It is always nice to see the Wolfpack getting some national love and attention; so, we took the following screen shot from the front page of ESPN’s College Football page this morning. This ties nicely to this entry on Wilson and NC State Football that we featured last week.
SportsCenter Opening Animation from ESPN Communications on Vimeo. Just thought that you would enjoy. (Link) It is a world ruled by machines; antiseptic, efficient, pitiless … like The Matrix, only without the warmth. Sports Center’s new graphics are even more curious than before. And you cannot help but watch. I’ve always been fascinated by the […]
BIG NEWS! BIG NEWS! After booing on the kickoff of the second half of thursday’s game against North Carolina, Rutgers fans continued to boo on almost every play from scrimmage throughout the rest of the game. (Those fans that actually stayed and didn’t leave early to beat traffic) RUTGERS!?! This is same program that was […]
The Southeastern Conference has signed a 15-year deal with ESPN reportedly worth more than $2 billion to televise sporting events, including football and men’s and women’s basketball. The deal will end the SEC’s affiliation with Raycom Sports, which has aired basketball since 1986 and SEC football since 1992.
An awful lot of attention was applied to an ESPN blog post about “toughest” football stadiums in the ACC throughout the conference’s footprint this week. SFN led the charge with a pretty comprehensive initial entry that can be seen by clicking here and then was followed-up by a great piece from LRM that received a […]
Dear Heather Dinich, Good for you, having been to all of the ACC stadiums â€“ itâ€™s something I canâ€™t say for myself. And kudos to ESPN for hiring an Indiana graduate and a Maryland resident to write a regular blog about the ACC. Iâ€™ll be honest here, Heather. Iâ€™m provincially prejudiced and I donâ€™t intend […]
If NC State wins, I am happy and I think that it is a “good thing.” If NC State loses, I am sad and think that it is a “bad thing.” I admit it. I am also just a fan. I am not a journalist. You are reading StateFansNation that admits our bias. You are […]
It was a bad weekend to be a college football-related personality on ESPN, ‘The Vick Network”. Generally unpopular analyst, Trev Alberts, was fired on Sunday when he failed to show up for work. This article does a good job explaining the situation. Alberts is/was a highly intelligent analyst whose delivery style generally rubbed the audience […]