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  • Even a North Carolina basketball Team Is Not Immune to the Left’s Meltdown over Indiana

    04/10/2015 8:09:54 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 10 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 04-10-15 | Brother Bob
    By now you're probably familiar with the controversy around Indiana's Religious Freedom laws. Over at The Nation, their resident sports editor, David Zirin, is always ready to find some radical leftist angle on any sports story, and this year's NCAA Final Four tournament was no exception. In the week leading up to the Final Four games, Zirin published a piece "Duke University Coach Mike Krzyzewski Is a Profile in Cowardice" demanding that a firm stand be taken by Coach K: “I’m only going to talk about my team and basketball and the Final Four. Just like when we get to...
  • 5 Life Lessons I Learned from Bob Knight

    04/07/2015 10:57:49 AM PDT · by cdga5for4 · 17 replies
    The ProScoutSports LLC blog ^ | April 6, 2015 | Todd Starowitz
    Coach Knight didn't hesitate to push young people, or anyone who worked with him to the very edge of their emotional and physical capacity. That was the only way that he thought he could get the very most out of our generally lazy human nature. We were always highly prepared because we didn't want to receive the wrath of Coach if we weren't, or even more so we didn't want to let him down.
  • Andrew Harrison on Frank Kaminsky: (bleep) (Video) [Media Ignores RACIST REMARKS!]

    04/05/2015 1:42:07 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 47 replies
    Larry Brown Sports ^ | 4/4/15 | Larry Brown
    Andrew Harrison’s disdain for Wisconsin and Frank Kaminsky was evident after the Wildcats lost in the Final Four Saturday. Not only did Andrew and twin brother Aaron skip out on postgame handshakes, leading Wisconsin’s Bronson Koenig to take a shot at them, but Andrew was also caught dropping a curse word and potential slur about Kaminsky.
  • Kentucky's perfect season ends with 71-64 loss to Wisconsin

    04/05/2015 1:05:02 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 40 replies
    Yahoo ^ | April 4, 2015 | EDDIE PELLS
    ".....The hard-nosed Wisconsin Badgers did what nobody else could Saturday night — knocking off the Wildcats 71-64 behind 20 points and 11 rebounds from Frank Kaminsky and a clutch comeback down the stretch. Now, it's Wisconsin heading to the final to play Duke, an 81-61 winner over Michigan State in the earlier — and much less entertaining — semifinal. "It gives us another 40 minutes, I know that," said Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan, who leads the Badgers to their first final since 1941. And Kentucky has a long ride home, finishing the season at 38-1 — two wins short of...
  • Final Four Thread Michigan St v Duke; Wisconsin V UK

    04/04/2015 3:39:26 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 43 replies
    Final Four live on TBS, TNT.
  • An interview with Dan Gable

    04/04/2015 11:10:51 AM PDT · by iowamark · 3 replies
    Vinton Eagle, Vinton, Iowa ^ | 4/2/2015 | Blake Baxter
    VINTON – In between speaking to students and signing books for whoever wanted one, Olympic gold medalist and Iowa wrestling legend Dan Gable was gracious enough to sit down with me and answer a few of my questions. To me, Dan Gable is not only a sports and human inspiration, but he’s also the subject of one of my all-time favorite pieces of journalism.  I used this interview opportunity to ask him a couple of questions that have been on my mind for two years. This is what transpired:Blake Baxter: What exactly motivated you to write the book (A Wrestling Life:...
  • Wisconsin, Kentucky governors make friendly wager: Cheese, sausage & root beer vs. bourbon

    04/03/2015 11:35:18 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 36 replies
    Fox 6 Now ^ | April 3, 2015
    MADISON (WITI) — Governors Scott Walker and Steve Beshear offered up a friendly wager on Friday, April 3rd in anticipation of the NCAA Final Four men’s basketball game on Saturday. Governor Walker bet an assortment of Wisconsin cheese and sausage, and root beer, that the Wisconsin Badgers will win, while Governor Beshear wagered Kentucky bourbon for a University of Kentucky Wildcats victory. In a news release, Gov. Walker said the following: “The Badgers have had an incredible season thus far and have represented Wisconsin admirably both on and off the court. As we face the Kentucky Wildcats in the Final...
  • Why the sports world will crush opponents of LGBT rights

