NCAA clears UNC’s Leslie McDonald but PJ Hairston could sit season – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe NCAA cleared suspended North Carolina senior guard Leslie McDonald to play, effective immediately, it was announced Wednesday. RELATED: Faulcon, passenger with PJ Hairston, cleared to play. McDonald has…

Army-Navy Game evokes rivalry, pride – Philly.com

Philly.comNavy midshipmen stand in formation during the walk-on before the start of the Army-Navy NCAA college football game at Lincoln Financial Field, Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, in Philadelphia. (Jacqueline Larma/AP).…

Iowa State ends with 8-0 run to top rival Iowa – USA TODAY

USA TODAYAMES, Iowa — They came into a sold out Hilton Coliseum as rateds for the first time since 1987 – and only for the second time in the 66-game…

Indiana hopes to be ready for Syracuse test in Sweet 16 rematch – USA TODAY

USA TODAYBLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Indiana guard Yogi Ferrell has talked about using last season’s loss to Syracuse in the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA tournament — and his own poor…

Manziel again held in check as No. 19 Texas A&M falls at No. 5 Missouri (Top 25) – al.com

al.comTexas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel, center, scrambles as Missouri defensive linemen Michael Sam, left, and Shane Ray defend during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game on Saturday,…

Texas A&M vs Missouri Live Stream Free Watch NCAA College Football Games … – NYSE Media

NYSE MediaTwo years since ditching the Big 12 for the SEC, both programs have already made an impact in the big, bad conference that many speculated may be too much…

Pat Haden Fires Lane Kiffin: Video And Transcript Of Dan Patrick Show Interview

Pat Haden, USC’s Athletic Director, fired USC Head Football Coach Lane Kiffin early Sunday morning after a blow-out loss to Arizona State 62 to 41. While Haden had backed Kiffin…

The Johnny Manziel Hat Autograph; Was Drew Tieman His Employee?

Texas A&M’s standout quarterback, and Airraid Offense specialist Johnny Manziel is this blogger’s favorite signal caller who doesn’t play for the California Golden Bears. Currently, the young man with the…

Bill Russell, Jason Kidd, Gary Payton: Oakland’s Top 3 Basketball Players

Who are Oakland’s top three basketball players of all time? That’s the question posted in Twitter by Oaklandish today. And while such a question can yield hours of talk and…

Alabama Crimson Tide Meet President Obama At The Whitehouse This Week

President Obama once again greeted the NCAA Football National Champion Alabama Crimson Tide to The Whitehouse, after their win against The Fighting Irish Of Notre Dame. Crimson Tide Head Coach…

Final Four NCAA Basketball: #9 Wichita St. 26, Louisville 25, Half

The Final Four is on now, and one-half of the piece of the puzzle is being filled-in as we watch: it’s #9 Wichita St. 26, Louisville 25, at the half…

Kevin Ware Injury Propels Louisville To NCAA Win Vs Duke

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7J_JhMqgX-w Louisville beat Duke because of the awful injury to Kevin Ware. On Saturday, Kevin Ware, the star sophomore forward for the Louisville Cardinals, said, according to CBS Sports, that…

Black Football Coaches Should Sue NCAA NFL Over Hiring Practices

Black Football Coaches Should Sue NCAA NFL http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qv9OpKw2u7k As of now, the NFL’s available coaching jobs are being filled, and not one of the current hires is black. By contrast,…

Stephanie McCaffrey Destroys BC Soccer Career Via Twitter, Sandusky Tweets

Stephanie McCaffrey, whose Twitter bio is “Just off the binky, time to get kinky,” for now, has destroyed her Boston College soccer career after posting insensitive Twitter Tweets about rival…

Jeff Tedford: Cal Football Coach’s University Of California Contract

Cal was soundly beaten by Oregon, 59 to 17, increasing calls for Cal Athletic Director Sandy Barbour to terminate Cal Football Head Coach Jeff Tedford. What’s interesting, and yet typical…

NFL Draft 2012: Eagles Workout Michael Floyd, WR, Notre Dame

Michael Floyd, Notre Dame’s great wide receiver, is one of my favorite players in this 2012 NFL Draft (Zennie62.com coverage by Tout.com), and some say the second-best wide receiver behind…

Taylor Swift Is ACM Entertainer Of The Year, Mad Men, NCAA Basketball Finals

Taylor Swift wins the Academy Of Country Music’s Entertainer Of The Year award for the second straight year, and caps an amazing weekend that saw the pop-country singer land awards,…

Fringe Season 4 Not Off To Good Start; Hunger Games?

