Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Ole Miss football self-banhammers itself, imposes 2017 postseason ban.


Ole Miss football supporters can go ahead and make their plans for New Years. Ole Miss has announced that it is self-banhammering itself for the 2017 college football postseason.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Mike Gundy in a wrestling singlet will haunt your nightmares tonight.

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Ready for some nightmare fuel?  Oklahoma State head Mike Gundy coach donned a wrestling singlet in a video promoting this coming Saturdays dual between the Cowboys and reigning NCAA Division I wrestling champion Penn State. 

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Butch Jones says Tennessee football seeks recruits with "a five-star heart."

Butch Jones. Image via Bleacher Report. 


Tennessee head coach Butch Jones is heading back into Derek Dooley territory again. Having already given the 2016 Volunteer football team "The Championship of Life," Jones has now blessed us with this lovely quotation about what he seeks in a recruiting prospect.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

The Poinsettia Bowl is an ex-bowl game.

2016 Poinsettia Bowl. Image via Sports Page Magazine.


Adios to the Poinsettia Bowl.  Plans to redevelop Qualcom Stadium into a smaller capacity stadium for soccer has forced the San Diego Bowl Game Association to drop the game in order to focus on the Holliday Bowl.

Monday, January 16, 2017

Alabama hires Greg Byrne to succeed Bill Battle as athletic director.

Greg Byrne. Image via azcentral.com.



Nick Saban has a new boss. The University of Alabama has announced that Greg Byrne will take over the office of athletic director beginning on March1.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Bayern Munich trolls NFL over the Chargers move from San Diego to Los Angeles.

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Bayern Munich. Image via skysports.com.

We can all go home now. Bayern Munich won the Internet Thursday with this tweet trolling the NFL over the San Diego Chargers eminent move to Los Angeles.

Auburn is not considering Art Briles as its next offensive coordinator.

Art Briles. Image via SB*Nation. 



Scratch one name off the list of candidates to succeed Rhett Lashlee as Auburn's offensive coordinator. Both ESPN's Bret McMurphy and al.com have reported that former Baylor head coach Art Briles is not being considered to replace Lashlee, who is leaving to become OC of UConn.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Marvel to publish new Defenders series just in time for Netflix's version of the "non-team."

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Image via Marvel/The Hollywood Reporter.


Marvel hasn't featured The Defenders in its own comic book title since 2013. With Netflix set to team up Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist in its forthcoming Defenders series, reviving the team in the Marvel Universe was bound to happen.

Vanderbilt head coach Derek Mason denies interest in Cal head coach opening.

Derek Mason. Image via USA Today. 

Vanderbilt has coach Derek Mason took to Twitter on Wednesday in an attempt to squash suggestions that he might be a candidate for the open head coaching position at Cal.

Monday, January 9, 2017

Arkansas DC Robb Smith joining new Minnesota head coach PJ Fleck's coaching staff.

Robb Smith. Image via WholeHogSports.


It looks at though new Minnesota head coach PJ Fleck's coaching staff is starting to take shape. ESPN's Adam Rittenberg reports that Arkansas defensive coordinator Robb Smith will be hired for the same job at Minnesota.

Sunday, January 8, 2017

Sonny Dykes is an ex-Cal head football coach.


Former Cal head coach Sonny Dykes in 2015. Image via The Seattle Times. 


It looks at thought the college football head coaching carousel is quite done spinning just yet. Cal has fired head coach Sonny Dykes after four seasons at the helm of the Golden Bears football program.

Monday, January 2, 2017

Lane Kiffin is an ex-Alabama offensive coordinator, leaving school ahead of schedule.

Nick Saban and Lane Kiffin. Image via @CBSSportsCFB. 

Alabama just can't let New Year's Day go by without stealing headlines from the teams actually playing today, can it? The school announced Monday that outgoing offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin would be leaving the Crimson Tide coaching staff ahead of schedule, and would not take part in the team's defense of its College Football Playoff title on Jan. 9.