1. 2010 NCAA Tournament: Oh Yes, the Madness Continues

    Another wild weekend of college basketball is over. And the madness didn't skip a beat. It started on Thursday in the Round of 16 with another No. 1 seed getting knocked-off by eventual Final Four foe, Butler...

    Brian Wagner Written by Brian Wagner about over 4 years ago 113 reads 0 comments

  2. Hail Mary: NFL Returns in Kingly Fashion To Reclaim Its Throne Atop Sports World

    Well, football is back. After eight months of lingering and distracting ourselves with other sports, football is back. We waged through the summer with only baseball to keep ourselves occupied...

    Brian Wagner Written by Brian Wagner about almost 5 years ago 193 reads 4 comments

  3. Brett Favre Cheated The Minnesota Vikings

    Well, Brett Favre has finally retired. For now. With the whirlwind he created, I beg the question if he robbed the Minnesota Vikings. It truly seems Brett Favre was to the Minnesota Vikings as Hurricane Katrina was to New Orleans in 2005...

    Brian Wagner Written by Brian Wagner about 5 years ago 947 reads 36 comments

  4. 2009 USC Preview: Wide Receivers

    The wide receiver position at Southern California is yet another stocked one. They are losing a total of one wide receiver from last season in current Miami Dolphins WR Patrick Turner...

    Brian Wagner Written by Brian Wagner about 5 years ago 1,159 reads 32 comments

  5. 2009 USC Preview: Linebackers - Replacing Legends

    Football is almost here! We are less than two months removed from the beginning of fall camp for college football. In the mean time, I am missing USC Football...

    Brian Wagner Written by Brian Wagner about 5 years ago 678 reads 22 comments

  6. What Tim Floyd's Resignation Means for USC's Athletic Program

    It’s safe to say the USC Basketball program is in shambles. On Tuesday, the last standing member of a promising and hopeful team departed. Tim Floyd, the head coach of USC the past four seasons, filed his resignation...

    Brian Wagner Written by Brian Wagner about 5 years ago 371 reads 35 comments

  7. NBA Finals: Los Angeles Lakers Fire on All Cylinders in Game One

    Well, I generally write about football, but I pride myself on loving all sports. So here I go… Plus, the “Trojan” in me and my Los Angeles origins allow me to be a huge Lakers fan...

    Brian Wagner Written by Brian Wagner about 5 years ago 131 reads 13 comments

  8. The 2009 Minnesota Vikings: The Man Who Will Make or Break the Season

    No, not Adrian Peterson. And no, not that starting quarterback who has yet to be identified. The Minnesota Vikings have worked, prepared, and established themselves as one of the better teams in the NFC and the NFL for that matter...

    Brian Wagner Written by Brian Wagner about 5 years ago 1,675 reads 64 comments

  9. Enough Is Enough With Michael Vick Critics

    No, this is not another nagging article attempting to persuade an audience of Michael Vick’s bad sportsmanship or to prevent him from re-entering the NFL. And no, I’m not an associate of PETA...

    Brian Wagner Written by Brian Wagner about 5 years ago 251 reads 21 comments

  10. A True Vikings Fan's Outlook on Brett Favre

    --As seen on SportsCenter-- The Favre saga just will not go away… This past February, when Favre announced his retirement, I predicted that we would be seeing more of his name across news media later in the offseason...

    Brian Wagner Written by Brian Wagner about 5 years ago 679 reads 45 comments

  11. The Greatest Playoff Series Culminates Tonight

    Well, by this time, everyone is pretty keen to the fact that the Chicago Bulls and Boston Celtics are in the midst of one of the greatest NBA Playoffs series of all time. And I am fully aware of that...

    Brian Wagner Written by Brian Wagner about 5 years ago 190 reads 0 comments

  12. 2009 NFL Mock Draft (1-10)

    Today culminates my three-day series of my Mock Draft. Here are the first 10 picks of the 2009 NFL Draft. Who goes No. 1? Where does Michael Crabtree land? You will find the answers below... ...

    Brian Wagner Written by Brian Wagner about over 5 years ago 6,062 reads 21 comments

  13. 2009 Mock Draft (11-20)

    Part two of three in my series of releasing my NFL Mock Draft. Two Trojans are included, and only THREE offensive players. Very defense-heavy opening round. 11...

