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  • BCS gets its not-so-fond farewell

    01/05/2014 1:05:40 PM PST · by Dave346 · 78 replies
    Columbia Daily Tribune ^ | Sunday, January 5, 2014 at 2:00 am
    <p>NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — There will be a funeral amid the celebration after the BCS National Championship Game tomorrow.</p> <p>No. 1 Florida State or No. 2 Auburn will be the last team to hoist the $30,000 Waterford crystal football that goes to college football's champion and has become emblematic of the Bowl Championship Series. Then the BCS will be buried in the Rose Bowl after 16 years of revolutionizing the sport — and frustrating so many of its fans and participants.</p>
  • EXCLUSIVE: Bama Sugar Bowl mom ‘sorry’ but would ‘do it again if I had to’

    01/03/2014 6:16:18 PM PST · by Third Person · 93 replies
    Yellowhammer ^ | January 3rd, 2014 | Cliff Sims
    Yellowhammer has learned that the female Alabama fan who flew through the air to attack an Oklahoma Sooner fan during Thursday’s Sugar Bowl is Michelle Pritchett, a local photographer from Sweet Water, Ala. Yellowhammer spoke with Mrs. Pritchett on the phone this afternoon in an exclusive interview, becoming the first outlet to get her side of the story. “Everyone’s making me look like such a bad guy,” Pritchett said. “What I did was probably not the thing to do. But they were taunting us. They began by going after me. But then they crossed the line and started taunting my...
  • TX A&M vs. Duke: Onside Kick Karma.

    12/31/2013 10:30:19 PM PST · by ziravan · 17 replies
    Me
    Full Disclosure: I'm a Texas A&M Graduate... When Duke kicked the onside kick late in the second half, I was telling my friends I watched the game with that that move was a grave strategic mistake not only because it was bad karma but because it would rally the Aggies. I know that you can't rule Johnny Football out and any way to pad the score is fair. Yeah. Yeah. But. You don't kick a dog when it's down. Duke just needed to play efficient football from that point forward to win the game. The LAST thing that Duke needed...
  • The College Football Czar: 2013-14 Bowl Game Picks

    12/20/2013 9:25:56 PM PST · by Daniel Clark · 7 replies
    The Shinbone: The Frontier of the Free Press ^ | December 21, 2013 | Daniel Clark
    The College Football Czar: 2013-14 Bowl Game Picks a sports publication from The Shinbone, by Daniel Clark Week fifteen in review: Once again, the BCS has succeeded in doing exactly what it was designed to do, by matching the two most qualified teams, Florida State and Auburn, in the national championship game. Fans nevertheless hate it, and can’t wait for it to be gone. Granted, there is an element of luck involved in being able to create an unassailably valid national title game. If not for Ohio State’s loss to Michigan State in the Big Ten championship, people would be...
  • 2013-14 Bowl Projections

    12/08/2013 5:04:03 PM PST · by Perdogg · 49 replies
    Simply put, Championship Saturday delivered. The regular season is over, with the exception of the annual Army-Navy game next week, and the postseason picture will become crystal clear tonight. So let's take a look at my final bowl projections for the 2013-14 postseason.
  • Alabama's hatred of Notre Dame runs long, deep

    01/05/2013 11:01:54 AM PST · by Hoodat · 50 replies
    Yahoo Sports ^ | Jan 4, 2013 12:21 AM EST | Pat Forde
    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Jeremy Pike is a 37-year-old native and resident of Tuscaloosa, Ala. Like all proper fans of the Alabama Crimson Tide, he maintains an abiding hatred of Southeastern Conference rivals Auburn and Tennessee. But there is a third member of his unholy fan trinity, and always has been. "Oh, I hate Notre Dame," Pike said. "I never pull for them." On Nov. 3, Pike and about 50 other Alabama fans were in Louisiana getting ready to watch the Tide play LSU – the most anticipated game of the year. But before the game, they were glued to...
  • Disney Has a Near-Monopoly on Bowl Games This Year.

