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Michigan State Hoops Joins Celebration of "Princess Lacey" at Breslin Center

Michigan State Hoops Joins Celebration of “Princess Lacey” at Breslin Center

These stories start to sting more when you have a young daughter. Yet, there is still something beautiful to be taken away from Thursday’s tribute to Lacey Holsworth in East Lansing, Michigan. If you don’t know the story of “Princess Lacey,” who died a week ago at age 8 following a bout with cancer, check […]

Dancing Texas Tech Coach Kliff Kingsbury Wins the Internet for Today

Dancing Texas Tech Coach Kliff Kingsbury Wins the Internet for Today

Winner winner, chicken dinner. Some days it’s tough to determine if the massive through that is the Internet has presented anything that is even worth taking a short swig. Other days, the winner is immediately identifiable. Today’s champ is Texas Tech Red Raiders head football coach Kliff Kingsbury. Kingsbury, who previously torched records as a […]

Goodbye, Mistress Bracket

Goodbye, Mistress Bracket

I want CHAOS. ANARCHY. Give me the first #16 seed victory. Double digit seeds scattered everywhere into the later rounds. Brackets CRUSHED INSTANTANEOUSLY. That’s what I’m rooting for in this year’s NCAA Tournament. In fact, it’s been that way for six years now. Ever since my mistress and I parted ways… Originally published on this […]

MUST SEE VIDEO: Fighting, Flying 'Bama Mom Throws Down with Sooners Fans

MUST SEE VIDEO: Fighting, Flying ‘Bama Mom Throws Down with Sooners Fans

Oh, Internet. How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. For those of you in need of a Friday treat, just check out the video below. It’s perhaps the best use of Miley Cyrus’s abused and overused “Wrecking Ball” maybe ever? Yes, maybe ever. We don’t have the back story here, but from […]

Marcus Smart is one of college basketball's most likable stars

Marcus Smart is one of college basketball’s most likable stars

Sports these days can make you cynical. With all the jersey popping, chest pounding and constant self-promotion, it’s sadly becoming less and less common to find a seemingly selfless star. Marcus Smart, Oklahoma State’s sophomore stud, is delightfully bucking that trend. Smart stole the show — and the headlines — on Tuesday night torching the […]

Northwestern Hoopster James Montgomery Awarded Scholarship in Front of Team

Northwestern Hoopster James Montgomery Awarded Scholarship in Front of Team

Well, this is pretty much a slam dunk for this blog, huh? The good part of the college game? Check. Tugs at the heart strings? Check. Feel good all around? Check. Watch and enjoy as James Montgomery III, a senior walk-on guard at Northwestern, is awarded a full scholarship. Head coach Chris Collins shares the […]

Texas Longhorns' Pregame Video Prior to Red River Rivalry Win

Texas Longhorns’ Pregame Video Prior to Red River Rivalry Win

Just when you expected them to perhaps fold up the tent. Exactly at the time when Mack Brown’s seat appeared to be reaching “inferno” levels. The Texas Longhorns went out in their high-profile Red River Rivalry game and took it to the favored Sooners of Oklahoma. Here’s a look at one of the ways Mack […]

College football coming to...Bristol Motor Speedway?

College football coming to…Bristol Motor Speedway?

College football at a 160,000 seat Nascar track? Um, fu#! yea, why not? Rumor has it that the Tennessee Volunteers and Virginia Tech Hokies will meet at Bristol Motor Speedway in 2016. The famed Tennessee oval is approximately halfway between the teams’ respective fan bases in Knoxville and Blacksburg. This is a game and venue […]

Alternate college uniform trend has officially gone off the rails

Alternate college uniform trend has officially gone off the rails

This one will be quick. I’ll spare the long list of offenders and how we got here. The message is simple. The alternate college uniform trend has officially gone off the rails. I’ll admit it. I was into it at first. And I still understand the rationale. Heck, I’m a reformed licensed college apparel addict. […]

ESPN's Jadeveon Clowney Commercial Paints "The Freak" as SEC's Nightmare

ESPN’s Jadeveon Clowney Commercial Paints “The Freak” as SEC’s Nightmare

Cue Metallica’s Enter Sandman. Only it’s not just the beasts under your bed. It’s THE FREAK. In your closet, in your head… Jadeveon Clowney may indeed be haunting the dreams of SEC quarterbacks, offensive coordinators and head coaches. Probably just as much as NFL scouts and coaches are drooling over the “can’t miss” prospect. Clowney […]

Tears and Meals Come with Scholarship for Florida Gators Walk-On Mark Herndon

Tears and Meals Come with Scholarship for Florida Gators Walk-On Mark Herndon

It’s nice to share good sports stories once in awhile. The idealistic notion of NCAA and college athletics being a pure, wholesome environment where young student-athletes are universally nourished, cultivated and developed has certainly tarnished over the years (and with good reason). Yet, once in awhile, college sports can remind you why there is still […]

Ball St. Freshman Wins Tuition for Year with Halfcourt Shot

Ball St. Freshman Wins Tuition for Year with Halfcourt Shot

Markus Burden is having a decent first week of college. The Ball St. freshman, an Illinois native, was randomly picked from the crowd at John E. Worthen arena during at “Welcome Week” event last Thursday. His opportunity? One halfcourt shot…for one free year of college. Simple enough. Eleven thousand dollars in tuition could be washed […]