Florida State will feel right at home in Rose Bowl

...its postseason quest for a second consecutive national championship in the same stadium it won the title a year ago: The Rose Bowl.The Seminoles, No. 3 in the College Football Playoff rankings, are riding a 29-game winning streak and intent...

Playoff teams well-represented on All-American list

...by Ducks cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu.The second-seeded Ducks will play third-seeded Florida State on Jan. 1 at the Rose Bowl.Crimson Tide receiver Amari Cooper, third in the Heisman voting, made the first team along with safety Landon...

Florida State begins preparations for Oregon in Rose Bowl

...Tallahassee before flying to Los Angeles on Dec. 26 in preparation for their semifinal game against No. 2 Oregon (12-1) in the Rose Bowl on Jan. 1.Fisher spent most of last week on the recruiting trail and attended the college football awards ceremony...

Marcus Mariota wins Heisman Trophy in landslide

...led Oregon to a spot in the first College Football Playoff.It will be a matchup of Heisman-winning quarterbacks in the Rose Bowl semifinal Jan. 1 with Mariota and the second-seeded Ducks facing Florida State and Jameis Winston.

College playoff teams have major star power; Big 12 lost in suffle

...Oregon vs. Jameis Winston, last season's Heisman Trophy winner, and defending national champion Florida State at the Rose Bowl.The winners will meet on Jan. 12 in Arlington, Texas, at the home of the Dallas Cowboys.A new era, indeed...

Oregon's Marcus Mariota heads Heisman finalists

...trophy.Mariota and the second-seeded Ducks will face Florida State and last year's Heisman winner Jameis Winston at the Rose Bowl in the College Football Playoff semifinals Jan. 1.Winston's omission from the group of finalists wasn't a...

Michaux: Playoff system isn't perfect, but a good start

...Nick Saban vs. Urban Meyer in the Sugar Bowl semi and presumed Heisman holders Marcus Mariota vs. Jameis Winston in the Rose Bowl semi ? are as compelling as anybody could want. Whichever two teams advance to the championship game on Jan. 12...

Heisman frontrunner Marcus Mariota makes it look easy

...later, Oregon was slotted No. 2 in the final College Football Playoff rankings and will face undefeated Florida State in the Rose Bowl on Jan. 1 for a chance to play for a chance to play for the national championship game.

History might work against Los Angeles in bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics

...main clusters that include such iconic, sun-splashed locations as the Hollywood sign, Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Santa Monica beach and Riviera Country Club. The downtown Los Angeles cluster would contain 12 venues...

Mississippi State safety Justin Cox arrested on domestic violence, burglary charges

...although his role hasn't been determined.Coach Steve Sarkisian confirmed Shaw will make his season debut tonight at the Rose Bowl.Shaw served a 10-game suspension for lying to the school about how he sprained both of his ankles shortly before...