1. College Football Rankings 2011: Ranking the Mountain West Conference QB's

    With the start of fall camp underway, I’ve decided to get into the mood by ranking the starting quarterbacks across the Mountain West Conference as I see them heading into the 2011 college football season...

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  2. NBA Trade Deadline: Attitude the Biggest Kink in Boston, Oklahoma City Move

    The NBA trade deadline is officially past and one of the biggest, and most surprising, moves from Thursday was between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Boston Celtics, two teams that sit atop their respective division standings...

    Matt L. Stephens Written by Matt L. Stephens about over 3 years ago 813 reads 7 comments

  3. MWC Basketball: Top 5 Point Guards

    With the 2010-11 NCAA basketball regular season nearly over, I’ve decided to dive into my favorite conference, the Mountain West, and select the top five players at each position, starting off with the point guards...

    Matt L. Stephens Written by Matt L. Stephens about over 3 years ago 487 reads 1 comments

  4. NBA Rookie Challenge: Nothing But Bad Basketball

    Every Friday of NBA All-Star Weekend, festivities tip off with the NBA Rookie Challenge, a 40-minute (two 20-minute halves) game between the league’s top first- and second-year players...

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  5. Fiesta Bowl 2010: Did The Oklahoma Sooners Prove Anything?

    The drought is over. After losing five consecutive BCS games (including three National Championships), the Oklahoma Sooners broke their streak by defeating the Connecticut Huskies 48-20 Saturday night in the Fiesta Bowl...

    Matt L. Stephens Written by Matt L. Stephens about over 3 years ago 1,084 reads 29 comments

  6. Judgment Time For Colorado State Basketball

    Hear ye. Hear ye. The questionably honorable Matt L. Stephens calls to the stand Tim Miles , head coach of the Colorado State men’s basketball team...

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  7. Colorado State and UTEP To Play in 2011

    Colorado State and UTEP have agreed to a two-year, home-and-home contract in football, beginning next season...

    Matt L. Stephens Written by Matt L. Stephens about almost 4 years ago 316 reads 1 comments

  8. TCU Football: Still a Saving Grace for the Mountain West Conference

    When the 2010 college football season started, the Mountain West Conference was officially home to nine member institutions: Air Force, Brigham Young, Colorado State, New Mexico, San Diego State, Texas Christian University, UNLV, Utah and Wyoming...

    Matt L. Stephens Written by Matt L. Stephens about almost 4 years ago 351 reads 2 comments

  9. Keys To Beating College Football's Top 10 Teams

    Since the official preseason USA Today Coaches' Poll is out, I've decided to examine each of the top 10 schools with one goal: finding chinks in their armor...

    Matt L. Stephens Written by Matt L. Stephens about 4 years ago 12,173 reads 72 comments

  10. College Football's Five Top 25 Teams That Will Suffer Come BCS Time

    About halfway through the college football season, the first set of BCS rankings are released for all 120 NCAA FBS schools, not just the top 10 that gets mentioned in the media...

    Matt L. Stephens Written by Matt L. Stephens about 4 years ago 8,761 reads 66 comments

  11. Bleacher Report 2010 Preseason College Football All-American Team

    With summer football camps starting up today for many colleges across the country, it's time to look at the best of the best at each position...

    Matt L. Stephens Written by Matt L. Stephens about 4 years ago 11,289 reads 64 comments

  12. BREAKING NEWS: Michael Beasley Traded to Minnesota Timberwolves

    While Miami was celebrating the announcement LeBron James would be joining the Heat next season, Michael Beasley received news that he would not be playing with what looks to be a newly formed all-star cast in South Beach...

    Matt L. Stephens Written by Matt L. Stephens about 4 years ago 1,194 reads 1 comments

  13. LeBron James' Move To Miami Strengthens Michael Jordan's Legacy

    Icing on the cake. LeBron James clearly knows he'll never be as good as Michael Jordan. He said it by announcing he's going to play as a member of the Miami Heat...