    12/10/2012 5:05:44 AM PST · by 1rudeboy · 15 replies
    The Sports Economist ^ | Dec. 8, 2012 | Phil Miller
    Does it seem that almost every bowl game is on ESPN?  That’s because almost every bowl game *is* on ESPN. There are 35 bowl games.  32 will be on an ESPN network whereas CBS, FOX, and ABC will have one each.  Given that ABC and ESPN have the same parent company, Disney, Disney will have 33 of 35 games on one of its networks.  For industrial organization fans, that’s a Herfindahl-Hirschmann Index of  8384 if ABC and ESPN are considered separate firms and 8906 if they are considered the same firm.  An HHI of 10,000 is 100% monopolized.  Dang.HT Craig...
  • 2012-13 bowl schedule

    12/03/2012 10:47:10 AM PST · by Perdogg · 96 replies
    The 2012-13 bowl season starts in Albuquerque, N.M., and ends in Miami. Here's a look at the schedule from the Gildan New Mexico Bowl on Dec. 15 to the Discover BCS National Championship Game on Jan. 7 in Miami's Sun Life Stadium.
  • Records galore for WVU in Orange Bowl win

    01/05/2012 4:43:18 AM PST · by MontaniSemperLiberi · 45 replies
    foxsportsflorida ^ | January 5, 2012 | Chriss Thomasson
    After rumbling 99 yards for a touchdown on a fumble recovery in the second quarter, West Virginia safety Darwin Cook banged into Obie, the Orange Bowl mascot, sending them both tumbling to the ground. That was more resistance than any Clemson tacklers offered Wednesday night. In a scintillating display of offense while at the same time humiliating showing on defense, the No. 23 Mountaineers crushed the No. 15 Tigers 70-33 in the Orange Bowl at Sun Life Stadium. There's not enough room here to list all the records West Virginia set. The most amazing was breaking the mark for most...
  • Texas Bowl to be played Dec. 29 at 5pm CT

    05/04/2010 9:20:48 AM PDT · by Patriot1259 · 140+ views
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 05/04/2010 | Staff
    ESPN Regional Television and the Texas Bowl Committee announced today that the 2010 Texas Bowl will be played Wednesday, Dec. 29, at 5 p.m. CT and will be nationally televised on ESPN. The Texas Bowl, now in its fifth year, annually features a matchup of a Big 12 Conference team against a team from the Big Ten. "This is a brand new day for the Texas Bowl. It's the first game with our new partners, ESPN Regional Television and the Big Ten Conference," said Heather Houston, executive director of the Texas Bowl. "With a new date and an improved selection...
  • Orange Bowl Thread

    01/05/2010 3:05:48 PM PST · by traderrob6 · 26 replies · 936+ views
    vanity | 1/5/10 | traderrob
    Let's roll. Big ten vs. ACC baby. 11th rated offense pitted against 11th rated defense. Could be the surprise game of the year. Predictions, commentary.
  • TCU - Who? Number What? Playoffs! Are You Kidding Me?

    01/05/2010 12:32:35 PM PST · by William Tell 2 · 51 replies · 1,763+ views
    Tremoglie's Tea Time Blog ^ | 1-5-09 | Michael P. Tremoglie
    For all those TCU fans who have been chomping at the bit insisting that the Horned Frogs were the true number one college football team - or at least they should be participating in the BCS Championship game - last night's Fiesta Bowl ...
  • Longhorns arrive in CA to prepare for National Championship game against The Crimson Tide

    01/02/2010 7:03:17 AM PST · by Patriot1259 · 24 replies · 847+ views
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 01/02/2010 | John G. Winder
    The 2010 Citi BCS National Championship Game featuring the number 2 ranked Texas Longhorns and the number one ranked Alabama Crimson Tide gets underway at 7:00 pm (CST) on Thursday, January 7, 2010 and will be broadcast live on the ABC television network from the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. Players and Coaches began arriving in Pasadena yesterday.
  • Mountain West Cleaning the Bowls

    12/31/2009 4:34:18 PM PST · by William Tell 2 · 9 replies · 687+ views
    Termoglie's Tea Time Blog ^ | 12-31-09 | Michael P. Tremoglie
    The Mountain West Conference is now...
  • Bowl Update - WAC is a Big Zero. Bodes Ill for BSU.

