Posted on: August 6, 2009 10:56 am

BCS review and grading nonconference schedules

Bowls and bull

Classic: Texas beating USC. Blowout: Florida stomping Ohio State. And all else in between. Dennis Dodd takes a stroll down BCS memory lane to analyze all of the games, outcomes and flaws of a decade. Full story

Dodd: Golden Decade | Rankings: 1-10 | History | B/R: Best teams | Hey!

Strength of schedule

At least Virginia Tech, Georgia and Florida State mean business, Eric Sorenson says as he grades nonconference schedules that could use more of the buzz that the Buckeyes-Trojans matchup will bring. Story

Dodd: Golden Decade | SB Nation: FSU

Camp tour: Chiefs

Will the gamble pay off? The Chiefs have banked on it. After giving one-
year wonder Matt Cassel a six-year, $63 million deal, their new braintrust is confident it has invested wisely, Clark Judge says. StoryVideo: Judge

Chiefs: Five things | Fantasy | B/R

Posted on: May 7, 2009 12:19 pm
Edited on: May 7, 2009 12:22 pm

Pierce steps up and Dodd's Post-Spring Top 25

Champs respond

Three points from Paul Pierce, but Boston beats Orlando 112-94 in Game 2 behind Rajon Rondo's triple-double. With the champs so vulnerable, you have to question the heart of Dwight Howard, Mike Freeman says.

Related Links: Series: 1-1 | Game 3: Alston out? | Speak!

Repeat offenders

Tim Tebow and defending champion Florida are loaded -- again -- and sitting No. 1, but usual party crashers Boise State, TCU, BYU and Utah find homes in Dennis Dodd's Post-Spring Top 25. Column | Talk 2009!

Related Links: Dodd: Good, bad, ugly | Friedgen | Darst: Tebow thong

Out of nowhere

Maybe now someone will notice Scott Richmond. Scott Miller tells the fascinating tale of Toronto's emerging No. 2 starter, whose journey to the majors included three years as a dockworker and four colleges. Story

Related Links: Jays (20-10) rout Angels | B/R | Power Rankings | Eh!

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