    04/02/2015 6:34:26 PM PDT · by Faith Presses On · 28 replies
    The Salt Lake Tribune ^ | 4/1/15 | Will Leitch
    This weekend, tens of thousands of basketball fans — frankly, most of them screaming for Kentucky, those lunatics — will flock to Indianapolis to watch the NCAA Tournament Final Four. And they will accompanied by hundreds, maybe thousands of protestors. Despite terrific, iconic final four teams in Duke, Michigan State, Wisconsin, and undefeated Kentucky, the lead story on non-sports outlets is going to be about the protestors. The blowback to Indiana's passing (and Gov. Mike Pence's signing) of a religious-freedom law has surpassed what anyone involved had anticipated. Pence himself looked shocked, bewildered, and a little lost while trying to...
  • NCAA President: Issue of Indiana law more important than basketball

    04/02/2015 6:50:32 PM PDT · by Faith Presses On · 33 replies
    The Chicago Tribune ^ | 4/2/15 | Shannon Ryan
    INDIANAPOLIS — NCAA President Mark Emmert said Thursday he had considered the option of moving the organization's headquarters and said the association would look more closely at potentially discriminatory laws before awarding bids for future championship sites.
  • NCAA president 'very pleased' with revisions to Indiana law

    04/02/2015 7:41:59 AM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 22 replies
    Argus Press ^ | 4-2-2015 | ap
    NCAA President Mark Emmert says the association is "very pleased" with revisions to Indiana's religious objections law that critics feared would lead to discrimination against gays and lesbians. Indiana lawmakers unveiled an amended bill Thursday morning.
  • Gay Athletes Planning Protests Over Indiana Law Around Final Four

    03/31/2015 5:00:19 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 23 replies
    ABC News ^ | March 31, 2015 | By Rick Klein
    Several prominent, openly gay athletes will be among those protesting the new Indiana religious freedom law this week, despite Gov. Mike Pence’s promise to "fix" the law before the Final Four begins on Saturday, according to local activists. Olympic diving legend Greg Louganis and former NBA player Jason Collins are among those coming to the state this week for press conferences or other public events. The effort to keep attention on the law around the college basketball showcase in Indianapolis. Rick Sutton, a veteran LGBT organizer and activist based in Indiana, said those who are upset by the new law...
  • Gay Athletes Planning Protests Over Indiana Law Around Final Four

    03/31/2015 6:41:01 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 57 replies
    ABCNews ^ | March 31, 2015 | RICK KLEIN
    Gay Athletes Planning Protests Over Indiana Law Around Final Four Mar 31, 2015, By RICK KLEIN Several prominent, openly gay athletes will be among those protesting the new Indiana religious freedom law this week, despite Gov. Mike Pence’s promise to "fix" the law before the Final Four begins on Saturday, according to local activists. Olympic diving legend Greg Louganis and former NBA player Jason Collins are among those coming to the state this week for press conferences or other public events. The effort to keep attention on the law around the college basketball showcase in Indianapolis caps a week where...
  • University of North Dakota begins campaign to find nickname

    04/01/2015 6:46:22 AM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 43 replies
    Pioneer Press ^ | 3-31-15 | AP
    The University of North Dakota is looking for suggestions for a new nickname. The school's nickname committee will be accepting submissions beginning Wednesday until the end of the April. The names must be 25 characters or less. The committee says it is looking for nicknames that are unique, promote pride and strength, represent the state and region, honor the traditions and heritage of the past, and can be a unifying and rallying symbol. A consulting group will research the suggestions for any trademark or copyright infringement. The committee will narrow down the choices for a public vote. The school's Fighting...
  • Aaron Rodgers responds to criticism of his Wisconsin fandom

    Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has been following closely as Wisconsin makes its run through the NCAA tournament. After the Badgers outlasted Arizona Saturday night to advance to the Final Four
  • Time for San Francisco to lose the Super Bowl

    03/29/2015 11:47:09 AM PDT · by fayco9 · 11 replies
    Vanity
    As I continue to read on twitter that former dude from MSNBC that couldn't beat O'Reilly at 8, some NBA star I never heard of and that CBS anaylist that I used to like until yesterday talk about how the NFL and NCAA should move from Indianapolis, I realize maybe it is time to move the Super Bowl out of San Francisco and the whole California state. There is no reason why millions of freedom loving Christians, conservatives, republicans or libertarians should have to watch this horrible city host one of the biggest events of the year. The city that...
  • http://money.cnn.com/2015/03/26/news/companies/dean-smith-will-200/index.html

