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  • Underlooked Upset

    09/08/2014 5:49:39 AM PDT · by Positive · 11 replies
    SECNet | 9/8/2014 | Self
    I can't believe how little mention there has been about LSU's stunning upset of the Sam Houston State Bearcats. The tigers slipped by by 56 points. Let's hope that they haven't neglected to focus on the University of Louisiana at Monroe this Saturday.
  • Two American fighter jets flew over Dublin today — and it was very VERY LOUD

    08/31/2014 5:05:14 AM PDT · by FlJoePa · 79 replies
    The Journal ^ | 8-31-14 | Darren Martin
    ‘WHAT ON EARTH is that,” was a question muttered in TheJournal.ie offices, and, if Twitter is anything to go by — plenty of other places in Dublin this lunchtime. Why? Well, well, these two planes carried out a fly-past of Croke Park (and, by extension, the city) as part of this afternoon’s American Football event — and scared the bejaysus out of everyone. There were reports of car and house alarms being set off in the area. While one reader contacted us to say it sounded “like an earthquake” from Meath Street and was a “very frightening experience”. “The glass...
  • MSU 34 OSU 24 - Looks Like Auburn and FSU for the NCAA Championship

    12/07/2013 9:01:10 PM PST · by Perdogg · 137 replies
    Michigan St beats OSU 34-24. Looks Like Auburn and FSU for the NCAA Championship
  • NCAA Football Schedule Week 4 Sept 19-Sept 22

    09/19/2013 11:33:21 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 21 replies
    Thursday, September 19 TIME (ET) MATCHUP 7:30 PM No. 3 Clemson at North Carolina State Friday, September 20 TIME (ET) MATCHUP 9:00 PM Boise State at Fresno State Saturday, September 21 TIME (ET) MATCHUP 12:00 PM Florida A&M at No. 4 Ohio State 12:00 PM Florida International at No. 7 Louisville 12:00 PM North Carolina at Georgia Tech 12:00 PM Vanderbilt at Massachusetts 12:00 PM San Jose State at Minnesota 12:00 PM Marshall at Virginia Tech 12:00 PM Wake Forest at Army 12:00 PM Toledo at Central Michigan 12:00 PM Middle Tennessee at Florida Atlantic 12:00 PM Western Michigan at...
  • 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.
  • NCAA hits North Carolina [Football] with postseason ban, probation

    03/12/2012 6:25:18 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 9 replies · 1+ views
    North Carolina waited four months to learn whether the NCAA would be satisfied with self-imposed sanctions on the football program after an investigation into improper benefits and academic misconduct. When the news came, it wasn't what school officials had hoped.
  • Whoa, Nelly! (14) Georgia 10 (1) LSU 7 at the half of SEC Championship

    12/03/2011 3:05:43 PM PST · by Perdogg · 107 replies
    Georgia leads LSU 10 to 7 at the end of the first half. LSU has no first downs and the score really should be 10-0 since the LSU player did not cross the goal line with the football.
  • NCAA Football schedule - Week 12

    11/17/2011 4:12:58 PM PST · by Perdogg · 40 replies
    Thursday, November 17 TIME (ET) MATCHUP 8:00 PM ET North Carolina at No. 8 Virginia Tech 8:00 PM ET No. 20 Southern Miss at UAB 8:00 PM ET Marshall at Memphis Friday, November 18 TIME (ET) MATCHUP 8:00 PM ET No. 2 Oklahoma State at Iowa State 8:00 PM ET Toledo at Central Michigan Saturday, November 19 TIME (ET) MATCHUP 12:00 PM ET Citadel at No. 12 South Carolina 12:00 PM ET Indiana at No. 15 Michigan State 12:00 PM ET No. 16 Nebraska at No. 18 Michigan 12:00 PM ET No. 17 Wisconsin at Illinois 12:00 PM ET Louisville...
  • NCAA Football Scedule week 8 10/20-10/23

