1. Dallas Mavericks, Lamar Odom Winners in Veto of Chris Paul to LA Lakers Trade

    NBA commissioner David Stern currently has authority to make personnel decisions on behalf of the league for league-owned New Orleans Hornets , and has ruffled quite a few feathers ...

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  2. James Harrison Hit on Colt McCoy Sure to Draw Significant Attention from Goodell

    Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison is no stranger to the wrath of NFL commissioner Roger Goodell...

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  3. Lamar Odom: Lakers Sixth-Man Leaves Practice to Meet with GM

    One minute you’re the NBA sixth man of the year and a fan and club favorite, the next you find out you’re part of a trade...

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  4. LSU Football: Miles Putting the Student Back in Student-Athlete

    Many, including myself, have been very critical of LSU head coach Les Miles over the past few years. But despite criticisms, the Mad Hatter is doing some things right in Baton Rouge...

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  5. BCS Controversy: A Perfectly Imperfect System

    This season, more than any I can remember in recent history, many college football fans are upset by the BCS rankings and the system in general. LSU, who is unanimously ranked No...

    Brett Stephen Written by Brett Stephen about over 2 years ago 88 reads 1 comments

  6. Heisman Finalists 2011: Can Tyrann Mathieu Win Heisman with Defense?

    Tyrann Mathieu has had arguably the most outstanding season of any defensive player in college football history...

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  7. Jeff Garcia: Houston Texans Add Another Veteran QB

    After signing Kellen Clemens just a few weeks ago, the Houston Texans have decided to let the third-string quarterback go and replace him with 41-year-old Jeff Garcia ...

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  8. 2011 Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas: Texas A&M Should End Season with Win

    The 2011 Meineke Car Car Bowl of Texas will feature two teams that despite barely being bowl eligible at 6-6 have a lot of talent and a lot to prove. Northwestern is always quiet when it comes to national exposure...

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  9. Boise State Football: Give Me a Break!

    Although several schools have expressed disappointment at the decision to place Alabama in the BCS Championship Game against the undisputed No. 1 LSU Tigers, Boise State is the only one really crying about it ...

    Brett Stephen Written by Brett Stephen about over 2 years ago 1,373 reads 203 comments

  10. BCS Title Game: Best Football or Most Fun to Watch?

    It is pretty amusing to read the ridiculous arguments trying to prevent an LSU-Alabama rematch for the BCS National Championship. Most recently, an Oklahoma media outlet called the potential rematch “Snoozefest II...

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  11. Cam Newton Is the Most Celebrated 2-8 Quarterback Ever

    The Carolina Panthers' rookie quarterback Cam Newton is now 2-8 as a starter after a second-half meltdown on Sunday. Despite putting up good passing yard numbers, he has not yet demonstrated that he can lead his team in crunch time...

    Brett Stephen Written by Brett Stephen about over 2 years ago 679 reads 42 comments

  12. College Football: Are Coaches Displaying a Bias Against the SEC?

    The Oklahoma Sooners started out the 2011 season atop the Associated Press and USA Today Coaches’ polls. After five weeks of play, the Sooners are still the No. 1 team among coaches, despite dropping to No...

    Brett Stephen Written by Brett Stephen about almost 3 years ago 573 reads 5 comments

  13. College Football Rankings: Are Voters Finally Coming to Their Senses?

    College football has long been plagued with controversy and question marks when it comes to rankings. Preseason rankings have helped to determine BCS games, with little attention paid to the actual outcomes on the field of play...

    Brett Stephen Written by Brett Stephen about almost 3 years ago 567 reads 6 comments

  14. LSU Football: Felony Arrest Warrant Secured for Jordan Jefferson

    The Baton Rouge Police Department has secured warrants for the arrest of LSU quarterback Jordan Jefferson and linebacker Joshua Johns on felony second-degree battery charges...

    Brett Stephen Written by Brett Stephen about almost 3 years ago 390 reads 3 comments

  15. LSU Football: Crowded Backfield Gives Les Miles Comfort in 2011

    Like many SEC schools, LSU has always been a factory for quality running backs, with third- and fourth-string backs that could start at most schools around the nation...

    Brett Stephen Written by Brett Stephen about almost 3 years ago 954 reads 0 comments

  16. Ndamukong Suh's Fine Proves the NFL Is Not Taking Player Safety Seriously

    Last season, Ndamukong Suh was fined a mere $7,500 for trying to rip Jake Delhomme ’s head off and $15,000 for an MMA-like forearm strike to the back of Jay Cutler ’s head...

    Brett Stephen Written by Brett Stephen about almost 3 years ago 198 reads 1 comments

  17. College Football: Should Players Be Paid to Play?

    In defense of players who have recently violated NCAA rules, many sports analysts have been throwing the idea of paying college players around rather than holding them responsible for their actions...

    Brett Stephen Written by Brett Stephen about almost 3 years ago 1,276 reads 42 comments

  18. LSU Football Player Profile: Sophomore Safety Eric Reid

    Eric Reid was a highly touted high school prospect and many considered him one of the top safeties in the nation. His freshman season at LSU leaves little doubt that he was worthy of all the hype...

    Brett Stephen Written by Brett Stephen about 3 years ago 2,361 reads 7 comments

  19. SEC Football 2011: Power Ranking the Conference's Top Running Backs

    SEC football is always known for stout defenses and strong running games, and 2011 should be no different...

    Brett Stephen Written by Brett Stephen about 3 years ago 1,472 reads 36 comments

  20. LSU Football: 10 Young Players Who Could Become Legends

    Many Tiger football players have come and gone, and many have left a lasting impact on Tiger fans. LSU has a young team that has the potential to compete for multiple BCS national ...

    Brett Stephen Written by Brett Stephen about 3 years ago 4,633 reads 9 comments

  21. LSU Football: Predictions for the Tigers Taken in NFL Draft

    LSU had a school record six players drafted in the 2011 NFL draft with an astonishing four players drafted in the third round alone. Everyone knew going into the draft that Patrick Peterson would be a first round pick going anywhere from No...

    Brett Stephen Written by Brett Stephen about 3 years ago 2,722 reads 2 comments

  22. NFL Draft 2011: Buying or Selling Each Position's Top Prospects

    Many players have great college careers that launch them into the early rounds of the NFL Draft, but many are products of a collegiate system that helped them to succeed in ways the NFL just cannot offer...

    Brett Stephen Written by Brett Stephen about 3 years ago 140 reads 0 comments

  23. LSU Football: Predicting Every Tigers Game of the 2011 Schedule

    It’s early and things can and probably will change, but why not? Let’s predict the outcome of every game on the Tigers’ 2011 schedule...

    Brett Stephen Written by Brett Stephen about 3 years ago 3,898 reads 14 comments

  24. Ohio State Football: New Allegations Could Be the End of the Sweater Vest at OSU

    The Columbus Dispatch is reporting that the NCAA is accusing head coach Jim Tressel of dishonesty and could come down on him with severe penalties...

    Brett Stephen Written by Brett Stephen about 3 years ago 539 reads 1 comments

  25. 2011 NFL Mock Draft: Top 15 Picks Predicted 3 Days Before the Draft

    The 2011 NFL Draft is three days away and the strategy and rumors are heating up. Carolina has been bouncing back and forth with who they want at the No. 1 pick. First it was Nick Fairley, then Cam Newton, then Marcell Dareus, then Newton again...

    Brett Stephen Written by Brett Stephen about 3 years ago 373 reads 0 comments