Heisman Watch: Mariota And Gordon Leading The Race Down Final StretchOregon 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.
Heisman Watch: J.T. Barrett Has Led Ohio State's Resurrection As Playoff ContenderIf 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.
5 Must-Watch College Football Games This WeekendWith teams vying for four playoff spots and bowl game placements, this weekend can either cause a big shakeup or solidify seeds/rankings to both the bowl game and playoff picture. While there are many top matchups this weekend to watch, let's look at the 5 must-watch games that have the most at stake for the teams playing in them.
College Football Spotlight: Big Games In November Separate Contenders From PretendersOur expectations before the start of the season can quickly be tarnished in a flash. But no matter what happens, November will always find a way to set the stage for a championship race like no other month can.
College Football Spotlight: Get Ready To Debate One-Loss Playoff ContendersWhich one-loss team has the edge? So many pivotal games are still to come, and the temperature of the playoff change can be flipped and turned upside down any given week.
Barrett Runs, Passes Buckeyes Past Rutgers, 56-17J.T. Barrett completed his first nine passes, ran for 107 yards and two touchdowns and threw for three more scores to lead No. 13 Ohio State past Rutgers 56-17 on Saturday.
College Football Spotlight: Battered Big Ten Is Beleaguered, But Not Beaten Just YetUnfortunately for the Big Ten, the chance to prove itself on the national stage in 2014 has officially been missed.
NCAA Bracket Busters: Why Warren Buffett Is Still Rich And You're NotI'm upset. You're upset. And because misery never lacks company, so are all the other geniuses who penciled Cincinnati, Ohio State and Oklahoma into the third round.
Rothstein: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook; Memphis, Notre Dame & MoreThe Tigers are no longer in Conference-USA and that's just what they were reminded of when they were beaten at home on Saturday by Cincinnati. Next up? A date Thursday with Louisville.
Sports Verdict: Should A One-Loss Team Be In The BCS Championship Game?With the shocking loss of Alabama to Auburn, questions again arise regarding the optimization of the BCS system. One of the primary issues up for debate: should a team with one loss be eligible for the title game?
College Football Spotlight: Ohio State A Win Away From BCS Title Shot, Whether SEC Likes It Or NotIf Ohio State gets by the defensive juggernaut of Michigan State in Indianapolis, the Buckeyes absolutely deserve to head to the final BCS Championship Game of the BCS era regardless of what happens at the SEC Championship in Atlanta.
College Football Spotlight: Biggest Question Now Is Michigan State Or Oklahoma State?The easy question is to ask if Ohio State is better than Baylor, but the real question should ask if Michigan State is better than Oklahoma State. That is the most important question over the next few weeks, but it will not matter if Alabama and Florida State run the table to collide in Pasadena.
College Football Spotlight: Ohio State Is Going To Pasadena, But For Which Game?It feels weird to suggest that an undefeated Ohio State team could have absolutely no shot to play in the national championship game, but that is the reality staring down at the Buckeyes right now following the release of the latest BCS standings Sunday night.
Rothstein: This And That Around NCAA Basketball; Pinkston's Time & MoreThe 6-5 Pinkston is undersized but plays bigger than his height. After averaging 13.3 points and 5.0 rebounds last year as a sophomore, it's time for Pinkston to emerge as one of the better players in the Big East as a junior.
Sports Verdict: Which Coach Will Have More Wins This Season? Urban Meyer Vs. Nick SabanBoth Alabama and Ohio State are regarded as monstrously strong this year. Which coach will walk away with the most wins?