Wichita State vs. Indiana State – Upset level: DEFCON 2

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

It is not often that an undefeated, top five men’s basketball team strolls into Terre Haute, Indiana, for a Missouri Valley Conference game. OK, so it has never happened. But tonight, Indiana State (17-5) has a chance to pull off what would surely be one of the biggest wins in ...

College basketball: Who will be the last unbeaten standing?

Thursday, December 6th, 2012

I wasn't even a twinkle in my father's eye in 1976. But the year is one of my favorites. And it's not because it's the year which produced three of my all-time favorite movies ("Rocky," "All The President's Men" and "Midway"). The year 1976 is known for one thing - at ...

All Is Not Fine In Syracuse

Monday, November 28th, 2011

Oh, how I long for the days of UNLV players partying in a hot tub with a shady booster being the biggest scandal in college sports. Syracuse fired basketball assistant coach Bernie Fine on Sunday when it became undeniably clear that the guy is a serious creep. That was the same ...

Your Conference Re-Alignment Update for September 20

Monday, September 19th, 2011

Pitt/'Cuse make the mediocre slightly mediocre-er The obvious news from Monday is that Syracuse and Pittsburgh both left the Big East for the ACC. Everyone knows this was a money move, since super conferences are coming, but there's no way this move really makes the ACC any better in football. The ...

Little Jimmy Boeheim Gets His Feewings Huwt

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim raised a stink on Monday night under complaints that the local media was being unfair to him after the Syracuse Post-Standard showed a graphic that listed his record against other coaches in the Big East, including those against whom his record is not so great. (It ...

Pac-10 Football Officiating: The Worst In Any League In Any Sport

Sunday, September 12th, 2010

Pac-10 football officiating has always been bad - just ask Bob Stoops and Oklahoma how they feel about it - but now it has gotten to a point where it's just ridiculous. As Dan Weber of USCFootball.com said following USC's 17-14 win over Virginia, it has gotten to a critical ...