| Sep 13, 2013
| 10:54 AM
This morning, as I’m sitting at my desk, sipping a Starbucks Pumpkin Latte and trying to write the intro to this column, there’s one thing that keeps going through my mind: Hype.
My coffee has a giant cardboard sleeve announcing the 10th...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 9:22 PM
American Athletic Date Time Game Network (Talent) Thurs., Oct. 10 7:30 p.m. Rutgers at (8) Louisville ESPN (Rece Davis, David Pollack, Jesse Palmer, Samantha Ponder) Fri., Oct. 11 8:30 p.m. Temple at Cincinnati ESPN (Carter Blackburn, Danny Kanell2,...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 7:40 AM
This has been a good week. Our government shutdown ended, people went back to work, Pearl Jam released a new album, we successfully pawned off Vanilla Ice on the Amish, and Saturday’s Clemson-Florida State match-up has potential to be the game of...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 4:27 PM
Well that escalated quickly.
For the second consecutive weekend, college football was glorious. Plenty of teams disappointed, a few rose to the occasion, and with the BCS standings now out (for the last season) we've got plenty to talk about.
| Aug 24, 2013
| 10:15 AM
Fourth year (16-21 at U.Va.; 40-26 in coaching career)
After opening last season 2-0, the bottom dropped out for U.Va. with a six-game losing streak. At a time when London needed to sustain momentum on the heels of a stretch in...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 7:15 AM
The summer break seemed shorter and anything but routine around the Old Dominion athletic department, where everyone prepared for the most significant change in 40 years.
Old Dominion's move to Conference USA is the most substantial since athletics...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 9:27 AM
It has become the dirty mantra of UConn football … 5-7, 5-7 … It has become the song of mediocrity … 5-7, 5-7 … It is the rap of barely adequate for one season and not nearly adequate enough over the long haul.
| Aug 27, 2013
| 1:24 PM
What’s in store for UConn this season? A schedule filled with familiar foes and some new conference mates. A look at UConn’s opponents and how the Huskies have fared in the past:
South Florida, at UConn Oct. 12, Rentschler...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 11:53 AM
Let the angels rejoice from the heavens. College football is back! To help get your football juices flowing, here are 25 reasons to be pumped for this season.
1. Pro wrestling legend Ric Flair taught us, "To be the man, you've gotta beat the man."...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 9:34 AM
Northern Illinois' unprecedented inclusion in the Bowl Championship Series lineup isn't sitting well with ESPN college football analyst Kirk Herbstreit.
Northern Illinois (12-1) earned the Mid-American Conference's first major bowl berth by meeting...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 5:56 PM
Seven games, five losses, one recruiting faux pas and a pinch of chewing tobacco into his tenure, Illinois coach Tim Beckman will enter Memorial Stadium on Saturday for his first homecoming game.
And there already is a faction that wants to kick...
| Dec 8, 2012
Chris Streveler, 6-2, 200, Marian Central, Sr.
Among the most productive players McHenry County has ever seen, the Minnesota recruit completed 164 of 248 attempts for 2,397 yards with 26 touchdowns and just 4 interceptions. Rushed for 1,...