1. Ohio State-USC: Top Ten Things You Won't Hear During the Game (Humor)

    When the Buckeyes and Trojans hit the field this weekend, it won’t just be one of the biggest games of the week, but also the entire season...

    Kevin Paul Written by Kevin Paul about almost 5 years ago 768 reads 12 comments

  2. Big Ten Predictions: Can You Top Our Trio?

    College football is here and if you haven't heard already, the boys at First and Big Ten (featuring B/R writers Tim Cary, Kristofer Green, and Kevin Paul) are celebrating by having a little contest on Big Ten football...

    Kevin Paul Written by Kevin Paul about almost 5 years ago 119 reads 0 comments

  3. Rich Rodriguez's Hell Week Could Continue Against Broncos

    Quite a week-long stretch for Michigan head coach Rich Rodriguez, isn’t it?Just in case you’re living in a bubble, let’s recap some of Rich Rod’s recent adventures...Playing three quarterbacks during the opening week—check...

    Kevin Paul Written by Kevin Paul about almost 5 years ago 1,191 reads 81 comments

  4. Seven Fan Types That Drive Me Crazy

    There’s a certain breed of fan out there—a group very much unlike the rest of us. C’mon football fan, you can name plenty of fans that are like “nails on a chalkboard” to you...

    Kevin Paul Written by Kevin Paul about almost 5 years ago 3,065 reads 169 comments

  5. A Six-Pack of Trap Games Facing Big Ten Teams in 2009

    Coaches preach to the high heavens that a team never, ever looks ahead to a big game, but instead focuses on the current opponent.Right, and Brutus the Buckeye has a tiny head.For every hyped-up “game of the year” such as Trojans vs...

    Kevin Paul Written by Kevin Paul about almost 5 years ago 737 reads 12 comments

  6. Dear Rich Rodriguez and Michigan: Three's a Crowd at Quarterback

    Dear Rich Rod,There’s a realization that you and your brethren in maize and blue are confident that the incoming talent is overflowing from the sideline and soon to the goal line...

    Kevin Paul Written by Kevin Paul about almost 5 years ago 944 reads 34 comments

  7. Big Ten Football Preview: Team Themes That Are Music to My Ears

    Each season, a team earns a clean slate, and 2009 will be no different. Whether a program likes it or not, everyone earns a reputation and a theme even before the season begins...

    Kevin Paul Written by Kevin Paul about almost 5 years ago 271 reads 2 comments

  8. Football Is Coming, So Get Up and Make Some Noise Already!

    Put on that game face. Football is coming.I CAN’T HEAR YOU.Aren’t you in pain from a summer of So You Think You Can Dance and America’s Got Talent? Sure you are, but quit crying over that open wound left from excessive Gosselin gossip.

    Kevin Paul Written by Kevin Paul about almost 5 years ago 95 reads 2 comments

  9. Yes, Ohio State Can Beat USC

    One of the most hyped up games of the upcoming college football season is now just less than a month away.Yes, football fans, grab those foam fingers, wash that jersey, and fill that fridge with ...

    Kevin Paul Written by Kevin Paul about almost 5 years ago 1,421 reads 96 comments

  10. A Big Ten Football Tribute to John Hughes and His Movies

    John Hughes was a genius, a one of a kind talent who blessed the world with comedic gems such as Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, National Lampoon’s Vacation, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, The Breakfast Club, Sixteen Candles, Mr...

    Kevin Paul Written by Kevin Paul about almost 5 years ago 359 reads 16 comments

  11. Big Ten Football: The Weak Spots

    Take a look around—it’s true. Look at Jon Gosselin’s love life, Lindsay Lohan’s driving record, or Kevin Federline’s waistline. Nobody’s perfect...

    Kevin Paul Written by Kevin Paul about almost 5 years ago 18 reads 20 comments

  12. Big Ten Football Needs to Walk the Talk

    It’s a broken record...the movie Groundhog Day in football form. The SEC owns the Big Ten.The SEC owns college football.Big Ten fans respond by grabbing a dull spoon and making a twirling motion towards their chests...

