1. Fight On: The Story of USC's Ricky Rosas

    Ricky Rosas (center) at the University of Oregon's Autzen Stadium before USC's October 27th game. (photo courtesy of PeteCarroll.com) "Sir, I don't know how to tell this story...

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  2. Tennessee Football: 2008 Season Brings Key Changes for Vols

    Phillip Fulmer led Tennessee to a 10-win season in 2007, but will face a host of changes in 2008. "Change"—it's a word that football fans on Rocky Top will be hearing a lot in the coming months regarding their Tennessee Vols...

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  3. Tennessee Basketball: Tyler Smith at Home on Rocky Top

    Tennessee's Tyler Smith drives past Mississippi's Kenny Williams to score the game-winning bucket with just 4.2 seconds remaining...

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  4. Ty Willingham Bounty: How Far Is Too Far for Disgruntled Fans?

    A Dolphins fan shows his disapointment. (photo:The Beacon Newspaper)Many disgruntled fans have threatened to boycott certain teams in the past, and to an extent, it's understandable...

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  5. College FB: What the BCS and Online Poker Have in Common

    LSU and Jacob Hester will face Ohio State in Monday's BCS National Championship Game. (Photo courtesy lsusports.net)"It's unique...

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  6. A Sad Day in Baseball: The Mitchell Report Names Names

    George Mitchell (foreground) released his report to MLB Commissioner Bud Selig (background). (photo: nydailynews.com)For 28 minutes I sat and listened to George Mitchell introduce his report...

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  7. What's Right with College Football: A Taste of The Stagg Bowl

    Mount Union players celebrate after winning one of their many National Championships. (photo: muc.edu)The players will be sitting in the locker room, anxious with anticipation and nerves...

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  8. Alex Smith: An Abandoned QB?

    Alex Smith (11) winces in pain after injuring his right shoulder September 30th. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma) You are Alex Smith.And you were just disrespected by Mike Nolan—your coach, your leader, your supposed mentor...

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  9. College FB: The 2007 All-Underdog Team

    Appalachian State's Corey Lynch blocked and recovered Michigan's potential game-winning field goal as time expired to start the 2007 college football season with a bang...

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  10. A Sneak Peak at Tim Tebow's Heisman Acceptance Speech

    It's true—I've been given the honor of writing Tim Tebow's Heisman acceptance speech.We're actually quite close, Tim and I.We met back in September of 2006...

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  11. Who's Your Draddy?: Praise for Dennis Dixon

    With one play, Dennis Dixon's season was over.With that same play, the hopes of an entire campus went up in smoke...

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  12. Postgame Tailgating: The Real Problem with the BCS

    Steve Malinchak (7) celebrates Pittsburgh's 13-9 upset win over No.2 West Virginia. (AP Photo/Jeff Gentner)My bedroom is a mess. There are clothes everywhere, both dirty and clean—I can't even tell which are which anymore...

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  13. Giving Thanks for Coaches: 15 Great Rants

    Remember in Little League when your coaches patted you on the back regardless of your performance?Well, that's warm and fuzzy and all...but the reason I'm thankful for coaches is their tirades...

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  14. Alabama-Auburn: A Taste of the Iron Bowl

    Red Sox vs. Yankees.Duke vs. North Carolina.Ali vs. Frazier.We all know how intense sports rivalries can be—but until you visit the state of Alabama, you can't comprehend the excitement that burns for the annual Iron Bowl...

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  15. Homage to Slippery Rock: Northeastern Is No. 1

    The Northeastern Huskies are the No. 1 team in the land.Forget the fact that the Huskies are 3-8, and that they play in NCAA's FCS (formerly DI-AA).The Huskies are the No. 1 team in ALL of college football—and I can prove it...

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  16. When's the Right Time to Storm the Field?

    I think we all understand by now that parity is the new paradigm in college football—there's no need to remind us every three hours...

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  17. Why the Heisman Trophy Is a Joke

    The Heisman Trophy is turning into a joke.There, I said it.Sure, there's a lot of hype around the award—but it's no longer given to the "most outstanding college football player...

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  18. Postgame Tailgating: Why LSU Should Be No. 1

    The LSU Tigers survived a tight one in Tuscaloosa on Saturday, coming back from a 34-27 deficit with 7:33 remaining to notch a 41-34 win over Alabama...

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  19. Who Wants to Own a Sports Franchise?

    If you're like me, your ultimate dream job is probably the owner of a sports franchise. You know—like George Steinbrenner, Bob Craft, and Jerry Buss...

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  20. MLS Playoffs: Chicago Holds Off D.C. United to Advance

    Washington D.C. -- While the scoreboard may have read 2-2, Chicago fans were more than pleased with the result.The Fire defeated D.C. United 3-2 on aggregate to advance to the MLS Eastern Conference Finals...

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  21. 2007 MLS Playoffs Begin: Chicago 1, DC United 0

    Bridgeview, Illinois—While MLB and college football were hosting important games, Major League Soccer held its own Thursday night.The 2007 MLS Playoffs got underway at Toyota Park in Chicago between the Chicago Fire and D...

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  22. World Series: Josh Beckett, Sox Bats Own Game One

    Dane Cook talked me into it—the funnyman got me to watch the 2007 World Series with those "There's only one October" commercials that air 24 hours a day.Not like I needed much convincing, though...

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  23. European Envy: Where the MLS Comes Up Short

    You see the perfectly cut grass. You see the freshly painted white lines. You see the stunning colors of the two teams and their respective fans. You smell the food, drinks, and sometimes that unpleasant sweaty dude next to you...

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  24. Greg Ryan Out as U.S. Women's Soccer Coach

    It was announced on Monday that U.S. Women's National Soccer Team head coach Greg Ryan will not be asked to renew his contract after this year...

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  25. NDSU-Minnesota: North Dakota State Invades the Metrodome

    Minneapolis, MN -- The 7-0 North Dakota State Bison have been on my radar since they beat Central Michigan by 30 points on September 22nd...

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