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WWII Veteran, 89, Scores Long TD in Kansas Alumni Contest

Watch as Bryan Sperry, an 89-year-old veteran of World War II, catches a short pass and takes it to the house during Saturday’s Kansas Alumni Flag Football contest. It isn’t quite like watching Gale Sayers, but a neat story nonetheless. According to the Kansas City Star, Sperry’s college career started at Kansas State, but was […]

Bo Knows Basketball, but Can Ryan Seize His Greatest Opportunity?

Of the four coaches who led their teams to the Final Four in Indianapolis, he’s the only one without a national championship at the Division I level. Come Saturday night, Bo Ryan will face perhaps his greatest challenge as he leads his Wisconsin Badgers against a team chasing history. At 38-0, Kentucky is seeking to […]

Bubble Breakdown: The Field of 68

Selection Sunday has arrived and in just hours, the brackets will be unveiled. The field for the most part has been set, but bids could still be lost on Sunday should Connecticut defeat SMU. Barring the defending national champions doing the unthinkable, we bring you the field of 68. Teams in all caps are or […]

UCONN Forced to Start Title Defense Early

Since 1999, no school has won more men’s (or women’s for that matter) basketball national championships than the University of Connecticut. In less than two decades, the Huskies have claimed four men’s titles with last season’s being the most unlikely. Connecticut went from a No. 7 seed and a popular pick for being upset in […]

Bubble Breakdown: Conference Tournies Underway

The regular season has come to a close and teams are vying for a spot in the field of 68. Major conference tournaments will get underway this week and a number of bubble spots could disappear. Teams in all caps are projected to be conference champions. Conference winners will account for 32 of the 68 […]

Bubble Breakdown: Boise State, Davidson Assume New Positions

The regular season will come to a close this weekend, and life for teams on the bubble is very fragile. Key developments this week within mid-major conferences have shrunk the number of bubble spots, and at this point in the season, one game can make or break a team’s NCAA hopes. Teams in all caps […]

The Ascension: Five Bubble Teams Playing Well Heading Into March

Come Sunday, the calendar will turn to March, which marks a special time of year for college basketball fans. As the NCAA tournament is just weeks away from tipping off, most of us know that the usual suspects like Kentucky, Duke and Kansas are sure to be there. For several other teams, the goal right […]

Bubble Breakdown, February 20: Conference Tournaments Are Approaching

We’re roughly two weeks away from the start of conference tournaments. For teams on the bubble, they must play well now. A number of teams notched signature victories this week, but for some, there is still work to do. Teams in all caps are projected to be conference champions. Conference winners will account for 32 […]

Bears, Bulldogs and Buckeyes, Oh My: Five Final Four Sleepers

Conference play has surpassed the midway point and the NCAA tournament is just more than a month away. The usual suspects like Duke, Kentucky, Louisville, Kansas and Arizona remain in line to contend for a national championship, but as always with March madness comes the aura of unpredictability. While few would be surprised if any […]

Five College Football Rivalries in Recent Decline

National Signing Day has come and gone, and the cold reality has sent in: college football is done. With the exception of largely unheralded spring games, we’re approximately seven months away from meaningful Saturday football action. Thanks to the pageantry, history and tradition, college football is a sport unlike any other. Yet, what truly makes […]

Top 10 Non-Conference Games for ACC in 2015

The 2015 football schedule was unveiled on Thursday for the Atlantic Coast Conference and the ACC will play more teams from Power 5 conferences than any other league in America. Though maligned for much of the season in 2014, the ACC went 8-5 against other power conferences during the regular season and ACC champion Florida […]

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The 2014 Bowl Season’s Biggest Losers

The national championship will be decided in less than one week as Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota and Oregon take on Urban Meyer’s Ohio State Buckeyes. While all that remains of the college football season is one game, the bowl season was nothing short of entertaining. Some teams managed to prove themselves while others disappointed. […]

The 2014 Bowl Season’s Biggest Winners

The national championship will be decided in one week as Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota and Oregon take on Urban Meyer’s Ohio State Buckeyes. While all that remains of the college football season is one game, the bowl season was nothing short of entertaining. Some teams managed to prove themselves while others disappointed. Here’s a […]

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