December 15, 2003 | Gene Menez
Meant to produce an undisputed matchup between the nation's top two teams, the BCS has instead been one long study in turmoil
December 22, 1975 | John Underwood
The manipulations of Bear Bryant, along with a premature date for making matchups, explain why some of the traditional games lack their usual glitter while at least one of the newer ones promises to be a fiesta
December 05, 1966 | Joe Jares
In the last big week of the season Notre Dame bounced back to make a strong claim to be the nation's No. 1 team, even as Alabama's Bear Bryant was putting in a pitch on behalf of his unbeaten Southern powerhouse. The...
December 15, 2003 | Phil Taylor
*But not playing in the BCS title game. Why top-ranked USC got shafted and how the absurd system of deciding the national champion can be fixed
January 12, 1959
Perry Jones, U.S. Davis Cup captain, offering an explanation of why his team won: "It is not how you hold your racket, it's how you hold your mind."