1. Why Todd Grantham's Outburst Will Be a Recruiting Tool for Georgia Bulldogs

    While Todd Grantham’s tantrum last night might outrage college football analysts, it will send recruits rushing to join the Georgia Bulldogs. College football recruiting has changed...

    Gerard Martin Written by Gerard Martin about 3 years ago 2,314 reads 7 comments

  2. BCS Standings 2011: Michigan State and 3 Teams That Should Crack Top 15

    With plenty of upheaval in the rankings in Week 7, Michigan State leads a crop of teams ready to vault into the Top 15 in the BCS standings. Losses from Georgia Tech, Illinois and Michigan opened the door...

    Gerard Martin Written by Gerard Martin about 3 years ago 366 reads 0 comments

  3. Fantasy Football Projections Week 6: Why You Should Start BenJarvus Green-Ellis

    The New England Patriots ' running game will have success against the Dallas Cowboys , and BenJarvus Green-Ellis will rack up more fantasy points than Stevan Ridley. Green-Ellis is listed as questionable this week...

    Gerard Martin Written by Gerard Martin about 3 years ago 1,113 reads 0 comments

  4. Notre Dame Football: Ranking the Irish's Remaining Opponents

    As Notre Dame heads into the back half of its season, which opponent presents the toughest challenge? The Irish faceplanted out of the gate but have rallied from a pair of early losses to a solid 4-2 record...

    Gerard Martin Written by Gerard Martin about 3 years ago 2,313 reads 13 comments

  5. BCS Rankings: 5 Teams That Will Plummet Before Season Is Over

    The BCS rankings are turned upside-down in seemingly every college football season. Which teams will drop from the top this season? Though the BCS rankings don’t debut until ...

    Gerard Martin Written by Gerard Martin about 3 years ago 187 reads 0 comments

  6. Chicago Bears vs. Detroit Lions: 5 Second-Half Adjustments the Lions Must Make

    The Detroit Lions face the Chicago Bears tonight as a 4-0 team looking to prove it’s as good as its record indicates...

    Gerard Martin Written by Gerard Martin about 3 years ago 454 reads 0 comments

  7. Week 6 College Football Predictions: 4 Reasons Why Texas Will Beat Oklahoma

    The Texas Longhorns enter the Red River Shootout as the underdog, but they will find a way to beat the rival Oklahoma Sooners. The Red River Shootout is one of the great spectacles in college football...

    Gerard Martin Written by Gerard Martin about 3 years ago 654 reads 2 comments

  8. NFL Picks Week 5: Detroit Lions Among 5 Favorites Who Are Easy Money

    Heading to Week 5, the Detroit Lions lead five NFL favorites that are locks to win and cover. As the NFL season begins to take shape, the good teams are beginning to separate themselves from the bad...

    Gerard Martin Written by Gerard Martin about 3 years ago 1,054 reads 0 comments

  9. Notre Dame Football: Winners and Losers from Fighting Irish's First Month

    Over the first five weeks of the season, Michael Floyd has shoved himself into the Biletnikoff race alongside superstars like Ryan Broyles and Justin Blackmon. Floyd ranks third in the FBS in receptions and eighth in receiving yards...

    Gerard Martin Written by Gerard Martin about 3 years ago 632 reads 4 comments

  10. NFL Picks Week 4: Predicting the Outcome of Every Game

    As the NFL season starts to take shape, let’s run through picks and predictions for all of the Week 4 matchups...

    Gerard Martin Written by Gerard Martin about 3 years ago 592 reads 0 comments

  11. Conference Realignment: What Happens to TCU If There's No Big East

    The Big East is crumbling, and TCU hasn’t even arrived yet. What will happen to the Horned Frogs if conference realignment dooms their future home? Gary Patterson quietly built a powerhouse in Fort Worth...

    Gerard Martin Written by Gerard Martin about 3 years ago 1,962 reads 16 comments

  12. Fantasy Football Week 3: Victor Cruz and 4 Most Surprising Performances

    Victor Cruz led the charge of unheralded players exploding in Week 3, but are any of them relevant in fantasy football? Every week, a few players will leap up from under the radar and straight to the head of the line on waiver wires nationwide...

    Gerard Martin Written by Gerard Martin about 3 years ago 826 reads 0 comments

  13. Notre Dame Football: Winners and Losers from Irish's Win over Pittsburgh

    Notre Dame got a win against Pittsburgh in Week 4, but it wasn’t all sunshine and lollipops for the Irish. The game was littered with mistakes and missed opportunities...

