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keith jackson, folksy voice of college football, dies at 89


keith jackson, the folksy voice of college football who for decades weaved backwoods wit through saturday afternoon abc broadcasts, has died. he was 89. jackson died friday night, according to espn and other media outlets. in a 52-year broadcasting career, jackson covered a wide-ranging array of...






keith jackson, folksy voice of college football, dies at 89


keith jackson, the folksy voice of college football who for decades weaved backwoods wit through saturday afternoon abc broadcasts, has died. he was 89. jackson died friday night, according to media reports. in a 52-year broadcasting career, jackson covered a wide-ranging array of sports for radio...






legendary sportscaster keith jackson dies at age 89


keith jackson dies at 89 a man who many considered the voice of college football passed away friday night. keith jackson, whose voice narrated many of the most iconic moments in american sports for decades, passed away …...






keith jackson, folksy voice of college football, dies at 89


for decades during college football season, his homespun phrases moved across the airwaves. linemen were not guards and tackles, they were “the big uglies.” running backs didn’t drop the ball, there was a “fuumm-bull!” of an undersized player, he might say, “he’s a little-bitty thing, a bantam...






keith jackson, sportscaster with 'whoa, nelly!' call, dies


keith jackson, the down-home voice of college football during more than five decades as a broadcaster, has died. he was 89. he died friday and no cause was given in a statement saturday by espn. jackson's longtime employer was abc sports. jackson covered many sports, but he was best known for college...






keith jackson, sportscaster with ‘whoa, nelly! call, dies


keith jackson, the down-home voice of college football during more than five decades as a broadcaster, has died. he was 89.






keith jackson, 89, broadcaster with 'whoa, nelly! call, dies


keith jackson, whose signature phrases like "whoa, nelly!" made him the down-home voice of college football during more than five decades as a sportscaster, has died. he was 89.






keith jackson, sportscaster with 'whoa, nelly!' call, dies


keith jackson, whose signature phrases like "whoa, nelly!" made him the down-home voice of college football during more than five decades as a sportscaster, has died. he was 89. jackson died friday, according to a statement saturday by espn, which consolidated with abc sports, jackson's longtime...






keith jackson, sportscaster with 'whoa, nelly! call, dies


keith jackson, whose signature phrases like "whoa, nelly!" made him the down-home voice of college football during more than five decades as a sportscaster, has died. he was 89.






keith jackson, sportscaster with “whoa, nelly!” call, dies


the down-home voice of college football during more than five decades as a broadcaster, has died. he was 89.






keith jackson was college football, authentic, homespun and wonderful


all i can think: now dick enberg has a drinking pal. keith jackson was like a big slab of country ham. and a national treasure. we miss him already. "the very best place to take a nap is in the back of a cotton wagon," he told me once, in that lovely southern cadence sports fans loved from coast...






bears rookies such as eddie jackson, adam shaheen need to learn amid losses


eddie jackson has played football deep into december and even january before. but there’s a big difference between preparing for the college football national championship game with alabama and trudging through a losing bears season in his first year in the nfl. so the rookie safety has been asked...






colorado college football coaches voice off on recruiting changes


recruiting changes are set to alter the landscape of college football.






longtime stanford sports announcer bob murphy dies


bob murphy, the longtime voice of stanford university sports who brought a folksy sense of community to his commentary for more than four decades, has died. he was 86.






jesse jackson: electoral college must be abolished


the rev. jesse jackson on sunday gave a strong endorsement to the movement for removing monuments to leaders of the confederacy and called for the electoral college to be abolished. speaking at the islamic center of southern california, jackson blamed the electoral college system, giving disproportionate...






second college delays classes because of jackson water woes


jackson, miss. (ap) — a second college in mississippi’s largest city is delaying the start of on-campus classes because jackson lacks water. jackson state university said friday that it’s delaying the restart of classes until jan. 16, and will close entirely on monday and tuesday. all of jackson is under a boil-water order because cold […]






former nfl player michael jackson dies in traffic accident


an early morning accident has claimed the lives of two people, including former nfl player michael jackson who, after retiring from football, also served as mayor of a louisiana village.






