College Football

Wisconsin gives West hope of challenging B10 East dominance

The Big Ten West might not be best, but it is getting closer to challenging the East Division’s conference dominance. Wisconsin returns the entire offensive line and a 1,900-yard rusher from its record-setting 13-win team, and some see the Badgers as a contender for the College Football Playoff. Iowa has the nation’s top tight end … Continue reading Wisconsin gives West hope of challenging B10 East dominance

COLLEGE FOOTBALL ’18: Coaches feeling heat this season

A potentially quiet silly season for coaching moves can quickly turn into whirlwind of big openings. That was the case last year when Nebraska and Florida descended into tumultuous seasons and fired third-year coaches who had winning records in 2016. Multimillion dollars buyouts be damned. The reality is most FBS coaches are one truly terrible … Continue reading COLLEGE FOOTBALL ’18: Coaches feeling heat this season

T.O. ready for unconventional induction in Chattanooga

Leave it to Terrell Owens to choose to become the first person to celebrate being inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame somewhere other than at the Canton, Ohio shrine. The receiver who provided so many exhilarating and exasperating moments during one of the NFL’s most prolific careers is about 600 miles away from … Continue reading T.O. ready for unconventional induction in Chattanooga

National title game still feels like afterthought to season

ATLANTA/January 08, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— The College Football Playoff is here to stay. The national championship game is still trying to make its mark. The 4-year-old title game remains a bit of an afterthought compared to the well-entrenched bowl system, from its lack of a catchy name to its scattered timing to its scaled-backed format. “Every sport … Continue reading National title game still feels like afterthought to season

Alabama-Clemson becomes college football’s best new rivalry

NEW ORLEANS/December 31, 2017  (AP)(STL.News) — The three-peat will be complete. Then again, there might be a few more chapters in college football‘s most intriguing new rivalry. For the third year in a row , Clemson will meet Alabama in the College Football Playoff, only this time it will be in the Sugar Bowl semifinal rather than … Continue reading Alabama-Clemson becomes college football’s best new rivalry

Gronk’s hit on Tre’Davious White adds tension to Bills, Pats

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. / December 4, 2017 (AP) (STL.News) — Running back LeSean McCoy isn’t sure if the bad blood between the Bills and Patriots — and increased by tight end Rob Gronkowski’s hit on Buffalo cornerback Tre’Davious White — will carry over in three weeks when the AFC East rivals meet again in New … Continue reading Gronk’s hit on Tre’Davious White adds tension to Bills, Pats

Frantic college football week from Kelly back to Fisher out

December 2, 2017 (AP) (STL.News) — College football news moved faster this week than Oregon’s offense in Chip Kelly’s hey-day with the Ducks, and the blur started with Kelly himself deciding to return to the Pac-12. In a span of a week, four Southeastern Conference teams hired new coaches, including Texas A&M, which pulled off … Continue reading Frantic college football week from Kelly back to Fisher out

FBS sees huge spike in targeting penalty enforcement so far

September 20, 2017 (STL.News) – Targeting:  College football’s Bowl Subdivision has seen a 73 percent increase in the number of targeting penalties enforced through the first three weeks of the season compared with the same point in 2016. National coordinator of officials Rogers Redding said Wednesday that 55 targeting penalties have been enforced in 214 … Continue reading FBS sees huge spike in targeting penalty enforcement so far