1. Carrying On About College Football (Nov. 23)

    I asked Ball State wide receiver Briggs Orsbon if he thought his Cardinals should receive a BCS bid (provided they finish the regular season undefeated). His answer? You’ll just have to keep reading below about Ball State’s latest win...

    Tim Cary Written by Tim Cary about almost 6 years ago 355 reads 29 comments

  2. Carrying on about Purdue Basketball (Nov. 21): New York, Here We Come!

    The Week That Was Since we last checked in with the Purdue Boilermakers basketball team, Matt Painter’s squad has posted three straight wins to open the '08-'09 season...

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  3. Carrying on About College Football (Nov. 16)

    I’d love it if my favorite team could muster one 10-win season. Meanwhile, Texas now has eight. In a row. It’s official: life’s not fair. 1...

    Tim Cary Written by Tim Cary about almost 6 years ago 667 reads 38 comments

  4. Carrying on About Purdue Basketball (Nov. 14): Where Do We Start?

    If you're going to take the dare and read about Purdue basketball this year, we need to start somewhere. And with the Boilermakers' first game scheduled for tonight against Detroit Mercy, it's time for our regularly scheduled Friday column...

    Tim Cary Written by Tim Cary about almost 6 years ago 1,057 reads 6 comments

  5. Attention Bleacher Report: I Dare You to Read About Purdue Basketball!

    I don't care if you're a Purdue fan or not. It really doesn't bother me. But I'm going to write about Boilermaker basketball all year, and I dare you to come along for the ride. Some of you know me from college football coverage...

    Tim Cary Written by Tim Cary about almost 6 years ago 725 reads 15 comments

  6. Carrying on About College Football (Nov. 9)

    I wish I appreciated defense. I wish I enjoyed a 13-10 struggle as much as a 51-48 shootout. I’m sorry—I’m just one of those guys that likes a seven-RBI day better than a pitchers' duel...

    Tim Cary Written by Tim Cary about almost 6 years ago 561 reads 37 comments

  7. Curtis Painter Convinced Me: It Really Is His Fault

    As I prepared to interview Purdue’s senior quarterback Curtis Painter after a recent game against Minnesota, I had my story angle all plotted out. Just like ESPN’s The Top 5 Reasons You Can’t Blame...

    Tim Cary Written by Tim Cary about almost 6 years ago 522 reads 14 comments

  8. Carrying On About College Football (Nov. 2)

    Four overtimes. Eight overtime field goal attempts. The kick that missed? That was the difference in this week’s Diamond in the Rough. 1...

    Tim Cary Written by Tim Cary about almost 6 years ago 892 reads 41 comments

  9. Carrying On About College Football: Interactive Weekend!

    If you're like me, you're anxiously awaiting another great weekend of football. It just feels like Friday, doesn't it? It's almost time to see if Texas Tech is for real...

    Tim Cary Written by Tim Cary about almost 6 years ago 176 reads 4 comments

  10. New Week, New Position: Purdue's Justin Siller Gets Crash Course at Quarterback

    Please forgive Purdue’s Justin Siller if he’s never sure which part of his playbook to turn to. Don’t blame him if he forgets who his position coach is...

    Tim Cary Written by Tim Cary about almost 6 years ago 744 reads 1 comments

  11. Carrying On About College Football (Oct. 26)

    “This is football. The beat goes on…Suck it up.” — Purdue coach Joe Tiller after a fifth straight defeat. It’s hard to imagine Tiller’s “victory lap” as Purdue head coach going much worse...

    Tim Cary Written by Tim Cary about almost 6 years ago 826 reads 29 comments

  12. Louisville's Go-To Guy Finally Gets Healthy

    A few months ago, Trent Guy wasn’t sure he’d ever play football again. On July 5, the University of Louisville wide receiver/kick returner suffered a gunshot wound outside a local nightclub...

