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FAU Sports | Sun Sentinel blogsOK, so UCF is joining the Big East, thus C-USA, which also lost SMU and Houston, needs members and would like a presence in Florida, so FAU and FIU are likely targets, right? Well, not so fast. It appears......
FAU Sports | Sun Sentinel blogsOK, the long slog covering spring training is coming to a close. After today, just two more dates with the Marlins, which means I can get back to FAU. But before that, I have Fish/Cards today, and this evening, clear......
Of all the insulting misconceptions spread since Northern Illinois qualified for the Orange Bowl, the most uninformed suggests the Huskies will use the unfair opinions of the Kirk Herbstreits of the college football world for motivation. None needed. To...
Tied at 49 with 14.6 seconds left in Thursday's first-round Big Ten tournament game, Illinois coach John Groce didn't want a timeout before his team's final possession. Nor did Brandon Paul need directions before dropping a 15-foot, fadeaway jumper over...
I was thinking about a blog Mike Helfgot wrote a while back about how ranking players is an inexact science. He used rankings from Rivals.com, my employer, to make the point that some players are missed, some are ranked too high and others are under the...
NEW ORLEANS — When Jim Harbaugh felt Chicago's walls closing in on him during his final, fateful season as a Bears quarterback in 1993, he often sought refuge at old Halas Hall in the basement office of Geep Chryst. Chryst, the Bears' director...
I can't help but wonder about the short- and long-term impact the Chicago Public Schools teachers' strike will have on football prospects. I realize football isn't a big deal in the overall picture, but it's big for some student-athletes, both in...
Might as well add social media studies to college curriculums. After all, some schools are watching a prospective athlete's every move on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. It's no urban legend that athletes have lost scholarship offers and...
Hopefully, the powers that be are watching. They saw the adulation and euphoria on the faces of the players from the likes of Harvard, Oregon, California and Ole Miss. They saw the look of disappointment on the faces of the fans who spent countless...
Colleges Loyola gets Kent State next in CollegeInsider Fresh off its first postseason victory in school Division I history, the Loyola men's basketball team will host Kent State on Sunday in the second round of the CollegeInsider.com tournament at...
RICHMOND — As Akron prepared for the Mid-American Conference tournament, VCU coach Shaka Smart sent the Zips a 45-second motivational video. "It was all about how much I believed in their team and how good they could be," Smart said Tuesday....
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Middle Tennessee State has one top-100 victory. Virginia boasts eight. The Blue Raiders defeated two teams that made the NCAA tournament. The Cavaliers bested four. Yet when the NCAA unveiled its 68-team bracket Sunday, Middle...
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