College basketball should follow the ladies lead

Photo courtesy of ncaa.com

Photo courtesy of ncaa.com

If you’ve been watching any of the 24 hours of consecutive live college basketball on ESPN, you would have noticed a couple things: the UConn women’s basketball team looks as dominant as ever, and the women’s college game now plays by some different rules than the men’s game. Continue reading

The Mudiay Effect

Photo courtesy of nextimpulsesports.com & Brian Spurlock, USA Today Sports

Photo courtesy of nextimpulsesports.com & Brian Spurlock, USA Today Sports

As I watch No. 21 SMU Mustangs play the unranked, defending National Champion Connecticut Huskies on this snowy Sunday in Connecticut I can’t help but think about how good this Mustang team would have been if their top recruit decided to go to college. I also can’t help but think about how this talented UConn team is going to miss the NCAA Tournament barring some crazy American Athletic Conference Tournament run, and part of me thinks that winning the conference tournament is very possible (where have we seen a UConn team do that before). Continue reading

Too Famous Jameis?

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orlandosentinel.com

Jameis Winston has been in the news a lot throughout the past two years for many things that do not involve a football. From “mistakenly” forgetting to pay for crab legs, to yelling an obscene sexual phrase that can only hurt his image as he continues to deal with sexual assault allegations, Winston has only missed one game football game and three baseball games over two seasons and Florida State’s football team is still in contention for a second straight National Championship.

His most recent headline-grabbing controversy does involve a football among other things, and it could be the thing that sadly gets him in the most trouble. Continue reading