Morning Links

Some huge basketball games across the country yesterday are followed up by one mega, and not so Civil, rivalry game tonight. So, fitting to start with a few takes from the state of Oregon. One blogger says the Beavers hope they don’t relive last year’s mess. The two beat writers break down the game. Speaking … Continue reading

CFB Coach Firings, Other News

According to sources, Memphis has fired head coach Tommy West. West had a 49-58 record in 10 seasons at Memphis. The Tigers fell to 2-7 this season after losing to Tennessee 56-28 on Saturday. Memphis is in last place in the C-USA East Division with a 1-4 record against conference foes. West led the Tigers … Continue reading

Links

Considered just doing that Yankees-Phillies update, but then started looking at some news around the world of sports. Most notably was that embarrassing ACC upset in Blacksburg last night. So read on: “No excuse for Hokies latest lost” says one writer. It hurts the ACC, but Virginia Tech did pick up a come-from-ahead loss to … Continue reading

MNF Links

Did you just seen DeSean Jackson outrun all of Washington, DC? Here’s betting that the town went crazy for Sherm Lewis after that first play on offense, then Dan Snyder already had Mike Holmgren on the phone by the end of the drive. Anyway, there was some big stuff that happened today, two days before … Continue reading

Lunchtime Links

Because who doesn’t like to take a break? Tom Brady and the Pats have to be happy that their opponent in England will be Detroit. That means their toughest challenge will be flight cramps. Cincinnati QB Tony Pike had surgery on his non-throwing arm. His status for Saturday is uncertain. The IOC is still confident … Continue reading

Midday Links

Wow, what a way to start the NFL season. And what a way for the Steelers to remind everyone that, no matter what you throw at them, Ben Rothlisberger is still better than you. That is why the Steelers outlasted Tennessee last night in the NFL opener. Thank goodness for a game with two very … Continue reading

Thursday night links

Good game to start the NFL season huh? Too bad the fantasy team includes the Rob Bironas and didn’t start Santonio Holmes. At least Tennessee’s defense is coming through. Also, not surprising that the most overrated school ever, Clemson, is struggling in Atlanta. And as that is said, they pull within a field goal. Let’s … Continue reading

Sunday Links

The non-college football version (maybe): Shawne Merriman has been arrested in San Diego after his girlfriend, Tila Tequila (yes, that one), said he restrained and choked her. Venus Williams is done at the U.S. Open. Serena Williams is now the only top-five seed remaining. Richard Seymour is headed from New England to Oakland. That’s got … Continue reading

Midday Links

Coming down to it, just a little over two hours until college football kicks off on ESPN. So kill some time by checking out a few links: Hold your screaming and yelling, gnashing and whatever else comes with thoughts of Michael Vick being back in the NFL. He’s back. And he’s playing in week three. … Continue reading