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In Depth
November 29th, 2014
By Mike Moen

Historic (And Wacky) Trophies Intensify College Football Rivalries

College football has plenty of rivalries, and some of them have more flair than others. Mike Moen looks at the history of some unusual trophies that are up for grabs this weekend.

Sports History
November 15th, 2014

Lehigh Vs. Lafayette: ‘The Rivalry’ Reaches 150

No college football rivals have played each other more often than Lehigh and Lafayette. With the 150th edition of “The Rivalry” slated for next weekend at Yankee Stadium, we speak with the two captains from the 1964 season who shared some surprising stories from the 100th game.

In The News
November 15th, 2014

LSU’s Tiger Doesn’t Want To Watch LSU Games

LSU’s mascot is a real tiger named Mike VI. He is supposed to get into a cage to come to the Tigers’ home football games, but Mike hasn’t felt like it lately. Jonathan Martin of the New York Times joins us to explain.

In The News
October 18th, 2014

Autographs And The NCAA’s ‘Own Little Universe’

Georgia running back Todd Gurley and Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston are under investigation after an autograph-authentication business certified their signatures on thousands of items. But, as Michael Weinreb tells Bill Littlefield, it’s the image of the NCAA that’s taking the biggest hit from the scandal.

In The News
October 18th, 2014

Mississippi State Is No. 1 For The First Time Ever

Mississippi State started the season outside the AP Top 25 poll. Six wins later, the Bulldogs are ranked No. 1 in the country. How did it happen? The Clarion-Ledger’s Michael Bonner joins Bill Littlefield.

Featured Book
October 11th, 2014

Daniel Rodriguez: From Soldier To College Athlete In ‘Rise’

While serving in the U.S. Army in Afghanistan, Daniel Rodriguez made a promise — that when he returned home, he would play college football. Rodriguez joins Bill Littlefield to discuss his new book, ‘Rise: A Soldier, a Dream, and a Promise Kept.’

Feature
October 4th, 2014
By Greg Echlin

Out Of Prison, Running Back Returns To College Football

Vershon Moore spent more than two years in jail for the armed holdup of a credit union not far from where he now attends class and plays football at Washburn University. Reporter Greg Echlin spoke with Moore about his life after prison.

Only A Blog
October 1st, 2014
By Martin Kessler

Following Mishandling Of Head Injury, Michigan Students Call For AD’s Ouster

Michigan students rallied on the steps of the university president’s residence Tuesday night, calling for the removal of the school’s athletic director and head football coach. At issue is the school’s handling of a head injury suffered by Michigan quarterback Shane Morris during Saturday’s 30-14 loss to Minnesota.

In Depth
September 27th, 2014

Charlie Strong Enforcing ‘Core Values’ At Texas

First-year Texas Longhorns head coach Charlie Strong has kicked nine players off the football team since March. What’s his plan? Associated Press reporter Jim Vertuno joins Bill Littlefield to explain.

Featured Book
August 23rd, 2014

‘The Opening Kickoff’ Reveals Parallels Between Football’s Early Years And Today

Pay for play? Academic eligibility issues? Concerns about player safety? Those topics are big news in college football today, but they were just as prevalent in the 1890s when the game was new. Big Ten Network anchor Dave Revsine joins Bill Littlefield to discuss his new book ‘The Opening Kickoff.’

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