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Money For College Athletes: Not If, But How

AP | RACHEL COHEN and RALPH D. RUSSO | Posted 01.07.2013 | College

MIAMI -- After decades when paying college athletes was thought to violate the spirit of amateurism, the enormous television revenue generated by spor...

Notre Dame Will Beat Alabama in BCS Title Game

Jordan Schultz | Posted 03.08.2013 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

For college football fans, it doesn't get much better than a tilt like this. Alabama is trying to win its third national title in four years -- and become the first program to do so since Nebraska in the mid '90s -- while Notre Dame has proved that painting gold on your helmets before every game isn't sacrilegious.

BCS Championship Pick: Alabama vs. Notre Dame

Paul Bessire | Posted 03.05.2013 | Sports
Paul Bessire

At best, Notre Dame is the fifth best team in the nation and, according to our projections, on a neutral field, would be an underdog to at least four teams in the SEC.

BCS Blockbuster Comes With Iffy Undercard

AP | RALPH D. RUSSO | Posted 12.03.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK -- The penultimate Bowl Championship Series gave college football a national championship matchup low on controversy and loaded with star pow...

Alabama Rolls Into BCS Title Game

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 01.31.2013 | Sports

ATLANTA — Alabama got a hand on the ball, which wobbled into the arms of a Georgia receiver who wasn't supposed to catch it. Before the Bulldog...

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Len Berman | Posted 03.11.2012 | New York
Len Berman

Alabama is clearly the #1 college football team in the country. But I think last night's BCS Championship Game will be more remembered as the one that finally tipped the scales in favor of a playoff system.

FWD: Best BCS Championship Game Ever! Can't Believe They Bought It!

Dan Treadway | Posted 03.11.2012 | Comedy
Dan Treadway

Let me take a moment to give particular praise to the work of Brent Musberger during the game, who going into the fourth quarter managed to make the idea of LSU crossing the 50-yard line on offense a compelling plot line.

Roll Tide Roll! Alabama Wins National Title

AP | By PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS -- The Alabama defense took no chances in the rematch. When Jordan Jefferson dropped back to pass, he was swept under by a tide of crimso...

What Movie Inspired Alabama?

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 01.10.2012 | Sports

In the aftermath of Alabama's dominating 21-0 triumph over LSU in the BCS National Championship Game, reporters were hoping to hear Nick Saban expound...

Tide Take No. 1 In AP Poll

AP | RALPH D. RUSSO | Posted 03.10.2012 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS — Alabama split the games and swept the titles. The Crimson Tide was voted No. 1 in the final Associated Press poll for the eighth ...

Nick Saban Wins Third BCS Title

AP | TIM DAHLBERG | Posted 03.10.2012 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS — The game, Nick Saban insisted rather testily the day before, was never about him. Said it wouldn't define him as a person or as a ...

Tide Celebration Rolls Onto Bourbon Street

AP | By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN and MARY FOSTER | Posted 01.10.2012 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS -- Alabama fans poured onto Bourbon Street late Monday night to celebrate the team's second BCS title win in three years with shouts of "R...

Alabama Kicker Ties Bowl Record In BCS Title Victory

AP | JOHN ZENOR | Posted 03.10.2012 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS — Jeremy Shelley redeemed Alabama's kickers. Shelley overcame a few errant kicks to equal a bowl record with five field goals in th...

Alabama Defense Shuts Out LSU

AP | By DAVE SKRETTA | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS -- Alabama delivered what everyone expected from the first play of the BCS title game, when a host of red jerseys stuffed LSU running back...

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Len Berman | Posted 03.10.2012 | New York
Len Berman

Have you been Tebowing since last night? The guy who wore 3:16 on his eye black at Florida, passed for 316 yards against a terrific Pittsburgh defense as the Broncos won in stunning fashion in overtime.

LSU Coach: Expect 'Big Boy' Football In Title Game

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 03.09.2012 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS — Les Miles squeezed out a smile, clenched his left hand nervously and extended his right hand toward Nick Saban. The coaches got in...

Does Alabama Have Advantage Over LSU In Rematch?

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 03.07.2012 | Sports

NEW ORLEANS — From Florida State's Sugar Bowl meltdown 16 years ago to New England's stunning Super Bowl loss, history suggests that it's tough ...

Ex-NFL Player Tells Disturbing Story About Nick Saban

Huffington Post | Dan Treadway | Posted 12.07.2011 | Sports

Nick Saban has never been known for his warm and fuzzy demeanor. For example, in the closing moments of Alabama's national championship game victory o...

Sports Blitz Now: Albert Pujols Fiasco, The Heisman Injustice And Dwight Howard's Trade Chances

HuffPost Radio | Posted 02.06.2012 | Sports
HuffPost Radio

Jordan Schultz and host Scott Braun break down the NBA free agency arms race, the injustices of the BCS and why Matt Barkley got so badly snubbed in the Heisman race.

Oklahoma State Falls Short Of BCS Title Game

AP | By NOAH TRISTER | Posted 12.05.2011 | Sports

-- While Alabama prepares to play for the BCS championship, the Oklahoma State Cowboys can only wonder how they would match up with the SEC's best. ...

Michael Dyer's Controversial Run (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

ESPN rated it the number one play of this past bowl season, and the Auburn Tigers might not have won without it. Auburn running back Michael Dyer p...

WATCH: Auburn Player Delivers Cheap Shot In BCS Title Game

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

With time running out in the first half of the BCS Championship game on Monday night, Auburn's Eric Smith delivered a cheap shot to Oregon's Dion Jord...


AP | EDDIE PELLS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

GLENDALE, Ariz. — For a brief moment, Michael Dyer stopped running. Hold on....

BCS Championship Game: Auburn vs. Oregon LIVE UPDATES

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

The 2011 BCS Championship game between the Auburn Tigers and Oregon Ducks is being played tonight in Glenadale, Ariz. Both teams had perfect 12-0 seas...

Cam Newton: Father Will Attend BCS Title Game

AP | JOHN ZENOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Cam Newton was part of a national championship team at Florida where the spotlight was far removed from him, and one at Blin...