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Rose Bowl Teams Limit iPad Use
Hacking Concerns
Rose Bowl Teams

Hacking Concerns Rose Bowl Teams

Alabama, Michigan limit viewing of game film

(Newser) - The Alabama Crimson Tide caused a stir at the Rose Bowl when they revealed they've restricted their players' game film viewing on iPads heading into the College Football Playoff semifinal against Michigan because of concerns about hacking. As it turns out, Michigan is also taking precautions. The Wolverines also...

ESPN Analyst 'Looking OK' After On-Air Collapse

Former soccer goalie Shaka Hilsop had a scary moment

(Newser) - A scary moment over the weekend for two ESPN announcers, after one witnessed the other collapsing during a live broadcast from California's Rose Bowl. It was just a few minutes before kickoff for a friendly match between the AC Milan and Real Madrid soccer clubs on Sunday when former...

Famed UCLA Coach Said He Was Average
Famed UCLA Coach
Said He Was Average

Famed UCLA Coach Said He Was Average

Terry Donahue led Bruins in all-time victories

(Newser) - Terry Donahue, who took over UCLA's program at the age of 31 and went on to become the school's winningest football coach ever, has died. He was 77 and had fought cancer for two years, KNBC reports. Among his distinctions was being the first person to appear in...

Check Out This Incredible Rose Bowl Move
Incredible Rose Bowl
Move Is a Must-See

Incredible Rose Bowl Move Is a Must-See

Najee Harris hurdles Notre Dame defender

(Newser) - Alabama's star running back Najee Harris pulled off an incredible move during Friday's Rose Bowl, hurdling Notre Dame cornerback Nick McCloud. USA Today notes the 6'2", 230-pound Harris pulled off the same thing during the SEC Championship against Florida. After the 53-yard gain that ensued, Alabama scored...

Georgia Beats Oklahoma in Classic Rose Bowl

Bulldogs prevailed in double-overtime thriller

(Newser) - Sony Michel burst through the line for a 27-yard touchdown run to give No. 3 Georgia a 54-48 victory Monday night against No. 2 Oklahoma, winning the first overtime Rose Bowl and sending the Bulldogs to the College Football Playoff championship game. Michel, who had a fumble in the fourth...

College Playoff Set After Toughest Decision Yet

Ohio State fans will not be happy

(Newser) - Alabama is in. The Crimson Tide got the nod over Ohio State and will play Clemson in the College Football Playoff on Jan. 1 in the Sugar Bowl, per the AP . Oklahoma and Georgia will meet in the Rose Bowl on the same day. Tide or Buckeyes was the question...

Oregon Wins 1st Rose Bowl in 95 Years

Beats Wisconsin 45-38

(Newser) - Oregon's incredible offense busted up Wisconsin and the record books on the way to the Ducks' first Rose Bowl victory in 95 years. Darron Thomas passed for three touchdowns, De'Anthony Thomas scored on runs of 91 and 64 yards, and the No. 6 Ducks earned their first bowl...

Please, Penn State, Decline Your Bowl Game
Please, Penn State, Decline Your Bowl Game

Please, Penn State, Decline Your Bowl Game

This season needs to be put out of its misery, Chris Dufresne argues

(Newser) - Penn State has been tone deaf throughout the Jerry Sandusky crisis, so it’s no surprise that its interim president recently said the team should play in a bowl game this year. Wrong, says Chris Dufresne of the LA Times . “Penn State’s season can’t end fast enough....

Alabama Holds Off McCoy-Less Texas

 Alabama Holds Off 
 McCoy-Less Texas 

Alabama Holds Off McCoy-Less Texas

Texas rallies without QB, but Crimson Tide wins 37-21

(Newser) - Top-ranked Alabama rolled out to a big lead after No. 2 Texas lost star quarterback Colt McCoy on its first offensive series, and the Crimson Tide held off a furious second-half rally in a 37-21 victory that won the school its 13th national college football championship. McCoy, a Heisman Trophy...

Texas Win Would Be Hollywood Ending, But ...
 Texas Win Would Be 
 Hollywood Ending, But ... 

Texas Win Would Be Hollywood Ending, But ...

... Alabama's just a better team

(Newser) - With the Bowl Championship Series title game set for Thursday night at the Rose Bowl, a Hollywood ending is called for—meaning, Chris Dufresne writes, a Texas victory. After all, it was 4 years ago on that very field that Vince Young showed a young Colt McCoy how to win...

Sullenberger Leads Rose Parade

Hero of Flight 1549 feted in home state

(Newser) - Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger made a splash 3,000 miles from the Hudson River today, serving as grand marshal of the 121st annual Tournament of Roses Parade through the streets of Pasadena, Calif. This year's parade celebrated everyday heroes—a perfect fit for the captain of US Airways Flight 1549,...

USC Crushes Penn State to Win Rose Bowl
USC Crushes Penn State
to Win Rose Bowl
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USC Crushes Penn State to Win Rose Bowl

(Newser) - Southern California made a strong case of its own to be No. 1 as it manhandled Penn State in the Rose Bowl, 38-24. Mark Sanchez passed for 413 yards and four touchdowns, and USC dominated on defense. Out of the BCS championship mix, the fifth-ranked Trojans (12-1) could only wonder...

Paterno Signs 3-Year Deal
 Paterno Signs 3-Year Deal 

Paterno Signs 3-Year Deal

(Newser) - Penn State coach Joe Paterno has a new three-year contract extension to go along with his new hip. The Hall of Famer and winningest coach in major college football history will keep the post he has held for 43 years through 2011. Terms were not made public. Paterno, who turns...

Penn St. Heads to Rose Bowl; Paterno Not Retiring

(Newser) - After securing a trip to the Rose Bowl with a decisive 49-18 win today over No. 17 Michigan State, Penn State coach Joe Paterno gave his fans another reason to smile. "I'm planning on coming back, yeah," said the 81-year-old Paterno. "I never planned otherwise." Rumors...

Bowl System May Violate Federal Law
Bowl System May Violate Federal Law

Bowl System May Violate Federal Law

Congress explores launching antitrust probe, backing playoff

(Newser) - A Congressional resolution could have the Justice Department looking into whether the college football bowl system is illegal, the AP reports. The authors of the resolution say  the system restricts trade because only the biggest schools seem to have a shot at being voted into the championship game. A look...

Rose Bowl Party Tab: $2M
Rose Bowl Party Tab: $2M

Rose Bowl Party Tab: $2M

Illini, Mizzou organizers grapple with nightmare logistics

(Newser) - The Big Ten conference has given Illinois $2.1 million to spend on its nine-day, 600-head Rose Bowl jaunt—a sign of the times, says the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, in an era of increasingly lavish college football bowls. The Missouri Tigers program, meanwhile, will have to make do with a...

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