1. Quidditch: An Introduction to This Actual Sport (Yes, It's Real)

    The word quidditch may or may not sound familiar to you, depending on whether you are familiar with the Harry Potter series...

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  2. 2012 FCS Championship Game: North Dakota State Bison Win Title with Defense

    While Monday's BCS National Championship game may or may not provide an adequate candidate to be crowned national champion, the Football Championship Subdivision (formerly 1-AA) settled its argument on the field Saturday in Frisco, Texas...

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  3. BYU Cougars Basketball: Brock Zylstra's Big Game Fuels Big Win over USF

    The BYU Cougars hosted the University of San Fransisco Dons on Saturday at the Marriott Center in a much anticipated matchup. BYU is part of a group known as the "Big Three" (BYU, Gonzaga, and St...

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  4. GoDaddy.com Bowl: Arkansas State Has Opportunity for Program-Changing Win

    The Arkansas State Red Wolves have had a breakout season, compiling a record of 10-2 and winning the Sun Belt Conference...

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  5. BYU Recruit Tanner Mangum Impresses with His Selflessness at All-American Game

    The Under Armour High School All-America Game, on Thursday night, featured a dominating 49-16 win by the White team...

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  6. Orange Bowl: Loss of RB Dustin Garrison Is Huge Blow to West Virginia

    After already losing starting safety Terence Garvin to injury , the West Virginia Mountaineers find themselves victims of the injury bug yet again...

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  7. BYU Basketball Routs San Diego Behind Monster Game from Brandon Davies

    The BYU men's basketball team did not have a great start to their tenure in the West Coast Conference, losing big on Thursday to a hot-shooting St. Mary's squad...

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  8. Joe Moglia's Hiring by Coastal Carolina Is Bad for Them and College Football

    The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers have fielded a football team since only 2003, competing in the Big South Conference in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS)...

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  9. Iowa Hawkeyes QB James Vandenberg Deserves More Respect

    Iowa Hawkeyes quarterback James Vandenberg has some pretty good stats this season. He has a completion percentage close to 60. He also has 2,806 passing yards, a 142.7 passer rating, 23 passing touchdowns and only six interceptions...

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  10. BYU Basketball: Transfer Matt Carlino off to Great Start

    Brigham Young University fans have grown accustomed to great plays from their guards. For the past several seasons, fans were treated to the combination of Jimmer Fredette and Jackson Emery...

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  11. QB Geno Smith Has Plenty to Prove for West Virginia in Orange Bowl

    West Virginia Mountaineers quarterback Geno Smith has had a spectacular, record-breaking season. He broke both West Virginia and Big East records for passing yards, as well as several other records such as number of games with over 300 yards passing...

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  12. 2011 Insight Bowl: Does Game Have Any Lasting Meaning for the Iowa Hawkeyes?

    Bowl games are often used as a measuring stick of success in college football. Many a program has had its history defined by a monumental bowl victory...

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  13. Tampa Bay Lightning's Legendary Players: Dave Andreychuk

    Author's Note: This is part of a five-part series detailing players who dazzled with their play and presence while lacing up the skates for the Tampa Bay Lightning ...

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  14. Tampa Bay Lightning's Legendary Players: Vincent Lecavalier

    Author's Note: This is part of a five-part series detailing players who dazzled with their play and presence while lacing up the skates for the Tampa Bay Lightning ...

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  15. Tampa Bay Lightning Legendary Players: Martin St. Louis

    Author's Note: This is part of a five-part series detailing players who dazzled with their play and presence while lacing up the skates for the Tampa Bay Lightning ...

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  16. Tampa Bay Lightning Legendary Players: Steven Stamkos

    Author's Note: This is part of a five-part series detailing players who dazzled with their play and presence while lacing up the skates for the Tampa Bay Lightning ...

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  17. Legendary Tampa Bay Lightning Players: Nikolai Khabibulin

    Author's Note: This is part of a five-part series detailing players who dazzled with their play and presence while lacing up the skates for the Tampa Bay Lightning . Some are currently on the roster, while others play elsewhere or have retired...

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  18. Arizona State Disappoints Yet Again in MAACO Bowl Las Vegas

    The Arizona State Sun Devils had a disappointing regular season, going 0-4 after starting out 6-2. Dreams of appearing in the Rose Bowl were replaced with the harsh realities of needing a victory in the MAACO Bowl Las Vegas in order to finish above ...

    Alan Black Written by Alan Black about almost 3 years ago 411 reads 1 comments

  19. BYU Basketball Relies on Starters in Win over UCSB

    The BYU Cougars picked up their 10th victory of the season on Thursday night, defeating the Santa Barbara Gauchos at home, 89-75. For most of the game, the Gauchos actually kept it surprisingly close...

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  20. West Virginia in Orange Bowl: Terence Garvin Injury Could Have Major Impact

    The West Virginia Mountaineers had an erratic regular season but still wound up where they were hoping to be when the season began—in a BCS bowl...

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  21. San Diego Padres Who Need to Improve: Jason Bartlett

    Author's Note: This is part of a five-part series examining players on the San Diego Padres roster who need to improve during this offseason if the Padres are to be successful, ...

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  22. San Diego Padres Who Need to Improve: Edinson Volquez

    Author's Note: This is part of a five-part series examining players on the San Diego Padres roster who need to improve during this offseason if the Padres are to be successful, and if said players are to legitimately earn their paychecks...

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  23. Will Venable: A San Diego Padre Who Needs To Improve

    Author's Note: This is part of a five-part series examining players on the San Diego Padres roster who need to improve during this offseason if the Padres are to be successful, ...

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  24. San Diego Padres Who Need To Improve: Chris Denorfia

    Author's Note: This is part of a five-part series examining players on the San Diego Padres roster who need to improve during this offseason if the Padres are to be successful, ...

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  25. San Diego Padres Who Need to Improve: Orlando Hudson

    Author's Note: This is part of a five-part series examining players on the San Diego Padres roster who need to improve during this offseason if the Padres are to be successful, and if the paychecks given these players are to be legitimately earned...

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