1. Ohio State vs. Oregon: National Championship Game Against the Spread

    Last week's inaugural BCS Playoff semifinals ensured that, for the first time since 2010, there will be a champion other than Alabama or Florida State. For Ohio State, it's been 13 years since its last title...

    Jeff Glauser Written by Jeff Glauser about 4 months ago 5,700 reads 1 comments

  2. Stars Fans Love to Hate

    While we mostly seek to highlight the positive side of sports—whether its great plays or heroic achievements—we can’t help but acknowledge that some athletes inspire tremendous anger and outrage...

    Scott Janovitz Written by Scott Janovitz about 6 months ago 18,562 reads 48 comments

  3. Whatever Happened To: Sports Edition

    In the enormous, always-changing world of sports, fans are regularly left wondering, "Whatever happened to" this or that? Rules frequently change, technology constantly redefines, and even stars can vanish before we know it...

    Scott Janovitz Written by Scott Janovitz about 7 months ago 26,711 reads 12 comments

  4. College Football Playoff Odds: Florida State, Alabama Top Betting Picks

    The defending national champion Florida State Seminoles lead the way as 2-5 betting favorites to qualify for this season’s inaugural four-team College Football Playoff...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 9 months ago 2,332 reads 2 comments

  5. Every Power 5 Conference Team's Greatest Moment from BCS Era

    On Monday we got our first glimpse of the hardware that's going to be given out to the winner of the College Football Playoff, the new system created to determine the FBS national champion...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 10 months ago 24,325 reads 104 comments

  6. Why SEC Has UCLA to Thank for Its Legacy of BCS Dominance

    The SEC dominated the second half of the BCS era, winning seven championships and firmly establishing itself as the premier conference in college football...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 12 months ago 23,863 reads 144 comments

  7. Can Rutgers or Maryland Challenge for Big Ten Title in Next Decade?

    Whenever Julie Hermann speaks, the Big Ten office listens, intently. Just in case the conference needs to get into damage-control spin mode. The Rutgers athletic director has been nothing short of a lightning rod whenever she's in the news ...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 12 months ago 4,886 reads 34 comments

  8. Why Success Might Not Be Guaranteed for the SEC Network

    The SEC had another banner season at the bank, as the conference announced (h/t Kami Mattioli of Sporting News ) its members reeled in around $21 million per school during the fiscal year of 2013...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 12 months ago 5,056 reads 18 comments

  9. Making the Case for Major College Football Conferences to Drop Divisions

    With all of the bellyaching about the recent decisions by the SEC and ACC to keep eight-game conference schedules , a most important point was largely missed: The scheduling setup makes competition within those conferences unfair...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 12 months ago 6,650 reads 9 comments

  10. College Football Playoff Is Here to Stay for a While ... or Is It?

    Like it or not, the College Football Playoff, set to debut this coming season, will be around until at least 2025. It will outlast the next Bush ( Jeb ) or Clinton (Hillary) administration...

    Samuel Chi Written by Samuel Chi about 12 months ago 2,671 reads 10 comments