McD’s Week Three College Football Picks

Friday, September 16th, 2011

What I'm watching this weekend (and notice how I'm not watching Indiana this week because I'm boycotting any game in which we play a 1-AA squad): 12 pm ET - Don't bother with the noon games this week unless you're an alumni. I'm thinking I'll take a nap. Oh hey, DVR'd ...

North Carolina And Michigan State Set To Play Game On Carrier

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

It's official, college basketball powers North Carolina and Michigan State will play a game on the deck of an aircraft carrier. A matchup that has been rumored for months has finally been agreed to and given final approval, as the two teams will face each other on the flight deck ...

After Beating Cancer, Michigan State’s Arthur Ray Jr. Is Practicing

Friday, April 8th, 2011

Take a good look at No. 73 in the above picture. That, right there, is someone we should all be proud of. After three-plus years, several surgeries, countless hours of chemotherapy and rehab, Michigan State football player Arthur Ray Jr. is finally practicing with the Spartans. In the spring of 2007, Ray ...

That Kyrie Irving Kid is Pretty Good

Thursday, December 2nd, 2010

There are those of us on this site that follow college basketball recruiting somewhat closely. That's how we first came to know Kyrie Irving is really, really good at Mr. Naismith's game. You see, there was a time when Indiana coach Tom Crean was putting all his eggs into the Irving ...

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 havingĀ 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 ...