Category Archive: College Sports

Nov 12

The Sports Ohio State Basketball uncharacteristic underdogs this season


With four of their top six scorers gone and seven newcomers stepping onto the floor, the Ohio State basketball program is facing a rare year of reloading. The Buckeyes were picked to finish seventh in the Big Ten and are enter the season in a strange role; as underdogs. OHIO STATE BUCKEYES Last Season: 6th, …

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Oct 12

Trojans fire Sarkisian


“After careful consideration of what is in the best interest of the university and our student-athletes, I have made the decision to terminate Steve Sarkisian, effective immediately,” athletic director Pat Haden said in a statement Monday. “I want to thank Clay Helton for stepping into the interim head coach role, and I want to add …

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Sep 20

The Sports NIU Huskies take big step forward at Ohio State


The unranked NIU Huskies played at #1 Ohio State today as if a Power Five Conference expansion committee was watching. Maybe the Big 12 might be making a couple phone calls someday down the line. Today’s effort was night and day different from last year’s Power 5 road trip disaster. Instead of getting utterly annihilated …

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Sep 10

Some of the Best Rivalries to Watch Out for This College Football Season


One of the best parts of anyone’s college experience is when one of your sports teams takes on your biggest rivals. The crowd is always bigger, the energy more electric, the band more in sync, and the play even better than usual. While basketball, soccer, baseball, and other college sports certainly benefit from the boost …

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Sep 02

Anthony’s Upset Pick of the week | Washington Over Boise State


Washington makes its first trip ever to the Blue Turf,where it’s a homecoming for Chris Petersen. For my week one upset pick, I’m taking the underdog Huskies over the Broncos. Boise State: Ranked 23rd (AP) Washington: Unranked Head to Head: Washington leads 2-1 Last Meeting: Washington 38, BSU 6 (2013) Line: Boise State -11 …

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Aug 03

Giving Christmas 2015


I know it is August and that means the last thing you are likely thinking about right now is Christmas, but every year hundreds of charities start work for the holiday season at this time. This year SJ has the pleasure of sponsoring one of those awesome charities! We’d like to help these guys reach …

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Jun 07

The Sports Cal Golden Bears good role model for Illini basketball


Shortly after the Illini basketball team closed up shop for the season (It happened in the early going of their Big Ten Tournament first round destruction at the hands of Michigan’s 3/4 of a team) we juxtaposed Illinois to Maryland. It made sense at the time given that the Illini and the Terps had such …

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May 18

Someone changed the Texas A&M entrance sign to “Bevel”


A few weeks ago, the Texas A&M’s Board of Regents voted in favor of replacing the school’s “T Star” logo on the 52-year old seal. After the news broke about the change, Aggies fans have been voicing their displeasure about this and want the logo to stay the same. So instead of getting on board with …

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May 09

Jeff Pearlman: ESPN troubles ?


It’s an interesting world. Woke up this morning to the news that Bill Simmons is leaving ESPN, after spending my hour of gym time last night watching SportsCenter and pretty much losing my mind. The two linked bonds? Simmons worked for ESPN, and ESPN feels … lost. It’s a weird thing. Until a few years …

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Apr 27

The Landry Hat: Dallas Cowboys Third Round Pick: Three Options


With the 2015 NFL Draft*now only days away, it’s time to take a look at what the Dallas Cowboys can do with their third round pick. I’ve already covered what I think they should do in the first round, second round, and somewhat the later rounds (fourth through seventh). The Cowboys made some big strides …

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