    10/20/2011 2:59:35 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 21 replies
    Thursday, October 20 TIME (ET) MATCHUP 8:00 PM ET UCF at UAB 9:00 PM ET UCLA at Arizona Friday, October 21 TIME (ET) MATCHUP 8:00 PM ET No. 15 West Virginia at Syracuse 8:00 PM ET Rutgers at Louisville Saturday, October 22 TIME (ET) MATCHUP 12:00 PM ET No. 4 Oklahoma State at Missouri 12:00 PM ET North Carolina at No. 7 Clemson 12:00 PM ET No. 11 Kansas State at Kansas 12:00 PM ET No. 23 Illinois at Purdue 12:00 PM ET Cincinnati at South Florida 12:00 PM ET Jacksonville State at Kentucky 12:00 PM ET Northern Illinois at...
  • Schools vote against Pac-12 expansion

    09/20/2011 10:13:27 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 3 replies
    ESPN.com. ^ | September 21, 2011 | Andy Katz
    The Pac-12 decided it won't expand further late Tuesday because commissioner Larry Scott couldn't get assurance that Texas would agree to an equal revenue sharing plan if the league added the Longhorns, Oklahoma, Texas Tech and Oklahoma State, a source with direct knowledge told ESPN.com. The source said Scott didn't recommend expansion to the presidents.
  • Butch Davis fired by Tar Heels

    07/27/2011 6:31:48 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 19 replies
    espn ^ | 07.27.11
    North Carolina fired football coach Butch Davis on Wednesday, saying the past year of turmoil amid an NCAA investigation into improper benefits and academic misconduct was doing too much damage to the school's reputation. The school issued a statement announcing Davis' dismissal nine days before the start of preseason practice. Chancellor Holden Thorp said the decision was not prompted by any changes in the ongoing NCAA investigation but said he "lost confidence in our ability to come through this without harming the way people think of this institution."
  • 2010-11 bowl schedule (BCS Championship Auburn vs. Oregon)

    12/05/2010 6:19:30 PM PST · by Perdogg · 94 replies · 4+ views
    Capital One Alabama vs. Michigan State Orlando, Fla. Florida Citrus Bowl Jan. 1 1 p.m. ESPN Gator Bowl Mississippi State vs. Michigan Jacksonville, Fla. Municipal Stadium Jan. 1 1:30 p.m. ESPN2 Rose Bowl Game presented by VIZIO Wisconsin vs. TCU Pasadena, Calif. Rose Bowl Jan. 1 5 p.m. ESPN Tostitos Fiesta Connecticut vs. Oklahoma Glendale, Ariz. U. of Phoenix Stadium Jan. 1 8:30 p.m. ESPN/ESPN3D Discover Orange Stanford vs. Virginia Tech Miami Sun Life Stadium Jan. 3 8:30 p.m. ESPN Allstate Sugar Ohio State vs. Arkansas New Orleans Louisiana Superdome Jan. 4 8:30 p.m. ESPN GoDaddy.com Middle Tennessee vs. Miami...
  • NCAA Football Week 12 Nov 16th through Nov 19

    11/18/2010 4:13:03 AM PST · by Perdogg · 13 replies
    11.18.10
    7:30 PM ET Georgia State at No. 11 Alabama 8:00 PM ET UCLA at Washington 10:00 PM ET Air Force at UNLV Friday, November 19 TIME (ET) MATCHUP 9:30 PM ET Fresno State at No. 4 Boise State Saturday, November 20 TIME (ET) MATCHUP 12:00 PM ET No. 7 Wisconsin at Michigan 12:00 PM ET No. 10 Oklahoma State at Kansas 12:00 PM ET Purdue at No. 12 Michigan State 12:00 PM ET Pittsburgh at South Florida 12:00 PM ET Penn State vs. Indiana* 12:00 PM ET West Virginia at Louisville 12:00 PM ET Virginia at Boston College 12:00 PM...
  • NCAA Football Week 4, Sept 23-26

    09/23/2010 3:02:05 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 25 replies
    09.23.10 | Perdogg
    Thursday, September 23 7:30 PM ET No. 19 Miami (FL) at Pittsburgh Friday, September 24 8:00 PM ET No. 4 TCU at Southern Methodist Saturday, September 25 12:00 PM ET Austin Peay at No. 11 Wisconsin 12:00 PM ET Ball State at No. 18 Iowa 12:00 PM ET Bowling Green at No. 21 Michigan 12:00 PM ET Northern Colorado at No. 25 Michigan State 12:00 PM ET Buffalo at Connecticut 12:00 PM ET North Carolina State at Georgia Tech 12:00 PM ET Central Michigan at Northwestern 12:00 PM ET Virginia Tech at Boston College 12:00 PM ET Florida International at...
  • NCAA Football Week #1

