Football

Jimbo Fisher's struggles at Texas A&M raise questions, overshadow beef with Alabama's Nick Saban

Jimbo Fisher’s struggles at Texas A&M raise questions, overshadow beef with Alabama’s Nick Saban

The Beef might as well be plant-based this week. That is another way of saying the feud between Nick Saban and Jimbo Fisher that lit up talking season this summer is about as meaty as Beyond Burger. The two coaches have made peace … as much peace as can make between triggered teeth. “That’s over …

Jimbo Fisher’s struggles at Texas A&M raise questions, overshadow beef with Alabama’s Nick Saban Read More »

UCF vs.  SMU odds, line, spread: 2022 college football picks, predictions from proven computer model

UCF vs. SMU odds, line, spread: 2022 college football picks, predictions from proven computer model

SMU has lost its last two football games, but those losses to Maryland and TCU don’t look quite as bad after seeing how strong the Terrapins and Horned Frogs have been this season. The Mustangs look to get back in the win column on Wednesday against UCF in a game that has already been rescheduled …

UCF vs. SMU odds, line, spread: 2022 college football picks, predictions from proven computer model Read More »

Marvin Powell was one of Fayetteville's highest-ever NFL draft picks.

Seventy-First’s Marvin Powell, an NFL Pro-Bowler, dies at 67

Marvin Powell, one of Fayetteville’s most successful and decorated athletes, died Friday of heart failure at the age of 67, according to ESPN reports. Powell was a graduate of Seventy-First High School and he went on to play football at Southern Cal where he won a national championship as a sophomore in 1974. After that, …

Seventy-First’s Marvin Powell, an NFL Pro-Bowler, dies at 67 Read More »

NCAA Transformation Committee introduces concept for potentially expanding fields in postseason tournaments

NCAA Transformation Committee introduces concept for potentially expanding fields in postseason tournaments

Should the NCAA Tournaments in men’s and women’s basketball ever expand again, the Division I Transformation Committee will be remembered as the catalyst. In recent weeks, the committee has been informally tossing out a potential philosophical change to how some NCAA postseason tournaments could be configured, sources told CBS Sports. In Chicago last week, committee …

NCAA Transformation Committee introduces concept for potentially expanding fields in postseason tournaments Read More »

2022 MLB playoffs: Schedule, game times, TV channel, live stream, format as Wild Card Series kicks off Friday

2022 MLB playoffs: Schedule, game times, TV channel, live stream, format as Wild Card Series kicks off Friday

Getty Images Major League Baseball’s 2022 postseason is nearly here. The MLB regular season wraps up Wednesday (Oct. 5) and the expanded, 12-team playoffs get underway on Friday (Oct. 7) with the best-of-three Wild Card Series. This is the largest playoff field ever for a full, 162-game season, and you can read more on the …

2022 MLB playoffs: Schedule, game times, TV channel, live stream, format as Wild Card Series kicks off Friday Read More »

College Football QB Power Rankings: Drake Maye rises to No. 2 as Bryce Young injury causes top-five shakeup

College Football QB Power Rankings: Drake Maye rises to No. 2 as Bryce Young injury causes top-five shakeup

Nick Saban made me angry on Saturday, which I suppose is perfectly fair seeing how he gets angry with the media regularly, and turnabout is fair play. After No. 1 Alabama’s 43-20 win over Arkansas in which his Heisman-winning quarterback missed over half the game with a shoulder injury, Saban displayed his usual gruffness after …

College Football QB Power Rankings: Drake Maye rises to No. 2 as Bryce Young injury causes top-five shakeup Read More »

Boston College Football v.  Clemson: A Conversation with Tigers Blog Shakin The Southland

Boston College Football v. Clemson: A Conversation with Tigers Blog Shakin The Southland

As Boston College honors Welles Crowther with its annual Red Bandana Game, the team prepares for its toughest test yet against #5 Clemson. Our friend Ryan Kantor at Shakin The Southland gave us his thoughts on the matchup. 1. Coming off of back-to-back wins against ranked opponents, there is definitely some momentum behind this Tigers …

Boston College Football v. Clemson: A Conversation with Tigers Blog Shakin The Southland Read More »