2009 Top Ten Sports Stories

Well 2009 was, or still is for a couple of days. And the way news has gone this year, specifically in the last couple of months, the biggest story of the year will probably happen tomorrow. For now though, as the decade comes to an end, let’s take a look back at the biggest stories … Continue reading

Monday Links

Late start to the day, but here now and ready for the best football week of the year. Will also have updated bowl picks and rankings today. So stay tuned. To the links: Brett Favre plays in Chicago tonight. Interestingly, cold weather has not been his best friend… Continue the downfall of the Washington Redskins. … Continue reading

CBK Power Rankings

Week of Dec. 21 #1) Kansas, 11-0: Jayhawks played somewhat tough competition this week, beating both Michigan and Cal easily. Bill Self’s team is doing it on defense, allowing just 59.3 points per game and having held their last six opponents to less than 70 points. #2) Texas, 11-0: Call them number 1-A. Hard to … Continue reading

Morning Links

At least the east coast part of us has been out for a few days, buried beneath about two feet of snow. But sports didn’t stop and we’re catching up. Here’s what is going on: Oregon State got thumped by BYU last night and a Beavers’ writer asks, “what’s next.” Call it a letdown for … Continue reading

Morning Links

Bowl season is underway, apparently somebody is gonna be dem Saints, and the Bengals play a tough, tough football game today. Wyoming took down Fresno State in two overtimes to open the bowl season. Dallas picked up a huge win against the Saints — in December no less — to end New Orleans’ perfect season. … Continue reading

Two NFL games push back start time due to weather

If you’ve been reading here in the last couple of days, you know there is snow in the east. Try 15-plus inches in most places. As a result, the Baltimore Ravens have pushed the start time of their game with the Chicago Bears back from 1 to 4:15 pm E.T. That is if the Bears … Continue reading

USC blows out Tennessee

The Pac-10 conference finally beat a ranked team. Finally. North Carolina transfer Alex Stepheson had 19 points and 15 rebounds and USC ran Tennessee out of the gym, holding the high scoring Vols to just 55 points in a 77-55 at Galen Center in Los Angeles. It was the first win against a top-25 team … Continue reading

CBK Power Rankings

Week of Dec. 14th. #1) Kansas, 9-0: Once again, the Jayhawks have shown no reason they shouldn’t be in this position. A couple of easy wins this past week and have about a week off (as does just about every team due to finals), before playing Cal and Michigan. #2) Texas, 8-0: Nice win over … Continue reading

UConn hits Wall against Kentucky

John Wall is special. There really is no way around it. Recall a few years ago when a guy named LeBron James had old men like Dick Vitale calling his high school basketball games and saying he was the future of basketball as we know it. The expectations were astronomical. There was no way he … Continue reading

Michigan State escapes

Things have gotten so bad for No. 12 Michigan State that the Spartans needed a downright Herculean effort to dispatch lowly Citadel on Monday night. MSU held Citadel to just two baskets in the last eight minutes, after the Bulldogs torched them for 12 threes prior to that, and held on to win 69-56. Citadel … Continue reading