Beyond the Box Score: Northwestern Holds Off Iowa Late


It’s shouldn’t have been close and yet despite a major statistical advantage for most of the game, the Northwestern Wildcats had to fend off the Iowa Hawkeyes late on homecoming in Evanston. Iowa was able to move the ball a […]

Let’s Celebrate Ohio State and Penn State’s Big Ten Run


Quiet! Don’t tell the Big Ten Conference or the NCAA but the Ohio State Buckeyes and Penn State Nittany Lions season’s should be celebrated and not jeered. Is it Braxton Miller‘s fault that some dumb Ohio State players took illegal benefits? Did […]

We Need A College Football Commissioner


I thought the playoffs were going to make this all right. The lack of marquee non conference games in college football is already appalling but I know this won’t be a problem now since you’ll need to earn your spot in […]

Game Preview: Can Illinois Get Their First Big Ten Win Against Indiana?

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“Man that’s one heck of a basketball game this Saturday. Oh wait, this is football? Yeah… not so much.” That’s a conversation that’s probably been had several times this week in both Champaign and Bloomington as the Indiana Hoosiers travel […]

Game Preview: Northwestern Hosts Iowa on Homecoming


Northwestern Wildcats fans are long known for their hatred of the Iowa Hawkeyes and they’re hoping to take another “W” from them this Saturday on homecoming. Let’s face it, this is a must win if the Wildcats want to keep […]

Beyond the Box Score: Northwestern Falls To Nebraska Late


Another big game, another big loss for the Northwestern Wildcats. They led 28-16 late in this one but a Taylor Martinez led comeback was just enough as the Nebraska Cornhuskers held on to win 29-28. The Wildcats had a chance […]

Everett Golson Won’t Start vs. BYU


Big news for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish as they look to continue their undefeated season this afternoon against the BYU Cougars. The Chicago Tribune is reporting that Tommy Rees will start at quarterback in place of Everett Golson. It’s even […]

Don’t Get Fooled By Kansas State


I’m a big country music fan (don’t judge!). There’s an old song from Shania Twain called “That Don’t Impress Me Much” and it fits perfectly to the Kansas State Wildcats this year. Everyone loves crusty old Bill Snyder, his JUCO […]

Oregon Still Isn’t to Alabama’s Level


Trust me. There’s few things I want to see more in sports than the Oregon Ducks taking down the mighty Alabama Crimson Tide in the BCS Championship Game. The reaction from Paul Finebaum and his callers alone would be worth that but it just isn’t […]

Thursday Night Preview: Oregon at Arizona State


Cue Brent Musburger, this should be a real “dandy in the desert”, as the Oregon Ducks finally hit the road for their first real test against the Arizona State Sun Devils. The Ducks are a legitimate national title contender with aspirations for […]

Observations from Planet Earth, The Early Evening Edition: Week 7

Douglas C. Pizac-US PRESSWIRE

Today was the perfect day to watch football for a good chunk of the country but I know many of you actually have to do something else on Saturday. That’s why we’ve got your breakdown of all the important happenings […]

Beyond The Box Score: Northwestern Survives On The Road

Jesse Johnson-US PRESSWIRE

Northwestern Wildcats fans will be muttering the same phrase over and over again this afternoon, “a win is a win is a win”. That was an ugly ball game in Minneapolis but the Wildcats were able to hold on despite […]