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Stanford Running Back Tackles Own Teammate For His Own Good

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 01.03.2012 | Sports

There is tremendous risk each time a kick returner fields the ball in his own end zone and opts to run it out. Just ask Packers kick return Pat Lee. ...

All-Night Fiesta: Oklahoma State Edges Stanford In OT

AP | By JOHN MARSHALL | Posted 03.03.2012 | Sports

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Brandon Weeden threw for 399 yards and three touchdowns to Justin Blackmon in their final collegiate game, leading No. 3 Oklahoma S...

Breaking Down Every BCS Bowl Based On Plot Lines From Friday Night Lights

Dan Treadway | Posted 03.03.2012 | Sports
Dan Treadway

So it is now time to embark on the final chapter in my mindless quest to compare Friday Night Lights plot lines to bowl games.


AP | Posted 03.02.2012 | Sports

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Stanford (11-1) vs. Oklahoma State (11-1), 8:30 p.m. (ESPN) Line: Oklahoma State by 3 1/2. Serie...

Bowling For CA$H

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg & Chris Spurlock | Posted 08.07.2012 | Sports

Income inequality has become a hot topic for debate in the wake of the Occupy movements that have sprung up around the world during the past few month...

The Best Games Of The College Football Bowl Season

Huffington Post | Dan Treadway | Posted 12.21.2011 | Sports

With a schedule pockmarked with seemingly uninspiring events with names like the Belk Bowl and the Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl, it can be easy to ignore the...

Predict The Winners Of The BCS Games

Posted 12.05.2011 | Sports

Do you fancy yourself a college football expert? Or, are you an expert at sitting on the couch and watching football? Then try predicting the winners...

Who Will Win?: Stanford Faces Off Against Oklahoma State In The Fiesta Bowl

Huffington Post | Dan Treadway | Posted 12.05.2011 | Sports

Even though Oklahoma State and Stanford are set to face one another in the Fiesta Bowl on January 2nd, both schools are probably fuming over the party...

Elise Foley

Watchdog Takes Russell Pearce's 'Tainted' Contributions To AZ Doorsteps | Elise Foley | Posted 12.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With less than two weeks until the recall election of Arizona state Sen. Russell Pearce, a national campaign watchdog group is sending p...

Congress Should Investigate Conference Realignment Decisions

Brian Frederick | Posted 11.23.2011 | Sports
Brian Frederick

It's up to the public to ask of these university leaders: which is more important -- television revenues for entertainment or public subsidies for education? Because the two are diametrically opposed.

When College Presidents Exit the Public Square

The Chronicle of Higher Education | Posted 08.17.2011 | College
The Chronicle of Higher Education

William Ayers said that democracy requires dialogue, but that too many academics refuse to express their opinions.

Jon Kyl Won't Return Campaign Cash To Fiesta Bowl

AP | BOB CHRISTIE | Posted 07.24.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX — Politicians who received letters from the Fiesta Bowl requesting that they return tainted campaign contributions are responding, and n...

Fiesta Bowl Fined $1 Million, Stays In BCS

AP | FREDERIC J. FROMMER | Posted 07.11.2011 | Sports

WASHINGTON — At the cost of a $1 million fine, the Fiesta Bowl will keep its place in the Bowl Championship Series. The BCS presidential oversi...

SB1070 Goes to U.S. Supreme Court, SB1070 Author to Be Recalled

Dawn Teo | Posted 07.10.2011 | Politics
Dawn Teo

After drafting Arizona's controversial new immigration law SB1070 last year, Arizona state Senate President Russell Pearce held the spotlight and became the anti-immigration poster boy in Arizona and across the nation.

McComish, the Supreme Court and the Fiesta Bowl Scandal

Doug Kendall | Posted 06.04.2011 | Politics
Doug Kendall

On Monday, Arizona State Senator John McComish was at the Supreme Court to hear arguments in McComish v. Bennett, a challenge he brought to the state's Clean Elections Act. But McComish himself is evidence that the Court should reject his claim.

It's Not Just the Fiesta Bowl -- It's the BCS

Brian Frederick | Posted 06.01.2011 | Sports
Brian Frederick

The problem isn't one bowl. It's the BCS system. A system that encourages such absurd entitlement.

Major College Football Bowl CEO Fired Amid Controversy

AP | BOB BAUM | Posted 05.29.2011 | Sports

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — The Fiesta Bowl will be asked to justify its inclusion in the BCS after organizers for the Arizona game fired president and ...

2011 Fiesta Bowl Winner: Oklahoma Defeats UConn

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

JOHN MARSHALL, AP College Football Writer GLENDALE, Ariz. - The Oklahoma Sooners don't have to hear about their BCS losing streak anymore. They buste...

Fiesta Bowl 2011: Predict The Winner

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

The 2011 Fiesta Bowl on Jan. 1 features the Oklahoma Sooners and UConn Huskies. The Huskies lost four games this year and are making their first ever ...

USO & Tostitos Offer Up a Fiesta of Good Will for Those Far From Home

Joe Favorito | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Joe Favorito

A handful of brands seem to be coming up with a viable solution to use the college platform, the bowl platform, and the good will of the holiday season to create an effective win for all involved.

Oklahoma To Take On UConn In 2011 Fiesta Bowl

AP | JOHN MARSHALL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — The Fiesta Bowl missed its marquee matchup. Left with little choice after the Orange Bowl took No. 5 Stanford, the Fiesta B...

Army's Bowl Trip Bigger Than Just Football. Here's Why

Joe Favorito | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Joe Favorito

No, Army, Navy and Air Force being successful won't have the effect on the global economy that an effective stimulus plan would have. But in many ways that success can have a positive effect on moral and sales both home and abroad.

NCAA Announces Radical Realignment of College Sports

David Henry Sterry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
David Henry Sterry

The NCAA has decided on a new ranking system that evaluates each school according to how much money their athletic programs bring in. These rankings will be divided into four divisions: Platinum, Gold, Silver, Aluminum Foil.

Fiesta Bowl 2010: Boise State vs. TCU

AP | ANDREW BAGNATO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

GLENDALE, Ariz. — TC-Who? The Texas Christian Horned Frogs are used to the question....

Fiesta Bowl 2010: TCU Vs. Boise State

AP | ANDREW BAGNATO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Welcome to the BCS Buster Bowl. No. 3 TCU and No. 6 Boise State will meet in the Fiesta Bowl, marking the first time a BCS ...