    03/27/2015 8:05:03 PM PDT · by djwright · 3 replies
    CNN money ^ | 3/26/2015
    The late North Carolina basketball coach Dean Smith said thank you to all of his former players one last time in his will. About 180 former Tar Heels will get $200 checks from the accountant who administers his trust. The checks contain the notation "Dinner out."
  • NCAA Worried Gay Basketballers Won’t Be Able to Buy Wedding Cakes from Christian Bakeries in Indiana

    03/27/2015 12:26:12 PM PDT · by drewh · 71 replies
    Front Page Magazine ^ | March 27, 2015 | by Daniel Greenfield
    How can they possibly play the Final Four without the assurance that they can violate the religious freedom of Christian bakers and florists in Indiana? With the Final Four a week away from shining a spotlight on Indianapolis, NCAA President Mark Emmert said Thursday that the governing body for college sports is concerned about an Indiana law that could allow businesses to discriminate against gay people. The law would prohibit state and local laws that “substantially burden” the ability of people — including businesses and associations — to follow their religious beliefs. The NCAA offices are located in Indianapolis, and...
  • #BoycottIndiana: Keith Olbermann calls on NCAA to pull Final Four from Indianapolis over RFRA law

    03/27/2015 7:02:30 AM PDT · by C19fan · 30 replies
    Twitchy ^ | March 27, 2015 | Staff
    Add Keith Olbermann to the now trending #BoycottIndiana mob looking to punish the state over its new religious freedom law — a law that closely mirrors the 1993 Chuck Schumer sponsored, Bill Clinton signed Religious Freedom Restoration Act:
  • TEXT: Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act: SENATE ENROLLED ACT No. 101

    03/27/2015 10:33:26 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 9 replies
    Senate of the State of Indiana ^ | March 27, 2015 | Government of the State of Indiana
    SENATE ENROLLED ACT No. 101 AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning civil procedure. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana: SECTION1.IC34-13-9 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW CHAPTER TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2015]: Chapter 9. Religious Freedom Restoration Sec. 1. This chapter applies to all governmental entity statutes, ordinances, resolutions, executive or administrative orders, regulations, customs, and usages, including the implementation or application thereof, regardless of whether they were enacted, adopted, or initiated before, on, or after July 1, 2015. Sec. 2. A governmental entity statute, ordinance,...
  • NC State player after upsetting Villanova: 'The (Expletive) wrong with Barack Obama?'

    03/22/2015 8:06:57 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 50 replies
    SB Nation ^ | Mar 21, 2015 | Rodger Sherman
    The first thing to do after you win a huge NCAA tournament game is CURSE OUT THE PRESIDENT ON LIVE TV!
  • Harris-Perry Guest: NCAA Tourney 'Organized Theft of Black Wealth'

    03/21/2015 9:14:14 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 54 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Call it the Marxist theory of surplus value in high-tops . . . On Melissa Harris-Perry's MSNBC show today, David Zirin, sports guy at the far-left Nation mag, called the NCAA tournament nothing less than "the organized theft of black wealth." Zirin expanded his accusation to call the tournament the theft of "youth wealth." Speaking of wealth, Zirin has made a living out of adopting provocative positions, from supporting the boycott of Israeli athletes, to attributing dislike of Barry Bonds to--you guessed it--racism. View the video here.
  • Logan Stieber, Ohio State wrestling team win national championships [ncaa wrestling]

    03/22/2015 6:02:49 AM PDT · by FlJoePa · 4 replies
    columbus dispatch ^ | 3-21-15 | Todd Jones
    ST. LOUIS — The greatest day in the history of Ohio State wrestling ended with the university’s most successful wrestler ever capping his glorious career in the grand fashion he long craved. Senior Logan Stieber etched his name into a permanent spot in his sport’s history by becoming only the fourth wrestler to win four individual NCAA championships. Stieber, top-seeded in the 141-pound division, earned his individual immortality on the same day that Ohio State won its first team national title in the 94-year history of the program. “It’s amazing to win my fourth title and a team title,” Stieber...
  • UK Head Coach On His Team's Performance: College Basketball Not Communism

    03/20/2015 8:12:54 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 13 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | March 20, 2015 | Trent Baker
    On Thursday, University of Kentucky men’s basketball coach John Calipari reacted to his team’s performance or lack thereof in his halftime interview during Kentucky’s game against Hampton, an inferior opponent.
  • Michelle Obama’s Brother Left Oregon State’s NCAA Basketball Program in Shambles

