1. State Attorney's Glib Nature of Jameis Winston Press Conference Was All Wrong

    This was uncomfortable. Embarrassingly so. The gravity and seriousness normally associated with allegations of rape were apparently lost on Florida's State Attorney, William ...

    Rich Thomaselli Written by Rich Thomaselli about 8 months ago 11,423 reads 119 comments

  2. College Football Predictions Week 12: Picks Against the Spread for the Top Games

    College Football picks against the spread invariably come with risks. Seriously, just look at last night and what happened to Oklahoma State at Iowa State...

    Rich Thomaselli Written by Rich Thomaselli about over 2 years ago 1,860 reads 0 comments

  3. College Football Predictions Week 11: Picks Against the Spread for the Top Games

    Michigan giving up three on the road? Hard to believe. Florida State favored by 10 over Miami? When's the last time the spread was that big between these two rivals? Georgia—Georgia!?—by 12...

    Rich Thomaselli Written by Rich Thomaselli about over 2 years ago 938 reads 2 comments

  4. College Football Predictions Week 10: Picks Against the Spread for Top Games

    Nothing is predictable when it comes to college football spreads, but I read a couple of interesting things this week. First, it's possible that more money will be bet in Las Vegas on the LSU vs...

    Rich Thomaselli Written by Rich Thomaselli about over 2 years ago 774 reads 0 comments

  5. LSU vs. Alabama: B/R's College Football Writers Make Their Pick

    LSU vs. Alabama. Game of the Century. Game for SEC supremacy. Game for BCS dominance. So, who's going to win and why? We figured if you ask 50 people, you'll get 50 different reasons...

    Rich Thomaselli Written by Rich Thomaselli about over 2 years ago 4,200 reads 6 comments

  6. College Football Predictions Week 9: Picks Against the Spread for the Big Games

    Predicting college football's Week 9 games is no different than any other week—you make confident, reasonably assured selections based on a mountain of data. Then you hold your breath and cross your fingers for luck...

    Rich Thomaselli Written by Rich Thomaselli about over 2 years ago 1,719 reads 0 comments

  7. College Football Predictions Week 8: Picks Against the Spread for the Big Games

    Picking college football games against the spread today? Think about this: Is Notre Dame really an 8.5-point favorite over USC when the two teams meet in South Bend? According to the Las Vegas oddsmakers, that's the line...

    Rich Thomaselli Written by Rich Thomaselli about almost 3 years ago 839 reads 0 comments

  8. BCS Rankings 2011: Grading the Top 25 as Too High, Too Low or Just Right

    The first BCS Rankings of the year are out, and the LSU Tigers grabbed the top spot in the coveted poll to no one's surprise. The Tigers are No. 1 in the Associated Press rankings and No...

    Rich Thomaselli Written by Rich Thomaselli about almost 3 years ago 2,017 reads 49 comments

  9. College Football Predictions Week 7: Picks Against the Spread for the Top Games

    Picking college football games against the spread already has an inherent precarious nature to it. Placing a, ahem, friendly wager that one team can or can't beat another by a certain ...

    Rich Thomaselli Written by Rich Thomaselli about almost 3 years ago 367 reads 4 comments

  10. BCS Rankings 2011: Predicting and Projecting the New Week 8 Poll

    The much-anticipated BCS rankings are finally here, as the first poll will be released on Sunday night, October 16, at 8 p.m. EDT on ESPN. Will LSU be No...

    Rich Thomaselli Written by Rich Thomaselli about almost 3 years ago 386 reads 0 comments

  11. College Footballl Rankings 2011: Breaking Down the Week 7 AP and Coaches' Polls

    The college football rankings, in all likelihood, probably won't change a heck of a lot in Week 7, but some teams certainly felt the need to make a statement...

    Rich Thomaselli Written by Rich Thomaselli about almost 3 years ago 842 reads 3 comments

  12. College Football 2011: Breaking Down the Week 6 AP and Coaches Polls

    It's Week 6 for college football's national rankings, as the Associated Press media poll and the USA Today Coaches Poll is released today...

    Rich Thomaselli Written by Rich Thomaselli about almost 3 years ago 1,114 reads 2 comments

  13. Texas A&M SEC Expansion: A&M Officially Accepted into the SEC

    It's a done deal—Texas A&M has officially been accepted into the SEC as the 13th member of college football's premier conference. According to ESPN...

