1. NFL Lockout: 5 Teams That Need to Get to Practice as Soon as Possible

    Of all the problems the lockout has caused, the most immediate problem is that teams haven't been able to learn their playbooks...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about over 3 years ago 5,172 reads 21 comments

  2. Chicago Bears: 10 Bold Predictions for the 2011 NFL Season

    Coming of a surprise season that saw Chicago in the NFC Championship Game, the Bears are hoping to take the next step in 2011...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about over 3 years ago 3,443 reads 9 comments

  3. Boise State Football: 11 Things the Broncos Do Very Well

    Boise State has been a constant topic of conversation in college football because of its recent success and defiance of the BCS...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about over 3 years ago 151 reads 41 comments

  4. Power Ranking the Top 5 College Football Scandals of the Past 5 Years

    Over the past few years, college football scandals have made nearly as many headlines as the games themselves. From USC to UNC, the scandals have made the past few offseasons much more interesting than usual...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about over 3 years ago 3,228 reads 43 comments

  5. Chicago Bears: 5 Young Players Ready to Break Out in 2011

    Following a year chock-full of surprises that included a trip to the NFC Championship Game, the Chicago Bears are a mixture of veterans and youth heading into the fall...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about over 3 years ago 3,986 reads 6 comments

  6. Ohio State Allegations Show How Some Fans Go Too Far to Support Their Teams

    When former Ohio State wide receiver Ray Small told the OSU student newspaper The Lantern that he and former teammates received free and discount goods from local retailers, the aftermath was predictable...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about over 3 years ago 3,570 reads 53 comments

  7. 2011 NBA Playoffs: How Derrick Rose Failed Trying to Be Lebron James in Game 2

    The  Chicago Bulls ' 85-75 loss to the Miami Heat on Monday night was an unfamiliar sight for fans at the United Center. It’s not just that the Bulls ’ losses come few and far between...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about over 3 years ago 7,779 reads 137 comments

  8. Iowa Football Predictions: 10 off-the-Wall Predictions for 2011

    With a number of seniors departing this past season, Iowa is heading into a season full of question marks in 2011. There is plenty of young talent, and there are some seasoned veterans, but the Hawkeyes will be very inexperienced compared to last year...

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  9. Iowa Football: 5 Young Players Who Could Become Legends

    With one of the most decorated classes in Iowa football history graduating after last season, the theme surrounding the Hawkeye football program this year will be youth and inexperience...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about over 3 years ago 3,646 reads 5 comments

  10. College Football 2011: Power Ranking the 25 Best Non-Conference Clashes

    For most teams, non-conference season means a chance to play some cupcakes, rack up some wins and roll in extra ticket revenue. Sadly, we rarely see high-profile non-conference matchups anymore outside of bowl games...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about over 3 years ago 3,349 reads 3 comments

  11. College Football 2011: Power Ranking the Top 10 Fight Songs

    Tradition is one of the aspects of college football that makes it such a special sport. The rivalries, passion, and conference pride all add to the atmosphere surrounding college football in the fall...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about over 3 years ago 9,645 reads 34 comments

  12. Iowa Football 2011: The 2-Deep at Every Position

    With spring ball in the books, Iowa has released its preliminary two-deeps for 2011. Because of injuries and true freshman who aren't on campus yet, this depth chart definitely isn't set in stone...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about over 3 years ago 2,722 reads 2 comments

  13. Iowa Football: Five Things We Learned Coming out of the Spring Game

    Iowa's spring game was Saturday, and as is typical with Kirk Ferentz spring games, this practice/scrimmage/event hardly resembled a game. Because of that, it's hard to learn much about the Hawkeyes from Saturday's game...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about over 3 years ago 1,735 reads 1 comments

  14. Iowa Football: Spring Game Report Card

    One of my favorite "tweets" yesterday came from Mike Hlas of the Cedar Rapids Gazette. It read: "Iowa's spring game. Not spring and not a game...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about over 3 years ago 2,064 reads 3 comments

  15. Iowa Football: Big A-- Turkey Legs and a City Trying To Ruin Tradition

    Ever since I was little, I've wanted to cover college football. It's a sport unlike any other, one filled with tradition and one that brings entire states together...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about over 3 years ago 1,257 reads 9 comments

  16. Iowa Football Spring Game: Five Things to Expect on Saturday

    As spring practice comes to a close, teams all across the country will be holding spring games for practice and for fans to finally see a football game after a long break...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about over 3 years ago 1,048 reads 3 comments

  17. College Football 2011: The Good, Bad and Ugly for the Preseason Top 25 Teams

    With spring 'ball well underway, college football fans are counting down the months until the college football season begins in the fall...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about over 3 years ago 3,919 reads 10 comments

  18. College Football 2011: 1 Reason for Every Top 25 Team to Be Optimistic

    With spring practices beginning around the country, the buildup to the 2011 college football season is in full swing. However, much of the talk at this point in time is about teams' weaknesses and what they need to work on during spring practice...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about over 3 years ago 4,258 reads 27 comments

  19. College Football 2011: 7 Non-SEC Teams Capable of Breaking South's BCS Strangle

    The SEC has dominated the BCS Championship as of late, winning the last five contests and seven total since the game originated in 1998...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about almost 4 years ago 1,128 reads 21 comments

  20. College Football: The Top 7 Things We Learned From National Signing Day

    National Signing Day has come and gone, and now teams will start to set their lineups for next season. With the end of the recruiting season comes the inevitable recruiting rankings, ...

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  21. Iowa Football Recruiting: Grading the Hawkeyes' 2011 Class

    With recruiting for the class of 2011 in the books, it's time to look back and see how each team did on National Signing Day. Iowa had an impressive year, landing several four-star recruits, ranking No...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about almost 4 years ago 5,073 reads 3 comments

  22. Iowa Football: How Misuse Of Social Media Has Ruined a Program's Reputation

    Just one year ago, Iowa football was set up for greatness. With a boatload of returning starters from a team that finished 11-2, including an Orange Bowl win, it seemed the sky was the limit—well at least a trip to Glendale was...

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  23. National Signing Day 2011: Iowa's Top Positional Needs for 2011

    With the graduation of 26 seniors this season and the departure of All-Big Ten safety Tyler Sash to the NFL, Iowa will be in rebuilding mode in 2011...

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  24. Iowa Football: Top 10 Recruiting Commitments for 2011

    Although the 2010 season was disappointing for Iowa football fans, the offseason has finally arrived and given fans a new year to look forward to...

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  25. Iowa Football: Which Hawkeyes Recruits Are Most Likely To Contribute as Freshmen

    Coming off a disappointing 8-5 season in 2010, a season that began with dreams of a National Championship, Iowa heads into 2011 with a bit of uncertainty...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about almost 4 years ago 3,694 reads 8 comments