College football Week 2 takeaways

College football Week 2 takeaways

Ten takeaways from a substantive and occasionally stunning weekend in college football: 1) Here lies the remains of Power Five football in the state of Florida. Time of expiration: 10:09 p.m. EDT. That’s when Florida completed its dismal home loss to perennial foil Kentucky — yes, Kentucky, which hadn’t beaten the Gators since 1986. The […]

College football WATCH GRID schedule guide, September 8

College football WATCH GRID schedule guide, September 8

You know how you really feel like eating a salad after a long weekend of fiestas? That’s kind of like Week 2 in college football. (Those of us who watched CFB for five straight days in Week 1’s gorgeous sprawl while also eating like football fans throughout are living the metaphor to completion.) Week 2 […]

College football bold predictions for Week 2 of the season

College football bold predictions for Week 2 of the season

USA TODAY Sports Published 12:02 p.m. ET Sept. 7, 2018 | Updated 12:16 p.m. ET Sept. 7, 2018 CLOSE SportsPulse: The Big Ten East came in with a ton of hype, but USA TODAY Sports’ Dan Wolken discusses why the SEC West is hands down better. USA TODAY Arizona State coach Herm Edwards watches his […]

Football Is Fear

Football Is Fear

Photo: Getty Drew Magary’s Thursday Afternoon NFL Dick Joke Jamboroo runs every Thursday during the NFL season. Email Drew here. Buy his book here. Behold it now, in all its grand and terrifying splendour: The Beehive Trail at Acadia National Park in Maine. A nasty little nub of a mountain. As mountain climbs go, it’s […]

Ready for some football? Not while I have the risks stuck in my head

Ready for some football? Not while I have the risks stuck in my head

This is what has been available to the football fan, from last Thursday to this Thursday, when we really get going: top-10 Washington against top-10 Auburn, iconic brand Michigan at iconic brand Notre Dame, the Falcons at the Eagles in a matchup of the past two NFC champions, Virginia Tech in Tallahassee against Florida State, […]

Football safety not scoring high enough in colleges and schools

Football safety not scoring high enough in colleges and schools

The Editorial Board, USA TODAY Published 7:35 p.m. ET Sept. 4, 2018 Focus on sports concussions can obscure the deaths that continue each year. Jordan McNair is not even the latest: Our view Jordan McNair in 2016.(Photo: Barbara Haddock Taylor/The Baltimore Sun via AP) You can add the name Jordan McNair to the list of […]

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