Firing Joe Paterno Is Absolutely The Right Move

Firing Joe Paterno Is Absolutely The Right MoveAmid the unthinkable sexual abuse scandal taking place at Penn State University, involving former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky, the school's board of trustees did the absolute right thing in dismissing legendary head coach Joe Paterno on Wednesday. Simply put, Paterno had to go and fast.

Joe Paterno

Saturday's Game Involves More Than One Rivalry

Saban and Miles are 2-2 against each otherDuring Saturday night's big matchup between SEC rivals, No. 1 LSU and No. 2 Alabama, there is an additional rivalry to consider, involving the two men roaming the sidelines.

Alabama coach Nick Saban is coaching against his former team LSU, who is of course coached by Les Miles. Saban had an excellent run at LSU from 2000-2004, winning a share of the BCS championship in 2003, along with USC.

Nick Saban

Random Thoughts From The Sports Weekend That Was

Brady and Belichick tie Marino and ShulaMichigan State continued its recent hex by defeating instate rival Michigan for the fourth straight season, the first time this has happened since the 1959-1962 seasons. 

Undefeated Stanford has the nation's longest winning streak at 14 games.

Ohio State went Stone Age in topping Illinois on the road 17-7, completing only one pass in four attempts for 17 yards. 

New England Patriots

Manure Or Fish Bait In Lubbock??

manure on Texas A&M busTexas Tech hosted Texas A&M last Saturday and the Aggies came up with a 45-40 victory. But, all the talk after the game was about what exactly happened to the Aggies' team bus. 

Texas A&M

Random Thoughts From The Weekend That Was

Kellen Moore 43-2 recordLooking back, it was not so surprising that league winners New York and Philadelphia were eliminated in the first round of the baseball playoffs. In the past 21 seasons, the team with the most victories in the regular season has won the World Series only three times. 

Quarterback Kellen Moore has a 43-2 record as the Boise State starter. The Broncos are now 114-13 in the past ten years. 

Kellen Moore

Some Random Thoughts From The Football Weekend That Was

Robert Griffin IIII will settle it now---Alabama has the best defense and the best team in college football.  Who wants to play them? 

Wisconsin made a real statement versus Nebraska, as the Huskers are now 2-16 in their last 18 games against teams in the top 10. 

Ohio State barely avoided a home shutout against Michigan State, who defeated the Buckeyes for the first time since 1999 on Saturday. 

Robert Griffin III

Jerry Kill Returns To The Minnesota Sidelines After Seizure

Jerry Kill suffers seizureAfter spending most of last week in the hospital, University of Minnesota first year coach Jerry Kill returned to the sidelines for the Gophers 29-23 win over Miami (Ohio).

Jerry Kill

Hurricanes Still Top One Very Important List

Miami Hurricanes most players in the NFLSaturday, in what this column deemed as the Probation Bowl, the Miami Hurricanes defeated the Ohio Buckeyes 24-6. Despite the impressive victory, everyone around the Miami program is dealing with the prospect of almost certain and significant NCAA punishment.

Miami Hurricanes

Visiting Fans Guide To Attending A UCLA Game At The Rose Bowl

Visiting Fans Guide To Attending A UCLA Game At The Rose BowlThe UCLA Bruins football program and the University of Miami (FL) football program share a very unique distinction, both schools play home football games more than 20 miles away from their campuses. The Bruin's Westwood campus sits a whopping 29 miles from the Rose Bowl in Pasadena.

Upset Alert In Austin

BYU Cougars quarterback Jake HeapsThis week's upset alert takes us to Austin, Texas, where the Longhorns host the BYU Cougars. Texas is a seven-point favorite in Saturday's contest. 

In their opening game, BYU defeated Mississippi on the road and are 57-21 under coach Bronco Mendenhall. Plus, sophomore Jake Heaps is the best quarterback you have never heard of.

Brigham Young Cougars

The 2011 Heisman Trophy Winner Is...

Trent Richardson Heisman TrophyThere has been an extraordinary amount of hype about quarterbacks and their chances to win the 2011 Heisman. Signal callers such as Stanford's Andrew Luck, Oklahoma's Landry Jones, Boise State's Kellen Moore and Michigan's Denard Robinson all have their supporters

Trent Richardson