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Tuesday, September 1, 2015

College Football

The Wiz of Odds Exposes Exorbitant Spending by Schools in Bowl Games

Our buddy Jay Christensen, who runs the college football site The Wiz of Odds, has spent the past several weeks working on an investigative report that exposes the college football bowl system. Jay obtained expense reports for 56 of the 70 teams that participated in bowl games last season and reveals that the bowl tradition…Read More

Mark Richt’s ‘Win at All Costs’ Thoughts Are Laughable

Georgia football coach Mark Richt got all righteous during a meeting of “Bulldog faithful” in South Carolina last week. First, Richt drew attention for calling out the practice of over-signing, which is an unethical yet commonly-used practice employed by Nick Saban most notably. The he took an idealistic stand against the world of college football…Read More

Sam Bradford the Latest Heisman Trophy Winner to get a Statue

Sam Bradford may only be 23 years old, but that doesn’t make you too young to have a bronze statue fashioned in your likeness in Oklahoma. The former Heisman Trophy winner had his statue unveiled Saturday night at the Sooner Spectacular gala, and it will go on display outside Memorial Stadium in Norman alongside Billy…Read More

ESPN Writer Asks Who Will Replace Deceased Alabama OL Aaron Douglas

Sad news emerged Thursday when it was revealed Alabama offensive lineman Aaron Douglas had died. The 21-year-old was partying with friends in Jacksonville and was found dead at a house Thursday morning, likely because of a drug or alcohol-related overdose. It’s extremely sad news for Douglas’ family, friends, and for the Alabama football program. But…Read More

ESPN Personalities Who Criticize Texas Could get Replaced

Remember the blockbuster TV deal the University of Texas signed with ESPN? The Longhorn Network is set to go live in August after ESPN agreed to pay them around $300 million for the next 20 years. Well apparently Texas is in such high demand ESPN signed a sweetheart deal just to lock them up. So…Read More

Michigan Fans Buy Jim Tressel ‘Liar Liar, Vest on Fire’ Billboard

Things are looking up for the University of Michigan. Not only did they part ways with Rich Rodriguez and bring in a new coach, but their rival Ohio State is under fire for a tattoo-merchandise scandal. The most controversial part of the scandal is that Ohio State coach Jim Tressel covered up the violations committed…Read More

Fan Offering Cam Newton 1 Million Dollars to Pass Lie Detector Test

Cam Newton is preparing to be drafted this coming week and could very well end up as the top overall pick. He’s been scrutinized and criticized by draft analysts, and much of it is deserved. Newton left Florida after stealing a laptop, reportedly was involved in academic cheating, and then he was shopped by his…Read More

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