USC v Oregon

Playoff Would Increase Drama BCS Curtails

hose who try to pass off the BCS as the best thing for college football will use the latest wild and riveting weekend of upsets and dramatic finishes as an example of why a playoff is a bad thing.



Daniel, Beagle Rescued From Alabama Gas Chamber, Adopted By New Family In Nutley

Joe Dwyer and his family adopted Daniel after hearing his incredible story and hopes to spread the word about animals in similar situations.


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LSU Superfan vs. Alabama Superfan: Why They’ll Win

There’s been a lot of talk leading up to the big LSU vs. Alabama game this Saturday. Sports writers, TV broadcasters, family, friends and even the mailman all seem to have an opinion. To some […]


CBS Local Picks: Who Comes Out On Top? LSU vs. Alabama

Nationally ranked SEC rivals #1 LSU and #2 Alabama go head-to-head on your local CBS station at 8pm EST Saturday, November 5th. The anticipation of this college football matchup has sports fans all over the […]


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Top 5 Stay The Same In AP Poll

Clemson and Kansas State tumbled in The Associated Press college football poll after losing for the first time this season, and the top five teams in the rankings held their ground.


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Casey’s Call: UConn Holds The Key; Week 4 College Football Preview

We are entering what will be the best weekend of college football to this point, but unfortunately as is so often the case, the biggest storylines apply to what’s happening off the field rather than on it.


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Casey’s Call: College Football – Week 2 Preview

The biggest game of the week is #3 Alabama (1-0) taking on #23 Penn State (1-0). Two of the winningest programs in college football history, two teams led by legendary coaches, two teams with BCS dreams.


Damaged cars are seen in the tornado wre

Sweeny: Yankees’ David Robertson Pitches In

Yankee reliever David Robertson knows what trouble looks like. He usually finds it when he comes into a ballgame with runners on base. But what Robertson saw in his hometown of Tuscaloosa, Alabama was unlike anything he’d seen before.


Ernie Darby hugs his son Davis Darby as they salvage what they can from their house after it was destroyed by a massive tornado - Joplin, MO - May 24, 2011 (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Natural Disasters Keep Stamford-Based AmeriCares Busy

While still providing aid to dozens of countries overseas, AmeriCares has been sending relief to flood and tornado stricken states in the south and Midwest.


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City Island Woman Continues To Get Donations To Send To Disaster-Ridden Alabama

The scene of devastation throughout the south — especially Alabama — broke the heart of Patricia Madsen, who decided to do something about it.


Tornado Damage - Tuscaloosa, AL - May 1, 2011 (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

North Shore Animal League Rescues Pets Left Homeless By Southern Tornadoes

Nearly 80 animals left homeless after tornadoes struck the south are coming to Long Island today.


The loss of life and property across the south touched the heart of City Island resident Patricia Madsen, so she decided to do something to help. (Credit: CBS 2)

City Island Woman Rallies Community To Help Tornado-Ravaged Alabama

The loss of life and property across the tornado-ravaged south touched the heart of one City Island woman, so she decided to do something to help.


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Alabama Rolls Over No. 7 Michigan State 49-7

Mark Ingram ran for two scores to break the Alabama career touchdown record, and the No. 15 Crimson Tide rolled past seventh-ranked Michigan State 49-7 on Saturday in the most lopsided Capital One Bowl in history.


Flu season

CDC Report: Widespread Flu Reports In New York

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says five states — including New York — had widespread reports of flu last week, up from zero two weeks earlier.


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Casey’s Call: College Football Recap – Crimson Collapse

Alabama learned a tough lesson on Friday – you have to play a COMPLETE 60 minute game if you want to beat a team as good as Auburn.