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

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

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

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

Links

A few Friday night links… Things have been rough in Tennessee for their first year head coach. A tragic end to the troubled life of Chris Henry/ The Mariners continue to deal, with their latest netting a troubled outfielder. Clearly the Fiesta Bowl should stay away from politics. Apparently the Raiders will be in the … 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

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

Morning Links

The first big trade of the baseball winter meetings, a seven player deal that sent Curtis Granderson to New York and Edwin Jackson to Arizona. Some parting shots at Charlie Weis. How will Curtis Granderson fit in New York ? It’s a “Grand shame” this day has come for Detroit. Bill Plaschke gives the Sportsman … 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

Three Tennessee players arrested on suspicion of armed robbery

KNOXVILLE (AP) — Safety Janzen Jackson and receiver Nu’Keese Richardson, two of Lane Kiffin’s most prized signees from his first recruiting class, were among three Tennessee football players arrested early Thursday morning in Knoxville on charges of attempted armed robbery. The third player arrested was also a freshman, defensive back Mike Edwards. It was not … Continue reading