1. Purdue Loses Running Back Jaycen Taylor for Season

    One of the strengths of the Purdue Boilermakers football team in 2008 was thought to be the depth at running back. Although Purdue has been known for anything but rushing offense throughout the ...

    Tim Cary Written by Tim Cary about over 6 years ago 587 reads 0 comments

  2. USA-Greece Basketball (Second Half): Live-Blogging the Redeem Team

    (Note: if you missed the first half live-blog, you can read it here.) 9:00 The second half is just about to start in Beijing…USA leads Greece 51-32...

    Tim Cary Written by Tim Cary about over 6 years ago 454 reads 0 comments

  3. USA-Greece Basketball (First Half): Live-Blogging the Redeem Team

    The United States men’s basketball team is trying to avenge a loss in the 2006 world championship semifinals to Greece…here’s my instant impressions of this preliminary Olympic game...

    Tim Cary Written by Tim Cary about over 6 years ago 425 reads 0 comments

  4. USA Basketball 97, Angola 76: Grading the Redeem Team

    The United States men's basketball team cruised to its second Olympic wins in as many tries with a 97-76 defeat of Angola on Tuesday. Here's an in-depth look at how each player for the red, white, and blue performed in the contest...

    Tim Cary Written by Tim Cary about over 6 years ago 2,408 reads 2 comments

  5. USA Basketball 101, China 70: Three Things We Learned About the Redeem Team

    The United States men's basketball team is in search of its first gold medal since 2000, and to be honest, American fans aren't quite sure what to expect. Yes, the world has caught up. Yes, this team was formed differently...

    Tim Cary Written by Tim Cary about over 6 years ago 1,323 reads 5 comments

  6. Thank You, Harry Caray: Why the Cubs Win at Wrigley

    The Chicago Cubs have an unbelievable .778 winning percentage at home, and I am prepared to tell you why. That's right, the lovable Cubbies are now a blistering 35-10 in the Friendly Confines this year, and I've uncovered their secret...

    Tim Cary Written by Tim Cary about over 6 years ago 805 reads 5 comments

  7. Brandon Jennings: Is He Really THAT Unique?

    Why does everything in sports have to be exaggerated? Why do we need to sensationalize the ordinary? Blow up the miniscule? Create a mountain out of the precursor to a molehill? If I have ...

    Tim Cary Written by Tim Cary about over 6 years ago 491 reads 0 comments

  8. Big Ten Roundtable: Purdue

    1. What are some of the major position battles going on within your team heading into the fall? Wide receiver is "wide" open. Purdue's 2008 season outlook will largely depend on how explosive the offense (particularly the no-huddle version) is...

    Tim Cary Written by Tim Cary about over 6 years ago 519 reads 1 comments

  9. Florida Gators Championship Trophy Shattered...Again!

    When tight end recruit Orson Charles visited the University of Florida, he was hoping to find a school where he could further his football career and win a national championship trophy.Instead, he ended up destroying the trophy the school had already won.

    Tim Cary Written by Tim Cary about over 6 years ago 4,934 reads 4 comments

  10. Big Ten Basketball: Purdue's Scott Martin Will Transfer

    One of Matt Painter's first moves as Purdue basketball coach-in-waiting was to establish strong relationships with a quartet of in-state high school hoops stars. He hoped the foursome could turn Purdue into a national power...

    Tim Cary Written by Tim Cary about over 6 years ago 5,772 reads 2 comments

  11. Coaching Clinic: Strategy and Psychology from the NCAA Title Game

    Every sports website will have multiple game stories recapping Monday night's Kansas-Memphis overtime thriller. I haven't read any of them. Yet. Instead, this column will take you inside the game -- from a coach's mindset...

    Tim Cary Written by Tim Cary about over 6 years ago 1,096 reads 1 comments

  12. Commentary from the Houston Cheap Seats: Tigers @ Astros

    As if we hadn’t been to enough fancy, brand-new Houston sports venues in the last three days (namely Toyota Center and Reliant Stadium, if you haven’t read the other parts ...

    Tim Cary Written by Tim Cary about over 6 years ago 570 reads 0 comments

  13. Commentary from the Houston Cheap Seats: Tigers-Astros

    As if we hadn’t been to enough fancy, brand-new Houston sports venues in the last three days (namely Toyota Center and Reliant Park, if you haven’t read the other parts ...

