1. Rutgers University's Julie Hermann Controversy Not Going Away

    Rutgers University has yet another scandal , this time concerning newly hired AD Julie Hermann. Hermann was brought in to replace former AD Tim Pernetti, who was forced out in the Mike Rice scandal...

    Jeff Kalafa Written by Jeff Kalafa about 1 year ago 1,943 reads 11 comments

  2. Is Rutgers Setting Trends in Hiring Standards with Basketball Coach Ed Jordan?

    When Rutgers University became aware that newly hired men's basketball coach Eddie Jordan never obtained a college degree, and did not ask for his resignation, did it make a statement ...

    Jeff Kalafa Written by Jeff Kalafa about 1 year ago 1,136 reads 6 comments

  3. Rutgers AD Julie Hermann Suffers Latest Case of Scarlet Knight Memory Loss

    Rutgers' newly hired athletic director Julie Hermann has suffered the latest case of Scarlet Knight memory loss...

    Jeff Kalafa Written by Jeff Kalafa about 1 year ago 1,073 reads 11 comments

  4. Will Independence Cost Notre Dame Title Shot in 2012 and Beyond?

    Will remaining independent cost Notre Dame a BCS title shot this season? If the top three teams in the BCS all win out, No. 3 Notre Dame is likely to watch No. 1 Kansas State and No...

    Jeff Kalafa Written by Jeff Kalafa about almost 2 years ago 716 reads 8 comments

  5. NCAA Football: Will Rutgers Apply for Membership in Big 12 Conference?

    As strange as it sounds for Rutgers, following the path of former Big East member West Virginia and applying for membership in the Big 12 Conference may be the best move to keep their floundering football program financially sound...

    Jeff Kalafa Written by Jeff Kalafa about 2 years ago 5,045 reads 10 comments

  6. NBA's 1968 Eastern All-Stars Might Have Been Huge Nightmare for Dream Team

    As the NBA Network pays tribute to Michael Jordan's 1992 Olympic Dream Team on its 20th anniversary, I ask you: What was the greatest basketball team ever assembled? Before ...

    Jeff Kalafa Written by Jeff Kalafa about 2 years ago 312 reads 0 comments

  7. College Basketball: Will Duke Become a Haven for 1-and-Dones?

    What's going on with Duke basketball ? It's the second straight year it's lost a player to the NBA draft after just one semester of school. In 2011 it was Kyrie Irving, now it's Austin Rivers...

    Jeff Kalafa Written by Jeff Kalafa about over 2 years ago 3,301 reads 25 comments

  8. 2012 Idiot's Guide to the NCAA Tournament

    The 2012 Idiot's Guide to the NCAA Tournament , in its new and revised edition, will help everyone learn the terms, lingo and buzz words used by their favorite college basketball analysts...

    Jeff Kalafa Written by Jeff Kalafa about over 2 years ago 435 reads 0 comments

  9. Do Big East Schools Have Legal Recourse Against West Virginia Mountaineers?

    The Big East and West Virginia have made their peace, they signed a 25-page standstill agreement which declared WVU no longer a member of the Big East Conference, effective July 1, 2012...

    Jeff Kalafa Written by Jeff Kalafa about over 2 years ago 703 reads 8 comments

  10. Can West Virginia Maintain the Grind of a Big 12 Schedule?

    2012 has the potential to be one of the most exciting seasons in the storied history of WVU football, but can the Mountaineers maintain the grind of a Big 12 schedule, one which will ...

    Jeff Kalafa Written by Jeff Kalafa about over 2 years ago 3,388 reads 27 comments

  11. Rutgers' Football Schedule Is Still Too Weak

    When I read Friday's story about the two-game series Rutgers and Arkansas agreed upon I couldn't help noticing Rutgers athletic director Tim Pernetti's quote : "It is a constant ...

    Jeff Kalafa Written by Jeff Kalafa about over 2 years ago 2,332 reads 7 comments

  12. West Virginia Football: Did the Mountaineers Give Up Too Much to Join Big 12?

    Did the West Virginia Mountaineers give up too much to break ties with the Big East and join the Big 12, effective July 1, 2012? What the Mountaineers gave up What did they give up was $20 million...

    Jeff Kalafa Written by Jeff Kalafa about over 2 years ago 3,924 reads 14 comments

  13. West Virginia Mountaineers Become Newest Member of Big 12 Conference

    The dispute between West Virginia and the Big East is over—WVU has become the 10th and newest member of the Big 12 conference, effective July 1, 2012...