    Tim Cary Written by Tim Cary about almost 6 years ago 351 reads 2 comments

  13. The Rays Advance: So Much For Momentum

    I must admit, I didn't think it would happen. First, let me clarify: having turned off Game Five long before Boston's "comeback for the ages", I don't claim to be an in-depth follower of the ALCS...

    Tim Cary Written by Tim Cary about almost 6 years ago 289 reads 4 comments

  14. October 19, 2008: The Day The Tampa Bay Buccaneers' QB Controversy Ended

    I made the comment a couple weeks ago that Brian Griese's latest injury might actually be the best thing that's happened to Tampa Bay all season...

    Tim Cary Written by Tim Cary about almost 6 years ago 499 reads 7 comments

  15. Carrying On About College Football (Oct. 19)

    There’s nothing like being on location, and this week, Carrying On About College Football comes to you from inside the press box at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium in Louisville, Ky...

    Tim Cary Written by Tim Cary about almost 6 years ago 662 reads 18 comments

  16. Help Wanted: Who's Watching College Football on Saturday?

    Hopefully you've gotten a chance to read one of my weekly "Carrying On About College Football" columns. A new edition gets posted each Sunday night on Bleacher Report...

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  17. Carrying On About College Football (Oct. 12)

    While high-profile battles between undefeated teams (Texas/Oklahoma and Oklahoma State/Missouri) focused the nation’s attention on the Big 12 this weekend, Diamond in the Rough digs deeper to spotlight a different conference matchup...

    Tim Cary Written by Tim Cary about almost 6 years ago 525 reads 27 comments

  18. Carrying On About College Football (Oct. 5)

    Getting a punt blocked and returned for a touchdown makes it hard to win a football game. Getting two punts blocked and returned for touchdowns in the same contest makes it almost ...

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  19. Carrying On About College Football (Sept. 29)

    1. DIAMOND IN THE ROUGH: NORTH CAROLINA 28, MIAMI 24 In this week’s Diamond in the Rough spotlight game, an ACC battle that was in doubt until the very final play, the North ...

    Tim Cary Written by Tim Cary about almost 6 years ago 279 reads 18 comments

  20. Carrying on About College Football: Sept. 21 Edition

    First of all, before we jump into the game profiles, how about the fact that three straight Diamond in the Rough games have gone to overtime? And yes, I do pick them in advance—no cheating in this column! If you missed the last couple weeks, Sept.

    Tim Cary Written by Tim Cary about almost 7 years ago 424 reads 4 comments

  21. Carrying On About College Football (Sept. 14)

    1. DIAMOND IN THE ROUGH: OREGON 32, PURDUE 26 (2-OT) Every week, I select (with your help) a game outside the national spotlight to watch, analyze, and report on...

    Tim Cary Written by Tim Cary about 6 years ago 690 reads 6 comments

  22. Congratulations to the New Virginia Tech Offensive Coordinator: Me

    In case you haven't heard the news, I am writing today so that all Bleacher Creatures will understand why I am leaving the B/R community, effective this weekend. As much as I love sportswriting, I can't turn down the opportunity I have been presented with

    Tim Cary Written by Tim Cary about 6 years ago 1,190 reads 3 comments

  23. Carrying On About College Football: Sept. 7 Edition

    1. DIAMOND IN THE ROUGH: SOUTH FLORIDA 31, UCF 24 (OT) Every week, I select (with your help) a game outside the national spotlight to watch, analyze, and report on...

    Tim Cary Written by Tim Cary about 6 years ago 673 reads 7 comments

  24. Carrying On About College Football: August 31 Edition

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  25. Carrying On About College Football: Preseason Edition

    Coming to Bleacher Report this fall: “CARRYING ON ABOUT COLLEGE FOOTBALL”-- your one-stop weekend wrap-up of everything college football. And when I say everything, I do mean everything...

    Tim Cary Written by Tim Cary about 6 years ago 193 reads 4 comments