    12/29/2009 7:37:09 PM PST · by William Tell 2 · 8 replies · 601+ views
    Tremoglie's Tea Time ^ | 12-29-09 | Michael P. Tremoglie
    Withabout one third of the bowl games complete, the results show the Western Athletic Conference's claims to be competitive do not hold water.
  • Bowl Game Sponsorships Receive Second Look Amidst Year of Bank Bailouts and TARP Loans

    12/16/2009 4:11:58 PM PST · by BobMcCartyWrites · 1 replies · 252+ views
    Bob McCarty Writes ^ | 12-16-09 | Bob McCarty
    One year ago this month, I opined about taxpayers footing the bill for several college football bowl games. Today, I decided to revisit the college football bowl scene and find out who's sponsoring this year's post-season gridiron clashes.
  • All BCS Games Involve Top 10 Teams

    12/07/2009 12:08:31 PM PST · by C19fan · 74 replies · 1,457+ views
    December 7, 2009 | Me
    I was checking the latest BCS poll and I noticed all the matchups involve top 10 teams. I wonder if this is the first time this has happned. Usually a "less deserving" team gets in because of the automatic conference entry, a la ACC or Big East, or Notre Dame or a bowl game will pick a team with a bigger draw. Rose: THE Ohio State University vs. Oregon: 8 vs. 7Sugar: Florida vs. Cincinnati: 5 vs. 3Fiesta: BSU vs. TCU: 4 vs 6Orange: Iowa vs GT: 10 vs 9
  • 2009-10 Bowl Schedule

    12/06/2009 4:32:52 PM PST · by HangnJudge · 104 replies · 4,003+ views
    sports illustrated ^ | 12/6/09 | sportsillustrated
    2009-10 Bowl Schedule
  • Annual BCS BS

    12/05/2009 6:32:11 AM PST · by William Tell 2 · 55 replies · 1,185+ views
    Tremoglie's Tea Time Blog ^ | 12-5-09 | Michael P. Tremoglie
    Sportswriters Show They Are Not Bright Lights College football is a game -- a very profitable game -- played by unpaid college kids. The kids play for pride and a chance to go onto the pros. The universities, the television networks like ESPN, the bowl organizations and others reap the profits by exploiting them. So lets stop the annual whining about ...
  • Bowl Projections

    11/08/2009 7:41:40 PM PST · by fkabuckeyesrule · 35 replies · 1,174+ views
    ESPN ^ | November 8, 2009 | n/a
    BOWL (MATCHUP) Mark Schlabach Bruce Feldman Citi BCS National Championship Game (BCS No. 1 vs. BCS No. 2) Alabama vs. Texas Florida vs. Texas Tostitos Fiesta (BCS vs. BCS) Iowa vs. TCU USC vs. Boise State Allstate Sugar (BCS vs. BCS) Florida vs. Boise State Alabama vs. Cincinnati FedEx Orange (BCS vs. BCS) Georgia Tech vs. Cincinnati Georgia Tech vs. TCU Rose Bowl presented by Citi (BCS vs. BCS) Oregon vs. Ohio State Oregon vs. Ohio State
  • Ohio State, Texas still with plenty to prove in Fiesta Bowl

    01/05/2009 5:08:43 PM PST · by Comparative Advantage · 33 replies · 838+ views
    ESPN.com ^ | January 4, 2009 | Mark Schlabach
    Ohio State and Texas both had dreams of playing for a BCS National Championship this season. The Longhorns were ranked No. 1 in the country for three weeks this season, until losing at Texas Tech 39-33 on Michael Crabtree's winning touchdown catch with one second to play Nov. 1 at Jones AT&T Stadium in Lubbock, Texas. Even after that loss, Texas believed it still deserved to play for the Big 12 championship because of its 45-35 victory over Big 12 South foe Oklahoma in the Red River Rivalry in Dallas on Oct. 11. Instead, the Sooners won the Big 12...
  • Texas, Ohio State feel they have much to prove in Fiesta Bowl