    Jeff Kalafa Written by Jeff Kalafa about over 2 years ago 1,739 reads 16 comments

  14. West Virginia Football: Still No Settlement After First Big East Mediation

    Late Thursday afternoon a Rhode Island court released a statement which read "the result of the Big East/WVU conference with Judge (Michael) Silverstein this morning is that the matter is continued to an unspecified date for another status conference...

    Jeff Kalafa Written by Jeff Kalafa about over 2 years ago 479 reads 5 comments

  15. West Virginia's Departure from Big East Could Be Imminent

    Dick "Hoops" Weis of the NY Daily News has reported that West Virginia's recent cancellation of the 2012 FSU game is an attempt to speed up the process for their entrance into the Big 12 next season...

    Jeff Kalafa Written by Jeff Kalafa about over 2 years ago 1,953 reads 20 comments

  16. West Virginia Cancels 2012 FSU Game: Mountaineers May Get Sued

    NBC Sports' Ben Kercheval has reported WVU may get sued by Florida State for dropping next years game: "Already in a lawsuit battle with the Big East, West Virginia might be able to add Florida State to the list of entities pursuing litigation...

    Jeff Kalafa Written by Jeff Kalafa about over 2 years ago 3,543 reads 33 comments

  17. Rutgers Football: Time for Scarlet Nation to Move on from Greg Schiano

    The time for the Rutgers faithful to move on from the surprising/shocking developments of this past week is now. It's time to welcome the thought of a new coach with a new system and new ideas...

    Jeff Kalafa Written by Jeff Kalafa about over 2 years ago 777 reads 7 comments

  18. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Why Greg Schiano Hiring Is so Surprising

    What can one say about the recent hiring of Greg Schiano as the new Tampa Bay football coach? Quite surprising, maybe leaning towards shocking, especially to Rutgers fans who spent the last 11 years watching his Scarlet Knights...

    Jeff Kalafa Written by Jeff Kalafa about over 2 years ago 1,712 reads 6 comments

  19. College Football: Why New Big East Will Succeed

    We've heard the naysayers like Weston Bruner explain why the new Big East football conference wiill run into problems. The Baltimore Sports Report ...

    Jeff Kalafa Written by Jeff Kalafa about over 2 years ago 1,863 reads 8 comments

  20. West Virginia Football: How Long Can Big 12 Wait for Mountaineers?

    How long can the Big 12 wait for WVU's Athletic Director Oliver Luck to paint over the Big East logo on Mountaineer Field, and replace it with that of the Big 12? If he doesn't ...

    Jeff Kalafa Written by Jeff Kalafa about over 2 years ago 5,375 reads 13 comments

  21. West Virginia and Big East: Will Mediation Bring a Settlement?

    The latest development in the dispute between the West Virginia Mountaineers and the Big East has been the non-binding mediation a Rhode Island judge has ordered...

    Jeff Kalafa Written by Jeff Kalafa about over 2 years ago 4,525 reads 16 comments

  22. Notre Dame Football: Will 2012 Recruiting Class Live Up to Ranking?

    Scout ranks the 2012 Notre Dame recruiting class No. 8, Rivals ranks it No. 13. The class boasts four five-star commits (Deontay Greenberry , Gunner Kiel, Sheldon Day, and Tee ...

    Jeff Kalafa Written by Jeff Kalafa about over 2 years ago 2,172 reads 14 comments

  23. West Virginia Mountaineers No. 7 in ESPN Preseason Football Poll

    West Virginia is ranked No. 7 in Mark Schlabach's ESPN 2012 preseason football poll, five spots higher than CBS ranked them in their preseason poll...

    Jeff Kalafa Written by Jeff Kalafa about over 2 years ago 7,003 reads 15 comments

  24. West Virginia Mountaineers No. 12 in CBS Preseason Football Poll

    The first 2012 college preseason football poll is here. CBS's Brett McMurphy has listed his Top 25 for 2012 and the West Virginia Mountaineers are No. 12...

    Jeff Kalafa Written by Jeff Kalafa about over 2 years ago 1,234 reads 6 comments

  25. West Virginia's Geno Smith, Tavon Austin May Battle Each Other for 2012 Heisman

    West Virginia's great quarterback, Geno Smith, may not just have to contend with USC's Matt Barkley and Oklahoma's Landry Jones for next year's Heisman Trophy; his biggest competition ...

    Jeff Kalafa Written by Jeff Kalafa about over 2 years ago 3,704 reads 23 comments