1. The top 10 Ohio State players of the decade

    There have been many great Ohio State teams this decade. With great teams comes great players. Coach Jim Tressel has guided a group of gifted players through OSU over the past eight years...

    Scott Taylor Written by Scott Taylor about almost 5 years ago 325 reads 1 comments

  2. Big 10 Recession? Yes, For The Past 40 Years!

    There has been a lot of talk the past few years about the recent regression of the Big 10 conference in football. After doing some research, I was left wondering why it has been thought of so highly in the past, especially the past 40 years...

    Scott Taylor Written by Scott Taylor about almost 5 years ago 74 reads 2 comments

  3. A Trip Through The Schedule: Big 10

    Perhaps more than other sports, the schedule in college football is vital. With every week meaning so much, there are always the marquee games to look forward to. Here is a look at the games of the week in the Big Ten...

    Scott Taylor Written by Scott Taylor about almost 5 years ago 79 reads 1 comments

  4. A Stroll Through the College Football Schedule: ACC

    The schedule in college football is vital—perhaps more so than any other sport. With every week meaning so much, there are always the marquee games to look forward to. Here is a look at the games of the week in the ACC...

    Scott Taylor Written by Scott Taylor about almost 5 years ago 91 reads 2 comments

  5. Six reasons why Florida will not win the national title

    Since 1980, six teams have won a national championship and came back the next season ranked No. 1 in the AP preseason poll, only to fail in its quest to repeat. The University of Florida this year is the next team to be ranked No...

    Scott Taylor Written by Scott Taylor about almost 5 years ago 429 reads 6 comments

  6. Ranking the Buckeyes Football Teams This Decade

    Jim Tressel has led a resurgence for the Ohio State football program this decade. In his second year he made an impact in leading the Buckeyes to the national title. In all the Buckeyes have gone to six BCS bowls in Tressel's eight seasons...

    Scott Taylor Written by Scott Taylor about 5 years ago 2,521 reads 4 comments

  7. Bush League? Not Tony Stewart, But Kyle Busch

    JOLIET, Ill.—After Saturday night's race at Daytona, the big question on everybody's mind was if the crash Tony Stewart caused Kyle Busch to have was bush league. The answer everyone had was no...

    Scott Taylor Written by Scott Taylor about 5 years ago 95 reads 2 comments

  8. UConn't Commit a Foul?

    Last week, I predicted the only way UConn would beat Missouri would be thanks to free throws. Unfortunately, I was right. The Huskies shot 32 freebies to the Tigers’ 12. That is a huge discrepancy for a team who won by seven points...

    Scott Taylor Written by Scott Taylor about over 5 years ago 123 reads 0 comments

  9. Missouri Tigers: When Will They Get Respect?

    What will it take for the University of Missouri men’s basketball team to get the respect it deserves?Obviously, after a 102-91 victory over Memphis, a team that lost in the championship game a year ago, the Tigers still have to do more...

    Scott Taylor Written by Scott Taylor about over 5 years ago 179 reads 11 comments

  10. Five Minute Guide to This Week's Conference Tournaments

    The major conference tournaments are upon us! It is the week where bubbles burst and other teams fit into Cinderella’s slipper, as underdogs dream of earning bids to the NCAA Tournament later this month...

    Scott Taylor Written by Scott Taylor about over 5 years ago 87 reads 0 comments

  11. College Basketball Championship Week: Small Schools Have Plenty to Play for

    Now that it is March, Championship Week is now upon us. It begins Saturday, and over the next nine days 31 conference champions will be crowned and 34 others will enter the NCAA tournament as at-large entries...

    Scott Taylor Written by Scott Taylor about over 5 years ago 106 reads 2 comments

  12. Is The Big East The Beast? Not Quite

    If you turn on ESPN, chances are you have heard that the Big East is far and away the best college basketball conference in the country. While it may arguably be the best, it is clearly not dominant, the way ESPN hypes it...

