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Eliminator Week 5: So long Ducks, Dawgs, Sparty and Seminoles
Charlie Strong is lucky that billionaire T. Boone Pickens isn't a Texas alumnus. Pickens has been publicly critical of Mike Gundy, who coaches Oklahoma State, their alma mater. But Gundy was the one gloating after the Cowboys hammered the Longhorns 49-31 on Saturday. The Longhorns allowed 47 points
Two star QBs, two wild games, one Saturday to remember
Out in Arizona and Utah they have what's called the Grand Staircase, a gigantic swath of America stretching from Bryce Canyon through Zion National Park and into the Grand Canyon . Anyone who travels that route is able to witness the evolution of our planet firsthand, a visible journey that reveals
The Spirit Of A Legend
IN A CLEARING on a grassy hillside near a two-lane highway in eastern Pennsylvania lie the bones of Jim Thorpe, the man considered by many to be the world's greatest athlete. Fashioned of polished stone the color of red riverbank mud, his tomb is oblong and almost 6 feet tall. A truck rumbles past,
Eliminator Week 12: Playoff hopes remain for a dozen
Clemson coach Dabo Swinney had better start ordering some pizzas. Maybe Ohio State coach Urban Meyer can get him a good deal. With only two weeks left in college football's regular season, we're down to 12 teams for the four spots in the College Football Playoff. With plenty of important games left
College basketball coaches on the hot seat in 2015-2016
A year ago, we called this list " coaches who need to make a run ," but we're going back to what it truly is: A list of coaches on the dreaded hot seat. Getting off this list isn't easy. Just ask Oliver Purnell, Steve Lavin and Anthony Grant. They were all on it a year ago and are no longer at
The Note: Debate Expectations: Democratic Edition
NOTABLES --5 CANDIDATES, 5 THINGS THEY NEED TO PROVE AT THE FIRST DEMOCRATIC DEBATE: We’re finally here -- just hours away from the first Democratic presidential debate and the pressure is on, ABC’s MARYALICE PARKS and LIZ KREUTZ note. Five candidates are meeting tonight under the bright lights of
Eliminator Week 6: It's not Oregon's year
A year ago, Oregon played in the inaugural College Football Playoff Championship, losing 42-20 to Ohio State. Nine months later, the Ducks are 3-3 and are in danger of missing the postseason. Was Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Marcus Mariota that good? The Ducks lost for the third time in five
Carly Fiorina Added to Koch Brothers' Short List
Carly Fiorina has officially made it onto the short list of candidates being considered by the Koch Brothers’ network of donors -- potentially opening the door to a deep pool of money. Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce, the Koch brothers ’ umbrella group, which includes a sprawling network of
Jeb Bush: What's In A Name?
By MICHAEL FALCONE NOTABLES MITT ROMNEY ON THE EMERGING 2016 FIELD: The former Republican nominee assessed the fresh crop of potential 2016 Republican nominees yesterday, starting with newly-minted presidential candidate Ted Cruz: “He is a person of very sound capability and I think you’re going...
Man Indicted in Overdose Death of Billionaire's Grandson
A 21-year-old Texas man has been indicted for felony murder in the fatal heroin overdose of Texas billionaire T. Boone Pickens’ grandson. The indictment handed down by a Tarrant County, Texas, grand jury accuses Brennan Trainor Rodriguez of injecting heroin into the body of Thomas Boone...