    01/05/2009 3:23:06 PM PST · by Kid Shelleen · 25 replies · 534+ views
    San Jose Mercury News ^ | 01/04/09 | staff
    Texas Coach Mack Brown has a theory about bowl games. "If the teams are fairly even, the team that wants to be there the most and has the edge and is more motivated usually wins," Brown said. Third-ranked Texas would much rather be in Miami preparing to face Florida for the Bowl Championship Series title. But the Longhorns still have plenty of motivation against No. 10 Ohio State in the Fiesta Bowl tonight in Glendale, Ariz. "Really, what's going through our minds is, 'Let's just put on a show, basically,' " Texas defensive end Brian Orakpo said. --snip--
  • 5 thoughts on Utah's Sugar Bowl win over Alabama

    01/03/2009 12:25:39 PM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 65 replies · 2,178+ views
    Foxnews ^ | January 3, 2009, 2:52 AM EST | CollegeFootballNews.com Pete Fiutak
    1. Utah ... national champion?! Why not? I still don't believe this is the best team in America, but without a playoff, it's all about the résumé. This wasn't a fluky win and this wasn't a case of Alabama coming out flat. Utah straight-up whipped the Tide on both sides of the ball, and remember, this was against a team that was No. 1 for most of the year and was a quarter away from playing for the national title. This was a great, great 'Bama team, and Utah beat it like a drum. This isn't 1984 BYU; that Cougars...
  • BOWL GAME RESULTS; Rose, Sugar, Orange, Sun, Cotton (1/3/39)

    01/03/2009 6:26:15 AM PST · by Homer_J_Simpson · 30 replies · 732+ views
    Microfiche-New York Times archives | 1/3/39 | Associated Press
    ROSE BOWL SUGAR BOWL ORANGE BOWL SUN BOWL COTTON BOWL
  • Rose Bowl, True Crime and Herb Caen (S.F. Chronicle-1/3/39)

    01/03/2009 6:46:53 AM PST · by Homer_J_Simpson · 18 replies · 536+ views
    Microfiche-San Francisco Chronicle archives | 1/3/39 | Henry McLemore
  • Sugar Bowl: Utes lead 'Bama in fourth

    01/02/2009 8:46:39 PM PST · by Utah Binger · 44 replies · 1,232+ views
    Salt Lake Tribune ^ | 01/02/2009 | Michael Lewis
    It's all but over now. Linebacker Stevenson Sylvester recovered a fumble for the Utah Utes with 5:13 remaining against Alabama in the Sugar Bowl on Friday night, all but assuring an eighth straight bowl victory for the Utes - and a second straight in a prestigious Bowl Championship Series meeting with one of the legendary programs in college football history. The Utes have sacked quarterback John Parker Wilson seven times at the Louisiana Superdome, forced two turnovers, and held the Crimson Tide to 226 yards of offense.
  • GMAC Continues Sponsorship of Bowl Game Despite $5 Billion Taxpayer Bailout

    01/02/2009 2:29:14 PM PST · by Rufus2007 · 41 replies · 816+ views
    businessandmedia.org ^ | January 2, 2009 | Jeff Poor
    GMAC may be in financial trouble, but that isn’t stopping the auto lender-turned-bank holding company from maintaining its corporate sponsorships. In October, GMAC changed its legal status so that it would be eligible for TARP funds passed by Congress. Late last month, GMAC was approved to receive a $5 billion lifeline from the U.S. government. However, the company is still maintaining its sponsorship of a collegiate bowl game set for Jan. 6 in Mobile, Ala. “There’s about 34 bowl games, 30 of which are sponsored in one way or the other,” Fox Business Network’s Jenna Lee said Jan. 2 on...
  • The End of the World is Near

    12/31/2008 4:02:23 PM PST · by BamaFan · 30 replies · 1,486+ views
    1 2 3 4 T #24 BC (9-5) 0 7 0 7 14 VAN (7-6) 6 0 7 3 16
  • USC's return to Beef Bowl (Lawry's Beef Eating contest prior to Rose Bowl)

    12/30/2008 8:50:32 PM PST · by MAD-AS-HELL · 21 replies · 1,151+ views
    Take one part Norman Rockwell, add a dash of glitz and presto ... It's the perfect Beef Bowl recipe. A tradition for 53 years (older than 30 of the 34 actual bowl games), Lawry's hosts each of the Rose Bowl teams on consecutive nights for a pregame feast of prime rib, salad, mashed potatoes, creamed corn and apple pie. Cameras flash and video crews pass around mikes. The last two years, Illinois and Penn State players have come into the legendary Beverly Hills restaurant with their eyes as wide as the giant slabs of meat.
  • **The 2008-09 College Football Bowl Games Thread**

