Wednesday Links

Obviously the biggest news of the day is coming out of Lubbock, Texas, where Mike Leach has been fired as the head coach at Texas Tech. This is situation already has gotten worse before it gets better. One writer predicts Leach will land on his feet. Remember, he was a coveted coach last season. Of … Continue reading

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

Favre, Manning headline NFL Pro Bowl teams

Eight Minnesota Vikings and six Indianapolis Colts lead the two 2010 NFL Pro Bowl teams. The Vikings Brett Favre will actually backup New Orleans’ quarterback Drew Brees, who had the Saints at 13-0 before dropping their last two games. Joining Favre are Vikings’ teammates Adrian Peterson (RB), Sydney Rice (WR), Steve Hutchinson (G), Bryant McKinnie … Continue reading

Bears, Cutler pull OT upset

For a minute, or several really, it looked the ageless wonder was going to do it again. His team came out as flat as it ever has, his line couldn’t block a lick and he couldn’t hold onto a hard, frozen football. No matter. He is Brett Favre. But tonight, he was outdone by Jay … 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

Post-Christmas Links

The rain has washed away the snow, the football is back and there’s a basketball team in the Pac-10 that is beating people…anything goes in the last week of the year. Is Philip Rivers the best quarterback of the ’04 draft? More troubling brewing in Washington. It has to make one wonder why the ‘Skins … Continue reading

Christmas Eve Links

Only update today as holiday events call. Tomorrow promises to be fun, with family and sports. A Merry Christmas to all: Much has been made recently of ESPN’s handling of scandals. A take from inside the Worldwide Leader. A remembrance of those we lost in 2009. The University of Indiana covers the 10 most compelling … 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