1. College Football Spring Preview: Who? Who? Who Will Be the 11 Best 11s in 2009?

    There was once a dreadful television series starring Demond Wilson (Lamont) titled Baby, I'm Back. If not for the ghastly My Mother the Car, it would have to be considered the worst show in history...

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  2. The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly This Week In College Basketball

    In a week where the NCAA Tournament should take center stage, several situations in college basketball caused fans to lose temporary interest in "Final Four Fever"...

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  3. SEC and Big 10 College Football Coaches for the Ages

    Unlike a number of SEC football fans, I always enjoy watching Big 10 football in the fall. Why? Because it reminds me of SEC football prior to the influence of Steve Spurrier and his pass-happy Gator offense of the 1990s...

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  4. The New Kentucky Basketball Coach Is...?

    OK, mark one up to a lesson of not looking before you leap. The Kentucky "Mildcats" will be paying off Billy Gillispie to leave after two dull years accented by home losses to VMI and Gardner Webb...

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  5. College Basketball's NCAA Tournament: Eeney, Meeney, Miney, Mo

    Eeney, meeney, miney, moe, can you catch an NCAA Champion by his toe? The childrens' rhyme has much significance in this NCAA Tournament as the health and well being of UNC star Ty "The Toe" Lawson seems to determine whether they make the Final Four...

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  6. College Football Meets March Madness

    What is more exciting, the college bowl games or the NCAA Tournament? For years this was a legitimate argument, particularly when there were many big bowl games that mattered and not just the so-called BCS Title match...

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  7. The Top Five 2009 NBA Draft Prospects in the ACC

    Now that the season is over and the NCAA tournament exercise is all that remains, a review of the best ACC prospects in the 2009 NBA draft appears in order...

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  8. A College Football Delight: The Return of the Apricot Man

    As surely as the return of the spring season to the calendar, so too does the sound of the street creak and crackle with the turning wheels on the cart owned by the person known locally as "the Apricot Man...

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  9. College Football's Identity Crisis

    I know you are but what am I? So begins the riddle of children who deflect criticism by tossing it upon the accuser. Some college football programs have done the same thing over the years...

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  10. Blake Griffin to Rule? James Harden the Next Ginobli? NBA Draft Projections

    Sometimes we are treated to nonsensical comparisons of college players of today with NBA stars of the past and present. Such reflections are often self-serving to promote a school's agenda or the network brass advertising income...

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  11. College Football's Invasion of the Body Snatchers

    There may be someone who has not seen the 1956 science fiction film classic Invasion of the Body Snatchers, or the re-done versions from 1978 and 2007, but they must be few and far between...

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  12. Which Is the Top College Football Team in Each Conference This Decade?

    Since we last left the discussion of what conference has the "bragging rights" as far as who is the best, a parallel conversation regarding who actually has those rights in the present decade in each of the BCS Conferences seems to be in order...

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  13. Can President Obama Save NASCAR?

    He is unlike anything previously seen in the lives of many people. Historians must reach back half a century to John F. Kennedy for a most recent comparison among U.S. Presidents...

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  14. Duke Basketball Completes Season Sweep of Maryland

    Maryland hosted Duke on Wednesday night, riding a small high of winning three of their last four games. The Terrapins were seeking revenge for a 41-point loss to Duke a few weeks back...

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  15. College Football: The Astonishing Truth Regarding What Conference Is Best

    With a plethora of knowledgeable writers and pundits promoting the idea of certain conference supremacy, the timing seems ideal for a generalized view of how the entire country approaches this quandary...

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  16. College Football: The 11 Answers to 11 Questions That Drive You Mad

    A special "thank you" to all who participated in the 11 questions article. It's nice to know some folks are still interested in college football in the dead of winter. It was great to hear from many of the old gang as well as a number of new participants.

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  17. Duke-Wake Forest: Blue Devils Steal a Win Over Demon Deacons

    Whenever one spies a headline like the example above, immediate thoughts of a last second victory come to mind. That is not the case here. Duke defeated Wake Forest 101-91 on Sunday night in Durham...

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  18. Eleven Challenging College Football Questions To Drive You Mad

    How about some college football madness? Since "March Madness" is just around the corner, why not get an early start with pigskin questions? These 11 questions are designed as straightforward with only one answer...

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  19. Coach Krzyzewski Re-Invents Wheel, Duke Defeats St. John's In New York City

    Why do they say the good die young? Why is it said a leopard never changes its spots? Why does one accept defeat if it is not inevitable? From the moment that Wake Forest defeated No...

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  20. College Basketball: If Merle Haygood Says So, It Must Be True!

    Merle Haygood was a doggone good fiddle player in his day. He counted among his acquaintances Roebuck Staples, Doc Watson, and Levon Helm when he "was working for a living...

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  21. Hidden Sports Gem: B/R Writer Brian Scott's Radio Show

    I consider my time writing for the Bleacher Report a privilege. I consider it an honor that folks read my articles. The Bleacher Report could become the highest source of reference material that anyone interested in sports will find on the web...

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  22. The Biggest Event This Weekend: The Daytona 500 or the NBA All-Star Game?

    The NBA, Major League Baseball, and NASCAR know how to run an All-Star show. The NFL and NHL do not. Since it is common knowledge that the NBA All-Star weekend is one of the biggest events in ...

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  23. When Giants Walked the Earth: College Football's Biggest and Best, 1950 to 1970

    There was a time when college football players weren't the same tremendous size as we know them to be today. Prior to the 1950s, a lineman would be considered large if he were 6'3" and 250 pounds...

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  24. Unhappiness in Krzyzewskiville as Duke Falls Out of First Place

    They had sat out in the rain, the snow, the heat, and all that goes with the waiting area of the great Gothic cathedral of basketball known as Cameron Indoor Stadium...

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  25. With St. Valentine's Day Coming, Duke Shows Great Heart

    Three days after a disastrous port o' call in Pickens County, S.C., the Duke Blue Devils were put to the test on Saturday afternoon by the Miami Hurricanes. The men of coach Mike Krzyzewski overcame many obstacles to win by a score of 78-75 in overtime..

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