Game over. Harvard wins 34-24. Everyone beams. I beam at the woman behind me and she beams at me and apologizes for her child kicking me in the head. We surge out of the grounds in the late afternoon sunlight and for one moment it is 1975 and I am young again.
Through the first eight weeks of the season, Alabama was praised as the best team in the country and the national championship race wasn't about which...
So here we sit, 11-1. "Eleven, and One!!" And nobody outside the state-wide intersections of Rome to Valdosta, or Albany to Tocoa wants to give us a c...
It took me half a week to calm down and really understand, realize, and be able to explain in detail exactly what this means for Texas A&M, our football team, and for Aggie athletics in general.
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Eighty thousand people cheer as Chief Osceola throws his spear into the center of a beautiful new brick stadium.
This game wasn't just about another tally in the win column or years of bragging rights. This game was about the seniors and the fact that this would be the last time they put on the blue and orange of UTSA.
While you watch America's favorite sport, you will have plenty of time to ponder a few of the more puzzling aspects of America's favorite sport.
Until a majority of HBCU executives learn to balance the promotion of marching band culture within the larger context of athletic success, Saturday's sweet music will soon evolve into a brass band funeral dirge for many of our proud sports programs.
I was born in Georgia and I've spent a lot of time living and coaching in Texas, Kentucky, Louisiana and Alabama. But my formative years, from elementary school to junior high school, were right here.
This upcoming Saturday is the last game of the season and the I-35 rivalry game against Texas State. We know what's on the line and we know what our job is.
New England crushed Indianapolis yesterday 59-24 but tight end Rob Gronkowski broke his arm.
Enjoy, and don't forget the wet naps.
I'm quite certain both teams were included in the intentions of countless rosaries during morning Mass. Prayers not specifically for a win, but as a diplomatic priest would say from the pulpit, "Blessings for our boys to play their best."
It's easy to sit here and ramble off items in response to what motivates me, but the more important question is what allows me to be motivated. In my case, it's not what, but who.
The scandal at Penn State is a shadow across the soul of the university, a bitter reminder that the president who fails to confront corruption will ultimately fail completely, taking down countless other people as he crashes.