Shaka Smart rebuffs UCLA and Minnesota, will stay at VCU

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Shaka Smart has been one of the most sought-after young college basketball coaches over the past few years and when any job opens up, his name is always among the first mentioned as a potential replacement. This year has been no exception, but we can now confirm that Smart will ...

Week Six College Football Roundup: Texas Messed With Itself

Sunday, October 9th, 2011

So Oklahoma won the Red River Shootout 55-17 at the Cotton Bowl. The end of the game featured a completely full OU half of the stadium and a mostly-empty Texas half of the stadium once OU was obviously up for good, which was sometime in the second quarter. I don't know ...

McD’s Week Five College Football Picks

Friday, September 30th, 2011

Still the only weekly picks section by a real, live Indiana alumnus/fan who prefers college football to college basketball... What I'm watching this Saturday: 12 pm - Penn State at Indiana until it's a blowout in the second quarter, then probably Aggies/Razorbacks with a side of Air Force/Navy 3:30 pm - Baylor/Kansas State ...

McD’s Week One College Football Picks

Saturday, September 3rd, 2011

I couldn't think of the right exclamation to start off my fifth season of gambling on college football for this site, especially since the last two years went so damn well. No seriously, I was over .500 both years, which if you knew me, you'd be shocked I could do ...

USC Trojans vs. Minnesota Golden Gophers Preview

Friday, September 2nd, 2011

Minnesota (0-0) at (25) Southern California (0-0) (-23.5) USC's secondary coach resigned Thursday, the team's defense was historically, hilariously bad last year, the offense only showed hints of breaking out of the vanilla coma created in the Sarkisian/Bates/late Carroll era, and the Trojans still ineligible for both the Pac-12 title game ...

Randy Shannon To Minnesota?

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010

We've been hearing lots of rumors about ousted Miami coach Randy Shannon taking over as the man at the head of the University of Minnesota's football program. Now those rumors have a more mainstream backing. Tom Dienhart of Yahoo! Sports claims that a Minnesota staffer told him that Shannon could, in ...

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 ...