    Kevin Paul Written by Kevin Paul about almost 5 years ago 930 reads 63 comments

  13. Illinois: The Big Ten's Darkhorse for 2009

    Prognosticators across the country are all taking a similar stance in this year's Big Ten race, with Ohio State or Penn State hoisting up another championship banner and a BCS bowl berth...

    Kevin Paul Written by Kevin Paul about almost 5 years ago 447 reads 12 comments

  14. Throwing Tomatoes: Targets in Sports (June 24, 2009)

    Vine ripened, sliced, diced, tossed on a burger—sounds damn good for a warm summer day. Just not today. I’ll take my burger medium, with cheese, and lycopene-free, because these tomatoes are being saved for the sports world, my friends...

    Kevin Paul Written by Kevin Paul about 5 years ago 245 reads 0 comments

  15. US Open: Mother Nature Rains on Bethpage Parade, Work Attendance

    If you’re a golf nut like me, you feast off of the game’s majors—watching shots, seeking drama unfolding, searching for a story to emerge.At the 2009 U.S...

    Kevin Paul Written by Kevin Paul about 5 years ago 42 reads 2 comments

  16. Throwing Tomatoes: The Latest Targets in Sports

    Usually the tomato throwing is a piece of cake. While playoff games have reached a boiling point with both the NHL and NBA reaching finales, the rest of sports has been tepid at best...

    Kevin Paul Written by Kevin Paul about 5 years ago 330 reads 1 comments

  17. The Misadventures of Growing a Playoff Beard (Humor)

    Recently, yours truly dabbled in the art of playoff beard growth. Call it in the honor of sports, from the NHL, where players make it a point to get as scraggly as a wildebeest, to the NBA players ...

    Kevin Paul Written by Kevin Paul about 5 years ago 1,146 reads 2 comments

  18. KP Vs. Lisa Horne: Who Wins the USC at Ohio State Game?

    The “College Football Queen” herself, Lisa Horne—contributing writer at Fox Sports—has decided to team up with yours truly in a little series we like to call “You’re Right, I’m Wrong...

    Kevin Paul Written by Kevin Paul about 5 years ago 1,014 reads 46 comments

  19. Throwing Tomatoes: Who in Sports Should See Red?

    Let's keep the tradition alive by throwing tomatoes at the individuals in sports that deserve them most, such as this week’s unfortunate targets. Calvin Borel—for bailing on Mine That Bird...

    Kevin Paul Written by Kevin Paul about 5 years ago 56 reads 0 comments

  20. Top 10 Signs Brett Favre will Choose the Vikings over Retirement (Humor)

    Light up those citronella tiki torches and crack open a Leinie’s Red Minnesota, because Brett Favre is talking with the Purple People Eaters… again. Yes, the NFL’s “bad penny” is turning up in the news again...

    Kevin Paul Written by Kevin Paul about 5 years ago 32 reads 11 comments

  21. Ovechkin vs. Crosby: The NHL Gets Its Wish

    “When you wish upon a star, makes no difference who you are. Anything your heart desires will come to you.”Alexander Ovechkin, “Ovie” to many, the human highlight reel ...

    Kevin Paul Written by Kevin Paul about 5 years ago 1,270 reads 4 comments

  22. Throwing Tomatoes: Frustrated at Sports? Launch the Lycopene!

    A few readers have dropped an inquiry about a possible return of the tomatoes. You know, you’re right. The tomatoes need to come back...

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  23. NFL Draft Time...Let's Play 20 Questions

    Popular game. Annoying game. It’s a game where you are forced to provide all the answers. Yes, my friends, it’s 20 questions...only this time, the answer is “The NFL Draft...

    Kevin Paul Written by Kevin Paul about over 5 years ago 59 reads 5 comments

  24. The FOXTROT: Perusing for News Across Sports

    There’s plenty of news to go around the world of sports, and Fox Sports has got you covered. Take the following stories (linked below) across the sports world today, where KP provides you with the link and a few thoughts of his own...

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  25. Who You Gonna Call? Bracket Busters! (2009 Edition)

    If there's something strange in your Midwest Region. Who you gonna call? BRACKET BUSTERS!If there's something weird in Carolina’s hood. Who you gonna call? BRACKET BUSTERS!I ain't afraid of mid-majors...

    Kevin Paul Written by Kevin Paul about over 5 years ago 214 reads 0 comments