    03/19/2015 5:32:26 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 37 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | March 19, 2015 | Brent Scher
    One team President Barack Obama didn’t have the opportunity to pick when he joined ESPN this week to fill out his NCAA March Madness bracket was Oregon State, which has yet to recover from a disastrous six years under the guidance of his brother-in-law, Craig Robinson. Robinson, Michelle Obama’s brother, was fired by Oregon State after six straight disappointing seasons as head coach—the team went 39–69 in the Pac 12 and never made the NCAA Tournament or the NIT. Not only did Robinson fail to get results at Oregon State, he also left a mess for new coach Wayne Tinkle....
  • 30 for 30 Shorts: The Billion Dollar Game [Princeton - Georgetown NCAA B'Ball 1989]

    03/19/2015 11:22:22 AM PDT · by C19fan · 2 replies
    Grantland ^ | March 18, 2015 | Staff
    Welcome back to our 30 for 30 documentary short series. In 1989, the NCAA men’s basketball tournament was at a crossroads. Schools from larger conferences like the SEC and Big East didn’t see the need to keep allowing the mid-major teams into the Big Dance. They always lost, so what was the point? When Alonzo Mourning’s no. 1 seed Georgetown Hoyas entered the tournament, they had their eyes set on the Final Four and a national title. Dealing with the likes of Ivy League champion and no. 16 seed Princeton was more of an afterthought. So when these two teams...
  • NCAA Men’s Tournament Forecast: The Parity Is Over (Nate Silver's Stats)

    03/17/2015 3:55:32 PM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 14 replies
    fivethirtyeight.com ^ | 03/16/2015 | NATE SILVER
    Not long ago, in a galaxy not so far away from wherever Comcast placed truTV in your cable lineup, the era of the dominant men’s college basketball team was over. Last year, no team had more than a 15 percent chance of winning the NCAA men’s tournament, according to FiveThirtyEight’s pre-tournament forecast (Louisville was the best bet). In 2011, the nominal favorite was Duke, with a 22 percent chance. In 2012, it was Kentucky, at 27 percent, and in 2013, Louisville led with a 23 percent chance. While two of those favorites (Kentucky in 2012 and Louisville in 2013) happened...
  • John Oliver Blast NCAA For Not Compensating Athletes

    03/16/2015 4:41:18 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 30 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | March 16, 2015 | Trent Baker
    On Sunday’s “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” on HBO, host John Oliver blasted the NCAA for not compensating its student athletes with anything besides food and a free education.
  • Syracuse vs. Georgetown: What the Headlines Don’t Tell Us (Football is root of all evil)

    03/10/2015 1:03:13 PM PDT · by C19fan · 2 replies
    National Review ^ | March 10, 2015 | Edward R. Grant
    Basketball is in the headlines, but football is the great corrupter in college sports. Headlines, even in sports, can be deceptive. But it’s hard getting around the contrast in last weekend’s banners regarding two universities that are involved in one of the greatest (though temporarily suspended) rivalries in college basketball. On one side is Syracuse. Having already removed themselves from postseason play due to self-reported academic infractions, the Orange were hit by the NCAA with more severe penalties: five years’ probation, twelve forfeited scholarships over the next four years, and the vacating of 108 wins accumulated with the efforts of...
  • ESPN's Keith Olbermann suspended for Penn State tweets

    02/24/2015 11:53:03 AM PST · by FlJoePa · 53 replies
    cbs news ^ | 2-24-15 | Frederick Brown
    "“We are aware of the exchange Keith Olbermann had on Twitter last night regarding Penn State. It was completely inappropriate and does not reflect the views of ESPN. We have discussed it with Keith, who recognizes he was wrong. ESPN and Keith have agreed that he will not host his show for the remainder of this week and will return on Monday.”" "I apologize for the PSU tweets. I was stupid and childish and way less mature than the students there who did such a great fundraising job."
  • K-State stuns KU as fans storm court (did it go too far?)

