Marcus Mariota and Oregon turned an avalanche of Florida State mistakes into a mountain of points and the Ducks rolled past the defending national champions 59-20 Thursday to turn the first College Football Playoff semifinal into a Rose Bowl rout.
Second-ranked and undefeated Florida State begins its postseason quest for a second consecutive national championship in the same stadium it won the title a year ago: The Rose Bowl.
More than 51,000 soccer fans turned out Monday night to watch Manchester United take on Liverpool FC in the Guinness International Championship Cup.
Miami Gardens may be the next site for a special 16-nation edition of soccer tournament Copa America in 2016.
Jameis Winston threw a 13-yard touchdown pass to Kelvin Benjamin with 13 seconds left and No. 1 Florida State beat No. 2 Auburn 34-31 to win the last BCS national championship game on Monday night.
BCS executive director Bill Hancock says the creation of the Bowl Championship Series was a bigger and more challenging step in the evolution of college football’s postseason than going to a four-team playoff.
Monday’s showdown between Florida State University and Auburn University will also include a showdown between political rivals Governor Rick Scott and his chief re-election rival, Charlie Crist. The two are cashing in on the BCS National Championship Game in Pasadena.
A week ago, the Southeastern Conference looked as though it had finally been vanquished.
The Ohio State Buckeyes have run roughshod over the Big Ten Conference this year and stand one win away from claiming the Big Ten Championship.