    09/04/2010 5:48:03 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 32 replies
    09.04.10 | perdogg
    Thursday, September 2 RESULT GAMELINKS Wake Forest 53, Presbyterian 13 Ball State 27, Southeast Missouri State 10 Buffalo 31, Rhode Island 0 Central Michigan 33, Hampton 0 Kent State 41, Murray State 10 No. 2 Ohio State 45, Marshall 7 No. 13 Miami (FL) 45, Florida A&M 0 Indiana 51, Towson 17 Rutgers 31, Norfolk State 0 Minnesota 24, Middle Tennessee 17 South Carolina 41, Southern Miss 13 Florida Atlantic 32, UAB 31 Iowa State 27, Northern Illinois 10 Tulane 27, Southeastern Louisiana 21 Utah 27, No. 15 Pittsburgh 24 (OT) Idaho 45, North Dakota 0 Nevada 49, Eastern Washington...
  • NCAA Football Kick off! Southern Miss at South Carolina ESPN 7:30pm EDT

    09/02/2010 4:11:52 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 51 replies
    09.02.10
    Southern Miss at South Carolina ESPN 7:30pm EDT
  • Florida's Meyer could return as coach

    12/27/2009 12:42:43 PM PST · by Perdogg · 24 replies · 765+ views
    CBS sports ^ | 12.27.09
    Less than 24 hours after he resigned, Florida coach Urban Meyer is instead taking an indefinite leave of absence and opening the door for a return to the Gators. As reported by Mike Freeman of CBSSports.com, a person familiar with decision said Sunday that Meyer had changed his mind. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because no announcement had been made by the school. Offensive coordinator Steve Addazio will run the team during Meyer's absence, a second person close to the situation told the AP. Meyer is to speak at a news conference in New Orleans on Sunday afternoon....
  • Tis the season to whine about the BCS

    12/06/2009 5:53:15 PM PST · by Perdogg · 41 replies · 882+ views
    12.06.09 | Perdogg
    Like the Christmas holiday season, when December rolls around, the sports pages fill with columnist complaining about the lack of a college playoff for what used to be refer to as Division I football. Don’t get me wrong, I would love to see a playoff in Bowl Championship football. The problem is no one has come up with a system that would objectively seed teams for such a playoff. Without a plan, any playoff would be 7 teams plus Notre Dame every year. Proponents say just seed the top 8, 10, or 16 teams of the BCS. But If the...
  • Winners and Losers: BCS breakdown

    10/18/2009 2:06:58 AM PDT · by iowamark · 9 replies · 925+ views
    Rivals,com ^ | 10/17/2009 | Tom Dienhart
    Does anyone want to advance to the BCS title game? Tim Tebow drove Florida for a winning field goal against Arkansas. Several contenders teetered on the edge of extinction Saturday. Florida survived Arkansas 23-20, and Texas snuck by Sam Bradford-less Oklahoma 16-13. Some fell off the edge. Ohio State was stunned by Purdue 26-18, and Virginia Tech was dumped by Georgia Tech 28-23. The first BCS standings of the season will be released Sunday afternoon. No matter how they look this week, we likely will end up with the winner of the SEC title game playing USC or Texas for...
  • College Football Star Sports 'John 3:16' in Championship Game

    01/10/2009 10:59:31 AM PST · by rhema · 40 replies · 1,777+ views
    Christian Post ^ | Jan. 09, 2009 | Kenneth Chan
    NCAA football star Tim Tebow helped bring the spotlight to his team and his faith Thursday night, leading No. 1 Florida to a 24-14 win over No. 2 Oklahoma for the BCS championship. The Gators quarterback ran 22 times for 109 yards and completed 18 of 30 passes for 231 yards. Other numbers for that night? 3 and 16. John 3:16, that is. As he has done throughout the season, Tebow used his black under-eye markings Thursday night to share Scripture, this time donning the most popular Bible verse in America. For many, the reference was simply a personal form...
  • Upsetting weekend for top-10 teams

