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Colleges

College fans make travel gambles in picking postseason trips

LOS ANGELES — The bowl trip is a holiday tradition for many college football fans. Take some time off around Christmas and New Year’s Day and go watch your favorite team play a big game. Maybe even the biggest game.
Published: 12/31/14

Outback Bowl ad will showcase area nationally

TAMPA — Outback Bowl watchers across the country will get a taste of what the region has to offer when they view Visit Tampa Bay’s national ad.
Published: 12/31/14

FSU prevails on Florida’s fluke tip-in

TALLAHASSEE — Florida forward Jacob Kurtz accidentally tipped in Devon Bookert’s miss with 0.4 seconds left to give Florida State a 65-63 win against its in-state rival on Tuesday night.
Published: 12/31/14
Outback Bowl will mark 50th start for Auburn’s Dismukes

Outback Bowl will mark 50th start for Auburn’s Dismukes

For Auburn University senior center Reese Dismukes, it’s a prideful milestone. The Outback Bowl represents the finish line, the final chance to line up as a Tiger, the last chapter in a roller-coaster career.
Published: 12/30/14
Updated: 12/31/14
Off-field woes, critics enough to cause FSU coach Fisher to blow his top
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Off-field woes, critics enough to cause FSU coach Fisher to blow his top

Jimbo Fisher should be sitting comfortably at the head table when it comes to best college coaches. Maybe he’ll get there one day, Martin Fennelly writes, when he no longer needs to defend his players amid off-field problems,
Published: 12/30/14
Updated: 12/31/14
Outback Bowl Notes: Alvarez happy to grant players’ request

Outback Bowl Notes: Alvarez happy to grant players’ request

TAMPA — Barry Alvarez couldn’t say no.
Published: 12/30/14
In Harbaugh, Michigan hopes to find its Saban

In Harbaugh, Michigan hopes to find its Saban

Michigan needed a game-changer. A coach who could restore the shine to one of the college football’s jewels. The Wolverines needed their Nick Saban, who pulled Alabama from the muck of mediocrity and made the Crimson Tide champions again.
Published: 12/30/14

Auburn’s top receiver will not play in Outback Bowl

TAMPA — Auburn will have to play Wisconsin without its leading receiver.
Published: 12/29/14
Former Armwood LB Striker comes up big at Oklahoma

Former Armwood LB Striker comes up big at Oklahoma

When his No. 24-ranked Sooners take on No. 18 Clemson in the Russell Athletic Bowl, Eric Striker will step onto the field at the Citrus Bowl with another opportunity to make history.
Published: 12/29/14
Outback Bowl notes: All Muschamp can do for now is watch

Outback Bowl notes: All Muschamp can do for now is watch

TAMPA — The future of Auburn’s defense is again under the control of former Florida head coach Will Muschamp, who earlier this month signed a three-year deal reportedly worth between $1.6 and 1.8 million annually, making him the highest...
Published: 12/29/14