    Matt L. Stephens Written by Matt L. Stephens about 4 years ago 3,743 reads 47 comments

  14. 10 BCS-Era College Football Coaches Who Lucked Into Winning Records

    It takes a lot of hard work to coach football at the college level. But what happens when the thousands of hours put in by coaches is thought to be what makes them successful rather ...

    Matt L. Stephens Written by Matt L. Stephens about 4 years ago 5,683 reads 61 comments

  15. College Football's 10 Most Unrealistic Fanbases

    It's no secret that while many college football programs are happy to win six games every year, some fanbases demand nothing short of a national championship every single season. Guess what? That's never going to happen in this era of football...

    Matt L. Stephens Written by Matt L. Stephens about 4 years ago 11,008 reads 171 comments

  16. Top 10 Coaches To Replace Dan Hawkins at Colorado

    "It's Division I football! It's the Big 12!" Just about everyone remembers those classic words said in a press conference by Colorado head football coach Dan Hawkins...

    Matt L. Stephens Written by Matt L. Stephens about 4 years ago 6,376 reads 19 comments

  17. Mountain West Football: 2010's Top Running Backs

    Mountain West Conference expansion is finally officially over according to commissioner Craig Thompson. Now we can go back to focusing on the game of football and its players...

    Matt L. Stephens Written by Matt L. Stephens about 4 years ago 1,166 reads 3 comments

  18. College Football's Most Versatile Running Backs

    With all this talk about conference expansion (or implosion) over the past two weeks, I thought I'd take some time and focus on the players rather than the universities they play for...

    Matt L. Stephens Written by Matt L. Stephens about 4 years ago 1,178 reads 8 comments

  19. Colorado, Pac-10 Expansion: Buffaloes Officially Accept Invitation, Leave Big 12

    For the first time in 32 years, the Pac-10 Conference will be getting a new member, as the University of Colorado accepted an invitation Thursday morning...

    Matt L. Stephens Written by Matt L. Stephens about 4 years ago 181 reads 1 comments

  20. What Advantage? College Football's Least Hostile Stadiums

    One of the best parts about college football is the home-field advantage. Crazy student sections and traditions spanning back decades often swing the outcomes of games and change history...

    Matt L. Stephens Written by Matt L. Stephens about 4 years ago 5,383 reads 25 comments

  21. The 10 Most Embarrassing College Football Coach Moments

    Embarrassing moments. We've all had them, but luckily for most of us, they weren't spotlighted in the national media...

    Matt L. Stephens Written by Matt L. Stephens about 4 years ago 513 reads 26 comments

  22. Oklahoma State Football: The 10 Best Cowboys of the 2000's

    Oklahoma State football made a huge turnaround starting in 2001, leading to an emergence of respect on the national scene that hadn't been felt in Stillwater since the late 1980s...

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  23. Going Rogue: College Football's Greatest Renegade Mascots

    Mascots are just another element that make college football great. Sure, the NFL has them, but do they really add anything to the professional atmosphere? One of the best parts of ...

    Matt L. Stephens Written by Matt L. Stephens about over 4 years ago 7,924 reads 14 comments

  24. 10 College Football Players Who Will Face Sophomore Slumps in 2010

    To take a page out of Fall Out Boy's manual, I decided to take a look at 10 college football players who would hit a sophomore slump in 2010 (not have a "comeback of the year")...

    Matt L. Stephens Written by Matt L. Stephens about over 4 years ago 8,437 reads 14 comments

  25. 10 of College Football's Hottest Emerging Rivalries

    Rivalries. We all know the classics: Ohio State vs. Michigan, Oklahoma vs. Texas, Alabama vs. Auburn. But what about some of the rivalries that aren't so classic, or if they are, ...

    Matt L. Stephens Written by Matt L. Stephens about over 4 years ago 8,934 reads 51 comments