    09/30/2007 12:57:25 PM PDT · by indcons · 3 replies · 48+ views
    Times-Picayune ^ | 9/30/2007 | RALPH D. RUSSO
    The national title race received a major makeover in an upsetting couple of days for a bunch top-ranked teams. Half of the top 10 teams in the country lost in the fifth weekend of the season, including defending national champion and fourth-ranked Florida falling 20-17 at home to Auburn on a last-second field goal. No. 3 Oklahoma, No. 7 Texas, No. 10 Rutgers and No. 13 Clemson were also all handed their first losses Saturday ... all by unranked opponents. Add to that No. 5 West Virginia's 21-13 loss to No. 18 South Florida on Friday night, plus No. 6...
  • Sheriff: Man Shot 2 on Way to Game

    03/31/2007 9:01:30 PM PDT · by buccaneer81 · 18 replies · 869+ views
    The Las Vegas Sun ^ | 31 March 2007
    Sheriff: Man Shot 2 on Way to Game COLUMBIA, S.C. - A man killed a 60-year-old woman and shot a store clerk to get cars on his way to see his brother, who was playing football at the University of South Carolina, authorities said Saturday. Demetrius M. Pepper, 24, was arrested outside of the stadium where the team was playing a scrimmage game, Newberry County deputies said. His brother, Nathan Pepper, is a rising junior defensive lineman for the Gamecocks. Deputies said the elder Pepper stole his first car after shooting its owner at a Greenville convenience store around 7:45...
  • "Putting freedom above football", Maryland Terps junior guard to join the military

    12/28/2006 8:32:52 AM PST · by ajolympian2004 · 9 replies · 729+ views
    Michelle Malkin ^ | Wednesday December 27th, 2006 | Michelle Malkin
    Putting freedom above football By Michelle Malkin   ·   December 27, 2006 08:39 PM The Baltimore Sun publishes a deeply inspiring story about a young college football player who puts service first. Wow: There were signs. They were small signs, but they were there, and they suggested that Maryland guard Donnie Woods was serious about quitting football to defend his country. An American flag hung from his locker, and he kept another in his room. Favorite movies? United 93 and World Trade Center. The hunter green camouflage Terps football hat he always wore. His criminal justice major. Nobody, though - not...
  • Wake Forest University Beats University of Maryland to Clinch ACC Title Game Match with Georgia Tech

    11/25/2006 8:19:52 PM PST · by Freedom'sWorthIt · 33 replies · 516+ views
    ESPN Sports Center ^ | Today | ESPN Sports Center
    COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) -- Wake Forest completed the finest road performance in Atlantic Coast Conference history against a team it had trouble beating anywhere. Now, after defeating Maryland 38-24 Saturday night, the No. 20 Demon Deacons will take their successful road show to Florida to play for the league championship. "Wake Forest (10-2, 6-2) will be seeking its first ACC title since 1970 next Saturday against Georgia Tech in Jacksonville. The teams did not face each other this season. The final game of a crazy ACC regular season matched two of the league's most surprising teams in a duel...
  • Ohio State beats Michigan, wins trip to national title game (42 - 39 final score!)

    11/18/2006 4:50:32 PM PST · by ajolympian2004 · 78 replies · 1,884+ views
    Yahoo! Sports ^ | Saturday November 18th, 2006 | Ralph Russo
    Troy Smith and Ohio State did it all, overwhelming Michigan with offense, winning the Big Ten title and streaking into the national title game. The Wolverines may have another shot at the Buckeyes though -- they, too, can still make it to the BCS title game in Arizona. Smith and the top-ranked Buckeyes put their dazzling speed on display with a barrage of big plays, and they needed every one of them to beat an inspired Michigan team, 42-39 on Saturday. The Game of the Century, the first 1 vs. 2 matchup in this storied rivalry, was played a day...
  • Auburn Knocks Florida Down in National Title Chase

    10/15/2006 6:06:47 AM PDT · by indcons · 194 replies · 1,935+ views
    New York Times ^ | October 15, 2006 | RAY GLIER
    AUBURN, Ala., Oct. 14 — It can be a merciless existence in the Southeastern Conference, with a team’s schedule stacked with Top 25 opponents and fierce crowds of up to 107,000 people screaming from start to finish at a visiting squad. Given all that, it was not exactly surprising that No. 2 Florida, trying to stay in the national championship hunt, was finally taken down by the SEC gantlet here Saturday night in Jordan-Hare Stadium. The Gators were surrounded by a howling crowd of 87,541, which revved up the Auburn defense in the second half as the No. 11 Tigers...
  • Live Thread and Predictions - BCS National Championship GAme - Rose Bowl - 8:30 PM - USC vs. TEXAS