    12/18/2008 11:47:31 PM PST · by GOP_Raider · 502 replies · 5,378+ views
    The regular season in college football has come to an end, wild and woolly as it was. Some would like to use it as a legitimate excuse for a playoff system, some modification for the BCS system, or just something to discuss on 3rd dates. Other people, like Norm Chow, have said (and I paraphrase) "I'm against a playoff system. I wouldn't have wanted to see our '84 (byU national championship) team have to prove it on the field." (In case you were wondering, yes, I have waited almost two weeks to post that). :) (One more parenthetical note: the...
  • 2008 BCS Bowl Projections

    11/23/2008 8:29:40 AM PST · by St. Louis Conservative · 37 replies · 1,634+ views
    Fanblogs.com ^ | November 23, 2008 | Kevin Donahue
    First and foremost, I need to offer up a confession. The last time I spit out my bowl game predictions - they stunk. Those things reeked worse than LSU's and Texas Tech's defense combined. Bad. Awful. Sorry, even. But... the past is the past. THIS time, I think I got it right. (And I don't have any teams playing in more than one bowl!) So... without further ado... my updated bowl game projections for games played through November 22, 2008. Click here for the complete 2008-2009 College Football Bowl Game Schedule BCS National Championship Game - Florida vs Oklahoma Fiesta...
  • 2008 (College Football) Bowl Projections ... Nov. 9

    11/10/2008 6:45:41 PM PST · by MplsSteve · 67 replies · 3,385+ views
    College Football News.com ^ | 11/10/08 | Some Staff Reporter
    You want to try to figure out this jumbled mess? The bowl picture is only going to get more bizarre before it gets clearer, but in the end, we're projecting it'll be Florida taking on Oklahoma for the whole ball of wax. Check out our latest bowl projections.
  • Ohio State Buckeyes v. LSU Tigers: Live Thread

    01/07/2008 10:39:05 AM PST · by gobucks · 552 replies · 614+ views
    Buckeye Supporting Freepers! ^ | 7 Jan 07 | GoBucks
    Well, in a few hours, a few LSU folks will recall with dread the name Greg Frey. Yep, the Buckeye quarterback no one remembers but die-hard Buckeye and LSU fans. The quarterback who led the team to one of the most spectacular comebacks ever witnessed at Ohio Stadium. As Wikipedia puts it: On September 24, 1988, he rallied Ohio State from a 33-20 deficit in the final four minutes for a 36-33 victory over the ninth-ranked LSU Tigers. I was at that game in the shoe, urging all the fans who were leaving early to stay put. It was gratifying...
  • Report: Jones resigns as Hawaii's head coach

    01/05/2008 8:27:11 PM PST · by commish · 12 replies · 110+ views
    Fox Sports ^ | Jan 5, 2008 | Fox Sports
    After losing big in the Sugar Bowl, the University of Hawaii may be dealing with a much more important loss. June Jones, who has been the Warriors' coach since 1999, has resigned, according to a report by The Honolulu Advertiser. The report says that Jones told his close friend, Al Souza, of his decision Saturday morning. He cited lack of loyalty and commitment from the athletic department as reasons for his resignation, the report says. <----snip---->
  • Devine, White lead WVU to Fiesta Bowl win over Oklahoma

    01/02/2008 9:28:45 PM PST · by Paleo Conservative · 95 replies · 323+ views
    ESPN.com ^ | 01/02/2008 | Staff
    GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Rich who? The West Virginia Mountaineers didn't need coach Rich Rodriguez. They had Pat White, and their elusive quarterback led them to a surprising 48-28 romp over Oklahoma (No. 4 BCS, No. 3 AP) in the Fiesta Bowl on Wednesday night. White ran for 150 yards and threw for 176 and two touchdowns for the Mountaineers (No. 9 BCS, No. 11 AP), who rushed for 349 yards, most allowed by Oklahoma in a bowl game. Since arriving in the desert last week, the Mountaineers (11-2) said they had bonded behind interim coach Bill Stewart, who took...
  • FSU Expected to be Without 36 Players [for Music City Bowl against Kentucky]

