Central Florida defeated UConn, 24-16, Saturday in the fourth installment of the greatest artificial college football rivalry ever: The Civil Conflict. My mistake—it’s actually the Civil ConFLiCT.
Comcast SportsNet Chicago aired lots of compelling footage last night of Cubs players, staff, and fans celebrating their first National League pennant in 71 years, but its most delightful—if that is the right word for it—moment is when bullpen catcher Chad Noble got wet and sticky in his hot dog Speedo.
The Pac-12 fined Washington State head coach Mike Leach $10,000 earlier this week for claiming Arizona State steals signals from opposing teams—something Sun Devils head coach Todd Graham admitted to last year. Graham wasn’t taking kindly to the allegations this time around, though, telling Leach during the handshake…
90-year-old Cubs fan Dorothy Farrell was a media favorite during the NLCS, and now she’s watched her team win its first N.L. pennant since she was 19 years old. She plans to celebrate exactly the same way every other Cubs supporter will.
Unranked Penn State knocked off #2 Ohio State when Grant Haley scooped up a blocked Buckeyes field goal and took it to the end zone, giving the Nittany Lions a 24-21 win after their defense stopped J.T. Barrett and the Buckeyes offense.
The Cubs just needed to win a game. And so they did, shutting out the Dodgers 5-0 Saturday night to earn a trip to the World Series for the first time since 1945. That was so long ago (how long ago was it?!) that this marks their first ever NLCS win as the World War II-era pennant was a simple matter of winning one…
Leonard Fournette isn’t done putting defenders in their place.
Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett is an absolute magician. Here he avoids three Penn State defenders surrounding him in the backfield and gets 19 yards in a play that looked so impossible officials decided to review it (and upheld the results after getting a second look).
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Colorado is in the midst of its best season in years, earning its way to bowl eligibility today with a 10-5 win over the once-seventh-ranked Stanford Cardinal. But even with its inexplicable 6-2 record, the Buffaloes still showed some of that haplessness that was a hallmark of the program for a decade—as, while…
Brian Jones failed out of the NFL due to injury—he even filed, and lost, a lawsuit over it—but don’t tell him that the sport of football needs rules to protect players’ long-term health. The CBS college football analyst alternately demanded players grow eyes in the back of their head or barked “KEEP YOUR HEAD ON A…
ESPN’s weekly native advertising broadcast known as College GameDay set its temporary roots in Tuscaloosa today for the big aTm-Bama game. People brought signs, yes, and they also had signs in Lexington where SEC Nation was broadcasting its superior program.
Draymond “The Human Vasectomy” Green, whose reputation is rooted in his kicking ability as much as it is his actual basketball skills, is back at the martial arts-ing, even in preseason. Here he is last night against the Blazers, leveling his big foot toward Allen Crabbe:
Watch this one all the way through.