    Rich Thomaselli Written by Rich Thomaselli about almost 3 years ago 267 reads 6 comments

  14. College Football Rankings 2011: Breaking Down Week 4 AP and Coaches Polls

    No change at the top. The Associated Press rankings and USA Today Coaches' Poll will both be out early Sunday afternoon, but there shouldn't be much change at the top. No. 1 Oklahoma beat No...

    Rich Thomaselli Written by Rich Thomaselli about almost 3 years ago 1,384 reads 4 comments

  15. Ohio State vs. Miami: 5 Second-Half Adjustments the Hurricanes Should Make

    The Miami Hurricanes played a splendid first quarter against Ohio State on Saturday night and, with just a few moments left in the half, have a 14-6 lead on the Buckeyes...

    Rich Thomaselli Written by Rich Thomaselli about almost 3 years ago 260 reads 0 comments

  16. LSU vs. Mississippi State: 5 Second-Half Adjustments the Tigers Should Make

    With moments to go in the first half of Thursday night's critical SEC Football game, the No. 3 LSU Tigers took a 6-3 lead over Mississippi State. It hasn't been easy, and nobody expected it to be...

    Rich Thomaselli Written by Rich Thomaselli about almost 3 years ago 208 reads 0 comments

  17. Notre Dame vs. Michigan: 5 Reasons It's an Instant Classic

    Michigan vs. Notre Dame has been a legendary matchup for decades. After all, it's the winningest program in college football history against, arguably, the most legendary program in college football history...

    Rich Thomaselli Written by Rich Thomaselli about almost 3 years ago 5,802 reads 17 comments

  18. Arizona vs. Oklahoma State: Scores, News and Analysis

    There is another football game of importance tonight: Arizona at Oklahoma State in a college showdown at Stillwater, Oklahoma...

    Rich Thomaselli Written by Rich Thomaselli about almost 3 years ago 661 reads 0 comments

  19. 2011 College Football Week 1 Scores: Live Updates and Analysis

    Here we go! After a couple of nights of great appetizers to start the college football season, here comes the real meal. Nearly 60 games are scheduled for this afternoon starting at 12 p...

    Rich Thomaselli Written by Rich Thomaselli about almost 3 years ago 6,943 reads 10 comments

  20. The Complete Associated Press Top 25 Preseason Poll

    The Associated Press Poll is out with the preseason Top 25 rankings, and the Oklahoma Sooners have checked in at No. 1, just as they did two weeks ago in the USA Today/ESPN Coaches' poll...

    Rich Thomaselli Written by Rich Thomaselli about almost 3 years ago 1,910 reads 18 comments

  21. College Football Preseason Rankings 2011: Breaking Down the AP Poll

    If anything, the college football rankings and polls like today's Associated Press Preseason Top 25 keep fans talking and certainly spark discussion about who's better, who should be where, who's too high and who's too low...

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  22. Report: Texas A&M to the SEC; Florida State, Clemson, Missouri to Follow?

    This morning, ESPN is reporting that Texas A&M to the SEC is a done deal, with the network citing a high-ranking source at the school. ESPN is leading its ESPNews newscasts with the story...

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  23. College Football 2011: ESPN Names First 3 College GameDay Sites

    ESPN's College GameDay is entering its 25th season on the air on Labor Day weekend, and the venerable pregame show announced this morning the first three sites where Chris Fowler, ...

    Rich Thomaselli Written by Rich Thomaselli about almost 3 years ago 4,749 reads 23 comments

  24. College Football Preseason Rankings 2011: Breaking Down the USA Today/ESPN Poll

    The first college football preseason rankings are out in the form of the USA Today/ESPN poll, and to little surprise, the Oklahoma Sooners are ranked No. 1 in the country by the coaches heading into the 2011 season...

    Rich Thomaselli Written by Rich Thomaselli about almost 3 years ago 3,875 reads 21 comments

  25. 2011 NBA Draft Results: Reaction and Analysis for All the Night's Picks

    The 2011 NBA Draft is an interesting character study. It can make a team, it can enhance a team and it can also break a team. For the Cleveland Cavaliers, having two of the first four picks—including the No...

    Rich Thomaselli Written by Rich Thomaselli about 3 years ago 1,940 reads 0 comments