1. Valparaiso Crusaders: Bryce Drew Brings New Attitude to Valpo Basketball

    On Saturday afternoon in Indianapolis, in only his eight game at the helm, Bryce Drew accomplished something his father couldn't in nine tries over his legendary tenure as Men's Basketball Coach...

    Dave E Written by Dave E about almost 3 years ago 484 reads 1 comments

  2. College Football: The Big Ten in the Era of the Super Conferece

    With Oklahoma prepared to lead the final exodus destined to kill the Big XII, the era of super conferences is on the horizon. The Pac-12 appears be the first to reach 16 by adding the Sooners, Oklahoma State, Texas and Texas Tech...

    Dave E Written by Dave E about 3 years ago 2,540 reads 37 comments

  3. Valparaiso Crusaders: Homer Drew to Retire, Bryce Drew to Take over

    Legendary Valparaiso University head basketball coach, Homer Drew, is expected to announce his retirement Tuesday afternoon in a press conference on campus, according to Sporting News and the Northwest Indiana Post-Tribune...

    Dave E Written by Dave E about over 3 years ago 377 reads 2 comments

  4. Cleveland Indians: The Case for Cord Phelps

    Over the first six weeks of the 2011 season, the Cleveland Indians have been baseball's biggest surprise. The starting rotation deserves the majority of the credit for the fast start...

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  5. Cleveland Indians: A Look at the Six Position Battles To Take Place This Spring

    Spring Training is here. Pitchers and catchers report to Goodyear today and position players will arrive by Saturday. The first full team workout will be Sunday the 20th and the first game is scheduled one week later against Cincinnati...

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  6. Horizon League Power Rankings: Feb. 14, 2011

    With two weeks to go in the Horizon League season, we are not significantly closer to figuring out a champion than when the coaches and media cast their preseason ballots in the fall...

    Dave E Written by Dave E about over 3 years ago 462 reads 8 comments

  7. Horizon League Basketball Power Rankings: Jan. 9, 2011

    With this weekend's action in the books, all ten Horizon League teams now have five or six games under their belts. As teams play more games, things are beginning to sort out the way many expected...

    Dave E Written by Dave E about almost 4 years ago 774 reads 3 comments

  8. Baseball Hall Of Fame: Bert Blyleven In, Who's Long Wait Will End Next?

    On Wednesday afternoon, the Baseball Hall of Fame announced the induction of Bert Blyleven (among others) after a 14-year wait...

    Dave E Written by Dave E about almost 4 years ago 472 reads 7 comments

  9. My 2011 Baseball Hall Of Fame Ballot (If I Had One)

    As we rapidly approach January, members the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) are filling out their ballots for the 2011 inductees to the Baseball Hall of Fame...

    Dave E Written by Dave E about almost 4 years ago 1,208 reads 13 comments

  10. Cleveland Indians Hall of Famer Bob Feller Passes Away at 92

    Cleveland Indian Hall of Fame right-hander Bob Feller passed away on Wednesday, December 14, 2010. Feller had been suffering from leukemia as well as pneumonia in the months leading up to his death...

    Dave E Written by Dave E about almost 4 years ago 505 reads 7 comments

  11. Horizon League Basketball Power Rankings: Dec. 6, 2010

    We have been playing basketball for a little over a month, and the Horizon League opened conference play this weekend. I feel that there is a big enough body of work available to begin publishing conference power rankings...

    Dave E Written by Dave E about almost 4 years ago 272 reads 2 comments

  12. College Football: Oregon, Auburn to Glendale, TCU to Big East and Other Thoughts

    Due to the minimal number of meaningful games this weekend, I chose to take the two major off-field stories and include them in this week’s Saturday Thoughts...

    Dave E Written by Dave E about almost 4 years ago 1,519 reads 6 comments

  13. Must-See TV: Ranking College Football's Five Conference Championship Games

    We have finally reached the final week of College football's regular season. For five conferences, that means division champions will be meeting to determine the undisputed conference champion...

