Varez Ward: Former Auburn player indicted for point shaving

Tuesday, June 4th, 2013

Former Auburn basketball player Kyievarez "Varez" Ward has been charged with conspiring with gamblers to throw games during the 2011-12 college basketball season. Ward was suspended midway through the 2012 season as the FBI investigated him for point-shaving. Ward faces two bribery-related counts for "commerce to influence, in any way, by ...

Katherine Webb pictures: A.J. McCarron’s girlfriend is the talk of the Internet

Monday, January 7th, 2013

During the BCS National Championship Game Monday night, ESPN announcers Brent Musburger and Kirk Herbstreit focused a bit of time on Alabama quarterback A.J. McCarron's girlfriend Katherine Webb. In fact, it got a little creepy. But the following few hours were dominated by discussion about 2012's Miss Alabama, who happens to ...

Auburn Tigers: Gus Malzahn hired as head football coach

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

The Auburn Tiger football program has basically told the Gene Chizik era to f--k itself as the Tigers are going to announce Arkansas State head coach Gus Malzahn as their new head coach. Malzahn was offensive coordinator under Chizik for three years, including the 2010 national championship season. Malzahn recruited quarterback ...

Auburn Tigers: Gene Chizik has to be on his way out, right?

Saturday, October 13th, 2012

Gene Chizik is probably longing for Wednesday right about now. Before his Auburn Tigers went out and got smoked by Ole Miss 41-20 Saturday, before the Rebels' 16-game conference losing streak was snapped, and before his record since winning the national championship slipped to 9-10, he was still on the ...

McD’s Week Eight College Football Picks

Friday, October 21st, 2011

The only picks by an actual Indiana grad who prefers Indiana football to Indiana basketball. It's an acquired taste. What I'm watching this week (with my dad edition): 12 pm - Indiana at Iowa - I guess so my Hawkeye-fan dad can watch with me and make snarky comments the whole time. ...

McD’s Week Seven College Football Picks

Friday, October 14th, 2011

What I'm watching Saturday: 12 pm: Baylor/Texas A&M - I know I'm supposed to be a Big Ten honk, being an Indiana grad and all, but after I watch the first quarter of the IU/Wisky game and the Hoosiers somehow give up 42 unanswered points again, I'm done with the B1G ...

Auburn Spent $260,000 To Prove It Didn’t Spend $180,000 On Cam Newton

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

Remember when Auburn (or the NCAA, whatever f--k you) suspended Cam Newton for one day and then reinstated him so he could play in the SEC title game? Turns out they didn't need to do that because the NCAA declared Wednesday that the Auburn football program committed no major violations ...

McD’s Week Six College Football Picks

Friday, October 7th, 2011

Still the only weekly picks by an Indiana alumnus who likes college football more than college basketball... Week Five Record: 8-6 W/L, 7-7 AS 2011 Season Record: 47-19 W/L, 33-30-3 AS What I'm watching: 12 pm - OU at Texas: What kind of idiot from Oklahoma agreed to play this game in Texas every ...