1. College Football Playoff: The NCAA Presidents Only Got It Half Right

    It was officially announced today that the college football division I-A championship will be decided by a four-team playoff, the teams in which will be selected by a selection committee...

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  2. Gregg Williams and the New Orleans Saints: Williams' Audio Changes Everything

    Before the audio was released, "Bounty Gate" was not a something that seemed right or wrong. However, the audio of New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams instructing ...

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  3. Ohio State Football 2012: 6 Players Ohio State Needs To Step Up

    Ohio State won't be able to go to the postseason in 2012, but that is no reason to throw the season away. If new coach Urban Meyer can make strides next year, that will greatly improve their chances for success in 2013...

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  4. NFL Power Rankings: Ranking the Best Under-.500 Teams for 2012

    The NFL offseason is officially upon us. And you know what that means. It means seven months without our beloved game. It means we have to sit through the upcoming baseball season over the summer before our game returns...

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  5. 2012 NFL Story Lines: Looking Ahead to Each NFC Division

    With the New York Giants having just won Super Bowl XLVI, I can't help but think back to how we got here...

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  6. Super Bowl 46: Predicting a Close Match-Up in Indy

    In the NFL 's Conference Championships two weeks ago, true experience won the day. Baltimore's daunting defense has some years behind it, but they hadn't been to a Super Bowl ...

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  7. NBA 2011-2012 Season: Chris Paul and the Top Five Story Lines

    After a labor dispute over BRI (basketball-related income), a lockout (owners locking out players), and a new labor deal finally getting done in the 11th hour to salvage something, an NBA season will in fact happen...

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  8. Big Ten Football: Predicting the Big Ten's Bowl Record

    For the seventh consecutive season, the Big Ten (whose teams have made BCS Bowls frequently) will be sending two teams to the big games again this year. This is also happening for the 10th time in the history of the BCS...

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  9. BCS National Championship: What Did You Want to See?

    It became official Sunday night that the Alabama Crimson Tide would get their second shot at the unbeaten Tigers of LSU for the national title. If there is one thing we know about college football, it is that it is unpredictable...

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  10. College Football 2011: What To Expect in the Second Half

    It has been a first half of college football that was to be expected. In the zany world of college football we have already seen upsets (TCU, Florida State), surprises (Illinois, ...

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  11. Boise State Football: A Note on Trying to Bust the BCS, Again

    I hate to be the one to start this controversy again, but.... Congratulations Boise State on your impressive win on the road Saturday night in the Georgia Dome against the Bulldogs...

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  12. College Football 2011: Running Backs to Keep Your Eye on

    We all know how important a running back can be to a team. Ask Reggie Bush or Mark Ingram how running the ball well can be beneficial. Most of the following backs may not be ready to take their team to a title just yet...

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  13. Big Ten Football 2011: How the Conference Will Look at the End of the Year

    With the addition of Nebraska, the Big Ten landscape will look much different this coming fall. Big Ten competition is sure to be as fierce as ever this year...

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  14. Terrelle Pryor and Jim Tressel: How the Departures Can Help Ohio State

    It did not come as a huge surprise when Ohio State head football coach Jim Tressel , Athletic Director Gene Smith and President Gordon Gee decided that Tressel’s resignation was in the best interest of the program...

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  15. How Paying Collegiate Athletes Will Help

    We all know how paying collegiate athletes has been a hot topic of discussion in this, one of the most controversial of college football offseasons. When the idea first came out at Big Ten spring meetings, there were mixed reactions...

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