    Tim Cary Written by Tim Cary about over 6 years ago 58 reads 0 comments

  14. Commentary from the Houston Cheap Seats: NCAA South Regional

    The main reason my wife and I decided to visit Houston on spring break (translation, the main sports event) was the NCAA South Regional...

    Tim Cary Written by Tim Cary about over 6 years ago 1,606 reads 0 comments

  15. Commentary from the Houston Cheap Seats: Timberwolves @ Rockets

    Disclaimer: If you haven't read "Commentary from the Cheap Seats" before, this is not a real game recap. Those can be found elsewhere. This is part game story, part journal.....

    Tim Cary Written by Tim Cary about over 6 years ago 517 reads 0 comments

  16. Mega March Madness Marathon: 11:00 pm-finish

    11:00 I’m settling in for the stretch run—and so are the Fullerton Titans. They’re up 31-30 on No. 3-seed Wisconsin. 11:01 Trevon Hughes just beat a Fullerton defender with a NASTY crossover move...

    Tim Cary Written by Tim Cary about over 6 years ago 1,820 reads 2 comments

  17. Mega March Madness Marathon: 10:00 pm-11:00 pm

    Four games left in my marathon: 5 Notre Dame against 12 George Mason, 3 Wisconsin against 14 Cal State – Fullerton, 1 UCLA against 16 Mississippi Valley State, and 7 West Virginia against 10 Arizona...

    Tim Cary Written by Tim Cary about over 6 years ago 1,620 reads 0 comments

  18. Mega March Madness Marathon: 9:00 pm-10:00 pm

    8:55 So far, it looks like the best ending of the day might be, surprisingly enough, in Washington, D.C. The Bruins are down three with the ball and 5-something to play...

    Tim Cary Written by Tim Cary about over 6 years ago 669 reads 0 comments

  19. Mega March Madness Marathon: 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    7:59 BYU isn’t going to get whitewashed, that’s for sure. The Cougars have crawled their way within 13-8. 8:00 USC’s looking for the last hoop of the period...

    Tim Cary Written by Tim Cary about over 6 years ago 561 reads 0 comments

  20. Mega March Madness Marathon: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Well, my stomach is full, my eyes are slightly rested (after staring at this laptop screen for over five hours), my bracket is intact (again, not gloating.....

    Tim Cary Written by Tim Cary about over 6 years ago 639 reads 0 comments

  21. Mega March Madness Marathon: 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm

    4:00- I’m back to my all-day project of watching and writing about NCAA basketball. It’s currently halftime in the Purdue game, and I’m thrilled with where things are at...

    Tim Cary Written by Tim Cary about over 6 years ago 664 reads 0 comments

  22. Mega March Madness Marathon: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    2:59—(Look, a bonus minute!) UNLV is out to a quick 9-2 lead over Kent State, while Kentucky and Marquette are still battling back and forth. UK’s down three right now, but this looks like a game that could go down to the wire...

    Tim Cary Written by Tim Cary about over 6 years ago 832 reads 0 comments

  23. Mega March Madness Marathon: 2:00 PM-3:00 PM

    Okay where were we? It’s 2:00 PM and DirecTV has restored all my channels to their proper working order. Xavier/Georgia is the only close game. 2:00 Nine and a half minutes to play in DC...

    Tim Cary Written by Tim Cary about over 6 years ago 993 reads 0 comments

  24. Mega March Madness Marathon: 1:00 PM-2:00 PM

    1:03 Well, it took about six minutes to get the last installment up on the Internet, tagged, labeled, captioned, and all that. I figure someone else will be nice enough to edit it and add a good action photo of one of the teams playing...

    Tim Cary Written by Tim Cary about over 6 years ago 933 reads 0 comments

  25. Mega March Madness Marathon: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

    Let me set the scene for you.My living room has adjacent 60-inch and 32-inch televisions, both equipped this weekend with DirecTV’s NCAA package that gives access to all 16 games scheduled for today...

    Tim Cary Written by Tim Cary about over 6 years ago 2,536 reads 0 comments