1. College Volleyball Star Chooses to Redshirt Senior Season to Focus on Basketball

    BYU's Jennifer Hamson was an absolute terror on the court last season as a junior. The 6'7" opposite totaled 458 kills with a 4.09 kills-per-set average and a .362 hitting percentage...

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  2. College Football: BYU Head Coach Bronco Mendenhall Reverses Uniform Decision

    BYU fans got an unpleasant surprise on Thursday, as the Salt Lake Tribune's Jay Drew confirmed on Twitter that BYU would be replacing the player names on the back of the jerseys...

    Alan Black Written by Alan Black about 1 year ago 1,651 reads 8 comments

  3. TCU Coach Gary Patterson Calls Out LSU's Les Miles for Jeremy Hill Vote

    LSU and TCU play at Cowboys Stadium on August 31 in the season opener for both teams. The Tigers and Horned Frogs have each had a tumultuous offseason, as each has had star players get into trouble...

    Alan Black Written by Alan Black about 1 year ago 1,265 reads 1 comments

  4. College Football: New Mexico State Gets Impressive New Helmets

    The New Mexico State Aggies have long had some of the most boring helmets in the game, as seen here . Simple lettering, a plain background and poor font choice made the NMSU lids some of the most "blah" in the country...

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  5. Johnny Manziel Autograph Scandal: USC WR Marqise Lee Cleared of Wrongdoing

    The Johnny Manziel autograph saga has been well-publicized. Johnny Football and Texas A&M have had to deal with the scrutiny surrounding it since last week...

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  6. Central Arkansas Loses Coach Corliss Williamson to Sacramento Kings

    The smaller programs in Division I deal with all sorts of difficulties. Limited funding, small home crowds, inferior facilities and lack of access to quality recruits are all issues facing teams in the lower-tier conferences...

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  7. BYU Basketball: Cougars Get First Commitment of 2015 Class

    BYU has had quite a bit of success with in-state recruiting lately. Just last week, the Cougars picked up a commitment from center Ryan Andrus of American Fork, Utah...

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  8. Missy Franklin Sets Record with Sixth Gold Medal at Swimming World Championships

    Missy Franklin accomplished on Sunday what no female swimmer has ever done before: win six gold medals at the world championships , as the Los Angeles Times reported...

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  9. Philadelphia Eagles' Riley Cooper Being Held to Hypocritically Harsh Standard

    Riley Cooper screwed up, plain and simple. He used a derogatory term, meant to dehumanize black human beings. The incident of him using the slur at a concert last month was captured on camera , and exposed this week...

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  10. BYU Football: Cougars to Wear Royal-Blue Throwbacks Against Utah Utes

    BYU athletic director Tom Holmoe announced on Twitter Thursday that the Cougars would be wearing their royal-blue throwback jerseys on September 21 against the rival Utah Utes...

    Alan Black Written by Alan Black about 1 year ago 2,124 reads 3 comments

  11. BYU Basketball Gets Commitment From Center Ryan Andrus

    BYU basketball fans got some good news this week, as American Fork High School center Ryan Andrus verbally committed to the Cougars ...

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  12. College Football: Utah State Gets Coveted Home and Home with BYU

    The Utah State Aggies have improved drastically over the past few seasons, going from one of the worst teams in the nation to a borderline top-25 team...

    Alan Black Written by Alan Black about 1 year ago 878 reads 4 comments

  13. FC Schalke: An American Explains How He Became a Loyal Fan of the Royal Blues

    FC Schalke 04 has one of the largest and most loyal fanbases of any of the German football teams. However, their name is not widely known outside of Europe...

    Alan Black Written by Alan Black about 1 year ago 2,311 reads 9 comments

  14. Georgia Bulldogs Football: OL Kolton Houston Cleared by NCAA After 3-Year Battle

    Georgia offensive lineman Kolton Houston has finally been cleared to play by the NCAA after being suspended by the NCAA in 2010 for testing positive for a banned substance, according to the Associated Press (h/t USA Today )...

    Alan Black Written by Alan Black about 1 year ago 2,221 reads 15 comments

  15. NHL Players Allowed to Participate in 2014 Winter Olympics

    The NHL announced on Friday that it will pause the 2013-2014 season for two weeks in February , in order to allow players to participate in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia...

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  16. College Football: 5 Standout Players Who Were Lightly Recruited

    The world of college football recruiting is cutthroat. Programs across the country battle with one another for top recruits, hoping to beat out other programs for the services of star players...

    Alan Black Written by Alan Black about over 1 year ago 3,075 reads 5 comments

  17. College Football: Why Can't UNLV Build a Decent Program?

    The UNLV Rebels have not exactly ever been a football team that commands respect. In the past 25 years, the school has put together a winning season only three times. The Rebels' overall record during that span is an abysmal 88-202...

    Alan Black Written by Alan Black about over 1 year ago 1,400 reads 6 comments

  18. College Football: Are the Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens Still an FCS Powerhouse?

    The University of Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens are a storied football program. Since moving up to what is now the FCS of college football in 1981, UD has won a national championship, ...

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  19. College Basketball: Mississippi Valley State Head Coach Suspended Indefinitely

    Mississippi Valley State University suspended men's basketball head coach Chico Potts indefinitely on Friday, pending an investigation into his arrest earlier this month for domestic violence charges ...

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  20. BYU-Utah Battle for In-State Recruiting Supremacy Inconclusive

    College football recruiting in the state of Utah is pretty simple. There are BYU and Utah, and then all the other in-state teams are left to pick up players that those two passed on...

    Alan Black Written by Alan Black about over 1 year ago 3,315 reads 8 comments

  21. College Football: Western Michigan Is Recruiting Superbly, But How?

    The Western Michigan Broncos are a middle-of-the-pack MAC team. Over the past five seasons, they have accumulated a win-loss record of 31-31. During that span, they have been to two bowl games, both of which they lost...

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  22. College Football: Bowling Green Administrator Takes Big Hit to Promote Defense

    Bowling Green State University is returning a powerful defense that ranked 11th in the nation in sacks last year. You wouldn't know it, though, with how little publicity the team has gotten this offseason...

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  23. Quidditch: Preview of IQA World Cup VI This Weekend

    The International Quidditch Association is hosting the 6th quidditch World Cup this Saturday and Sunday, in Kissimmee, Fla ...

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  24. Nevada Coach Chris Ault Was the Best Coach the Public Never Knew

    Bear Bryant, Darrell Royal, Barry Switzer , Ara Parseghian , Woody Hayes, Bo Schembechler , Lavell Edwards...all well-known coaches who are enshrined in the College Football Hall of Fame...

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  25. College Football: LB Kyle Van Noy Has Ridiculous Performance in Poinsettia Bowl

    The Poinsettia Bowl in San Diego between San Diego State and BYU had been billed as a matchup of SDSU 's potent offense against BYU's top five defense...

    Alan Black Written by Alan Black about almost 2 years ago 1,329 reads 2 comments