College Football 2012 — Week Two Preview
Week One told us a few things. Like that Alabama is really, really good. This week, we don’t have any matchups between ranked schools, but we do have some intriguing games that should tell us a bit more about some of these teams. Wisconsin, Nebraska, Oklahoma State and Florida all have challenging road games against BCS-conference opponents. Oklahoma and Stanford, who struggled last week, will try
College Football 2012: Week One Preview
It’s the most wonderful time of the year. School is back in session. Everyone’s favorite team is undefeated. Every fan just knows their team is underrated and will be better than expected. And we can finally stop focusing on offseason scandals and politics. Yes, college football is finally back. With that, here is everything you need to know to be ready for week one action.
Penn State Bans ‘Sweet Caroline’ at Football Games
The Jerry Sandusky scandal at Penn State had many innocent victims. First and foremost are the young boys abused by Sandusky, then there are the current and future Penn State players and students who will suffer for years under the weight of the NCAA punishments. And now you can add Neil Diamond to the casualty list.
Oklahoma Kindergartner Banned From Wearing Michigan Shirt in School
An Oklahoma City kindergartner was recently made to go behind a tree and turn his shirt inside out before being allowed to return to school. The kid had the audacity to wear a shirt from a college outside the state of Oklahoma.
10 Burning Questions for the 2012 College Football Season
Andy Lyons, Getty Images College football is finally (almost) back! This is that magical time of year when every college football fan dreams of crisp fall days and really believes that his team will be “better than expected” this year. At least u ...
Alabama Dominates LSU, 21-0, To Win BCS National Championship
Second-ranked Alabama avenged its only loss of the season in a big way, shutting out #1 LSU, 21-0, in the Allstate BCS Championship Game Monday night. Alabama’s defense, which came into the game ranked first nationally in virtually every major category, showed just why it deserves to be national champions, holding the Tigers to just 92 total yards and five first downs while pitching the first shut
Everything You Need to Know for the Rose Bowl
Oregon is no stranger to the BCS, having been to the Rose Bowl and the BCS National Championship in each of the last two years. But the Ducks lost both of those two games and are seeking their first BCS win since the 2002 Fiesta Bowl (38-16 over Colorado).
Everything You Need to Know About Sports in 2011
Chris Trotman/Jamie Squire/Rob Carr/Christof Koepsel/Mike Ehrmann, Getty Images 2011 was a wild year in the world of sports. Sadly, much of the drama occurred off the field and left many of us vainly searching for an answer to the question, “How could they have let this happen?” But ...
The Hammer Falls on Ohio State as Buckeyes Banned from Bowl Game Next Season
Over a year after the first allegations of improper benefits being given to Ohio State football players broke, the NCAA has finally issued its final report on the matter and handed down its punishment. The Buckeyes will not be eligible to play in the Big Ten Championship or a bowl game next season, and they will lose a total of nine scholarships (three in each of the next three seasons). The schoo
Baylor Quarterback Robert Griffin III Wins Heisman Trophy
After leading Baylor to a nine-win season and its highest ranking in over two decades, Bears quarterback Robert Griffin III became the school’s first Heisman Trophy winner Saturday night. Griffin edged out preseason favorite Andrew Luck of Stanford for football’s most prestigious award.
Charlie Weis Hired as Kansas Jayhawks’ New Head Coach
Former Notre Dame head coach and NFL assistant Charlie Weis has been hired as the University of Kansas’ new head football coach, KU officials announced late Thursday. In addition to his five-year stint with the Fighting Irish, Weis is best known for his work in the NFL, where he won four Super Bowl rings as an assistant coach, including three as the Patriots’ offensive coordinator.
Dennis Erickson, Rob Ianello and Other Football Coaches Who Got Axed This Week
Christian Petersen, Getty Images / YouTube / Stephen Dunn, Getty Images With college football’s regular season winding down, the annual parade of underachieving coaches being shown the door has begun. Here is a list of those coaches who have been fired since last weekend’s games. 1 ...