David Jones, PennLive.com: In many ways, Condoleezza Rice will fit perfectly on the College Football Playoff panel. As national security advisor, she helped argue for one of the greatest boondoggles in the military history of this nation — the Bush administration’s case for an invasion of Iraq under the guise that its dictator was pursuing the production of "weapons of mass destruction," including those of nuclear capability.
Susan Miller Degnan, Miami Herald: The NCAA is expected to release its sanctions Tuesday for the University of Miami in the case involving former booster Nevin Shapiro.
Chris Dufresne, Los Angeles Times: The 16th and last season of the Bowl Championship Series is shaping up like the others — full of controversy.
Ed Sherman, Sherman Report: A Native American group says Lee Corso's dressing as a Seminole leader showed a lack of respect.Drew Sharp, Detroit Free Press: Michigan and Michigan State each have lost only one game, but neither team appears on the columnist's Associated Press top 25 ballot.
Associated Press: Kansas, under the direction of Crewcut Charlie Weis, is quickly becoming the graveyard of quarterbacks.