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Bryant v. Benton: Area officials weigh in on tonights game
Public officials in Saline County were asked their predictions for tonights first-round football playoff game between rivals Benton and Bryant. In true political fashion, several of the officials didnt disappoint by failing to predict a winner.
The best of bowl season
Texas victory in the Rose Bowl certainly was a fitting end to the college football season. And with the Longhorns cheers still sounding, Rich Cirminiello bids farewell to the season by running down the top 100 bowl moments from the last few weeks.
It was glorious to see USC lose
College football championship games rarely live up to the hype surrounding them, but everyone would have to agree that last Wednesdays battle between undefeateds Texas and USC will forever go down as one of the greatest of all time.
In My Opinion: Rose Bowl bloom: Games rating highest since 87
bjackson@MiamiHerald.com News and views on broadcast coverage of the bowls: In an era of declining ratings, Wednesdays Rose Bowl bucked a trend. ABCs 21.7 for Texas win over USC (35.6 million viewers) was not only the highest BCS rating ever, but the highest college football rating since the 25.1 for the Penn State-Miami Fiesta Bowl in 1987. Channel 10 was below the national average, with a
$0.02: Believe USCs hype, but not the Rose Bowls
Seven points, thats it? What has gotten into the bettors in this country? Were not talking Yankees-Devil Rays, folks. This is USC, the best college football team in the USA. Yes, that U-S-C, as in Undefeated Since Cal - in 2003.
Cotton Bowl predictions
Texas Tech 54, Alabama 37: Mike Leach: College footballs Paul Westhead. Texas Tech 29, Alabama 24: With Holiday and Cotton bowl wins in his pocket, is Mike Leach blazing the Mack Brown Trail?
ON COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Jeff Shain | 66 Tide robbed of three-peat
Forgive the good folks of Alabama if they dont get too caught up in this historic three-peat quest by Southern California. The milestone would have been in the books 39 years ago. Truth be told, should have been in the books.
On mat now, but looking beyond
While wrestling holds his attention, a Sickles High senior plans for a quality college education.
After breakthrough 2002 season, Vick has not shown progress
The Atlanta Falcons Michael Vick stirred expectations as an unconventional 21st Century quarterback similar to those now being heaped on Texas star Vince Young.
Serving Marion, Illinois
Just thought I’d fire off one of those inane columns where I try and predict what the New Year might hold for the sports fanatic.