    Gerard Martin Written by Gerard Martin about 3 years ago 940 reads 7 comments

  14. Patriots vs. Bills: 4 Reasons New England Lost

    How could a powerhouse like the New England Patriots blow a 21-0 lead and lose to the (formerly) lowly Buffalo Bills ? The short answer is that there is no short answer...

    Gerard Martin Written by Gerard Martin about 3 years ago 452 reads 2 comments

  15. Notre Dame Football: Why the Irish Can Follow Virginia Tech's Lead to the BCS

    Virginia Tech climbed out of an 0-2 hole to reach a BCS bowl in 2010. Why can’t Notre Dame do the same in 2011? With the Notre Dame Fighting Irish still sporting a losing record, this may seem like a ridiculous comparison...

    Gerard Martin Written by Gerard Martin about 3 years ago 1,182 reads 13 comments

  16. Lions vs. Vikings Week 3 Preview: 4 Keys to Early Divisional Confrontation

    As the Detroit Lions prepare for a Week 3 divisional matchup against the Minnesota Vikings , they’ll need to focus on four specific areas. For the most part, the Lions just need to keep doing what they’re doing...

    Gerard Martin Written by Gerard Martin about 3 years ago 1,032 reads 0 comments

  17. Notre Dame vs. Pittsburgh Week 4 Preview: 4 Reasons Irish Will Beat Panthers

    Notre Dame has limped into the 2011 season, but the Irish will get healthy in Week 4 against the Pittsburgh Panthers. Against its first three opponents, Notre Dame faced an uphill battle...

    Gerard Martin Written by Gerard Martin about 3 years ago 458 reads 1 comments

  18. Fantasy Football Predictions Week 3: 5 Struggling Players Who Will Get It Going

    It's only Week 2. Your fantasy football studs will be fine. Just two weeks into the season, it's easy to make snap judgments about the quality of your fantasy team. This isn't the time for snap judgments—it's a time to trust the process...

    Gerard Martin Written by Gerard Martin about 3 years ago 552 reads 0 comments

  19. Matthew Stafford and Detroit Lions Overwhelm Kansas City Chiefs to Go 2-0

    Live Score: Detroit Lions 48, Kansas City Chiefs 3 FINAL GAME RECAP The Kansas City Chiefs are a bad team. The Detroit Lions did what good teams to to bad teams in the NFL ...

    Gerard Martin Written by Gerard Martin about 3 years ago 639 reads 3 comments

  20. Detroit Lions: 7 Players To Keep Your Eye on in Week 2

    If the Detroit Lions are going to build on their early success with a Week 2 win over the Kansas City Chiefs , they’ll need some outstanding individual efforts...

    Gerard Martin Written by Gerard Martin about 3 years ago 517 reads 2 comments

  21. Michigan St. vs. Notre Dame Predictions: Analyzing Key Matchups

    Michigan State has doused Irish dreams in recent years. This time around, Notre Dame looks to stifle the Spartans and get their season back on track...

    Gerard Martin Written by Gerard Martin about 3 years ago 461 reads 6 comments

  22. Notre Dame Football: 6 Things Irish Must Do to Salvage Season

    Notre Dame’s 2011 football campaign has been a massive disappointment, but it can still be rescued. The Irish followed a catastrophic opening week loss to South Florida with ...

    Gerard Martin Written by Gerard Martin about 3 years ago 683 reads 7 comments

  23. Denard Robinson Leads the Michigan Wolverines to Victory over Notre Dame

    Live Score: Michigan 35 - Notre Dame 31 Notre Dame and Michigan staged an instant classic under the lights at Michigan Stadium. I could go back and recap all of the ups and downs of this football game, but it feels futile...

    Gerard Martin Written by Gerard Martin about 3 years ago 613 reads 27 comments

  24. Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Michigan Wolverines: Preview and Analysis

    Tonight's matchup between Notre Dame and Michigan will go a long way toward determining both teams' fates for the rest of the season. This game carries equal weight for both old rivals, yet the Irish and Wolverines enter on nearly opposite trajectories...

    Gerard Martin Written by Gerard Martin about 3 years ago 424 reads 0 comments

  25. NHL Power Rankings: 8 Toughest Defensive Pairings in the League

    For any pair of NHL defensemen, toughness is a mandate. These pairings do it better than any other. Toughness is a difficult concept to quantify...

    Gerard Martin Written by Gerard Martin about 3 years ago 3,166 reads 35 comments