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EUGENE, OR - NOVEMBER 22: Quarterback Marcus Mariota #8 of the Oregon Ducks warms up prior to the game against the Colorado Buffaloes at Autzen Stadium on November 22, 2014 in Eugene, Oregon. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Mariota And Gordon Leading The Race Down Final Stretch

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota looks to be the favorite this season, but Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon also has a decent shot to win the award. Everybody else may be playing for third place.

11/26/2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - NOVEMBER 15: Briean Boddy-Calhoun #29 of the Minnesota Golden Gophers catches a pass intended for Corey Smith #84 of the Ohio State Buckeyes during the first quarter of the game on November 15, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: A Time To Be Thankful For Rivalries

With Thanksgiving upon us, we should all take some time to think about what we are thankful for. There is plenty of drama to pay attention to this weekend, and that is something every college football fan can be thankful for.

11/25/2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - NOVEMBER 15: J.T. Barrett #16 of the Ohio State Buckeyes carries the football against the Minnesota Golden Gophers during the second quarter of the game on November 15, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: J.T. Barrett Has Led Ohio State’s Resurrection As Playoff Contender

If you are looking for this year’s young rising star with a shot to win the Heisman Trophy, look no further than Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett. The freshman starting quarterback has stepped into a tough spot and has grown and matured along the way with terrific results.

11/20/2014

School cafeteria (file/credit: JEFF PACHOUD/AFP/Getty Images)

Go Figure: Study Finds Girls Who Were Called Fat As Kids More Likely To Be Obese Later

A new study out of UCLA included more than 2,300 girls from across the country who had their height and weight checked when they were 10 and again when they were 19.

04/30/2014

HOUSTON, TX - APRIL 02: Jamie Skeen #21 of the Virginia Commonwealth Rams goes to the hoop against Matt Howard #54 of the Butler Bulldogs during the National Semifinal game of the 2011 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship at Reliant Stadium on April 2, 2011 in Houston, Texas.

Top 5 Moments In NCAA Final Four History

The NCAA Final Four has given us many amazing moments in its illustrious history. Here are the top 5.

04/03/2014

Dakari Johnson #44 of the Kentucky Wildcats drives against Darius Carter #12 of the Wichita State Shockers. (credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Keidel: March Sadness Ends Cinderella Story

We’re being told this is a classic tournament, with juggernauts about to collide like meteors over Texas, and a classic Final Four in store for us. Depends on your view of classic. Does an Arizona – Florida Finals sound unprecedented? Is that must-see TV?

03/27/2014

Jordan Adams #3 of the UCLA Bruins drives against the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks during the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Viejas Arena on March 23, 2014 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

UCLA Beats Lumberjacks 77-60 To Reach Sweet 16

Jordan Adams scored 19 points and UCLA beat Stephen F. Austin 77-60 on Sunday to reach the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2008.

03/23/2014

Brandon Ashley and Nick Johnson of the Arizona Wildcats defend against Glenn Robinson III of the Michigan Wolverines on December 14, 2013 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Arizona defeated Michigan 72-70. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Rothstein: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook; Arizona, Duke-UCLA & More

There is no team more prepared for the long haul than the Wildcats.

12/16/2013

Shabazz Napier (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Rothstein: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook; UConn, UCLA & More

The Huskies showed signs of brilliance in Friday night’s 78-77 win over Maryland at the Barclays Center, and even though they only beat the Terps by a single point, there was more than enough reasons to believe that Kevin Ollie’s squad will be a top 15-20 team all season.

11/11/2013

Memphis head coach Josh Pastner (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Rothstein: This And That Around NCAA Basketball; Memphis’ Chemistry & More

The NCAA’s decision to grant Missouri transfer Michael Dixon a waiver to play immediately without sitting out a season instantly makes Memphis better — on paper.

09/06/2013

Head coach Sean Miller of the Arizona Wildcats. (Photo by William Mancebo/Getty Images)

Jon Rothstein’s PAC-12 Offseason Notebook

After years of struggling as a whole nationally, the conference is set to have its best overall season in a very long time.

07/15/2013

Kyle Anderson (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Rothstein: Kyle Anderson Ready To Lead UCLA In 2013-14

If you want him to score, he’ll score. If you want him to rebound, he’ll rebound. And if you want him to run your team, he’ll do it with precision at 6-foot-9. But what about Anderson’s ability to lead?

06/12/2013

Head coach Fred Hoiberg of the Iowa State Cyclones. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Rothstein: This And That Around NCAA Basketball; Iowa State, SMU & More

Iowa State needs to get back to the way they initially built their program under Fred Hoiberg — taking transfers.

05/24/2013

Head coach Leonard Hamilton of the Florida State Seminoles (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Rothstein: This And That Around NCAA Basketball; Wiggins’ Call, Duke-UCLA At MSG & More

Andrew Wiggins, the consensus No. 1 prospect in the Class of 2013 is expected to make his college decision in the early portion of this week.

05/13/2013

Ben Howland (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Report: Former UCLA Coach Ben Howland Interested In Open Rutgers Post

According to CBSSports.com, former UCLA head coach Ben Howland is “intrigued” by the open Rutgers post and third-party discussions have taken place.

04/06/2013

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