I will be honest here – I am so inured to the culture of corruption, and Monty Python’s Black Knight caliber of willful and idiotic denial…I didn’t think anything UNC scandal related could shock me anymore. Then I read this, and you should as well: Prepare to be disgusted. Horrific doesn’t even begin to describe [...]
I’ve long-believed expansion/re-alignment wouldn’t end until there were four 14- or 16-team superconferences controlling the football universe, i.e., TV/BCS revenue. The proliferation of college football on TV over the past 20 years has shifted the landscape such that traditional cultural and geographical alliances simply don’t matter, and conference names have little to do with affiliated [...]
So, just to recap, here’s where we stand: In a move I don’t necessarily like, but entirely understand (the cozy little basketball conference most of us grew up with is long gone), Syracuse and Pittsburgh are officially in the ACC, which doesn’t exactly thrill Jim Boeheim (ESPN): The Big East has held its tournament at [...]
We are taking the entire quote from ESPN Insider Brian Hamilton of the Chicago Tribune first included UNC coach Butch Davis on his list of possible successors to Charlie Weis eight days ago, and Davis is still on the Trib’s updated list today — as one of the “favorites,” no less, behind Brian Kelly, Bob [...]
The annual bowl rota of the ACC took a major nosedive this week when the conference refused to give the Gator Bowl flexibility in selecting an ACC team to play in their annual game. In place of the Gator Bowl, the Independence Bowl now takes its place. The Independence is in Shreveport, Louisiana, deep in [...]
One of the more credible college sports blogs has a little rumor to share regarding some interesting developments related to the Notre Dame football coaching position. (Click here) We just like sharing it as a follow-up to our initial entry and resulting follow-up.
Final Update: Irisheyes.com, the Scout Notre Dame football franchise, reports that Charlie Weis is set to return for 2009. The discussion below is not for nothing, however, as the fact is that Tom O’Brien will become a person of interest for bigger programs looking to improve their coaching situation. While O’Brien has said that NC [...]
For those of you that don’t already read The Onion, you’re really missing out. Recently, they’ve taken their hard-hitting satirical approach to the sports world, as best evidenced by this side splitter. Enjoy.