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Donovan McNabb #5 and fullback Rob Konrad #44 in action during a Syracuse game in 1998. (Photo by Vincent Laforet/Getty Images)

Donovan McNabb Riled Up After Syracuse Unretires No. 44

Syracuse is bringing back the football team’s famed No. 44 — and one famous alumnus isn’t happy.

05/20/2015

Lord Nelson with Dr. Karyn Malinowski at Gales Way Farm in Wrightstown, New Jersey, where he was stabled. (credit: Rutgers Equine Science Center)

Rutgers’ Lord Nelson, Only Horse Flagged In NCAA Game, Dies At 42

It was against Army in 1994 that Lord Nelson was penalized for unsportsmanlike conduct when he broke free and raced down the sideline at Giants Stadium.

04/15/2015

Columbia Lions football

Bagnoli Ends ‘Sabbatical’ To Take On Challenge Of Columbia Football

Columbia has lost 21 straight games, a string of futility that is still less than half of the school-record 44-game skid the Lions slogged through from 1983-88.

02/25/2015

Joe Paterno (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Penn St. Gets Wins Restored; Joe Paterno Again Winningest Coach

Penn State’s football team is getting back 112 wins wiped out during the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal and the late Joe Paterno has been restored as the winningest coach in major college football history.

01/16/2015

Quarterback Jameis Winston of the Florida State Seminoles reacts after losing 59-20 to the Oregon Ducks in the Rose Bowl on January 1, 2015 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Oregon Players Mock Winston With ‘No Means No’ Chant

Several Ducks players are facing team discipline after celebrating their Rose Bowl win by mocking Florida State QB Jameis Winston and allegations of sexual assault that have followed him.

01/02/2015

Marcus Mariota after Oregon's Rose Bowl victory  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images); Cardale Jones celebrates after Ohio State wins the Sugar Bowl. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

First Playoff Sends Oregon, Ohio State To Title Game

The Buckeyes are looking for their first national title since 2002. The Ducks are seeking their first, period. Now they’ll take it to Texas for a championship game with which no one can argue.

01/02/2015

Alabama coach Nick Saban  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images), Ohio State coach Urban Meyer  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Alabama-Ohio State Preview: Saban, Meyer Won’t Look Past Sugar Bowl

“Now that we’re here, there’s no conversation whatsoever about the next one,” Buckeyes coach Urban Meyer said, alluding to the first College Football Playoff title game Jan. 12 in Arlington, Texas.

01/01/2015

Jameis Winston (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images), Marcus Mariota (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Florida State, Oregon Ready For Rose Bowl Like No Other

Marcus Mariota and second-seeded Oregon (12-1) face Jameis Winston and third-seeded Florida State (13-0) on Thursday in the first national semifinal ever played at college football’s highest level.

01/01/2015

A fight breaks out on the field after the game between the Brigham Young Cougars and the Memphis Tigers at Marlins Park on December 22, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

WATCH: Miami Beach Bowl Ends In Wild Bloody Brawl

BYU and Memphis battled for 60 minutes, then again for two overtimes and literally fought after the final play.

12/23/2014

SANTA CLARA, CA - DECEMBER 05: Marcus Mariota #8 of the Oregon Ducks releases over coverage by Tra'Mayne Bondurant #21 of the Arizona Wildcats during the first half of the PAC-12 Championships at Levi's Stadium on December 5, 2014 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images

Heisman Watch: Oregon’s Marcus Mariota Will Win 2014 Heisman Trophy

Later this week the Heisman Trophy will add one new member to the most exclusive fraternity in sports. It is widely expected that Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota will hear his name announced as the 2014 Heisman Trophy winner, which would make him the first player in program history to win the highest individual honor in college football.

12/11/2014

SANTA CLARA, CA - DECEMBER 05: Marcus Mariota #8 of the Oregon Ducks scrambles in the first half against the Arizona Wildcats during the PAC-12 Championships at Levi's Stadium on December 5, 2014 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Stage For Awesome Playoff Set And How The Big 12 Can Join The Fun Next Year

The stage is now set for the first College Football Playoff, and it is going to be fantastic. Unfortunately, somebody had to be left out of the big party, and this year the Big 12 saw not one but two worthy candidates be shutout of the playoff.

12/10/2014

Yankee Stadium configured for a college football game in November 2014. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Pinstripe Bowl Pits Penn State Against Boston College At Yankee Stadium

The Nittany Lions will make their first postseason appearance since 2011 when they play Boston College in the Bronx on Dec. 27.

12/08/2014

Johnathan Vickers #22 and Keith Bryant #95 of the Florida State Seminoles join a team huddle before the game against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at the ACC Championship game on December 6, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Alabama, Oregon, Florida State and Ohio State Headed To College Football Playoffs

Alabama is the top seed and will play Ohio State in one semifinal at the Sugar Bowl in New Orleans. Oregon is the second seed and will play Florida State in the other semifinal at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California.

12/07/2014

CORVALLIS, OR - NOVEMBER 29: Quarterback Marcus Mariota #8 of the Oregon Ducks hurdles safety Justin Strong #39 of the Oregon State Beavers during the second quarter of the game at Reser Stadium on November 29, 2014 in Corvallis, Oregon. (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

Conference Championship Games Set Stage For Big Moments From Heisman Favorites

This week’s slate of conference championship games not only serves as an appetizer or opening round to the College Football Playoff, but it doubles as the grand stage for this year’s top Heisman candidates to showcase their stuff.

12/04/2014

COLUMBUS, OH - NOVEMBER 29: The Ohio State Buckeyes celebrate their 42-28 victory over the Michigan Wolverines by performing their alma mater song Carmen Ohio at Ohio Stadium on November 29, 2014 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: The Playoff Begins Now

The College Football Playoff will determine college football’s first national champion in the new playoff model in January, but the real playoff begins this weekend.

12/02/2014

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