    02/24/2015 11:21:18 AM PST · by GSWarrior · 27 replies
    K-State stuns KU as fans storm court Have you seen this video? This is going to get worse. I think it is time to put an end to storming the court except for championship games.
  • The Presidents Assigned to Their Proper Schools

    02/16/2015 2:55:39 PM PST · by FlJoePa · 17 replies
    everydayshouldbesaturday.com ^ | 2-16-15 | Spencer Hall
    George Washington. Famous for being first, but hasn't done anything in centuries. RUTGERS John Adams. Sort of forgotten and small and lost to Thomas Jefferson so...WAKE FOREST Thomas Jefferson. Bought Louisiana, had zero scruples, drank hard, and invented the disgraceful sex scandal. LSU James Madison. Tiny, but punched well above his weight, and lasted way longer in the game than he had any right to via craftiness. BOISE STATE James Monroe. Known for having financial difficulties. MARYLAND John Quincy Adams. Thorny bastard who swam naked in rivers for fun and had big-ass sideburns. WEST VIRGINIA Andrew Jackson. Completely insane. Noted...
  • Dean Smith dies at aage 83

    02/08/2015 6:16:26 AM PST · by FlJoePa · 20 replies
    espn ^ | 2-8-15 | n/a
    Dean Smith, who coached North Carolina to two men's basketball national titles, died Saturday night at the age of 83. North Carolina announced Smith's death Sunday morning. "Coach Dean Smith passed away peacefully the evening of February 7 at his home in Chapel Hill, and surrounded by his wife and five children," Smith's family said in a statement. "We are grateful for all the thoughts and prayers, and appreciate the continued respect for our privacy as arrangements are made available to the public. Thank you."
  • Defending champs, record crowd await Hawkeyes [ncaa wrestling today]

    02/08/2015 5:58:26 AM PST · by FlJoePa · 18 replies
    Quad City Times ^ | 2-7-15 | Steve Batterson
    With a chance to clinch at least a share of the Big Ten regular-season championship on the line, the top-ranked Iowa wrestling team steps onto the big stage today. The Hawkeyes are expected to compete in front of the largest crowd to ever watch a collegiate dual meet in their noon matchup with defending NCAA champ Penn State. A sellout crowd of at least 16,000 is anticipated at the Bryce Jordan Center, where the Nittany Lions established the existing record of 15,996 a year ago for a dual against Pittsburgh. That doesn’t impress the Hawkeyes’ fifth-ranked 125-pounder Thomas Gilman, one...
  • Pro/Con: Did NCAA restore Paterno’s good name?

    01/31/2015 8:46:53 AM PST · by FlJoePa · 70 replies
    Duluth News Tribune ^ | 1-30-14 | Christine Flowers
    Yes: Let’s hope the legendary coach hears the good news I hope there’s a wire service in the afterlife. I hope there’s some celestial Internet cafe where the departed (regardless of their ultimate destinations) can access news about those of us they’ve left behind. For instance, I’d love it if the monsters who murdered the journalists at Charlie Hebdo could take a moment from baking in eternal hellfire to see how their acts only strengthened our resolve to speak out against intolerance. Similarly, I hope Martin Luther King Jr. can recognize, from his lofty perch in heaven atop his beloved...
  • James Franklin scorns PSU player on Twitter for settling for a B on exam

    01/27/2015 3:55:04 PM PST · by FlJoePa · 5 replies
    nbc sports ^ | 1-26-15 | Kevin McGuire
    Some day college football players will learn not everything needs to be shared to the public. Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones found that out, as you may have heard by now, but things turned out OK for him. Maybe Penn State sophomore safety Bryant Harper will learn a lesson after being publicly scorned by his head coach on Twitter. On Monday, Harper took to Twitter to boast about a B he received on a recent anatomy exam. "B on my first anatomy exam and I didn't study I'll take it" Penn State head coach James Franklin, known to be fluent...
  • Penn St. Gets Wins Restored, Paterno Again Winningest Coach

    01/16/2015 11:30:03 AM PST · by zeestephen · 125 replies
    MSN.com ^ | 16 January 2015
    Penn State's football team is getting back 112 wins wiped out during the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal and the late Joe Paterno has been restored as the winningest coach in major college football history. The NCAA announced the new settlement with the school weeks before a scheduled trial on the legality of the 2012 consent decree it will replace.
  • Former NCAA Chair Admits to Not Reading Freeh Report Prior to Sanctioning Penn State

