to an offical during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Georgia, Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, in Athens, Ga. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart)
September 22, 2019 - 3:52 pm
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — As the Notre Dame players trudged off the field, they received appreciative cheers from the Georgia fans at Sanford Stadium. Yes, the Fighting Irish lost another big game, but they gained a new level of respect. Now the question is: Can they still make the College Football...
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September 16, 2019 - 3:44 pm
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — In a story Sept. 13 about the University of Wyoming honoring black athletes kicked off the football team, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Wyoming won the Sugar Bowl the year before the 1969 season. Wyoming lost the Sugar Bowl after the 1967 season in a game...
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