Category Archives: College

ICYMI (In Case You Missed It): Sports Saturday

Toronto FC Won the MLS Cup: The nosedive of soccer in America continued as our domestic league shipped its trophy north of the border. Some of the most accomplished active American soccer players contributed to the title exodus as Michael Bradley and Jozy Altidore star

Heisman Saturday

This evening in New York City, the biggest names in college football will gather to hand out one of the more notorious trophies in all of sports and celebrate its winner. The Heisman is a unique award in that the voters are a mix of

Brad’s Top 10 College Bowls of 2017

Well the College Football Playoff Committee announced their decisions today and, as far as I can tell, it didn’t bring civilization to an end. There will be some hand wringing about it in Columbus, Ohio for the foreseeable future, but that Iowa loss was just

The Dirty Business of College Football Head Coaching

First of all I want to wish everyone a Happy Conference Championship Saturday! We have a great slate of games today and I will keep this short because I don’t want to detract from the terrific on field action. However a lot of the biggest

Alabama and Clemson Should Be Embarrassed

Assembling a 12-game college football schedule is a process that takes years. Generally speaking, teams will play 8 conference games (9 in the Pac-12) and round out the non-conference portion of the schedule with some combination of games against—for example—traditional rivals, in-state programs, friendly programs,

What We Learned: The CFP Rankings

The College Football Playoff selection committee released their first rankings yesterday and I think it is fair to say that they shocked a lot of people. The first go at the rankings says a lot about what the committee members value and how they are

Predicting the College Football Playoff Rankings

In a couple of hours the College Football Playoff (CFP) selection committee will reveal its rankings for the 2017 CFP. The first unveiling of these rankings comes on the heels of a tumultuous weekend in college football. A previously undefeated Penn State team lost a

Accountability Column: Week 5 College Football Picks

Writing a picks column is not new or innovative. Everybody has an opinion about the games before they happen. As a consumer of sports media, it’s always driven me crazy that no one ever holds these columnists accountable. I am here to set the tone