    01/15/2015 2:42:52 PM PST · by FlJoePa · 46 replies
    statecollege.com ^ | 1-15-15 | Ted Hozza
    The NCAA received another serious blow to its credibility today. In court documents filed Thursday in the Paterno lawsuit, Oregon State President and then-NCAA Executive Committee Chairman Ed Ray admitted to not actually reading the Freeh Report — the entire basis for the NCAA sanctions — prior to sanctioning Penn State in 2012. In his testimony in the Paterno Family’s ongoing case, Ray said he was unaware that he needed to prep for anything related to the Freeh Report before the organization’s executive board met to discuss possible sanctions on the University. Instead, Ray spent time in Hawaii where he...
  • NCAA National Football Championship Ohio State (4) at Oregon (2)(8:30 p.m. ET, ESPN) Thread

    01/12/2015 2:44:07 PM PST · by Perdogg · 533 replies
    ATT stadium, Arlington Texas, Indoors, Ohio State at Oregon (-6 O/U 73).
  • College Championship Game video introduction just said 'In a time of inequity?

    01/12/2015 5:09:45 PM PST · by Bigtigermike · 39 replies
    ESPN
    Did I just hear that right? Just a minute ago ESPN was running a video introduction of the game with a guy narrating and I could swear he just said 'in a time of inequity in this country' Blah, blah, blah 'one can say it's only a game' but blah, blah,blah ,' that's what it is 'A GAME......and so on. What the heck?
  • Urschel, Alumnus Team up to create scholarships

    01/06/2015 6:41:39 PM PST · by FlJoePa · 2 replies
    imakenews.com ^ | 1-5-15 | n/a
    Have you ever encountered a math problem that confused you, or came across an equation or algebraic topic that you didn’t quite understand? Sure, everyone has. Everyone except John Urschel ’12, ’13g, the former Academic All-American offensive lineman and current math genius who, during his career as a Nittany Lion, was honored with the James E. Sullivan Award and the William V. Campbell Award, two prestigious honors. The Sullivan Award goes to the nation’s top amateur athlete—not just in football, but in all sports—while the Campbell Award recognizes a college football player who combines academic and athletic success with outstanding...
  • At Penn State, a volleyball dynasty goes largely unnoticed

    01/04/2015 8:00:54 AM PST · by FlJoePa · 29 replies
    Pittsburgh Post Gazette ^ | 1-4-15 | Bill Schackner
    The story seems like it’s been told forever at Penn State University. Long-tenured coach builds up a sports program that becomes so successful its players bask in national prominence year after year. The coach gains so much respect he receives status as an honorary alumnus, gets a flavor named for him at Penn State’s famed Berkey Creamery and earns a spot on the “Inspiration” mural just off the State College campus. Naturally, we’re talking about the school’s vaunted football program, right? Not this time. Russ Rose and his women’s volleyball team at Penn State recently took the floor inside Oklahoma...
  • Florida State players had their cars keyed and tires slashed

    01/03/2015 7:26:36 PM PST · by FlJoePa · 64 replies
    fan sided ^ | 1-3-15 | Mike Dyce
    Florida State Seminoles players returned from the Rose Bowl to find their cars keyed and their tires slashed. The Florida State Seminoles carried a 29-game win streak into the Rose Bowl match up against the No. 2 Oregon Ducks on Thursday. The game serving as a semi-final match up for the first ever College Football Playoff. The defending national champion Seminoles felt disprespected to be seeded despite and undefeated 2014 regular season. That ranking looked fair after Oregon handily defeated the Seminoles in the Rose Bowl, 59-20. It was an embarrassing loss for the Seminoles, but an impressive victory for...
  • In Rose Bowl loss, Florida State's Jameis Winston gives Internet his greatest gift since crab legs..

    01/03/2015 9:21:03 AM PST · by PROCON · 39 replies
    pennlive.com ^ | Jan. 2, 2015 | Dustin Hockensmith
    Quarterback Jameis Winston gave perhaps his greatest gift to the Internet in Florida State's blowout loss to Oregon, quite a feat considering all the memes that were born from his bust for shoplifting crab legs from a Tallahassee Publix. The scene this time around was a last-ditch 4th-and-5 play for the Seminoles in the third quarter, and Winston scrambled to to buy time under duress from the Ducks defense. He rolled right, lost his footing (twice) and fumbled the ball backwards, which Oregon's Tony Washington scooped up and returned 58 yards for a touchdown that all but sealed defending champ...
  • New Years Day ncaa Football Playoff live thread [didn't see one posted]

