Video: Adreian Payne makes dunking fun

Friday, April 4th, 2014

Recent NBA dunk contests have been... well, I can't even remember. Blake Griffin jumped over a car, and I feel like it was the only interesting thing to happen in the post-Vince Carter dunk machine era. The college dunk contest, on the other hand, still has a degree of awesome in ...

WiseGuyAction’s Early NCAA Leans

Monday, March 14th, 2011

Every year on Selection Sunday, the only thing more entertaining than filling out a bracket and incessantly staring at it is incessantly staring at the lines which get posted at some books as early as just a few hours after the Selection Show. Needless to say, this year was no different in WiseGuyAction's humble bungalow. My ...

Big Ten Conference Alignment Suggestions

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010

Now that the Big Ten has added Nebraska to become the new Big 12, the conference has to avoid making the same mistake the old Big XII made: putting all the good teams into one side of the conference (the Big XII South) and having a totally irrelevant division full ...

Indianapolis Here We…Are

Saturday, April 3rd, 2010

Well, this trip might not be as exciting for some of us, since the Final Four is in Indianapolis, where we actually live, but hey we're here! And it's the Final Four! And we're shooting video for it! Awesome. This is a continuation of YardBarker's Journey to the Tourney project, sponsored ...

Seriously, Does Anything In Detroit Not Suck?

Monday, October 19th, 2009

Man, Detroit really sucks. We've been over this before and the entire country is completely aware of that fact, but now there's even more evidence of the Motor City's awfulness. On Sunday during the Detroit marathon, three runners died. Three!!! This wasn't just some old guy who shouldn't have been running, ...

College Football Personality Test

Friday, September 4th, 2009

With the start of the college football season we thought we'd put together a handy guide for those of you out there who aren't sure where to focus your attention this season. We've compiled a list of questions, our College Football Personality Test. Each answer has a numerical value, one through ...

Finally Some Good News For Michigan

Monday, March 30th, 2009

It's taken quite some time but the state of Michigan finally got some good news. As I'm sure you've heard, Sunday afternoon the Michigan State Spartans knocked off Louisville to win the NCAA Tournament's Midwest Region and head to the Final Four in Detroit. In the process, the Spartans made ...

What’s the Beef Between Football and Hockey Players in Michigan?

Thursday, October 30th, 2008

Admittedly, we've been sitting on these double pieces of news for awhile. But unless you follow either college hockey, Michigan/Michigan State football or the police blotter very closely, it's likely you haven't delved into this too far. First, let us dispense with the sufficient background information. On the early Sunday morning of ...