Reports: Marcus Smart to stay at Oklahoma State

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

At least one prominent college basketball star seems to remember the old public service message to "Be Cool: Stay In School." Oklahoma State freshman guard Marcus Smart, considered by anyone I've ever paid attention to to be a Top 5 pick in this year's  NBA draft, is expected to formally announce ...

New BCS Playoff Will Have “Academic Component”

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012

Buried in an ESPN piece in which the commissioner of the Mountain West opines that the four-team playoff will soon expand to eight is a tidbit about some kind of "academic component" to the formula that chooses the participants in the yearly playoff. MWC Commissioner Craig Thompson actually said he ...

Mike Gundy Agrees To Eight-Year Extension With Oklahoma State

Sunday, January 8th, 2012

Oklahoma State football coach Mike Gundy has agreed to the framework of an eight-year contract that extends his current deal by four years. The school's president Burns Hargis and athletic director Mike Holder announced the extension on Saturday, though details are still being finalized. Gundy's contract is still subject to the ...

McD’s Week 11 College Football Picks

Saturday, November 12th, 2011

What I'm watching: 12 pm: Flipping between Nebraska/Penn State for the train-wreck-watching and Okie State/Texas Tech for the O-fence. 3:30 pm: TCU/Boise State - At least, until Boise pulls away. This game has gotten intense what with all the BCS meetings and non-AQ's eating their own. 8pm: Stanford/Oregon - like everyone else.

Week Seven College Football Roundup: Oh, The Bee-Manity!

Sunday, October 16th, 2011

Illinois, Georgia Tech, Michigan and Baylor all lost on Saturday. God, Georgia Tech?!? They were playing Virginia! The Perfect Offense couldn't lose to Virginia! Innocence...slowly being...ripped...away. Three of those four schools were handed their first loss of the year. Baylor lost their second, but this was the one that took them ...

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 ...

McD’s Week Four College Football Picks

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

  What I'm watching on Saturday: 12 pm - San Diego State at Michigan: We'll see if SDSU can handle Denard Robinson or not. If French literature has taught me anything, it's that revenge is a great motivating factor. Then again, a lot of the SDSU players probably have positive memories of ...