    01/04/2006 1:43:19 PM PST · by MikefromOhio · 52 replies · 2,939+ views
    ESPN.COM Scoreboard ^ | Today | College Football
    Here we go! This should be a great game. I don't know and kinda doubt it will top last night's game or even the games from 2 nights ago, but this will be a much better game than last year's BCS title game.
  • Congress won't legislate after BCS hearings

    12/08/2005 4:38:36 PM PST · by Perdogg · 1 replies · 308+ views
    Espn.com ^ | 12/07/05 | staff
    WASHINGTON -- A playoff system could be used in major college football and the so-called "plus-one" model for determining a national champion should be reconsidered, the head of the Bowl Championship Series told Congress on Wednesday. When House Subcommittee on Commerce Trade and Consumer Protection Chairman Cliff Stearns, R-Fla., pointed out that lower divisions have playoffs for football, BCS coordinator Kevin Weiberg said: "It certainly, congressman, is possible to have a playoff at the Division I-A level, as well. We have chosen not to go down that path." Between jokes about needing tickets for bowl games and remarks about more...
  • Trojans start quest for three-peat as No. 1; Texas is No. 2, Tennessee No. 3

    08/20/2005 5:06:14 PM PDT · by kingattax · 6 replies · 243+ views
    Associated Press ^ | August 20, 2005 | RALPH D. RUSSO
    Here's why Southern California is No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason poll: Every player who scored a touchdown in the Trojans' 55-19 victory over Oklahoma in last season's Orange Bowl is still playing for USC. And so is Heisman Trophy winner Matt Leinart, who threw five TD passes. Leinart, Reggie Bush and the rest of Pete Carroll's crew provided a scary glimpse of what was to come in 2005 when they wrapped up their second straight national title on that warm January night in Miami. This year's goal is three in a row, something that's never been done. ``It's...
  • BCS standings unchanged with Auburn stuck behind USC, Oklahoma

    11/29/2004 10:35:34 AM PST · by Dog Gone · 173 replies · 5,415+ views
    associated press ^ | November 29, 2004 | RALPH D. RUSSO
    Auburn needs an upset. The Tigers are still stuck behind first-place Southern California and second-place Oklahoma in the Bowl Championship Series standings, heading into the final weekend before the national title game is decided. Third-place Auburn needs to beat Tennessee in the Southeastern Conference title game Saturday and hope for USC to lose at UCLA or Oklahoma to fall in the Big 12 title game against Colorado to earn a spot in the Orange Bowl and play for the BCS championship. USC improved its BCS grade in the standings released Monday to .9834, and padded its lead over the Sooners...
  • The Little Brown Jug .. Michigan vs. Minnesota on ESPN Now

    11/09/2002 4:50:43 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 13 replies · 402+ views
    11/9/02
    Preview: Michigan at Minnesota Nov. 6, 2002 By Chris David VegasInsider.com Two teams in the Big Ten apparently headed in different directions square off this weekend, as No. 13 Michigan travels to the Metrodome Saturday night to face Minnesota. The battle for “The Little Brown Jug” has been anything but. The Wolverines have won the last 13 meetings, including last season’s victory at home as 16-point favorites, 31-10. Michigan has won 30 of the last 32 meetings in this series. The Wolverines are also unbeaten in their last eight meetings at the Metrodome.
  • Love of game drives Parry's improbable comeback [FB player returns to gridiron with leg prostethic]

    07/22/2002 6:25:42 PM PDT · by willieroe · 8 replies · 182+ views
    CBS SportsLine.com ^ | July 22, 2002 | Dennis Dodd
    The dream comes to Neil Parry often. In it, the San Jose State special teams player sprints down the field on a kickoff. He "blows up" the opponents' blocking wedge, breaking through to the ball carrier. When it is suggested that the perfect end to the dream sequence is him making the tackle, Parry says, "You're reading my mind. I think about that all the time, too, man." The significance of this nocturnal fantasy is that the 22-year old body of Neil Parry is not whole. Thirteen centimeters below his right knee, doctors removed his leg in late October 2000....