Category: College

Michael Sam’s Out of the Closet…What Say You, NFL Draft?

Michael Sam’s Out of the Closet…What Say You, NFL Draft?

Michael Sam, the SEC Defensive Player of the Year, opened up about his sexual orientation in an ESPN interview.  Sam is listed as 6′ 2″ tall and 255 lbs according to his bio on the Missouri Tigers website.  In his Senior season (Redshirt) he recorded 11.5 sacks for a total loss of 71, and he had two forced fumbles, one of […]

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Buffett’s Billions

Buffett’s Billions

With all the talk of Peyton Manning yelling Omaha! Omaha! at the line of scrimmage over the past month, it occurs that maybe he was just paying homage to Warren Buffett, who last month offered one billion dollars to the person could pick the perfect bracket in next month’s March Madness.  Warren Buffet has billions upon billions with which to take chances like this, and a […]

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Northwestern Football Unionizing

Northwestern Football Unionizing

In a game against Maine last September, Northwestern QB Kain Colter wore a black wristband identifying the hashtag APU, which signified his support for unionizing collegiate football players to take a group stand against the tyranny of the collegiate athletic system. On that day Colter and nine other players across the country stood to support what they and many others […]

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“Parking” Himself in Durham

“Parking” Himself in Durham

Jabari Parker, who is a Chicago native and potential top-overall pick in this year’s NBA Draft, is reported to be returning to Duke for his Sophomore season. Parker, along with Andrew Wiggins and Julius Randle, are the consensus top-three picks in this years class who were expected to comprise one of the best drafts in a decade. Parker has been most closely […]

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Fantastic Football

Fantastic Football

The culmination of a fabulous football weekend happened with the BCS National Championship in the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, CA. Dating all the way back to Friday Night, the quality of football in both the collegiate and professional level ranks as some the best I’ve seen. The Cotton Bowl and Orange Bowl were going at the same time on Friday […]

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Fiesta Bowl Eye-Opener

Fiesta Bowl Eye-Opener

Normally I wouldn’t consider writing about a bowl game unless it was for the national title, but in light of last night’s shocker in the desert I have to give my opinion on that game, and consequently what it means for MAC football in general. The University of Central Florida went off as a 16.5-point underdog against the top scoring team in […]

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BCS Championship Finalized

BCS Championship Finalized

The Auburn Tigers took care of business and got the help they needed from the Michigan State Spartans, and in so doing rose to the number two position in the BCS and a National Championship date in Pasadena on January 6th.  Auburn scored 59 points Saturday afternoon at the Georgia Dome on the back of Trey Mason’s 304 yards rushing and 4 touchdowns. Missouri played well […]

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Local Southside Kid scorches MAC Conference

NIU Moves to 12-0!

Jordan Lynch had a huge night despite the snow and cold as Northern Illinois beat Western Michigan 33-14.  Lynch had four touchdowns on the night, three of which came on the ground as he racked up 321 yards rushing to pad his 631-yard lead over the distant-second running QB.  Lynch and the Huskies jumped out to an insurmountable lead before allowing their first touchdown of the game […]

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Local Southside Kid scorches MAC Conference

Lynch Leads Way (Again!)

NIU’s quarterback, Jordan Lynch is 23-2 since assuming his starting role two years ago.  Next week he’ll more than likely finish off an undefeated season with a trip to another MAC Championship at Ford Field.  Last night Lynch scored four times while amassing a combined 468 yards through the air and ground.  Lynch has been the most dominant player in the MAC during both of […]

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“Champions” Classic Night of Hoops

“Champions” Classic Night of Hoops

Last night’s two college hoops games played at the United Center were the stuff that one would expect of the Final Four.  Well, except that the Final Four is many months off and will be played in “JerryWorld” in Arlington, Texas.  But last night we were all treated to a preview of what’s to come if the dance goes chalk. The Champions Classic […]

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