1. Tim Tebow: America's Love Affair Explained

    Tim Tebow , the person and the football player, isn't particularly interesting to me. I will admit that in recent weeks when it has come to my attention that the Broncos were ...

    Dan Kelley Written by Dan Kelley about almost 3 years ago 603 reads 0 comments

  2. Big East Power Rankings Week 8: Syracuse Win In Morgantown Headlines Crazy Week

    Fresh off my school-mandated bye week from sports writing (massive essays, midterms, etc.), I’m back with your unofficial-official Big East power rankings for Week 8...

    Dan Kelley Written by Dan Kelley about 4 years ago 1,375 reads 0 comments

  3. Syracuse Orange Football: It's Time For the Fans to Jump Back on the Bandwagon

    With the clock ticking down towards zero this past Saturday in Tampa, Fla., when the players from both sidelines began to trickle out onto the field—half with joyous smiles ...

    Dan Kelley Written by Dan Kelley about 4 years ago 608 reads 3 comments

  4. Big East Power Rankings Week 6: Syracuse and Rutgers Start League Play With Wins

    It's already week six and it's almost hard to believe we're already nearing the halfway point in the season...

    Dan Kelley Written by Dan Kelley about 4 years ago 1,003 reads 18 comments

  5. Big East Power Rankings Week 5: Rutgers Falls, UConn Looks To Be Back on Track

    It was a week of mostly cupcakes for the Big East. Most of them were given their expected defeat, but in another blow to the conference's pride, one of the so-called cupcakes bit back...

    Dan Kelley Written by Dan Kelley about 4 years ago 1,292 reads 15 comments

  6. UConn Rolls Vanderbilt: Has Cody Endres Put the Huskies Back in the Title Hunt?

    Coming into the season, the UConn Huskies were the trendy pick to take home the Big East championship and reach a BCS Bowl for the first time in their short history...

    Dan Kelley Written by Dan Kelley about 4 years ago 286 reads 2 comments

  7. The Syracuse Orange Are on Track for Bowl Eligibility Entering Big East Play

    Despite the 3-1 record (their best start since 2003), it’s fair to say that we still don’t really know how good the Syracuse Orange are in 2010. One third of the regular season is in the books, and the results have certainly been encouraging..

    Dan Kelley Written by Dan Kelley about 4 years ago 1,295 reads 8 comments

  8. West Virginia and Pittsburgh Both Fall; New No. 1 in The Week 4 Power Rankings?

    There's really no defending the Big East this year. What can I say? I'm a Big East guy, but even I'm beyond trying to argue for this piss-poor conference...

    Dan Kelley Written by Dan Kelley about over 4 years ago 1,132 reads 13 comments

  9. NCAA May Allow Losing Teams in Bowl Games: Soon Everyone Will Get a Trophy

    They say that money is the root of all evil, and as it turns out, it may the root of some pretty terrible football in the future as well...

    Dan Kelley Written by Dan Kelley about over 4 years ago 1,000 reads 9 comments

  10. Rally To Restore Sanity: Why It's Time To Put an End To BCS

    As anyone not living under a rock must have heard by now, Jon Stewart of The Daily Show will be holding his “Rally to Restore Sanity” on October 30th in Washington, D.C...

    Dan Kelley Written by Dan Kelley about over 4 years ago 3,041 reads 6 comments

  11. The Ryan Nassib Effect: Syracuse Orange Running Game Off to a Slow Start

    Not much has been said about the The Ryan Nassib Effect on the Orange running game to this point, or how it could influence the Syracuse ground assault as the year progresses. Fans have loved the start that Nassib, the redshirt sophomore, has had...

    Dan Kelley Written by Dan Kelley about over 4 years ago 575 reads 1 comments

  12. West Virginia Mountaineers Push for Big East's No. 1: CFB Power Rankings, Week 3

    It was another disappointing week in the Big East.While the perception of the league has been less than positive for a while, it would seem that the quality of play has finally caught ...

    Dan Kelley Written by Dan Kelley about over 4 years ago 462 reads 0 comments

  13. Vincent Jackson: Why the Minnesota Vikings Need the Star Wideout

    The clock is ticking for the Minnesota Vikings. It’s more than likely they only have one more shot at reaching the Super Bowl before Brett Favre hangs ‘em up and they once again find themselves in the Tarvaris Jackson era...

