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How Steve Fisher Built An Unlikely Powerhouse At San Diego State

When he took the job at San Diego State University, in the fall of 1999, Steve Fisher didn't promise that he'd turn things around overnight. He signed a seven-year contract, as if to prove the point, and spent the first few months of that deal barnstorming dozens of San Diego businesses and social groups to sell… » 3/27/14 6:39pm 3/27/14 6:39pm

Jamaal Franklin Goes Off The Backboard At Full Speed For This Dunk Of…

Will any other dunk during the 2012-13 college basketball season eclipse this insane moment of instinct, confidence, and sheer ballsiness? The correct response, almost assuredly, is "no." And by the eighth or ninth time you watch this, check out the Fresno State players' heads turn in every conceivable direction as… » 1/10/13 1:30am 1/10/13 1:30am

If You Disparage A BYU-Employed Video Replay Coordinator, He Will Sue…

Over two years ago, the San Diego State Aztecs played the BYU Cougars in what ought to have been an standard regular season contest. It was anything but standard: Late in the game, a fumble by BYU's J.J. Diluigi was not called on the field, despite looking to all the world like a fumble. Naturally, the replay booth… » 12/08/12 11:40am 12/08/12 11:40am

How's That "Going For It On Fourth Down" Thing Going For San Diego…

This August brought momentous news: San Diego State Aztecs head coach Rocky Long had done lost his mind, and would be implementing essentially the strategy all advanced football stats people have been stridently advocating since the dawn of advanced football stats. Long was going for it on fourth (inside the other… » 10/06/12 9:40am 10/06/12 9:40am