1. Wisconsin Football: Grading the Badgers' Win over Illinois

    It wasn't pretty, but the Badgers improved to 9-2 with their 28-17 win over Illinois Saturday afternoon at Memorial Stadium. Despite 28 points and almost 200 yards on the ground, the offense struggled most of the day...

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  2. BCS Rankings: Predicting the Biggest Differences Between AP Poll and BCS Top 25

    As the 2011-12 college football regular season winds down, the BCS standings are once again in disarray and nobody is quite sure who's going to be playing for the Coaches' Trophy in January...

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  3. Penn State Scandal: Can Lions Overcome Distractions and Beat Wisconsin?

    Two weeks into life after Paterno, interim head coach Tom Bradley and Penn State are 1-1. By beating Ohio State 20-14 on Saturday, the Nittany Lions set themselves on a collision ...

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  4. BCS Rankings Week 13: The 5 Hottest Teams in the Country

    With all of the turmoil atop the BCS standings, it's easy to forget that there are a handful of teams in college football who are white-hot and peaking at the right time...

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  5. Bowl Predictions 2012: Where Would a 10-2 Michigan Wolverines Team Go?

    Self-proclaimed “Michigan man” Brady Hoke has led a resurgence during his first year in Ann Arbor, and at 9-2, the Wolverines are poised to play in a January bowl game...

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  6. BCS Rankings: Why Boise State Picked Worst Possible Year Not to Go Undefeated

    For the Boise State Broncos and their faithful, this weekend resulted in a lot of “what ifs” and “what could have beens...

    Sean Lansing Written by Sean Lansing about almost 3 years ago 1,421 reads 19 comments

  7. BCS Rankings: Why BCS Chaos Is Bad for College Football

    College football fans across the country are going to be disappointed again this season for the 14th year in a row. For those of you not counting, that is exactly the number of seasons that the Bowl Championship Series has been in existence...

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  8. BCS Rankings: How Far Will Oregon and Oklahoma State Fall?

    Just last week, both Oklahoma State and Oregon were riding high. The Cowboys were No. 2 in the nation, and all that stood between them and New Orleans was a severely overmatched Iowa State team and arch-rival Oklahoma...

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  9. Wisconsin Badgers vs. Minnesota Gophers: Grading the Badgers' Win

    Paul Bunyan's Axe is staying in Madison for another year. Russell Wilson, Montee Ball and the Wisconsin Badgers continued their dominance over the Gophers Saturday with an easy 42-13 victory in front of a lackluster crowd at TCF Bank Stadium...

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  10. Joe Paterno: Will He Ever Be Invited Back to Beaver Stadium?

    When interim Penn State head coach Tom Bradley was asked before the Nittany Lions faced Nebraska this weekend what he thought Joe Paterno would be doing for the game, Bradley said ...

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  11. Bowl Projections: 5 Teams Every BCS Bowl Would Love to Have

    As we near the end of another exciting and unpredictable college football season, representatives from all of the bowls will be jockeying to secure commitments from the nation's premier schools...

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  12. BCS Rankings: Which AP Top 25 Teams Will Be Lower in the BCS Rankings?

    With two Top Five teams falling this weekend, there's going to be a major shakeup in the latest installment of the BCS rankings. Regardless of the week's results, the Top 25 polls don't always match up with the BCS standings...

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  13. BCS Rankings: 5 Reasons Why Alabama Deserves LSU Rematch More Than Oregon

    With their impressive win against Stanford Saturday night, the No. 7 Oregon Ducks will likely move up the BCS rankings to as high as No. 4 on Sunday night...

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  14. Joe Paterno: 5 Events from 1949, Last Time JoePa Wasn't Coaching at Penn State

    Believe it or not, a lot has changed since 1949. One thing that had remained constant, however, was Penn State's head football coach: Joe Paterno . Not anymore...

    Sean Lansing Written by Sean Lansing about almost 3 years ago 677 reads 0 comments

  15. Bowl Projections: Boise State Goes from BCS Game to Lower Tier Game

    Live by the mid-major, die by the mid-major. Regardless of how good Boise State is each season, the reality is one slip-up means a bowl game in mid-December instead of January...

    Sean Lansing Written by Sean Lansing about almost 3 years ago 720 reads 7 comments

  16. BCS Rankings: 5 Teams Who Will Make the Biggest Moves Tonight

    With under a month left in the regular season, expect a major shakeup in the BCS standings this week after a pair of highly ranked teams fell. No...

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  17. Wisconsin Football: Grading the Badgers' Win vs. Purdue

    Wisconsin bounced back from consecutive losses in a big way Saturday by routing Purdue, 62-17. After a close first quarter, the Badgers outscored the Boilers 48-7 on their way to an easy victory...

    Sean Lansing Written by Sean Lansing about almost 3 years ago 511 reads 5 comments

  18. Wisconsin Football: Grading the Badgers' Loss vs. Ohio State

    It's hard to imagine the last two weeks going any worse for Bret Bielema and the Badgers. First, they see their dream season ruined on a last-ditch Hail Mary and a questionable call...

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  19. BCS Rankings 2011: The Worst Underperforming Teams of the 2011 Season

    With eight undefeated teams remaining through eight weeks of the season, college football has seen its fair share of overachievers this year. Despite a healthy crop of elite squads, there is no shortage of underperforming teams, either...

    Sean Lansing Written by Sean Lansing about almost 3 years ago 268 reads 0 comments

  20. Big Ten Football: Power Ranking Coaches for 2012 with Urban Meyer at Ohio State

    Home to some of the most legendary names to ever roam a college football sideline—Hayes, Schembechler, Paterno—the Big Ten is no stranger to great coaches...

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  21. Wisconsin at Ohio State: Division Is Still Badgers' for the Taking

    Wisconsin’s national title hopes might have been ruined last weekend in East Lansing, but it’s still Rose Bowl or bust in Madison...

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  22. Projected BCS Rankings 2011: Predicting What Standings Will Look Like on Dec. 4

    It’s the last weekend in October, and that means it’s crunch time in college football. A loss this late in the season will dash the title hopes of the unbeatens, and ...

    Sean Lansing Written by Sean Lansing about almost 3 years ago 605 reads 0 comments

  23. LSU vs. Alabama: Which Team Is More Likely to Stumble by Season's End

    Because both teams are blessed with a bye week before their colossal showdown, college football is guaranteed a perfect matchup next Saturday when No. 1 LSU travels to Tuscaloosa to face No...

    Sean Lansing Written by Sean Lansing about almost 3 years ago 1,319 reads 14 comments

  24. Wisconsin Football: Grading the Badgers Loss vs. Michigan State

    Spartan Stadium is quickly turning into a house of horrors for the Badgers. Last season, Michigan State handed Wisconsin their only loss of the season in East Lansing, and this weekend the Spartans ruined Bucky's dream season in Michigan...

    Sean Lansing Written by Sean Lansing about almost 3 years ago 1,663 reads 7 comments

  25. USC vs. Notre Dame: The 5 Greatest Games in the History of the Rivalry

    Like any great rivalry, you can throw away the records when Notre Dame and USC meet. Regardless of the season or the lot of either team, this game is always special...

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