Be it the night of the day it came on, Friday, or the NCAA Tournament, or the release of the blockbuster movie Hunger Games, Fringe on Fox clocked in with…

Ohio State Edges Syracuse, Heads To Final Four

NCAA March Madness rolls on. Ohio State got by the embattled Syracuse Orangemen 77 to 70, thus eliminating Syracuse’s one sure way to wipe clean the stench caused by accusations…

NCAA Selection Sunday: Colorado In, Cal Sorta In,Washington Out Of Bracket

What this blogger hates about NCAA Selection Sunday is what this blogger likes about it: that when your team’s in, it’s a great God-sent day, and when your team’s out,…

NCAA Selection Sunday: Colorado, Cal, And Washington Repping Pac-12?

After being snubbed in 2011, the University of Colorado has scored its first NCAA Tournament Bid and in its first year of the Pac-12, and not Pac-10, conference. Colorado beat…

Colts Should Keep Peyton Manning, Get Robert Griffin III In 2012 NFL Draft

The Indianapolis Colts have been plugged in as the automatic next stop for Stanford Quarterback Andrew Luck. But that’s OK only if Baylor Quarterback Robert Griffin III elects to remain…

Stanford Misses Field Goals, Loses Fiesta Bowl In Biggest Choke In Sports History

Awful. Disappointing. Deflating. Some of the adjectives you could use to describe what has to be the biggest choke in sports history. Tied 38-all with just 3 seconds left, Stanford’s…

Oregon Wins Rose Bowl, Bill Polian Fired By Colts

Happy New Year! These two news items may seem unrelated, but actually they are in the mind of this blogger. As I was watching the 2012 Rose Bowl (where Oregon…

Upset: Robert Griffin III Wins Heisman Over Andrew Luck

Robert Griffin III is a dream-stealer. The Heisman Trophy was all set to go to Stanford’s record-setting Quarterback Andrew Luck at the award ceremony last night. But, like NBA Commissioner…

BCS Bowl Games: LSU, Alabama, NCAA Football Championship

That we have a new set of BCS bowl games is yet another year we don’t have a college football playoff system. One visit to the NCAA website is all…

Stanford Cardinal Women Conquer Soccer World, Beat Duke In Final

The Stanford Cardinal Women have done it! They beat Duke in a close contest 1-0, and for their first NCAA women’s soccer title. The Stanford Cardinal Women are National Champions!…

Jack Del Rio and Rick Neuheisel, Jacksonville, UCLA Coaches Fired

Jack Del Rio and Rick Neuheisel, coaches at the NFL’s Jacksonville Jaguars and the NCAA’s UCLA Bruins, were fire this week, and for different reasons in detail, but the same…

Cal v. ASU: Cal Wins 47 – 38, Goes 7 and 5

After watching a Cal Stanford Big Game that Cal should have won, but lost 31-28, the California Golden Bears came into the Land of the Tourist – aka Tempe, Arizona…

Lee Corso – ESPN Anchor Drops F-Bomb On College Gameday

ESPN’s Lee Corso is known for getting really excited about his picks to win NCAA games on the network’s College Gameday broadcast. But in this case, Lee went way over…

Stanford Oregon: Stanford Lost, Drops In AP Top 25

The Stanford Oregon Game was not for The Cardinal. The previously 4th ranked Stanford Cardinal lost to dropped four spots to 8th ranking in the AP Top 25 after being…

Tom Bradley Replaces Joe Paterno At Penn State – Sort Of

This blogger watched the Tom Bradley Penn State Press Conference today with very much interest. After all, Coach Bradley, Penn State Football’s defense coach (he’s not listed as “defensive coordinator”)…

JOE PATERNO FIRED FROM PENN STATE

UPDATE: Joe Paterno Dies – A Tribute This is a shocking development. Joe Paterno. JoePa. The Penn State Football heac coach, who, since 1966, has won more college football games…

Doug Thornton: Hurricane Katrina Superdome Hero In Oakland For SMG

SMG Senior Vice President Doug Thornton came to Oakland to help manage the effort of hosting and securing events for the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Complex, which includes the O.co Coliseum…

College Football Rankings : USC, Notre Dame Not In AP 25 For First Time

The AP College Football Top 25 poll of college football rankings for the results of the first week of the 2011 NCAA College Football season is out, and it includes…