1. Florida State Wise to Extend Jimbo Fisher's Contract Before NFL Comes Calling

    With a national title under his belt and a shot at another coming up in the next few weeks, Jimbo Fisher has the kind of resume that figures to make him an enticing option for NFL teams looking to dip into college for their next coach...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 15,263 reads 108 comments

  2. 2015 College Football Recruits with Most Star Potential

    Reinforcements are on the way. The sadness that comes with the end of a college football season can be tempered by knowing there's a large pool of talent waiting to show up on campuses and contribute right away...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 14,777 reads 27 comments

  3. The Most Overachieving NCAA Basketball Players So Far in 2014-15

    The long offseason that college basketball has gave us a lot of time to look ahead to 2014-15, much of which was spent trying to figure out which players and teams would be expected to excel...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 20,255 reads 16 comments

  4. Ranking the Best Moments of the John Calipari-Rick Pitino Rivalry

    When Kentucky visits Louisville on Saturday, it's not just a matchup of unbeaten and highly ranked teams that have mostly demolished every opponent to get in their way this season...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 5,531 reads 6 comments

  5. Every Power 5 College Football Team's Holiday Wish List

    It's the season of giving, which also means it's the season of getting. For college football's power conference teams, there's something that each and every one wishes they could receive as an end-of-year holiday gift...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 152,145 reads 95 comments

  6. Duke Basketball: Burning Questions for Blue Devils During Long Break

    Duke is in the midst of its second extended break from game action this month, off for 11 days between its win over Connecticut and the next contest Dec. 29 against Toledo...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 6,780 reads 7 comments

  7. Kentucky vs. UCLA: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction for CBS Classic 2014

    Top-ranked Kentucky demolished another quality opponent, jumping out to a 24-0 lead on UCLA before cruising to an 83-42 victory Saturday in the CBS Sports Classic at Chicago's United Center...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 16,134 reads 44 comments

  8. Bold Predictions for Every SEC Football Bowl Game

    With 12 of its 14 teams playing in bowl games this year, the SEC has carried over its distinction as the best conference in the country into the postseason...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 12,913 reads 44 comments

  9. 10 College Football Rosters That Will Look Completely Different in 2015

    As if you needed another reason to devote the next two weeks to bowl games, here's this sobering reality: Many of the teams you'll be watching won't look anything like this next season...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 77,979 reads 135 comments

  10. Kentucky Basketball: Do the Wildcats Need a Go-to Scorer?

    To numbers junkies and analytics aficionados, what Kentucky is doing with its platoon system is mind-boggling. But numbers and data sets don't win games — clutch players do...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 4,065 reads 15 comments

  11. Holiday Wish List for Each Top 25 College Basketball Team

    What do you get for the college basketball teams that (seemingly) have everything? For those currently ranked in the Associated Press Top 25 , life has been pretty good so far in the 2014-15 season...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 21,406 reads 9 comments

  12. UNC Basketball: What's on the Line for Tar Heels vs. Ohio State?

    Ten games into this season, North Carolina still hasn't shown whether it's going to be a good team, a great team or one that struggles all year long...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 8,130 reads 19 comments

  13. Why Fiesta Bowl Matchup of Arizona vs. Boise State Will Be Best Bowl Game

    The paths teams take to get to their bowl games often make for intriguing and entertaining anecdotes. For Arizona and Boise State, the stories are a part of why their meeting in the ...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 10,894 reads 41 comments

  14. Best Remaining College Football Head Coaching Candidates

    Much like the toy store shelves in the days before Christmas, the selection is starting to thin out in terms of top-notch head coaching candidates for the dwindling number of remaining FBS college football openings...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 22,288 reads 19 comments

  15. Predicting MVPs for Every 2014-15 College Football Bowl Game

    Picking who will win each bowl game is one thing, but predicting who will be responsible for those wins is a guess of a different color. It's the last chance to shine for college football's best, as bowl season is only days away...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 69,836 reads 53 comments

  16. Meet Paul Chryst, the Wisconsin Badgers' New Head Coach

    Wisconsin's unexpected football vacancy was among the most shocking stories of the college football coaching carousel, but how the Badgers filled that opening was far less surprising...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 7,921 reads 12 comments

  17. 12 College Football Underclassmen to Watch This Bowl Season

    The soon-to-begin bowl season isn't just a final showcase for players ready to make the jump to the pros. It can also be a coming-out party for underclassmen...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 6,633 reads 11 comments

  18. Big Ten Football: Every Team's Best Moment from 2014 College Football Season

    The Big Ten Conference didn't get a lot of love during the 2014 season, mostly because of a rough start that was sorely lacking in quality wins...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 13,439 reads 26 comments

  19. UNC Basketball: Brice Johnson Must Follow Offensive Blueprint Set vs. Kentucky

    With a few more Brice Johnsons on the court, North Carolina might have actually had a shot to knock off top-ranked Kentucky last Saturday...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 1,216 reads 1 comments

  20. Stock Watch for Top College Basketball Teams After First Month of 2014-15 Season

    Has it really been a month already? After having to wait seemingly forever for the 2014-15 college basketball season to begin, quickly the first month of competition has breezed ...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 28,344 reads 41 comments

  21. 25 Best College Football Games from 2014 Season

    We just wrapped up one of the wildest and most thrilling regular seasons in college football history, 16 weeks of competition that seemed to never have a dull moment...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 73,126 reads 30 comments

  22. Duke Basketball: Games Most Likely to Bring Blue Devils' 1st Loss

    The Duke Blue Devils haven't played since their impressive win at Wisconsin on Dec. 3. During that break, most of the other unbeaten teams in Division I have suffered a loss...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 11,167 reads 14 comments

  23. UNC Basketball: Playing Marcus Paige at Point Guard Holding the Tar Heels Back

    Marcus Paige proved last year that when he's getting into space, shooting in rhythm and making things happen, he's one of the best players in the nation...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 6,770 reads 17 comments

  24. UNC vs. Kentucky: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

    Top-ranked Kentucky led from wire-to-wire in impressive fashion, racing past No. 21 North Carolina for an 84-70 win Saturday afternoon at home. The Wildcats (11-0) shot 56...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 27,596 reads 67 comments

  25. Top 5 Heisman Moments of 2014

    As the play unfolds, you cannot help but think it: If this guy wins the Heisman Trophy, this is going to be the play that does it...

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