Tag Archive: NCAA

Oct 20

No Guts, No Glory: Joel Embiid warns Ben Simmons that Donald Trump will deport him


Ben Simmons finds himself with more time on his hands than he expected after he fractured a bone in his foot. Simmons used some of this extra time to take in the Presidential Debate on Wednesday night just like the rest of us. Also like the rest of us, Simmons decided to tweet his thoughts …

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Oct 12

College Football Rankings: New Teams Emerge at the Bottom of the Rankings


There were no notable changes in the Week 7 AP poll, so there isn’t much to talk about in that regard. What will probably generate interest are all the new squads emerging at the bottom. P.J. Fleck’s team, the Western Michigan Broncos finally entered the Top 25, falling at number 24, which didn’t really upset …

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Sep 27

The Badgers Themselves in the First Stretch of the Season


Michigan State didn’t just lose to Wisconsin. They were soundly beaten, so much so that everyone knew the game was over midway through the fourth quarter; and the loss obviously went against prevailing NFL odds. Michigan just doesn’t lose that way, or rather they do not lose so soundly very often. Alabama treated them in …

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Sep 12

Week 2 – SJ Top 10 – How Do You Have Them Ranked?


1. Alabama – No dispute here. They played amazing, even if they did play an over-ranked USC squad. Seems like everyone but the pollsters knew USC was a year away from being a highly ranked team. ‘Bama proced it. 2. Florida State – Not sure why people see Clemson at number two, but after watching …

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Sep 11

What Happened to Northwestern


This program won 10 games a year ago, including a big win over Stanford. It has started 2016 at 0-2, with losses to Western Michigan and FCS Illinois State. Northwestern loses to Illinois State 9-7 to fall to 0-2 on the season. A year after winning 10 games, the Wildcats suddenly find themselves in a …

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Sep 11

The Holy War | Utah 20, BYU 19


SALT LAKE CITY — Sunia Tauteoli had two interceptions as the Utah defense saved the day in a disjointed 20-19 win over rival BYU on Saturday. The Utah defense was routinely put in bad positions as the offense committed six turnovers. Troy Williams threw had 194 yards passing with one touchdown and three interceptions. Starting …

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Sep 09

SEC Spotlight


As I watched the opening weekend of college football unfold, one thing really stuck out: the SEC is top heavy.  Alabama is once again the team to beat and the others fall in line somewhere beneath them.  The shocking revelation was just how far down some of the other teams are in comparison to ‘Bama. …

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Sep 05

CFB rankings: How the polls will change after Week 1


College Football Playoff rankings won’t be upon us until November, so the Associated Press Top 25 is going to be the standard for the meantime. And since Week 1 is technically not over yet (two big games still to go on Sunday night and Monday night), the AP Poll won’t be out until Tuesday morning, …

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Aug 27

The Sports Bank.net: Two Notre Dame Football Players who could be First Round Picks


Obviously, the six Notre Dame football players arrested in two separate incidents last weekend, and the subsequent fallout, is “the lead” right now. Here’s a link to the latest on Devin Butler, and also on the five other players. After that, it’s all about the quarterback controversy in the Fighting Irish football news universe. Time …

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Jul 07

The Sports Bank.net: Michigan State Football: Preseason Publications are Bullish


Mark Dantonio has definitely changed the culture of Michigan State football, but is it here to stay? Last year had that kind of “it’s now or never” feel to it because the 2015 Spartans were led by a group of very talented seniors having their last hurrah. It did bring about another milestone for the …

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