    Dave E Written by Dave E about almost 4 years ago 1,203 reads 17 comments

  14. TCU Leaving for Big East: What Options Remain for Mountain West?

    It has been an up and down summer and fall for Craig Thompson and the Mountain West Conference. The summer began with rumors of Boise State joining the MWC, bringing the conference ...

    Dave E Written by Dave E about almost 4 years ago 1,444 reads 10 comments

  15. Valparaiso Wins Two in Sin City, Places 5th in Las Vegas Invitational

    After losing their first two games of the Las Vegas Invitational, Homer Drew's Valparaiso Crusaders salvaged a fifth place finish (out of eight) with wins over Northern Colorado and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi...

    Dave E Written by Dave E about almost 4 years ago 219 reads 3 comments

  16. College Football Thoughts: Boise State Falls, Auburn Survives, TCU, Oregon Roll

    With many of this weekend's biggest games on Friday or Saturday afternoon, I was able to get my Saturday Thoughts article done in record time...

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  17. Showdown in Aggieland, Buckeyes Survive at Kinnick and Other CFB Thoughts

    With the top three teams all off this weekend, I was afraid that I would be hard-pressed to come up with 10 interesting topics. Instead, I was treated to what was (in my opinion) the most enjoyable Saturday of college football so far this season...

    Dave E Written by Dave E about almost 4 years ago 255 reads 1 comments

  18. Hawaii Warriors Football To Join Mountain West: What Move Is Next for MWC?

    Overnight, news began to break that the University of Hawaii will be moving from the WAC to the Mountain West for football and the Big West for basketball and non-revenue sports. The addition of Hawaii pushes the Mountain West to a total of 11 teams...

    Dave E Written by Dave E about almost 4 years ago 3,006 reads 34 comments

  19. College Football Survival Saturday Thoughts: Close Calls For Oregon, Auburn, TCU

    The top three teams in the nation all struggled last Saturday, but all survived. Caliornia gave No. 1 Oregon its toughest fight of the season. Georgia became the latest team to have a big game against No...

    Dave E Written by Dave E about almost 4 years ago 266 reads 3 comments

  20. College Football Thoughts: Blowout Saturday—TCU, Oregon, Stanford Win Big

    Ten thoughts on this weekend's action, ripe with blowouts on national TV. 1. TCU Thumps Utah, Best Win by a Non-AQ to Date I honestly thought that Utah would come out and give TCU a game Saturday afternoon...

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  21. Oregon and Auburn Impress, Sparty Stinks, and Other College Football Thoughts

    I think it's safe to say that I have some crow to eat after this weekend's games. Here are my 10 thoughts from this weekend. 1...

    Dave E Written by Dave E about almost 4 years ago 474 reads 1 comments

  22. No. 1 Oklahoma Sooners Fall, SEC Showdown, and Other College Football Thoughts

    10 thoughts on this weekend's action and my updated top-10 list. 1. No. 1 Falls on the Road, where have I heard this before? Another week, another No. 1 gets picked off away from home...

    Dave E Written by Dave E about 4 years ago 1,239 reads 24 comments

  23. Horizon League Basketball Preview: Butler Bulldogs Will Be Challenged By 3 Teams

    Tuesday night, in an HLN exclusive online special, the preseason media/coaches' poll was released. To the surprise of just about nobody, the Butler Bulldogs were the unanimous ...

    Dave E Written by Dave E about 4 years ago 850 reads 6 comments

  24. College Football: No. 1 Ohio State Buckeys, No. 5 Nebraska Cornhuskers Fall

    My Ten thoughts on this weekend's action, followed by an updated top ten list. 1. #1 Knocked Off Again Another week, another #1 loses on the road. Surprisingly, poor defense played a large role in Ohio State’s loss in Madison...

    Dave E Written by Dave E about 4 years ago 516 reads 1 comments

  25. Seattle Mariners Hire Eric Wedge: A Cleveland Perspective

    As reported by CBSSports.com, the Seattle Mariners have hired former Cleveland manager Eric "The Grinder" Wedge, to replace fired skipper Don Wakamatsu following a 101 loss season...

    Dave E Written by Dave E about 4 years ago 700 reads 1 comments