    Brian Wagner Written by Brian Wagner about over 5 years ago 2,518 reads 6 comments

  14. 2009 NFL Mock Draft (21-32)

    Today, I will begin a three-day series of releasing my NFL Mock Draft. Monday, Apr. 20 will release picks 11-20, and on Tuesday, I will release my Top 10 picks for the 2009 NFL Draft...

    Brian Wagner Written by Brian Wagner about over 5 years ago 2,273 reads 2 comments

  15. Donning The Green Jacket Isn't The Simplest Of Tasks

    Angel Cabrera won his first Masters tournament on Sunday, and what a finish it was! Beating out Chad Campbell and newly found choke-artist Kenny Perry, Cabrera earned his first green jacket by paring the second playoff hole...

    Brian Wagner Written by Brian Wagner about over 5 years ago 50 reads 0 comments

  16. The Underdog in Sports: Loved, Feared, or Not Even Appealing?

    Underdog. That word alone draws interest from every casual sports fan in the world. It excites the die-hards. And it scares the pesky fans of those elite teams, those elite power-houses. In sports, the underdog is always a fan favorite...

    Brian Wagner Written by Brian Wagner about over 5 years ago 313 reads 0 comments

  17. Essential Duties to Experience While Enduring Football's Looming Offseason

    Oh, how frustrating the spring is for us football fans. Smack dab in between the NFL Combine and the upcoming NFL Draft, and still six months from the first game of the year, we live ...

    Brian Wagner Written by Brian Wagner about over 5 years ago 68 reads 6 comments

  18. Syracuse-UConn: The Principal Determinants Justifying the Result

    On Thursday night, UCONN and Syracuse played one of the most memorable college basketball games of all time—and hands down the greatest I have ever seen...

    Brian Wagner Written by Brian Wagner about over 5 years ago 99 reads 4 comments

  19. What Minnesota Can Do (in 2009) To Become an Elite NFL Franchise

    Well, the general consensus around the football world—especially us Vikings fans—is that the Minnesota Vikings are a team that is “built to win now...

    Brian Wagner Written by Brian Wagner about over 5 years ago 1,359 reads 16 comments

  20. Mt. Rushmore of Los Angeles: From Sideline to Press Box

    In light of ESPN’s latest series of “The Mt. Rushmore of Sports”, I decided to create one myself...

    Brian Wagner Written by Brian Wagner about over 5 years ago 118 reads 2 comments

  21. Welcome Back, Tiger. From: The Golf World

    Tiger is (and the sports world) is rejoicing on top of hills from Pebble Beach to the Old Course at St. Andrews. And for good reason...

    Brian Wagner Written by Brian Wagner about over 5 years ago 152 reads 2 comments

  22. Why Mark Sanchez Is a Bargain As The No. 1 Pick

    Team Leader. Rocket Arm. Dead Accurate. The USC Quarterback. These are the thoughts that jump into my head when thinking about former USC QB, Mark Sanchez. Sounds pretty good...

    Brian Wagner Written by Brian Wagner about over 5 years ago 1,920 reads 33 comments

  23. Adding H-O-R-S-E to the All-Star Game? Cool...Making It G-E-I-C-O? Not Cool

    If you were born with a single cell of athletic ability—or at least have a slight interest in sports—you have probably played the classic basketball game of H-O-R-S-E. Everyone knows about it...

    Brian Wagner Written by Brian Wagner about over 5 years ago 724 reads 16 comments

  24. Why Pete Carroll and USC Aren't Afraid of Losing Recruits

    USC Recruiting. One of the things that makes head coach Pete Carroll so good. 2009 brought another top class to USC. Most sources (ESPN, SI, Rivals) gave the Trojans the No. 3 class, including the No...

    Brian Wagner Written by Brian Wagner about over 5 years ago 1,095 reads 43 comments

  25. Simply The Greatest Day in Sports: The Super Bowl

    There's the first day of March Madness. There's the NCAA BCS Championship Game. There's Game 7 of the NBA Finals or the World Series. But nothing compares to what's in store for today...

    Brian Wagner Written by Brian Wagner about over 5 years ago 80 reads 1 comments