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Rose Bowl

Sport and Society for Arete -- Bowling

Richard Crepeau | Posted 12.19.2014 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

Each year more and more teams join the "select many" that are so honored because each year sees more and more bowl games blotting the landscape. It is nearly impossible for anyone to turn down an invitation to one of these events because the "prestige" (translate TV time) emanating from even the most obscure bowl, is too marvelous to reject.

What You Need to Know About the New College Football Playoffs

Emily Cornelius | Posted 10.20.2014 | Sports
Emily Cornelius

Back in 2008 when the then President-Elect Obama was asked about college football and how they determine a national champion, he explained that an eight-team championship would be the ideal playoff.

23 Things That Were at the 'On The Run Tour' at the Rose Bowl

Nile Cappello | Posted 10.06.2014 | Entertainment
Nile Cappello

13. Sex appeal: So. Much. Sex. Appeal. Real talk for a second -- do people naturally have that much sex appeal, or is it something that develops over time? Because I have never felt so un-sexy as I did watching Beyonce gyrate in a sparkly leotard over some sort of leather chair/pommel horse contraption.

HIGHIGHTS: Sparty Comes Out On Top In 100th Rose Bowl

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 03.03.2014 | Sports

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — When Kyler Elsworth soared over the pile to deliver the final hit of Michigan State's season, the storybook ending came with...

New Year's Day Bowl Schedule

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

It's New Year's Day. That means at least two things for many college football fans: It's time to grab the recommended dose of Tylenol and settle in fo...

The 100th Rose Bowl

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 03.02.2014 | Sports

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The game considered to be the first Rose Bowl was staged in 1902 to help pay for the Tournament of Roses Parade. An unexpect...

What to Look for at the 2014 Rose Parade

Bill Prescott | Posted 03.02.2014 | HuffPost Home
Bill Prescott

The amazing thing at this years Rose Parade is that there is one float made with over 94 percent American grown flowers. "Bedtime Buccaneers" is the float to watch and to cheer for!

Rose Bowl 2014 Preview: Matchup, Time, TV Info, Spread For 100th Edition Of 'Granddaddy Of Them All'

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 03.03.2014 | Sports

ROSE BOWL No. 4 Michigan State (12-1) vs. No. 5 Stanford (11-2), 5 p.m. (ESPN) Line: Stanford by 6 1/2. S...

Stars Of Critically-Acclaimed Documentary Score Major Gig

AP | MIKE CIDONI LENNOX | Posted 12.16.2013 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES (AP) — On New Year's Day, they'll finally travel that last 20 feet. Merry Clayton, Lisa Fischer, Judith Hill and Darlene Love — the ...

Matchup For 100th Rose Bowl Set

AP | By GREG BEACHAM | Posted 02.07.2014 | Sports

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Michigan State and Stanford have been selected to ring in the Rose Bowl's centennial. The No. 4 Spartans will...


AP | JOHN MARSHALL | Posted 12.08.2013 | Sports

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Stanford's players stood on the makeshift stage in the end zone, waving red roses as coach David Shaw accepted the Pac-12 champi...

Rose Bowl Float Celebrates Forgotten War!

Jay Weston | Posted 03.06.2013 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Watching the Rose Bowl Parade on New Year's day, I was thrilled to see two special floats. One was the float celebrating Military Dogs, and the other was the one celebrating the Forgotten War. My war.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 01.02.2013 | New York
Len Berman

The NFL has it right. 12 teams make the playoffs. But for those other 20 teams it feels as if the sky is falling. For some reason in the other sports, the consequences for not making the playoffs don't seem quite as harsh.

New Year's Day Bowl Roundup

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 01.02.2013 | Sports

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Aaron Murray threw five touchdown passes to set a Georgia bowl record, including two in the fourth quarter, and the sixth-ranked Bull...

Stanford's Amazing Rose Bowl Trick Play

Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

Stanford wasted no time in getting deep into the playbook against Wisconsin in the 99th Rose Bowl. On Stanford's very first possession, coach Davi...

ESPN Reporter Doesn't Appreciate Her Rose Bowl Interview Being Cut Short

Awful Announcing | Posted 01.02.2013 | Sports

By Reva Friedel, Awful Announcing After Stanford's 20-14 Rose Bowl victory over Wisconsin, ESPN's Heather Cox failed in her attempt to get the obli...

Wisconsin's 3rd Straight Rose Bowl Comes Up Thorns

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 01.01.2013 | Sports

PASADENA, Calif. -- The way Wisconsin's season played out, a third consecutive Rose Bowl loss fit right in. The unranked Badgers were beaten 20-14 by...

Stanford Wins Rose Bowl

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 03.03.2013 | Sports

PASADENA, Calif. -- Shayne Skov and Zach Ertz believe every game in Stanford's improbable football renaissance led the Cardinal to midfield at the Ros...

WATCH: Classic Rose Bowl Moments

Posted 01.01.2013 | Sports

When Stanford and Wisconsin take the field on New Year's Day in Pasadena they'll be authoring the 99th chapter in the most storied game in college foo...

LIVE: Rose Bowl

Posted 01.01.2013 | Sports

The 99th Granddaddy Of Them All is finally here. And the Badgers are back. Losers in the last two editions of the Rose Bowl, the Wisconsin Badgers...

New Year's Day Bowl Primer

Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

By Dave Miller, National Football Post The most sacred of days in college football is upon us. And although the BCS national championship game i...

Pentagon Makes 'Magnificent Gesture' To Honor Veterans

AP | JULIE WATSON | Posted 01.01.2013 | Politics

SAN DIEGO -- It's been almost 60 years since James McEachin returned home with a bullet still lodged in his chest, finding an America indifferent towa...

'The Granddaddy of Them All'

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 03.03.2013 | Sports

No. 8 Stanford (11-2) vs. Wisconsin (8-5), 5 p.m. (ESPN) Line: Stanford by 6. Series Record: Wisconsin leads 4-0-1. ...

Rose Bowl Features Top Runners

AP | By GREG BEACHAM | Posted 03.03.2013 | Sports

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Although Montee Ball and Stepfan Taylor have barely met, Taylor is pretty sure they would get along famously. "We ...

What To Do In BCS Bowl Cities

Posted 12.27.2012 | Travel

Since the world thankfully didn't end, college football fans are gearing up for their Super Bowl. In case you hadn't heard, the Fighting Irish of ...