1. 2012 NCAA Tournament: Schmolik 64 Update (2/27/12)

    Hello, college basketball fans! Welcome to the second update for the 2012 Schmolik 64. At the end of the regular season, I will pick a complete NCAA bracket with the teams I think belong in the NCAA field and where they should be seeded...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about over 2 years ago 449 reads 1 comments

  2. Illinois Basketball: Possible Targets for Next Head Coach

    Hello, Illini fans! Yes, I am an Illinois fan. I still admit it, even though it's hard to after this season. Illinois' men's basketball team has hit rock bottom this year, or at least, close to it...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about over 2 years ago 5,363 reads 7 comments

  3. 2012 NCAA Tournament: Schmolik 64 Update (2/20/12)

    Hello, college basketball fans! Welcome to the first update for the 2012 Schmolik 64. At the end of the regular season, I will pick a complete NCAA bracket with the teams I think belong in the NCAA field and where they should be seeded...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about over 2 years ago 1,173 reads 1 comments

  4. 2012 NFL Schedule: Possible NFL on NBC Games

    Hello, NFL fans! With Super Bowl XLVI and the 2011 NFL season in the books, it's time to look ahead to the 2012 NFL season...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about over 2 years ago 749 reads 0 comments

  5. BCS Conferences Would Look a Whole Lot Different If Formed During This Decade

    Hello, college football fans! Last night wrapped up another college football season and another BCS season. Of the conferences that currently have an automatic bid to a BCS bowl, all six have or will have invited at least one new member since 2010...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about over 2 years ago 321 reads 2 comments

  6. Time to Change the NFL Playoff Format?

    Hello, NFL fans! The NFL playoff field and schedule is set and ready to go. However, this year an 8-8 Broncos team is in the playoffs while a 9-7 Titans team is out of the playoffs...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about over 2 years ago 1,217 reads 1 comments

  7. Why the Big Ten vs. Pac-12 Partnership Is Bad News

    Hello, Big Ten fans! This past week, the Big Ten Conference and the Pac-12 Conference announced a strategic collaboration . I am here to say why I hate the idea and you should too...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about over 2 years ago 657 reads 6 comments

  8. Designing a Dream Conference Built for College Basketball

    Hello, college basketball fans! If you've read some of my previous articles, you know how sick I am that college football is calling all the shots in the NCAA...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about almost 3 years ago 1,490 reads 16 comments

  9. College Football: Who Should Play on Rivalry Week

    Hello, college football fans! Yesterday was for many college football teams their season closer and for many teams their rivalry game...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about almost 3 years ago 527 reads 2 comments

  10. BCS Rankings: Why the Jim Delany Plan Is Far Better Than the Current System

    I will start by saying I dislike the BCS. Like many college football fans, I want to see a playoff system. But it seems unlikely college presidents would agree to a playoff at this time...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about almost 3 years ago 611 reads 1 comments

  11. The Best and Worst Names for BCS Colleges and Universities

    Hello, college football fans! What's in a name? When you choose a college, the name is important. It will be written on your diploma. It will be what you say when people ask you where you are from...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about almost 3 years ago 1,888 reads 7 comments

  12. Hey Big East, Football Is Killing Your League, Not Basketball!

    Hello, college basketball fans! I keep hearing that the Big East is falling apart and that the non-football schools are responsible for standing in the way of Big East progress...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about almost 3 years ago 860 reads 10 comments

  13. College Realignment: Dear SEC, Please Invite a 14th Team and Get It over With!

    Hello, college football fans! There are many rumored changes to the college conference landscape. Connecticut is rumored to be heading to the ACC. The Big 12 is talking about BYU, TCU and other teams...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about almost 3 years ago 1,784 reads 4 comments

  14. College Realignment: How to "Save" the Big East

    Hello, college football/basketball fans! I'm not sure why I really want to save the Big East. As a Temple fan and alum, I have every reason to dislike the Big East and love seeing them get what they have coming to them...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about almost 3 years ago 1,083 reads 19 comments

  15. College Realignment: Analyzing the US News and World Report College Rankings

    Hello, college sports fans! Throughout message boards and some Bleacher Report articles, I keep hearing many the same questions/comments repeatedly. "The Pac-12 should take Boise State...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about almost 3 years ago 1,630 reads 1 comments

  16. College Realignment: Time to Merge the Big 12 and Big East Football?

    Hello, college sports fans! If you are wondering why you should read this article, keep in mind that I had suggested last Saturday for the Big Ten and/or ACC to "save Pitt, Syracuse and UConn ...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about almost 3 years ago 1,997 reads 8 comments

  17. Dear Big Ten, Please Invite a Conference Rival for Penn State!

    Hello, Penn State fans! I grew up in Pennsylvania. I remember watching the 1983 Sugar Bowl when Penn State won its first of two national championships. Later on, I went to and graduated from the school I grew up watching...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about 3 years ago 842 reads 9 comments

  18. College Conference Realignment: Schmolik 14 Proposal

    Hello college sports fans! Here's another college conference realignment on the heels of some of my others. It is called "Schmolik 14" because the conferences have 14 teams as opposed to the 16 most of the " super conferences " have proposed...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about 3 years ago 1,356 reads 4 comments

  19. Dear Big Ten and ACC, Please Save Pitt, Syracuse and UConn!

    A look to the future... It's 2015. Pittsburgh basketball's head coach Jamie Dixon calls Big East athletic director John Marinatto. Dixon: So John, about this basketball schedule...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about 3 years ago 2,930 reads 6 comments

  20. College Football Realignment Proposal (Geographic/Rivalry Friendly and Balanced)

    Hello, college football fans! You know I am big on the college football/basketball realignment issue. I have proposed many different alignments with different levels of what I want to see and what I think may happen...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about 3 years ago 717 reads 0 comments

  21. Schmolik's Super Conference Realignment Proposal (2011)

    Hello, college football and college basketball fans! Conference realignment was put in motion last year when Nebraska was invited to the Big Ten and Colorado and Utah was invited to the Pac-12...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about 3 years ago 1,583 reads 3 comments

  22. MLB All Star Game 2011: How to Improve the Midsummer Classic

    The MLB All-Star Game is clearly not perfect, but like it or not, the whole concept of an All-Star game this day and age is a misnomer...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about 3 years ago 111 reads 0 comments

  23. Why Football Should Not Be America's Favorite Sport

    Football. It's America's favorite sport. Football is probably the only sport that people in the US talk about 12 months a year. Last year, they ran an NFL Sunday Night Game head-to-head against the World Series...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about 3 years ago 895 reads 3 comments

  24. MLB: Proposal for 32 Teams in Major League Baseball

    As you know, Major League Baseball is discussing evening out the leagues so both the National League and American League have 15 teams each...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about 3 years ago 3,720 reads 8 comments

  25. How to Make MLB's NL and AL Fair Without Evening the Leagues

    Recently, there has been discussion that Major League Baseball should even the number of teams in the National and American Leagues to 15 teams each...

    Schmolik Written by Schmolik about 3 years ago 293 reads 0 comments