    01/01/2015 1:53:50 PM PST · by FlJoePa · 24 replies
    espn | 1-1-15 | JVP409
    Post your thoughts on today's games and the upcoming games as they happen.
  • TCU proved today that new championship lineup to decide #1 is a joke

    12/31/2014 3:57:28 PM PST · by bestintxas · 101 replies
    The team TCU played today beat the best in the SEC?? Gained over 400 yards against the best scoring defense in SEC? Allowed only 3 points even after coughing up 4 turnovers? What a joke the SEC is. TCU lost as a visitor in overtime to the #5 ranked team in the country. Looks like politics is taking over in the sporting world as there is no way TCU should not be in the championship hunt.
  • NCAA admits some redacted documents not privileged [Corman vs. NCAA, PSU]

    12/31/2014 1:15:30 PM PST · by FlJoePa · 20 replies
    centre daily times ^ | 1-1-15 | Lori Falce
    The NCAA turned over 150 documents for Commonwealth Court Judge Anne Covey to review this week, as ordered before Christmas. But the order was for 163 documents to be reviewed. “Upon further review in preparing the materials for the court, and in the spirit of cooperation and trying to make the maximum information available for discovery, the NCAA determined that 13 documents were not protected by the attorney-client privilege or work product doctrine,” NCAA attorney Everett Johnson wrote in a cover letter to Covey on Monday. “The NCAA promptly produced these documents to plaintiffs without any privileged content withheld.” The...
  • Return to Ann Arbor: Jim Harbaugh explains his move back to Michigan

    12/30/2014 11:54:11 AM PST · by C19fan · 39 replies
    SI ^ | December 30, 2014 | Michael Rosenberg
    On the plane back to Michigan -- a journey that took a few hours or almost three decades, depending on your perspective -- Jim Harbaugh looked at his kids. “They had some stocking caps from my kids from the ‘M Den,’” he told SI.com. “My daughter Addie was wearing a scarf. We had a gift bag of some hats and things. When I saw my kids in the maize and blue, it was a terrific feeling. It took me back to a place … “I remember going to Moe’s Sporting Goods, and I’m looking at my kids with their stuff,...
  • Penn State rallies past Boston College for Pinstripe Bowl overtime win

    12/27/2014 5:58:12 PM PST · by FlJoePa · 61 replies
    Pittsburgh Post Gazette ^ | 12-27-14 | Audrey Snyder
    NEW YORK – Penn State waited two years to play in a bowl game, working through unprecedented NCAA sanctions stemming from the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal, and the team’s finale didn’t lack dramatics. The Nittany Lions went back and forth with Boston College this evening at Yankee Stadium in the Pinstripe Bowl, trading big hits and explosive runs until the game required extra possessions. Penn State’s senior class, one that experienced five different head coaches during their collegiate careers, NCAA sanctions and a bowl ban that was lifted early in September, capped their careers with the class’ first...
  • Penn State repeats as women's volleyball champ

    12/20/2014 8:18:56 PM PST · by FlJoePa · 17 replies
    tulsa world ^ | 12-20-14 | N/A
    OKLAHOMA CITY — Megan Courtney and Aiyana Whitney each had 11 kills, and Penn State defeated Brigham Young 25-21, 26-24, 25-14 Saturday to win their second consecutive NCAA women’s volleyball championship. Micha Hancock had 36 assists and five digs for the Nittany Lions. The senior from nearby Edmond won in front of family and friends in her final college match. Her expert setting helped the Nittany Lions neutralize the nation’s No. 1 blocking team. Penn State (36-3) won its sixth title in eight years and No. 7 overall to break a tie with Stanford for the most titles. Jennifer Hamson...
  • History unravels to reveal David vs. Goliath match between BYU-Penn State [WVB Championship tonight]

    12/20/2014 6:20:23 AM PST · by FlJoePa · 4 replies
    ncaa.com ^ | 12-19-14 | Roger Moore
    OKLAHOMA CITY -- From a historical viewpoint, it would be easy to describe Saturday night’s NCAA Women’s Volleyball Championship final as a David versus Goliath scenario. Penn State won the 2013 NCAA title. With its victory against Stanford in Thursday’s semifinals, the Nittany Lions advanced to their 10th championship match in 34 NCAA Tournament appearances. Head coach Russ Rose is the Division I wins leader with 1,160. And add to the credentials that PSU won four consecutive NCAA crowns from 2007 to 2010. The other side of the net features a BYU squad that entered the postseason unseeded. The credentials...