Breaking: Pitt Has A Class On Vampires (Also Something About Three…

The AP more often than not still uses a time-tested format called the inverted pyramid, in which the most basic and crucial facts are placed at the top, with increasingly peripheral details as you read down. The idealist says it's so readers get the important stuff early, even if they don't read to the end of the… » 11/02/12 10:17am 11/02/12 10:17am

Did ESPN Bone The Big East Because They Wouldn't Sign A TV Deal?

Boston College AD Gene DeFilippo, who was part of the ACC's expansion committee that lured Pitt and Syracuse away from the Big East, says something that shouldn't be a big shocker: realignment is about money. But to see it put so blatantly, and to see the four-letter network invoked so unapologetically, well, this is… » 10/10/11 2:55pm 10/10/11 2:55pm

College Football Previews: #8 West Virginia

We're rolling through the Top 25 and getting ever closer to kickoff. Just one week from today. John Radcliff brings the West Virginia preview. John blogs about West Virginia at Mountain Lair and writes for FanHouse. » 8/21/08 12:30pm 8/21/08 12:30pm Guns and Moonshine are plentiful, and the mountains create a natural barrier against invaders. Oh,…