Category: College

Auditions

Auditions

Last night was the fourth annual Champions Classic being held this year in Indianapolis. The Champions Classic is starting to become the preeminent showcase for early season men’s college basketball, and with it comes to top incoming classes from the high school ranks. Last year’s tournament was held at the United Center and had a showcase of what eventually came […]

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SEC West Vs.

SEC West Vs.

Looking at the latest rankings in college football after a crazy weekend, it’s clear that the SEC West is going to makeup at least half the football playoff this January. Notre Dame had a miraculous come from behind win against Stanford whereas Everett Golson completed a pass on a 4 & 11 to score the game winning touchdown. Despite this […]

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What Did We Learn

What Did We Learn

With public schools back in session starting today in the Chicagoland area it would be as best a time as any to go over what we’ve learned this Labor Day Weekend. On the college football front we need to understand that this is going to be as wacky a year as ever, and the pronounced favorites all have their weaknesses […]

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Football Is Back!

Football Is Back!

Last night officially kicked off the football season in America as the college landscape got its gridiron action underway across the country. The biggest game of the night was Texas A&M traveling to South Carolina in the only clash of two top-25 teams on the schedule. Texas A&M entered the game as a 9-point underdog but completely clobbered the Gamecocks […]

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Golson Reinstated

Golson Reinstated

With college football quickly approaching, the news today that Notre Dame’s Everett Golson has been reinstalled as the teams starting quarterback for 2014 is something of a reassurance for Irish fans come the fall. Last year the Notre Dame Fighting Irish had a real disappointing year after previously losing only the national championship to Alabama. In 2013 Everett Golson was […]

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NFL Draft 2014

NFL Draft 2014

While sitting at my computer waiting for the draft to arrive I decided to channel surf for pre-draft coverage and started with the NFL Network.  My first stop delivered an immediate and obvious insight that startled nonetheless:  the NFL draft is huge, and college football is made huger for it. The NFL Network starting its draft programming today at Noon CDT and will be […]

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Timing Is Everything

Timing Is Everything

August 14 will probably be a scorching hot day in this country but won’t otherwise mean much to most people. It’s not a holiday and it falls on a Thursday, but for the people of Disney it might as well be a holiday because that’s the day the SEC and ESPN will unveil a brand new sports network that is […]

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Shabam!

Shabam!

Shabazz Napier snagged his second national title ring on Monday night as the UConn Huskies defeated the Kentucky Wildcats 60-54 at Cowboy Stadium. Napier won his first ring as a freshman in 2011 with a little help from Junior Kemba Walker, and on this night it was his turn to take the reigns as he had 22 points to lead […]

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Final Four

Final Four

Tomorrow night the national semifinals will be held at Cowboy Stadium in Arlington, which is more commonly referred to as “JerryLand”. The two games that’ll take place at the 100,000-seat stadium will be Florida and Connecticut at 5:09 followed by Kentucky and Wisconsin at 7:49CDT. All four teams that remain have certainly earned the right to be there. Florida came […]

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Staggering

Staggering

The Sweet 16 games were full of drama, drama that got twitter into a frenzy over not enough going on at one moment in time. The problem with all the drama is that it was going on simultaneously which caused most if not all to miss key points in the games late. The main contributing factor is that CBS who […]

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