Business leaders worried bill could prompt NFL to relocate Super Bowl – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comThe Republic points out that the league moved the 1993 Super Bowl to the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., after Arizona voters failed to approve a state holiday honoring Martin … Read More

Michigan State overtakes Stanford in Rose Bowl – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChroniclePasadena –. Stanford traded blows with another smash-mouth team on New Year’s Day, and this time, the other guys connected too many times. The Cardinal offense was held … Read More

Mark Dantonio, Mich. St. president expected Rose Bowl – USA TODAY

USA TODAYPASADENA, Calif. – Before every football game this season, Michigan State president Lou Anna Simon would exchange text messages with Spartans coach Mark Dantonio and offer encouragement to the … Read More

Michigan St beats Stanford 24-20 in Rose Bowl – MiamiHerald.com

MiamiHerald.comPASADENA, Calif. — On a confetti-covered stage atop a hallowed field, Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio managed to sum up a quarter-century of frustration, a stellar season and a tenacious … Read More

Brennan: Dantonio sends message, Spartans still Rosy – USA TODAY

USA TODAYPASADENA, Calif. – Not many big-time college football coaches these days are willing to make the decision Mark Dantonio made Christmas night. He suspended a superstar, the face of … Read More

Michigan State holds off Stanford 24-20 in Rose Bowl – USA TODAY

USA TODAYPASADENA, Calif. — Stanford built a championship season on wearing teams down with its punishing ground attack and winning close games. But in its most important game, the roles … Read More

Michigan State Quarterback Gets Better of Stanford, on Balance – New York Times

New York TimesPASADENA, Calif. — Sometimes, Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook looked like a Heisman Trophy candidate. Sometimes, he looked lost. Sometimes, he looked like a sophomore at the end … Read More

Cook’s Successes Outweigh Miscues to Lift Spartans Over Cardinal – New York Times

New York TimesPASADENA, Calif. — Sometimes, Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook looked like a Heisman Trophy candidate. Sometimes, he looked lost. Sometimes, he looked like a sophomore at the end … Read More

Vin Scully: Being Rose Parade grand marshal ‘thrilling’ and ‘overwhelming’ – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesVin Scully rang in the New Year with a full day. The legendary Dodgers broadcaster served Wednesday as grand marshal of the Rose Parade and the 100th Rose … Read More

Rose Bowl preview: Michigan State vs. Stanford – National Football Post

National Football PostThe 2013-14 college football bowl season continues on New Year’s Day as the Rose Bowl takes place between Michigan State and Stanford in Pasadena. Here are some things … Read More

Rose Bowl: Tyler Gaffney carries the load for Stanford – USA TODAY

USA TODAYLOS ANGELES — The late great Southern California football coach John McKay won five of these Rose Bowls, and he did it with a power running game that had … Read More

Rose Bowl matchups: How Stanford and Michigan State compare – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesStaff writers Gary Klein and Chris Dufresne analyze the matchups as Stanford and Michigan State meet Wednesday in the 100th Rose Bowl game: Stanford run game vs. Michigan … Read More

Michigan State vows to ‘rise up and play’ without Max Bullough – USA TODAY

USA TODAYANAHEIM, CALIF. — Mark Dantonio mostly stuck with the official statement on Max Bullough’s Rose Bowl suspension Thursday at a Disneyland news conference, though when asked how Michigan State … Read More

Michigan State linebacker Max Bullough suspended for Rose Bowl – NFL.com

NFL.comEAST LANSING, Mich. — Michigan State has suspended senior linebacker Max Bullough for violating team rules, making him ineligible to play in the Rose Bowl. In a news release sent … Read More

MSU senior captain Max Bullough suspended, will miss Rose Bowl – The Detroit News

The Detroit NewsMax Bullough was first team All-Big Ten selection by coaches and media this season. (David Guralnick / Detroit News). East Lansing — Michigan State senior linebacker and two-time … Read More

Michigan State suspends LB Max Bullough for Rose Bowl – USA TODAY

Michigan State suspends LB Max Bullough for Rose BowlUSA TODAYJust after midnight, the Michigan State football team announced a bombshell. Coach Mark Dantonio announced that senior linebacker Max Bullough has … Read More

Michigan St. LB Max Bullough suspended for Rose Bowl – SI.com

SI.comMax Bullough was named first team All-Big Ten this season, with 76 tackles on the year. Mark A. Cunningham/SI. EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) Michigan State has suspended senior linebacker Max … Read More

Predicting the Bowl Championship Series matchups – USA TODAY

USA TODAYWith Saturday night’s action of BCS influence in the books, a look at what matchups might be when the final Bowl Championship Series standings and pairings are set Sunday … Read More

BCS Championship Game, Florida State vs. Auburn: TV time, team profiles and … – SB Nation

SB NationSay goodbye to the BCS Championship Game — this year marks the last one of its kind, before college football switches to a four-team playoff system next season. In … Read More

A team effort in Michigan State’s Mark Dantonio leading Spartan family, nation to … – MLive.com

MLive.comMichigan State coach Mark Dantonio acknowledges the fans after defeating Ohio State 34-24 in the Big Ten championship game Saturday at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. The Spartans will now … Read More

Stanford overwhelms Arizona State to capture Pac-12 championship – USA TODAY

USA TODAYTEMPE, Ariz. — For those of us who thought that Arizona State’s showdown with Stanford was going to turn out differently the second time around, hey, we were all … Read More

Oregon QB Marcus Mariota will return for junior season – USA TODAY

USA TODAYAfter a disappointing close to the regular season, Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota will return for another run at the Heisman Trophy, the Rose Bowl and, perhaps, the national championship. … Read More

Clowney Hit – BSC Rose Bowl David Shaw; Heather Cox Are You Kidding Me

Clowney Hit – BSC Rose Bowl David Shaw – Heather Cox Are You Kidding Me http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JeU_sWHxFEo Clowney Hit. Clowney Hit. Clowney Hit. That’s all you hear since South Carolina Defensive … Read More

Sonny Dykes: Cal Head Football Coach Full Press Conference (Video)

Cal Football’s new Head Coach Sonny Dykes was officially introduced at this press conference held in the field club of Cal Memorial Stadium at 2 PM, Thursday. After being introduced … Read More

Sugar Bowl, School Closings, Rose Bowl, Johnny Weir Top Trends

Today’s trends: Sugar Bowl, School Closings, Rose Bowl, Johnny Weir, and more. The Sugar Bowl’s today and pits the The Michigan Wolverines and Virginia Tech Hokies in a game that … Read More

Tell Hope Solo: USA Women’s Soccer Victory Best Sports Accomplishment of 2011

This is something for fans of Women’s Soccer and Women’s Sport to cheer: Marist Poll of Marist College reports that their poll of “the single best sports accomplishment of the … Read More