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ESPN Fires Announcer for 'Sweet Baby' Crack

Ron Franklin canned for sexist remark to colleague

(Newser) - Ron Franklin's 23-year career at ESPN is over because of sexist remarks he made to a colleague. "Listen to me, sweet baby, let me tell you something," Franklin said to sideline reporter Jeannine Edwards ahead of last week's Chick Fil-A-Bowl in the middle of an interview. When she... More »

Stop Mocking 'Sad Cowbell Girl': She's Blind

Miraculously, Web tones down response after revelation

(Newser) - Perhaps it was because it occurred at the Fiesta Bowl that web memesters got so much mileage from a video of a Boise State band member whacking on a cowbell with nary a hint of fiesta to be found on her face. Cut the mockery and stifle the spinoffs, Brenna... More »

Boise State Tops TCU, Finishes 14-0

Prolific Broncos slowed, but win 17-10, cap 14-0 season

(Newser) - Boise State staked its (highly unlikely) claim on college football’s national championship tonight, holding off fellow unbeaten Texas Christian, 17-10, to win the Fiesta Bowl and finish 14-0. The No. 6 Broncos entered the game as the nation’s highest-scoring team, but the third-ranked Horned Frogs (12-1) held them... More »

Best, Worst of Bowl Season

Watch title game, skip Little Caesars (except the pizza)

(Newser) - With college football bowl season set to begin today, Dennis Dodd tells you which of the 34 are appointment viewing, and which you should avoid at all costs. The top three:
  • BCS title game—Alabama vs. Texas (Jan. 7, ABC): Storied traditions, a Heisman winner … and coaches with combined
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