New Years Day Picks

Happy New Year. Usually the best bowl day of the year, this one should be no different. Auburn is already on the way to blowing out Northwestern…alright, so maybe not quite a blowout yet, but soon. The second batch of bowl picks was more successful, with four wins, but I still would not have been … 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

Meyer to take indefinite leave

Florida head coach Urban Meyer announced today that he will be taking an indefinite leave of absence from the Gators’ program. Meyer, 45, is meeting with the media at Allstate Sugar Bowl, along with his athletics director and some players. He will take leave instead of a full resignation, as was announced yesterday. The championship-winning … Continue reading

Sunday Links

While the Giants get booed off the field in their last game at the Meadowlands, here is what else is going on in sports: The ramifications of yesterday’s huge Urban Meyer news. A devastating loss for Florida football — and college football. Apparently the Redskins’ $100 million man isn’t too pleased with the defense. Joe … Continue reading

Florida’s Meyer steps down as head football coach

Two-time national championship-winning head coach says it is time to focus on health Urban Meyer is stepping down as the head football coach at Florida, athletics director Jeremy Foley announced Saturday. The resignation is apparently in response to multiple hospital visits after Meyer felt chest pains around the SEC Championship game. In a release from … Continue reading

Morning Links

Rolling into Friday with a good weekend of college hoops ahead of us. Here is what’s going on around the sports world: Did you ever think Pittsburgh fans would be looking forward to the Pirates season in December? Notre Dame has a new football coach, no matter how hard they both try to deny it. … Continue reading

“Finally”, Strong gets a chance

It was 26 years in the making. So many times Charlie Strong saw coaching jobs open. So many times he watched them go to, forgive him, white coaches. He had started to give up. “You just never thought it was going to happen,” he said at his press conference today. That’s right. Finally it was … Continue reading

Championship Weekend Preview

Wake up. That regular season long nap you’ve been taking, it’s time to pick your head up. If the thunderous crash of USC and Oklahoma to mediocrity didn’t already set off your alarm, then the loudness of Autzen Stadium must have on Thursday night. But, assuming you hit the snooze button, there promises to be … Continue reading

Florida’s Dunlap arrested on DUI suspicion

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -AP- Florida defensive end Carlos Dunlap was arrested early Tuesday morning on suspicion of driving under the influence, leaving the top-ranked Gators’ sack leader’s availability in question for Saturday’s SEC championship game against Alabama. Gainesville police spokesman Keith Kameg said officers saw a red 2000 Chrysler stopped at a green light at about … Continue reading

Rivalry Week – What We Learned

Thanksgiving. Endless food. Rivalry football games. Top that. You can’t. If there is one thing about the rivalry weekend that is certain, it is that nothing is certain. Just ask the ACC. We’ll start out east, in Carolina, with what we learned.