Tuesday Links

Straight to it: Things are going to get ugly for Mike Leach and his well connected accuser. Top ten athletes that don’t play in America. Kevin Blackistone says there is no excuse for abusive coaches. Simple task for the Jets — win and their in. In the category of things on their way to getting … Continue reading

Bowl Predictions, Volume 2

And it can’t be any worse than the first version. After watching the first three games, the tallying of the picks just stopped. It was a 180 degree flip from the success picking regular season games. These will go through Dec. 31, at which point the real games begin. AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl: Texas A&M … Continue reading

Georgia mascot, Uga VII dies

ATLANTA — Uga VII, the white English bulldog mascot for the University of Georgia ‘s football team for almost two seasons, died Thursday of heart-related causes, the dog’s owner said. The 56-pound dog, nicknamed “Loran’s Best,” was known as a laid-back mascot who seemed oblivious to crowd noise during boisterous games and would sit patiently … Continue reading

College Basketball Previews: SEC

There’s a saying in the SEC: “Basketball? Everyone knows basketball starts in January.” The truth of this cannot be understated as the conference is in no hurry to start playing one of its worst sports. That said, its marquee team is finally back. An NIT-invitee last season, Kentucky is a consensus top-5 team right now, … Continue reading

Weekend Wrapup

Yes, Woody Paige said, “we didn’t know whether the Broncos were for real or for fake.” Weird day here as we celebrate the life of a man who never set foot on this content – well, 28 states and DC do. Will Philly celebrate with champagne? We’ll see. For now, let’s take a look at … Continue reading

Saturday Wrapup

Da U. Say what you want about the extensive coverage, here and everywhere else, given to a team that probably does not have real national championship hopes, but it’s Miami. Come on. How do you not get excited about them? Jacory Harris threw interceptions on the ‘Canes first two drives, then came back to complete … Continue reading

CFB Preview: Who else has an NC shot?

Florida? Off. Texas? Bye week. With the nearly unanimous top two teams taking the week off, the nation gets a chance to see who else has a chance to work their way back to the top. The names are familiar. The huge non-conference matchup at Da U see Oklahoma come to town, sans Sam Bradford. … Continue reading