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Lane Kiffin Will Not Run Offense For Alabama in Title Game

Lane Kiffin Will Not Run Offense For Alabama in Title Game

It’s still somewhat shocking to see that Lane Kiffin is the head coach at Florida Atlantic. He was once considered the up-and-coming young college coach, but he certainly has bounced around a bit of late. He seemed to fit in nicely in Alabama, coaching the offense for Nick Saban, but Florida Atlantic hired him a [...]

January 3, 2017 Kevin Burke CFB, Headlines 0

Coach K to Undergo Back Surgery, Miss 4 Weeks

Coach K to Undergo Back Surgery, Miss 4 Weeks

Grayson Allen isn’t the only member of Duke men’s basketball that will be missing some time. His coach will be sidelined, too. The ageless Mike Krzyzewski needs to undergo back surgery and as a result, he won’t be able to coach for about four weeks. Well, actually, he’s not ageless, even though his hair is [...]

January 3, 2017 admin CBB, Headlines 1

Duke Suspends Grayson Allen Indefinitely For Tripping

Duke Suspends Grayson Allen Indefinitely For Tripping

Duke’s Grayson Allen has been suspended indefinitely after he was caught tripping another player on the court for the third time in 2 years. Grayson Allen tripped Steven Santa Ana from Elon Phoenix on Wednesday night. After the incident, Allen flipped out on the bench after being called for a technical foul and later had [...]

December 22, 2016 admin CBB, Headlines 0

Former Heisman Winner, Rashaan Salaam, Dies at 42

Former Heisman Winner, Rashaan Salaam, Dies at 42

Former Heisman Trophy-winner, Rashaan Salaam has passed away at the age of 42. Salaam was found dead Monday night in a park in Boulder, Colorado, where he starred as a running back for the University of Colorado. Local authorities are saying there was no sign of foul play. Salaam won the Heisman in 1994, and [...]

December 7, 2016 Kevin Burke CFB, Headlines 0

Why College Football Ratings Haven’t Suffered

Why College Football Ratings Haven’t Suffered

ABC saw its biggest Week 10 ratings in five years during the Sunday Night Seahawks/Patriots game. So clearly, all the panic about falling ratings might have been a little premature. Then again, looking at the college football odds, one wonders why the excitement surrounding college football never died down. It wasn’t merely the NFL ratings [...]

November 17, 2016 admin CFB, College 0

Duke Closes its Practices to NBA scouts

Duke Closes its Practices to NBA scouts

Coach K is changing the rules. From now on, all Duke practices will be closed. Instead NBA scouts will be allowed to observe practices during two pro days. The first pro day will take place on October 19th and will include skills and drills. The second will be on October 25th and will feature an [...]

September 15, 2016 admin CBB, Headlines 0

Army Defensive Back Brandon Jackson Killed In Car Accident

Army Defensive Back Brandon Jackson Killed In Car Accident

Army football player, Brandon Jackson, has died in a car accident hours after helping his team win its second straight game. According to police and the U.S. Military Academy, Cadet Jackson, a 20-year-old sophomore, died in a single-car accident at around 1:50 a.m. Sunday north of New York City, Police said Cadet Jackson was driving [...]

September 12, 2016 admin CFB, Headlines 0

Lynn Swann Named USC Athletic Director

Lynn Swann Named USC Athletic Director

There has been some change with USC athletics (namely, footall) over the past few years, and that change is continuing. Former Steeler and Hall of Famer Lynn Swann has been named new Athletic Director for the Trojans. Swann will replace Pat Haden on July 1. Swann doesn’t have much previous experience, but he was a [...]

April 14, 2016 Kevin Burke CFB, College, Headlines 0

Jay Wright Top Target for Suns Head Coaching Job

Jay Wright Top Target for Suns Head Coaching Job

Jay Wright is the hottest coaching name in basketball right now after leading a small, not supremely talented Villanova team to the national championship. Unsurprisingly with a slew of NBA head coaching vacancies this offseason, his name has surfaced in the NBA coaching rumor mill. The Suns fired former head coach Jeff Hornacek in January [...]

April 8, 2016 admin CBB, Headlines 0

Former High School Phenom Thon Maker Declares for 2016 NBA Draft

Former High School Phenom Thon Maker Declares for 2016 NBA Draft

News broke from Bleacher Report Monday morning that 7’0″ five-star high school phenom Thon Maker has declared for the 2016 NBA Draft. Thon Maker was a YouTube sensation and has had a great deal of hype surrounding him for years. He’s a 7’0″ high school player that has great quickness, ball handling skills and athleticism, [...]

April 5, 2016 admin CBB, Headlines 0