Tag Archive: College Football

Mar 05

Trump Talks Legalizing Sports Betting: “We Wouldn’t Do It Lightly.”

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Sounds like a natural progression, right? Former casino owner, business wheeler and dealer Donald J Trump now is the 45th president of the United States. Will he finally be the one to overturn a 25 year old ban known as the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 (PASPA). In a nutshell, it prohibits …

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Mar 01

The encore to USC’s 2017 recruiting class could be even better

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By the end of the 2016 season, few programs would have chosen to take the field opposite USC, as the Trojans were one of the hottest teams in the country. That momentum carried over into signing day, as USC’s recruiting class climbed to No. 5 in the nation on the strength of adding six ESPN …

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Feb 28

The Sports Bank.net: What Will the Jay Cutler Legacy in Chicago Be When He’s Gone?

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Recently, there have been numerous reports that the Chicago Bears are aggressively shopping Jay Cutler. In a way that’s not really news as the Bears tried to move him on NFL Draft day a couple years, reportedly to the Tennessee Titans, who supposedly ended up not quite interested enough to take him. In the latest …

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Feb 06

Patriots Do it Again

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So, yeah, the Patriots scored 31 unanswered points. “It just was an avalanche,” quarterback Tom Brady said. Patriots 34. Falcons 28. “I want to say to our fans, our amazing coaching staff, our players, this is unequivocally the sweetest,” team owner Robert Kraft said. http://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/nfl/…-of/ar-AAmEggX

Jan 11

BTB: Cowboys & Packers Playoff History: Tom Landry And Vince Lombardi Meet Again

The rematch of the ‘66 game saw the same result. The calendar year 1967 started with some unfinished business from the 1966 NFL season. The Dallas Cowboys hosted the Green Bay Packers for the NFL Championship Game on New Year’s Day. It would close in similar fashion as the Packers took their turn to host …

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Jan 11

The Landry Hat: Dallas Cowboys: Is AT&T Stadium finally a home field advantage?

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Is the Dallas Cowboys home, AT&T Stadium in Arlington Texas, now considered a real home field advantage? They’ll find out this Sunday. The Dallas Cowboys will finally have a chance to use the home field advantage they earned with a 13-3 season ending record this season. And it starts with America’s Team enjoying the challenge …

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Dec 30

Brent Musburger Nails It Regarding New Year’s Eve College Football

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Legendary broadcaster Brent Musburger doesn’t just “get it.” He absolutely knocked it out of the park on this one. Once again this year, College Football is trying desperately to claim New Year’s Eve as it’s day, by holding the Final Four playoff games on December 31st. Once again, it’s not going happen, and the ratings …

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Dec 24

Best College Football Bowl Games That Aren’t A Playoff

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On December 17th, the college football bowl season began with the New Mexico Bowl and will conclude with the College Football Playoff Championship on January 9th. During that stretch, plenty of good football will be played. Let’s take a look at some of the best games that aren’t being played to determine the national champion. …

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Dec 02

Cowboys are the prescription for the NFL’s prime-time doldrums

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For certain specific types of fever, the only prescription is more cowbell. And for the NFL’s ongoing ratings malaise, well, you know the cure. For the second straight week, a stand-alone, nationally-televised game featuring the Dallas Cowboys delivered bigly, with a season-high Thursday Night Football rating of 14.1. Via Greg Aiello of the NFL, it’s …

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Nov 02

The Sports Bank.net: #8 Wisconsin Football Preview vs Northwestern Wildcats

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You could make it in the big leagues someday, kid. You got talent I tells ya, and moxie too, kid. Those two old timey borscht beltisms could apply to both the Northwestern and Wisconsin football teams in 2016. By beating the Nebraska Cornhuskers last Saturday night, the Badgers have established themselves as the de facto …

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