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College Football Playoff Week 11 – What a doozy!

In College Sports by Kia Little Comments

After a crazy weekend in college football where  two top-three teams and multiple top 25 teams lost, college football fans were anxious to see what the playoff rankings would look like come Tuesday night. The playoff committee released the rankings last night and most people are very content in the way it looks. Last week, the playoff rankings read no. 1 …

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Another SEC Coach Bites The Dust

In College Sports by Kia Little Comments

This past weekend, after three consecutive losses, former Tennessee coach, Butch Jones, was fired.  This last loss to Mizzou (50-17) was the last straw and left the Volunteers 0-6 in the SEC and a 4-6 record overall. According to the UT athletic director John Currie, Jones was relieved of his head coach position without cause. “We haven’t won enough.” Currie …

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Jim McElwain, You’re FIRED!

In College Sports by Kia Little Comments

It has been a rough week for the University of Florida, as the Gators part ways with their coach Jim McElwain after three seasons. It was Sunday afternoon, after the Gators lost their third straight game to the undefeated Georgia Bulldogs 42-7. Earlier in the week on Monday, Coach mentioned that he and his family had received death threats because …

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Two Undefeated SEC Teams in the Top 5

In College Sports by Kia Little

We have all witnessed, no. 1 Alabama prove week after week why they are sitting so effortlessly at no. 1 in the polls.  After beating Florida State 24-7 at one of the quoted “biggest openers in college football history”, the tide just has not stopped rolling.  They are 6-0 after beating Florida State, Fresno State, Colorado State, Vanderbilt, Ole Miss …

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PAC-12 After Dark Recap: USC-WSU

In College Sports by Jo Anne Mabika

Fight On Trojans! That has long been the rallying cry for the University of Southern California (USC) athletics programs and boy, did the school’s football team embrace that battle cry last night. Many of us who tuned in to watch the Washington State University Cougars home game versus the Southern California Trojans were indeed anticipating an enthralling game. Both teams …

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NCAA and Adidas in Legal Trouble

In College Sports by Ashleigh Binder

It looks like the tables have finally turned on the NCAA and all of their ridiculous policies banning student athlete from doing pretty much anything.  After a three year probe, several federal complaints were made public today in New York and it looks like the NCAA has been running some type of smuggling scheme with sneaker brands, coaches, and player …

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Hurricane Irma Cancels Florida Game

In College Sports by Kia Little

Hurricane Irma is making a dramatic entrance into the South East region. It is a category 5 hurricane with winds reaching nearly 174 miles per hour that is set to make landfall in southern Florida as a “dangerous major hurricane” according to the National Hurricane Center. Irma is predicted to to arrive on the coast of Florida by Saturday and …

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Rock Chalk Jayhawk Frank Mason Wins the John R. Wooden Award

In Basketball, College Sports by Karintha Styles

Chalk up another one. Frank Mason III  has already won the Associated Press player of the year award, the Naismith Trophy , the Oscar Robertson Trophy  and the National Association of Basketball Coaches player of the year award. Friday night he completed the award season sweep of prestigious NCAA awards with the grand-daddy of them all.  Now, Mason can dust off a spot for the …

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Kelsey Plum Ends College Career with Prestigious Honors

In Basketball, College Sports by Karintha Styles

Kelsey Plum just ran a “Boston” on the NCAA Women’s Basketball season. In the popular card came Spades when a team wins every book in a hand it’s called running a Boston. Friday night Plum added the John Wooden Award to the trophy case to finish off her illustrious collegiate career in style. The winner for both the women and …