    12/22/2007 2:36:24 PM PST · by The Pack Knight · 30 replies · 84+ views
    AP via Rivals.com ^ | 22 December, 2007 | No Byline
    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Thirty-six Florida State players won't be going to the Dec. 31 Music City Bowl against Kentucky because of an academic cheating scandal, other violations of team rules or injuries. Linebacker Dekoda Watson, cornerback Patrick Robinson, who had six interceptions, and three top defensive tackles were among the players sidelined either as a result of the ongoing investigation into an academic cheating scandal at the school or some other violation of team rules. Bobby Bowden and Florida State will be without 34 players at the Music City Bowl. "It is very important that the media make clear that...
  • **Ladies and Gentlemen...it's the FR College Football 2007-08 Bowl Games Thread**

    12/19/2007 1:19:19 PM PST · by GOP_Raider · 1,012 replies · 911+ views
    It's the most wonderful time of the year...With my Utes winning bowl games and BYU losing so I'll be of good cheer...it's the most wonderful time of the year... --Ow! Tomatoes hurt you know. Sheesh... During the regular season, I would normally do my fancy and mildly humorous graphical elements and those of you who would like me to feature their school's games, I would oblige. However, since we've got miles to go before we sleep, I'll re-ping the list as we go along and include said graphics. Sound like a deal? Excellent. Tomorrow the fun will begin. (For me,...
  • East Carolina Fans to Donate Bowl Tickets to Military Personnel (Aloha Bowl Hawaii)

    12/10/2007 5:47:42 AM PST · by RDTF · 9 replies · 79+ views
    wral ^ | Dec 9, 2007 | AP
    GREENVILLE, N.C. — East Carolina University football fans are buying tickets to their team's bowl game in Hawaii, but they are donating them to military personnel who expect to spend time there during the Christmas holiday. Assistant athletic director for ticketing and marketing Scott Wetherbee said ECU wants to be sure someone will sit in its seats for the Sheraton Aloha Bowl on December 23 in Honolulu by buying tickets and donating them to active members of the service. "We know were not going to take 5,000 fans to Hawaii," Wetherbee said. Hawaii Bowl Executive Director Jim Donovan had contacts...
  • LSU to play for BCS title (not the best team on either side of the line)

    12/03/2007 11:06:43 AM PST · by Bulldawg Fan · 145 replies · 179+ views
    WBRZ TV, Baton Rouge ^ | Dec 3, 2007 | Carl Dubois
    Les Miles didn’t need to go to Michigan for a chance to coach a team to victory against Ohio State, Michigan’s archrival. The LSU Tigers, to whom Miles reaffirmed his commitment over the weekend, will play Ohio State for the BCS national championship. LSU (11-2) climbed five spots Sunday to No. 2 in the USA Today Top 25 Coaches’ Poll, enabling the Tigers to make the same jump in the BCS standings to set up a Jan. 7 date with the No. 1-ranked Buckeyes (11-1) in the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans. “This is the most astonishing 36 or 48...
  • 2007-08 (College Football) Bowl Schedule

    12/02/2007 6:06:55 PM PST · by GOP_Raider · 120 replies · 189+ views
    The 2007-08 bowl schedule (all times Eastern):
  • Rose Bowl Live Thread

    01/03/2006 8:36:04 PM PST · by BurbankKarl · 3,810 replies · 67,282+ views
    1/4/05 | me
    <p>On January 4, 2006 at 5:00 p.m. (PST) the Rose Bowl Game will host the BCS National Championship, between USC and Texas once again showcasing the best of collegiate football in "The Granddaddy of Them All."® The Rose Bowl will be broadcast exclusively on ABC and on ESPN radio.</p>
  • The day USC became greater