    Scott Taylor Written by Scott Taylor about over 5 years ago 97 reads 9 comments

  13. What's the Root Problem for the Tennessee Volunteers?...Lack of Toughness

    When I saw the University of Tennessee men’s basketball team earlier in the year at the Old Spice Classic, I thought it might be better than last year’s team, especially after the win over Georgetown...

    Scott Taylor Written by Scott Taylor about over 5 years ago 240 reads 2 comments

  14. College Football Playoff Bracket Still Has Florida-Oklahoma Final

    The past few years I have been using my own college football playoff system. I have tweaked it to stay consistent with the BCS. It used to consist of eight teams, but since the BCS moved up to 10 teams, I have moved the playoff system up to 10 as well...

    Scott Taylor Written by Scott Taylor about over 5 years ago 710 reads 2 comments

  15. A Playoff Would Make the Regular Season Better, Not Worse

    One of the reasons why those pro-BCS people don’t want a playoff is because they say it would make the regular season less important...

    Scott Taylor Written by Scott Taylor about over 5 years ago 212 reads 3 comments

  16. Is College Football Now a Non-Contact Sport?

    After watching college football all day on Saturday, I was disgusted with the high number of personal foul penalties I saw. It started right away with the big Texas-Oklahoma game...

    Scott Taylor Written by Scott Taylor about almost 6 years ago 797 reads 1 comments

  17. Which Conference Is Better, Big 12 or SEC?

    Before the year started, I thought that the Big 12 would give a good battle to the SEC as the nation’s top conference, despite my love for the SEC. So far, I have been proven right...

    Scott Taylor Written by Scott Taylor about almost 6 years ago 291 reads 17 comments

  18. Taylor's Take on the Week That Was in College Football: Week Four

    Week Four of the college football season brought few surprises and few great games. There also were a lot of poorly played games (see the ACC). Here are my thoughts from Week Four...

    Scott Taylor Written by Scott Taylor about almost 6 years ago 469 reads 1 comments

  19. What a Surprise: Phil Fulmer Out-Coached in Tennessee Defeat

    Normally when a team loses to UCLA, it isn’t a big deal. That isn’t the case for Tennessee after losing to UCLA Monday night. That is because UCLA was down to its third string at many positions on offense and had a young offensive line...

    Scott Taylor Written by Scott Taylor about almost 6 years ago 442 reads 0 comments

  20. Missouri and Oklahoma on Collision Course in Big 12 in 2008

    Last year the Big 12 North finally gained some respectability, but it was still the South that ended up on top of the heap. This year, one can expect more high-scoring games in what is likely to be the most exciting conference in college football...

    Scott Taylor Written by Scott Taylor about almost 6 years ago 353 reads 6 comments

  21. Can Georgia Navigate Schedule to the Top of the SEC in 2008?

    With the emergence of the Big 12 North, this might be the first year in quite a while that the SEC isn’t the top football conference...

    Scott Taylor Written by Scott Taylor about almost 6 years ago 326 reads 2 comments

  22. What's Up With The Sports Media?

    I might not be that old, but I still remember the days when a televised sporting event was all about the sport...

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  23. Open Mic: Chinese-U.S. Rivalry Makes Olympics Worth Watching

    I will go on record to say that I wasn’t planning on watching one bit of the Olympics this year, much like the winter Olympics of 2006. Once I turned it on I was hooked to the swimming and gymnastics...

    Scott Taylor Written by Scott Taylor about almost 6 years ago 219 reads 0 comments

  24. College Football: Looking Back In The 90s, Part 1

    This is my first piece of a few on college football in the 1990s. Other stories will be about the top 10 teams of the 90s, top 10 individual performances, top 20 games and possibly my top 10 favorite players...

    Scott Taylor Written by Scott Taylor about almost 6 years ago 5,126 reads 2 comments

  25. A Balanced Big 10 Could Lead to More Excitement

    I have been a huge critic of the Big 10 over the years, but I think that this year will be a rebound year for the conference...

    Scott Taylor Written by Scott Taylor about almost 6 years ago 99 reads 1 comments