    Dan Kelley Written by Dan Kelley about over 4 years ago 5,790 reads 2 comments

  14. NFL Picks Week 2: Which Teams Have a Shot at 2-0?

    It’s going to be another interesting week in the NFL (when isn’t it?), particularly for the teams that managed to make it through the first week unscathed...

    Dan Kelley Written by Dan Kelley about over 4 years ago 994 reads 10 comments

  15. Virginia Tech Hokies Fall to James Madison Dukes, Which Is Fine by Frank Beamer

    To the untrained eye, it may have appeared to be nothing short of disaster; a national power like Virginia Tech losing to an FCS program like James Madison. It seemed so catastrophic...

    Dan Kelley Written by Dan Kelley about over 4 years ago 1,316 reads 11 comments

  16. Pittsburgh Panthers Still Team to Beat in Big East: CFB Power Rankings, Week 2

    No. 1—Pittsburgh Panthers The Panthers’ drop from the top 25 after their Week a loss to Utah was nothing short of insanity...

    Dan Kelley Written by Dan Kelley about over 4 years ago 655 reads 7 comments

  17. West Virginia Mountaineers Survive Marshall Thundering Herd: What Did We Learn?

    It looked like an impending disaster. Down 21-6 early in the fourth quarter, to Marshall of all the teams; for the Mountaineers, it must have felt like receiving a beating from a younger brother...

    Dan Kelley Written by Dan Kelley about over 4 years ago 1,300 reads 22 comments

  18. NFL Predictions Week 1: Picking the Top Defenses

    You know the old saying, "Offense wins games, defense wins championships."Well, don't tell the Saints that after winning the Super Bowl thanks to a high powered offense. But teams with great defenses do have a pretty good track record...

    Dan Kelley Written by Dan Kelley about over 4 years ago 1,349 reads 7 comments

  19. Tom Brady in Car Accident, New England Patriots Bracing for Media Explosion

    It’s a gloomy day here in upstate New York. It’s raining, that familiar fall chill is beginning to settle in, and thanks to Rosh Hashanah cancelling classes, there’s not a whole lot to do today...

    Dan Kelley Written by Dan Kelley about over 4 years ago 3,489 reads 1 comments

  20. Syracuse Orange Prepare For Washington Huskies: Previewing Week 2

    No rest for the wicked. Fresh off their season-opening win at Akron, it’s back to the grind on Monday for the Orange football team as “Beat U-Dub” week begins...

    Dan Kelley Written by Dan Kelley about over 4 years ago 1,046 reads 0 comments

  21. Syracuse Orange Football Week 1: Lessons Learned in Annihilation of Akron Zips?

    Saturday September, 4th, 2010. Make a mental note, jot it down somewhere that will last forever, or go find a newspaper and clip out the sports page; Orange fans are going to want to remember this date...

    Dan Kelley Written by Dan Kelley about over 4 years ago 1,049 reads 3 comments

  22. College Football Predictions: Big East's Top Five Games of Week 1

    We're just a week away now.It's so close, and yet, this last week is going to feel like an eternity as college football nuts all over the country wait anxiously for the season to finally start...

    Dan Kelley Written by Dan Kelley about over 4 years ago 897 reads 28 comments

  23. Syracuse Orange Defense Will Bring the Pain: A Look at the Two-Deep

    It’s probably been about five years since a Syracuse Orange football fan could take a glance at the defensive depth-chart before the season and say with a straight face: “These guys should be pretty good...

    Dan Kelley Written by Dan Kelley about over 4 years ago 1,014 reads 0 comments

  24. NFL Preseason 2010: St. Louis Rams Top Storylines

    Make no mistake about it, the St. Louis Rams are facing a lengthy, brutal looking project that likely won’t be bearing any fruit for at least a couple more years...

    Dan Kelley Written by Dan Kelley about over 4 years ago 902 reads 0 comments

  25. NFL Preseason 2010: Kansas City Chiefs Top Storylines

    Although it’s always fun for fans to cheer for a team that people believe will be very good—particularly if they’re expected to make a run at the Super Bowl—the most interesting ...

    Dan Kelley Written by Dan Kelley about over 4 years ago 982 reads 20 comments