    01/03/2006 2:25:59 PM PST · by Dog Gone · 23 replies · 359+ views
    Monterey Herald ^ | January 3, 2006 | JIM LITKE
    LOS ANGELES - Grit was the final ingredient. If Southern California beats Texas in the Rose Bowl to win an unprecedented third straight championship, the Trojans could do more than restart the debate over whether they're the game's best team ever. They might force coach Pete Carroll to step back and admire not just what USC has accomplished - "It has never been a focus of our program to look at the end of the rainbow," he said the other day - but how all those far-flung pieces settled into a portrait so close to perfection.And if that happens, none...
  • Hokies AD 'embarrassed' by Vick's conduct

    01/03/2006 3:38:33 PM PST · by misterrob · 113 replies · 2,838+ views
    Fox Sports ^ | 01/03/06 | AP
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia Tech athletic director Jim Weaver said Tuesday that his administration was embarrassed by Marcus Vick's unsportsmanlike conduct in the Gator Bowl on Monday and that the incident will be reviewed and dealt with. Vick, the Hokies junior quarterback and younger brother of NFL star Michael Vick, stomped on the left calf of NCAA sacks leader Elvis Dumervil of Louisville when Dumervil lay prone on the ground after tackling Vick in the second quarter of the game in Jacksonville, Fla. Vick said later it was an accident, but his version was not supported by video replays...
  • America Supports You: Soldier Proposes During Bowl Game Halftime

    01/03/2006 3:05:26 PM PST · by SandRat · 40 replies · 881+ views
    America Supports You ^ | Jan 2, 2005 | Kathleen T. Rhem
    WASHINGTON, Jan. 2, 2006 – Faith Jarvis, of Winston-Salem, N.C., traveled to the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl, in Tempe, Ariz., to try to do her bit to support the United Service Organizations, a charity that has supported America's servicemembers for generations. She did help the USO, but Jarvis left with her own prize -- a diamond ring and a surprise reunion with her boyfriend-turned-fiancé, Army 1st Lt. Raymond Vera, a California National Guardsman with the 49th Military Police Brigade who has been serving in Iraq. Jarvis attempted to throw a football through a target 15 yards away. If she made it,...
  • Buckeyes Win Game in Every Category

    01/02/2006 7:14:36 PM PST · by oxcart · 88 replies · 1,913+ views
    Forbes.com ^ | 01/02/2006 | By MEL REISNER
    You can't beat the luck of the ... Buckeyes? Ohio State beat Notre Dame 34-20 in the Fiesta Bowl on Monday night with an offense that was anything but three yards and a cloud of dust, an imposing defense - and some luck. The Buckeyes survived a potentially game-turning play when Fighting Irish safety Tom Zbikowski scooped up a fumble and returned it 88 yards for an apparent touchdown in the third quarter. First, a penalty on Notre Dame nullified the Irish score. Then officials reviewed the play and ruled that slotback Anthony Gonzalez never had possession of Troy Smith's...
  • Ohio State Buckeyes Players pay tribute to Pat Tillman

    01/02/2006 3:52:09 PM PST · by LisaMalia · 45 replies · 1,534+ views
    While watching the Ohio State/Notre Dame game, I heard this story from the commentators. I've never been more proud of my Buckeyes.
  • BCS Thread

    01/02/2006 2:11:14 PM PST · by misterrob · 17 replies · 738+ views
    Sports Vanity ^ | 01/02/06 | misterrob
    The BCS games have started. ND just took a 7-0 lead over Ohio State. This game along with the Rose Bowl look to be the best of the four. Predictions?
  • College Football Bowl Games - Live Thread - 2 January 2005

    01/02/2006 7:26:09 AM PST · by MikefromOhio · 633 replies · 4,892+ views
    Here is the day we have all been waiting for. The "New Year's Day" bowl games are on the day after, but there are some great matchups today. Look at at least 2 upsets....
  • Rose Bowl Parade

    01/01/2006 8:39:26 AM PST · by Empireoftheatom48 · 32 replies · 696+ views
    Is the Rose Bowl parade not on this year?
  • College Football Bowl Games - Live Thread - 31 December 2005

    12/31/2005 8:48:22 AM PST · by MikefromOhio · 117 replies · 1,060+ views
    Espn.com Scoreboard ^ | Today | College Football
    The games don't have nearly the marquee names as yesterday did, but there is a potential for some good games.... Did anyone catch the brawl in the walkway last night?