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UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 6, 2019, 2:01 p.m.

Steve Sarkisian inherits Alabama offense loaded with playmakers

Steve Sarkisian keeps hitting the jackpot when it comes to quarterbacks and other offensive playmakers. A former USC and Washington head coach, Sarkisian left Alabama after the national championship game …


Dominant Clemson, Alabama sit atop college football throne

Clemson and Alabama have dominated college football and their run looks to continue. The reigning champion Tigers and Crimson Tide have combined to win four straight national titles with matching …


Huskies bow out of softball series on Rachel Garcia’s walk-off HR for UCLA

Rachel Garcia hit a three-run walk-off homer in the 10th inning and threw a shutout as UCLA beat Washington 3-0 in 10 innings to reach the championship series.


UPDATED: Fri., April 26, 2019, 12:11 p.m.

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney signs largest college football contract ever

Two national titles in three years have helped earn Clemson football coach Dabo Swinney the biggest contract in college football history. University trustees approved the 10 year, $92 million deal …


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 16, 2019, 12:28 p.m.

Former Alabama QB Jalen Hurts transferring to Oklahoma

Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts has decided to transfer to Oklahoma. Hurts made the announcement in a story in the Players’ Tribune. He will be available immediately as a graduate transfer. …


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 10, 2019, 6:49 p.m.

Alabama, Clemson lead too early 2019 top 25 college football rankings, Washington State projected 24th

Now that the 2018 college football season has come to a close, here are my 2019 never-too-early top 25 college football rankings.


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 7:45 p.m.

AP Top 25 Heat Check: Wrapping up 2018 with eye toward 2019

Clemson beat Alabama for the national championship, but can the Tigers keep the Crimson Tide from reaching another less significant milestone?


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 9:13 a.m.

Clemson rolls Tide, wins second national championship in three years

Trevor Lawrence passed for 347 yards and three touchdowns and No. 2 Clemson rolled No. 1 Alabama 44-16 on Monday night in the College Football Playoff national championship game.


UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 6, 2019, 6:34 p.m.

Alabama-Clemson IV: Can Saban’s dynasty reach new heights?

Alabama-Clemson IV, the third meeting with the national championship on the line, will be played Monday night at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California. Tide vs. Tigers might be getting …


College Football Playoff: Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa says sprained ankle feeling good

Alabama quarterback and Heisman Trophy runner-up Tua Tagovailoa says his sprained ankle is feeling good two days before the Crimson Tide play Clemson for the national championship.


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 4:07 p.m.

Clemson-Alabama IV has precedents in other sports

Playoff games between Clemson and Alabama that determine college football’s champions have become as regular an occurrence in the winter as Golden State-Cleveland NBA Finals matchups are each spring.


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 3, 2019, 4:22 p.m.

Tickets for College Football Playoff title game between Alabama, Clemson available for cheap

Tickets for the CFP title game between Alabama and Clemson have never been cheaper.


Clemson’s NFL prospects step closer to championship goals

Clemson All-American defensive tackle Christian Wilkins is grateful for the journey he has taken during his final college season. But he says he hasn’t reached his destination yet. The second-ranked …


Gutsy calls by a gambling Nick Saban have turned title games

Nick Saban showed he’s capable of derring-do in Alabama’s past two national championship game wins. The coach famed for his scowl, his process and his meticulous down-to-the-tiniest detail nature has …


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 29, 2018, 10:12 p.m.

No. 1 Alabama beats No. 4 Oklahoma 45-34 to reach title game

Tua Tagovailoa threw for 318 yards and four touchdowns and No. 1-ranked Alabama beat No. 4 Oklahoma 45-34 in the College Football Playoff semifinal at the Orange Bowl.


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 29, 2018, 9:08 p.m.

Most memorable games of 2018 required working overtime

There was Alabama’s victory in the college football championship, not to mention the U.S. women capturing Olympic gold in a hockey shootout.


Orange Bowl preview: Alabama set for Oklahoma, with a title-game berth at stake

This is the fifth year of the College Football Playoff, and the fifth Alabama appearance in the four-team tournament to decide the national champion.


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 22, 2018, 9:13 p.m.

College Football Playoff: Alabama fans embrace Jalen Hurts from field to stage

They cheered Jalen Hurts as he picked up his diploma, and applauded his every big play this season.


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 14, 2018, 7:12 p.m.

Ranking college football’s top 10 bowl games you won’t want to miss

College football’s postseason is here and it rarely disappoints. This year should be no different with marquee matchups and storylines abound in the 39 bowl games.


Tua Tagovailoa produces everything but singular Heisman moment

Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa has really had that one Heisman moment this season. He was hurt and not quite himself in the Southeastern Conference championship game. The quarterback was sidelined …


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 30, 2018, 9:19 p.m.

Five things to watch on college football’s championship weekend: SEC play-in; Kyler Murray’s Heisman push

College football closes its regular season with championship weekend, leading to selection Sunday when the playoff is set and the bowls are matchups are finalized. This is the first season …


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 20, 2018, 7:01 p.m.

No movement for No. 8 Washington State in College Football Playoff rankings

For the fourth straight week, Washington State held its No. 8 spot in the CFP poll, released Tuesday afternoon on ESPN’s College Football Playoff show. The one-loss Cougars are still …


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 6, 2018, 10:13 p.m.

Washington State remains at No. 8 in College Football Playoff rankings

The Cougars needed a late touchdown on Saturday in Pullman to defeat California 19-13.


UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 3, 2018, 11:09 p.m.

Top 25 roundup: Alabama routs LSU in top-five showdown

Tua Tagovailoa threw two touchdown passes and ran 44 yards for a score in his toughest test this season, Alabama’s defense stifled No. 4 LSU, and the top-ranked Crimson Tide …


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 30, 2018, 4:47 p.m.

Alabama, Clemson, LSU, Notre Dame top 1st CFP rankings

Alabama, Clemson, LSU and Notre Dame are the top four teams in the first College Football Playoff rankings of the season. Michigan is fifth in the rankings, followed by Georgia …


Alabama’s Quinnen Williams a dominant force on D-line

The guys who have to block Quinnen Williams in practice aren’t the least bit surprised by his success on Alabama’s defensive line. Williams has emerged as a dominant force for …


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 24, 2018, 5:14 p.m.

Fake quotes tangle Washington’s Chris Petersen in more unwanted SEC drama

A quote attributed to Chris Petersen circulated last week, even being read on CBS nationally: “If we had Alabama’s schedule, we’d be undefeated.” The problem? Petersen didn’t actually say that.


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 20, 2018, 9:52 p.m.

Top-25 roundup: Purdue routs No. 2 Ohio State, shakes up CFP chase

D.J. Knox rushed for 128 yards and three touchdowns, David Blough threw for three more scores and Purdue shook up the College Football Playoff chase with a 49-20 blowout of …


Alabama is No. 1 at being No. 1 in AP rankings

Alabama is No. 1 at being No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll. The Crimson Tide made their 106th appearance at the top of the AP rankings, which …


No. 1 Alabama enters season with 6 new coaches on sidelines

Alabama coach Nick Saban had to recruit six new football assistants during the offseason while elevating two others to coordinator positions. It’s quite a new look for the top-ranked team …