Ohio State-USC a rare treat in current gridworld climate
Forty names, games, teams and minutiae-making news in college football ["Officiating for Dummies" sold separately in Pac-10 (1) locations]:
The Dash is still trying to get a grip on an extra-long extra point in Seattle. And the field goals attempted from short range in Gainesville and long range in El Paso. And the fact that ESPN no longer has the world's most prominent Holtz (sorry, Lou) or the world's most prominent Skip (sorry, Bayless). Don't look now, but Skip Holtz (2) has ...
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Showdown In The Coliseum
National championships. Heisman winners. Storied histories. Ohio State and USC seem to have it all. No wonder their Saturday meeting (ABC, 8 p.m. ET) is a hot ticket. Showdown In The Coliseum
No. 5 Ohio State vs. No. 1 USC
• Maisel: Rules of attraction
• Forde: Tale of the tape
• Rittenberg: OSU's athletic LB tag team
• Miller: USC's physical force
• Fowler: Bucking the trend
• I-Formation: Deep impact at USC
• Forde: Dash of excitement
• Schlabach: QBs under the microscope
• Who Has The Edge At QB?
• Who Has The Edge At RB?
• Expectations for Mark Sanchez
• Which Ohio State team will show up?
• Field Pass: Beanie Wells
• ESPN Road Trip: Day 2
• Vote: Ohio State or USC?