Pasadena magic: The 105th Rose Bowl Game in photos

PASADENA, CA-Ohio State threatened to run away from the University if Washington in the 105th Rose Bowl Game. By halftime. the Buckeyes led 21-3 and looked like they would make this round matchup between the Big Ten Conference and the Pac-12 Conference a lopsided contest. When Urban Meyer’s team added another touchdown in the the […]

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Rose Bowl Game is Urban Meyer’s last stand

The soulful crooning group Boyz II Men would say it best: It’s hard to say good-bye. That’s where we’re at with Ohio State coach Urban Meyer. The 2019 Rose Bowl Game between Ohio State and the University of Washington is going to have a lot of tears riding on it. And a lot of memories […]

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The 101st Tournament of Roses Rose Queen unveiled

PASADENA, CA-Seven amazing young women lined up on stage at the storied Pasadena Playhouse to find out which one of them would be the fortunate one to be named the Tournament of Roses 101st Rose Queen. Beautiful and amazingly talented, all seven young women who make up the 2019 Royal Court would have made great […]

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Trojans’ key to success: run Jones

LOS ANGELES, CA-Timing is everything. USC running back Ronald Jones II proved that in the Trojans’ 49-35 win at home Saturday. Just when things were getting a bit crazy for the Trojans at the end of the ballgame, just when Arizona star quarterback Khalil Tate was imposing his will on the contest by rallying his team from […]

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USC won Rose Bowl with receiver plan

PASADENA, CA-Quarterbacks usually get all the glory when their team wins. For the USC Trojans, when things went bad early in the 2016 college football season, a good portion of the blame, fair or unfair, was put squarely on the shoulders of Max Browne. When coach Clay Helton inserted Sam Darnold into the starting lineup […]

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USC-Penn State: A game to remember

PASADENA, CA-Well, that was a lot of fun. Thank goodness for the USC Trojans and the Penn State Nittany Lions. USC and Penn State didn’t just play a game inside the 103rd running of the Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual. Outside of the national championship showdown between Alabama and Clemson, the Trojans and the […]

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Stanford has its ‘Hogan’ hero

LOS ANGELES-Following a legend isn’t so bad. But when you’re walking behind in the shadows of a man considered the Next Great NFL Quarterback, the pressure to live up to those high standards, can no doubt either be a blessing or a curse. In the case of Stanford quarterback Kevin Hogan, it has all worked […]

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Christian McCaffrey’s Rose Bowl party

PASADENA, CA-Two more years. Opposing teams will have to contend and try to stop Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey for two more years. That’s going to be one heck of a task. Better yet, good luck with that one. McCaffrey may not have won the Heisman Trophy this year, but he made it quite clear in […]

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Stanford’s Rose Bowl path defined

ANAHEIM-The Stanford football team can look back and think lesson learned from the first game of the 2015 college football season. That game was the catalyst that turned around their attitude for the rest of the season. The 16-6 loss to an unheralded Northwestern team on opening day didn’t just raise some eyebrows among the […]

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