Last Saturday was somewhat of a day of reckoning within the top ranks of college football, with four of the top six ranked schools in the country going down. No. 2 Oregon, No. 3 Alabama, No. 4 Oklahoma, and No. 6 Texas A&M all bit the dust last week.
It was the waning moments of a damp September fourth quarter, and football, as it often does, had brought out the ugly side of one of its fans. In this case, the red-faced rooter was a 30-something dad.
Here's my advice to the NFL and the NCAA: if you really, truly want to end violence against women, hire experts who do the research and implement it in our communities.
We can't tell much only two weeks in, but what we can say with some confidence is there are certain teams that so far statistically meet the profile of a champion, at least in analytic comparison to past champions.
It's no secret: college football season is the bread and butter for many businesses in towns and cities across the country. How much do hotels hike their prices when fans come flocking?
The Big Five are now definitely in a league of their own - for better or worse. They got what they wanted: independence and the killing off of the bottom half of Division I. It was a classic power play.
ith the market starting to take shape for college football tickets, TiqIQ released the Top 25 most expensive average prices for the 2014 season. Eight schools from the SEC are in the Top 25, the most of any conference.
There are 351 Division I schools with men's and women's basketball teams, yet there are only 30 NBA teams and 12 WNBA teams. There are 120 Division I ...
Michael Sam, do you know how many closeted middle- and high-school boys in jerseys now have a trailblazer to look up to who has made their journeys a bit easier? I wish there had been a Michael Sam when I was in one of those jerseys.
The alarming rate of dementia and suicides among NFL players hasn't stopped parents from sending off their 7-year-old boys to football camps so that they may someday get into the leagues. When it comes to football, common sense does not apply.
If you love college football and like rooting for the underdog, your days are numbered. The big kids want to take their football and go home.
I'm a Tar Heel through and through. When we do poorly, I loyally stand by my university and know that we can do better. Lately, when it comes to college athletics, something isn't right in Chapel Hill, but it's not just at Carolina.
The BCS probably couldn't have picked a better year to call it quits, and now college football gets the facelift we've all been waiting for -- or so it appears. As we head toward the College Football Playoff, everyone gets a fair chance, right?
With just one week left on the college football regular season schedule, the BCS bowl picture is nearly set.
Instead of passing blame, the NCAA should be instituting athletic health care standards across all collegiate sports.
I am so disappointed in Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel. How dare he spend last weekend throwing five touchdown passes, rushing for 98 yards and nearly rallying his team from a 21-point deficit against Southeastern Conference foe Alabama.