WKU Ends Marshall's Undefeated Season With Overtime 2-Point Conversion

Florida State stands alone as FBS's sole undefeated team after Marshall collapsed at home today in overtime to Western Kentucky, 67-66, thanks to a brilliant Hilltoppers touchdown pass and subsequent two-point conversion. » 11/28/14 4:13pm 11/28/14 4:13pm

Marshall Escapes Doom Twice, Scores Wild Tip-Drill Touchdown

Marshall's undefeated, though you wouldn't know it by watching ESPN or listening to the college football playoff committee. You don't get to that kind of record without some luck, though, and that's what the Thundering Herd had on this play against UAB today when Rakeem Cato somehow escaped a sack, then threw a pass… » 11/22/14 1:23pm 11/22/14 1:23pm

College Football Referee Stops Game To Tell Band To Shut Up

Middle Tennessee State scored on the final play to win a 51-49 shootout last night against Marshall. But the game's best highlight came in the second quarter, when the ref took a moment to threaten the MTSU band with a noise violation. Stupid rules. » 10/25/13 6:16pm 10/25/13 6:16pm

There's A New Contender For The Worst Mistake On A Kickoff Return

Less than a week after the Titans' Darius Reynaud started the NFL season with a safety on an opening kickoff, Marshall's Steward Butler gave us an even more derp-tuoso performance during a college game Saturday night. » 9/16/13 2:29pm 9/16/13 2:29pm

Five Players Ejected From Marshall-WVU Game As Kick To The Balls Turns…

The intrastate rivalry between West Virginia and Marshall has been nasty of late both on the football field and basketball court, and the annual Capital Classic game (featuring a massive, full-court logo from "Friends of Coal") turned ugly again tonight in Charleston as the Herd's Robert Goff delivered a boot to… » 12/05/12 11:34pm 12/05/12 11:34pm

College Football Hall Of Famer Jim Donnan Ran An $80 Million Ponzi…

The feds love to trumpet it when they've charged a sports figure with a crime, and this morning they reeled in a doozy in Jim Donnan, a 2009 College Football Hall of Fame inductee who was formally pinched on some major allegations of securities fraud. » 8/16/12 6:35pm 8/16/12 6:35pm

Marshall Baseball Player Sues Frat After Being Startled By Anus-Mounted…

Louie Helmburg is a sophomore, and the backup catcher for the Marshall Thundering Herd. He hit .226 last year, with three RBI and four runs scored, and missed part of the season when he fell off a deck at the ATO house after one of the brothers fired a bottle rocket out of his ass. » 2/03/12 3:05pm 2/03/12 3:05pm

Marshall Coach Tom Herrion Flops On Sideline To Draw A Foul, Helps Seal…

Marshall head coach Tom Herrion appeared to have survived "The Big One" toward the end of the second half against UCF on Saturday, when he was allegedly elbowed by Knights guard Isaiah Sykes and collapsed in pain. Repeatedly. And rather dramatically. » 1/17/12 10:20am 1/17/12 10:20am

FIU Fans Weren't The Only Ones Getting Rowdy At The Beef 'O'Brady's Bowl

We bought you this segment of drunk Florida International fans at the Beef 'O'Brady's St. Petersburg Bowl earlier this week, and it resulted in quite a few nasty emails my way from FIU folks, featuring phrases like: » 12/23/11 11:20am 12/23/11 11:20am

Marshall's AD Is Surrounded By College Girls

Until he can find permanent housing, Mike Hamrick is living in an all-female dorm wing. He's living every man's dream, except the women are all half his age. So, yeah, he's living every man's dream. [The Parthenon] » 10/08/09 2:00am 10/08/09 2:00am

Dance, Marshall Fella, Dance

Last night, in Huntington, W.Va., the Marshall football team hosted a Women's Clinic, meant, apparently, to explain to feeble minded babymakers the basic concepts of football so that they will understand when to leave the room, when to leave the house and when to just bring more beer. It's not easy to keep a husband… » 8/24/07 10:40am 8/24/07 10:40am

If You Aren't Cheating, You Aren't Trying. WVU is Trying.

From the ever-resourceful Wizard of Odds comes this tip about some collegiate football chicanery. At a Marshall University spring football practice this week, there was a commotion in the stands, as a Marshall official took off running after a spectator who had been sitting there by himself taking notes. » 4/22/06 3:42pm 4/22/06 3:42pm