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By Jose Romero - Jan 09, 2016

PHOENIX -- No. 1 Clemson and No. 2 Alabama are in town, and few seem to think the Tigers have much of a chance against the Crimson Tide. 

Both teams do have obligations to fulfill in the short four days or so they are in town for the national title game. After arriving Friday, Saturday...

By Jose Romero - Dec 19, 2014

Tony Sanchez has long been a name well known in high-school football coaching circles out West. Now he's taking the next step in his career, one that makes him more than likely the only Latino in the U.S. to be a top-flight college head coach. 

Sanchez, 40, was named the new head football...

By Sunny Cadwallader - Dec 07, 2014

The match-ups have been set.

#CFBPlayoff semifinal matchups

— CFB Playoff (@CFBPlayoff) December 7, 2014

After weeks of deliberating, the College Football Playoff Committee has named the four teams that will...

By Sunny Cadwallader - Nov 11, 2014
     CHENEY, Wash. -- One of the positives of writing for The Sporting Nation has been a heightened awareness of Latinos in sports for me. Not that I didn't pay attention before – I was aware of the names in soccer and baseball. Those in the NFL? The few, yes. College football? Peripherally at best...
By Jose Romero - Nov 08, 2014

TEMPE, Ariz. -- One of the things about being a sportswriter is the stream of press releases and emails you receive from agencies, teams, schools, individuals, etc. 

Some of those are actually pretty useful and interesting. Not to knock the others, it's just that I can't often use them...