college football: baker mayfield selected ap's player of the year


baker mayfield has been selected the associated press college football player of the year, becoming the fourth oklahoma quarterback to win the award since it was established in 1998. mayfield easily outpointed stanford running back bryce love, who came in second. louisville quarterback lamar jackson,...






edward sweeney dies; former high school, college football coach was 67


edward sweeney, a high school and college football coach from long island whose nearly 40-year career included more than 170 wins at the collegiate level, died jan. 28 at a hospital in lewes, delaware.






early games are crucial for college football teams aiming for the playoffs


think of college football in slightly different terms. something like the indianapolis 500. in this era of the college football playoff, the official race doesn’t begin until october, when committee members launch the weekly rankings that ultimately determine which four teams play for the national...






famed wcco sports announcer ray christensen dies at 92


the voice of the gophers announced more than 500 of the team’s football games.






mac football: where every day is saturday. except saturday.


for years, if college football had a slogan, it was, "saturday afternoons in the fall mean college football!" nowadays, the slogan would be more accurate if it went like this: "almost every day — and night — in the fall means college football!" that is especially true in november and even more...






keith olbermann calls wsj’s editorial page ‘the voice of fascism’


keith olbermann has a long history of overreacting to things and calling people he disagrees with a 'fascist.' here's what happened most recently.






this oprf grad is changing the way elite college football teams recruit


many bloggers think they know college sports. ben weiss, who entered northwestern casually blogging about wildcats recruiting, may be on the verge of reinventing the recruitment of college athletes. the company he co-founded at northwestern, zcruit, allows college football programs to hone in on...






prosecutors: heiress changed his life then planned his death


keith green was a popular but troubled northern california high school football star who had recently washed out of college when he met tiffany li.






prosecutors: heiress changed his life then plotted his death


keith green was a popular but troubled northern california high school football star who had recently washed out of college when he met tiffany li.






wheaton college needs to answer questions about football hazing case


something bad happened to a wheaton college freshman on march 19, 2016, bad enough that five of the college's football players have been charged with aggravated battery, mob action and unlawful restraint. it's being described as a hazing incident — the freshman was also on the football team — and...






alabama-clemson becomes college football’s best new rivalry


new orleans (ap) — the three-peat will be complete. then again, there might be a few more chapters in college football’s most intriguing new rivalry. for the third year in a row , clemson will meet alabama in the college football playoff, only this time it will be in the sugar bowl semifinal rather than […]






legendary sports broadcaster keith jackson dies at 89


keith jackson spent more than 50 years broadcasting college football as well as some of sports' other most-memorable games and events.        






take it from a former division i athlete: college sports are like jim crow


now that the bowl season and college football playoff have concluded, college sports fans are shifting their attention from football to basketball in anticipation of march madness. although i’m a huge sports fan and ran track at school, i won’t be watching any men’s college basketball this spring....






college football: is this the year the rocky mountain showdown cracks 70,000 att


it’s a good time to be a college football fan in the state of colorado.






“it’s two different games”: why college football is more fun than the nfl


college football this year has been a better, more exciting version of the sport than the nfl, and viewers have made their relative preference clear.






optics or reality? southeast us reigns over college football


oklahoma is one team in this year's college football playoff that is not like the others.






college football's national championship game coming to inglewood stadium in 202


the powers-that-be in college football have known for several years that they wanted to bring their national championship game back to los angeles — now they have a venue and a date. the $2.6-billion stadium that rams owner stan kroenke is building in inglewood will host the college football playoff...






football: salesian hires ariel bellofiore as its head coach


ariel bellofiore, a former assistant coach at pasadena city college, has been hired as football coach at l.a. salesian. he has coached at st. francis, la salle, bernstein, fullerton college and pasadena city college. he played football at the university of san diego. for the latest on high school...