Beyond the Box Score: Northwestern Holds Off Michigan State Late


Finally, the Northwestern Wildcats win a game in the 4th quarter! You wouldn’t have thought it would have been after 10 games, I’m sure, but the Wildcats were able to hang on for the win in East Lansing today. The […]

What A Day Of College Football But The BCS Still Doesn’t Work

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What a day. What a day. The top two teams go down for the first time since 2007 and the venerable Notre Dame Fighting Irish go into next week knowing if they beat the USC Trojans, who may be without […]

Maryland and Rutgers To Join The Big Ten, Realignment Out Of Control


My grandma always tells me “money is at the root of all evil” and she’s right yet again. Multiple reports say that the Maryland Terrapins and the Rutgers Scarlet Knights will join the Big Ten Conference on Monday to push the league […]

Why Northwestern Keeps Collapsing Late


The Northwestern Wildcats had a lead late but couldn’t hold it. Sounds familiar? Yeah, it isn’t just a fluke anymore, it’s becoming a trend. The Wildcats looked like they were going to walk out of the “Big House” with their […]

It’s Time For The SEC To Mix Up Their Late Season Schedule

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The SEC is still probably the consensus ”best conference in the land” despite the fact they may not have a member in this year’s title game. Even with that esteemed status and all the chest pounding from the “Finebaum fanbase”, this weekend’s schedule is […]

Forget The Hate: The Big Ten Will Be Judged By Its Bowl Record


The Big Ten is the butt of all jokes this season. The two best teams in the conference are ineligible for postseason play, they aren’t fun to watch and no one is a threat to play for the national championship  Clearly, […]

Notre Dame Better Not Sleep On Pitt

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The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are undefeated and just had their signature win of the year beating the Oklahoma Sooners in Norman. So am I concerned about the lowly Pittsburgh Panthers coming into Notre Dame Stadium this Saturday? Why yes […]

5 Teams That Might Not Be Headed To A Bowl Game

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Bye Week Study Guide: Northwestern Wildcats


The Northwestern Wildcats sit at 7-2 heading into their well deserved bye week and are now at a crossroads of their season. While they blew two games they should have won to the Penn State Nittany Lions and the Nebraska […]

Friday Night Football: Washington Huskies-California Golden Bears


The Friday night lights are on again for college football and while tonight’s match up isn’t exactly that scintillating, what else are you going to do? Watch the 3rd night of the NBA season? Check out network reruns? That’s what […]

It’s Time To Root For Chaos To Crash The BCS Party

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Is that Dr. Evil in the picture above? No. That’s Bill Hancock, Executive Director of the BCS, aka the boss who runs the system that makes no sense. I’m hoping this year’s college football contenders wreck his Christmas once and for all. […]

“Off the Radar” Upset Watch for Week 9, Late Game Edition

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We’ve already had a great day of college football and the real action is just about to begin. While most people will be watching the Notre Dame Fighting Irish visit the Oklahoma Sooners or the Mississippi State Bulldogs take on the Alabama […]