Tag Archive: NCAA

Feb 22

Homeland Security chief: Be ‘vigilant’ at malls

The secretary of Homeland Security on Sunday warned shoppers at Minnesota’s iconic Mall of America and similar venues to be vigilant in the wake of new terrorist threats. “I’m not telling people to not go to the mall,” Secretary Jeh Johnson said on NBC’s Meet The Press. “I think that there needs to be an …

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Feb 16

The March Madness Tradition.


March Madness. The time of year the world focuses on College Hoops. Even if you aren’t a fan, chances are you are doing a bracket.  Bu making brackets, or betting on college basketball, it is contagious and widespread.  At sportsjabber, it’s an exciting time of year. But how did it start?  This single elimination tournament …

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Jan 12

The Sports Bank.net: Pelicans Anthony Davis GUARANTEES Kentucky national title


Anthony Davis is no stranger to making big guarantees. At a summer USA Basketball event, he predicted that his New Orleans Pelicans would make the NBA playoffs this year (podcast here). He also referred to Beyonce as “his future wife.” (audio of this here) We’re sure he was, at least half, joking about the second …

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Jan 02

The Sports Bank.net: SEC football crashing out at “SEC Speed” this bowl season


Everyone is piling on SEC football right now. Before we join in, let’s take a moment to remind everyone how/why we got here. SEC football is exceptional. With it comes SEC football exceptionalism; and it’s something that the SEC football communities love to remind you of. This will be the first time since 2005 that …

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Dec 27

Hackenberg leads Penn State to overtime win over Boston College in Pinstripe Bowl


It’s only fitting that a bowl game in Yankee Stadium ended with a walk-off in extra innings. Christian Hackenberg engineered a fourth-quarter comeback, his third this season and the fifth of his career, to lead Penn State past Boston College 31-30 in overtime in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl. In a game that saw each team’s quarterbacks trade …

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Dec 27

Alabama arrives in New Orleans for Sugar Bowl

NCAA Football: Sugar Bowl-Alabama vs Oklahoma

After holding the second of two on-campus practices following the Christmas break, the University of Alabama football team arrived in New Orleans on Saturday afternoon for next week’s Sugar Bowl. Alabama’s plane touched down at approximately 4:45 p.m., about 20 minutes after Ohio State’s landed. Injured running back Kenyan Drake immediately tweeted: “Plane just landed …

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Dec 11

ESPN Capital One Bowl Pickem


I have set up a CFB Bowl pickem group on ESPN for SJers. below is the imformation Group URL – http://games.espn.go.com/college-bow…?groupID=75279 Password – SJCFB2014 Hope to see a lot of the CFB fans making picks so we can have a fun group this bowl season. Also it is a straight pickem, so your either right …

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Dec 06

Oregon rolls over Arizona to win Pac-12 title


SANTA CLARA, Calif. – The College Football Playoff has its first ever participant, and about the only question is whether it will wind up the No. 1 seed overall. Oregon (12-1) won’t officially be given a spot in the inaugural four-team postseason event until the field is announced at 12:45 p.m. ET Sunday, but after …

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Nov 30

LewPBlog:College football thoughts


What a great weekend/holiday of college football eh? Mississippi State loses, and loses more than just one game. Ohio State wins the game but loses the war. The hot seat in Lincoln, apparently, was very real. Nebraska head coach Bo Pelini has been fired by the university. Nebraska Athletics Director Shawn Eichorst informed Pelini of …

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Nov 25

The Sports Bank.net: Illini football fans split on coaching change or bowl appearance


The Illini football fanbase is pretty much split evenly when it comes to what they’d rather have: a coaching change, or a bowl berth. You already know where I stand. I’ll let you make up your mind, by voting in the poll here.* I’ve watched the poll results since Saturday, and they swing 45-55% both …

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