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Archived Since:November 20, 2008

Blog Post Archive

'Happy Valley' Documentary Examines Sandusky Case

Here is the trailer for "Happy Valley," the documentary that examines the circumstances behind the crimes of former Penn State assistant Jerry Sandusky., who was convicted in 2012 of 45 counts of sexual abuse of young boys. The film is...

The SEC and Worldwide (Cheer) Leader

Is the Southeastern Conference an all-powerful entity that has rightfully earned its place atop the college football foodchain, or is the SEC's position due in large part to a marketing machine that has a financial stake in the league? Jordan...

Gamblers Say Alabama Remains the Team to Beat

Forget what the clowns on College Football Playoff selection committee have to say. The truth can be found with gamblers. They have actual samolians riding on the outcome. A little silver will cut a lot of family ties. The gambling....

Utah's Electrifying Victory Over USC

Utah needed one yard to complete a sweep of Pacific 12 teams from Southern California on Saturday night at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City. The Utes got it when quarterback Travis Wilson completed a pass to Kaelin Clay with...

Utah State Overpowers Nevada Las Vegas

There are many memorable places to watch a college football game. Utah State's Romney Stadium on a perfect fall afternoon is tough to beat. Wiz correspondent Greg Laughlin first stop on Saturday was Logan, Utah, site of the Aggies' matchup...

Crystal Ball

Howie Kussoy, New York Post: Now is not the time to bet against Nick Saban and the Alabama Crimson Tide. Just look at last week's 59-point demolition of Texas A&M. Alabama is on the road Saturday against a Tennessee team...

Alabama Is Favored to Win Championship Playoff

Harvey Updyke must be proud. Alabama is now the favorite to win the championship playoff, according to odds posted Tuesday morning by Bovada. Teams from the Southeastern Conference occupy four of the top six spots in the championship odds. Oregon's...

Snapshots of Week 8

A look at the week that was. Thanks to Larry Brown Sports and 30fps.

Cincinnati Brushes Aside Southern Methodist

George W. Bush was among 16,849 fans at Gerald J. Ford Stadium on Saturday, but even the presence of the former president was of no inspiration to Southern Methodist's struggling offense. The Mustangs, who ranked 124th in total offense entering...

Crystal Ball

Double D, Boston Herald: Rutgers has gently eased its way into the Big Ten. That ends Saturday with the beginning of a brutal stretch of games — at Ohio State, at Nebraska and at home against Wisconsin. The Buckeyes are...

Mississippi State Is Doing More With Less

Mississippi State's rise to No. 1 is all the more amazing when you consider that Alabama spent almost as much on coaches' salaries ($11.8 million) as the Bulldogs did on their entire program ($15.3 million) in fiscal 2013, according to...

Updating Championship and Heisman Odds

What a difference two weeks makes. Mississippi State's chance to win the championship playoff goes from 33/1 to 16/1 to 7/1. Mississippi goes from 33/1 to 16/1 to 15/2. Todd Gurley goes from being the favorite to win the Heisman...

Snapshots of Week 7

A look back at the week that was. Thanks to 30fps.

Oregon's Title Hopes Revitalized After Win Over UCLA

Oregon's crushing 42-30 victory over UCLA on Saturday at the Rose Bowl dashed any hopes the Bruins had — real or otherwise — of getting a berth into the championship playoff. But it's a different story for the Ducks, who...

Stanford Makes Short Work of Washington State

Stanford had a short week to rebound from a difficult loss to Notre Dame, but the Cardinal used their might to brush aside pass-happy Washington State, 34-17, on Friday night at Stanford Stadium. Image of Sport was among the announced...

Tulane Gets the Best of Connecticut, 12-3

Yes, these people live among you. But what do you expect? It's New Orleans, where Wiz correspondent Greg Laughlin spent his Saturday while taking in the Connecticut-Tulane game at Yulman Stadium, the new home of the Green Wave. Tulane prevailed,...

Crystal Ball

Reno Gazette-Journal: It's the ultimate "squeeze" play for Notre Dame. The Fighting Irish, coming off a victory over Stanford, play North Carolina a week before the Herculean matchup against Florida State. Take the Tar Heels and the 17.5 points. Howie...

NBC News Report Questions Safety of Artificial Turf

The popularity of artificial surfaces used on playing fields is at an all-time high. The surface is durable, requires less maintenance and over the long term is cheaper than a grass field. But NBC News asks if the material used...

Updating Championship and Heisman Odds

Florida State and Auburn set atop the list of teams with the best chance to win the championship playoff, according to odds posted by Bovada. But a weekend of upsets drastically changed the rest of the list. The Heisman race...

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