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6 College Basketball Coaches Off the Hot Seat

Maryland's Mark Turgeon re-booted the tenures with hot starts in 2014-15
6 College Basketball Coaches Off the Hot Seat

Sometimes, it’s nice to be proven wrong.

 

No one wants to watch a coach lose a job, but it’s a fact of life in college basketball that programs are paying for performance. Fail to perform a few years in a row and someone will pay the price, usually the head coach.

 

And most of the of the time, the trajectory of a program and a coach’s job is clear. Too many NITs, too many missed postseasons and the writing is on the wall for the coach’s last shot to save himself and his career.

 

Cover 2 College Football Podcast: National Championship Prediction

The guys breakdown and make predictions on the national title game.
Cover 2 College Football Podcast: National Championship Prediction

 

Hosts Braden Gall, David Fox and Steven Lassan go in-depth to break down college football's national championship game.

 

College Football's Top Coordinator Hires from 2014

Who were the best play-caller hires from this season?
College Football's Top Coordinator Hires from 2014

The college football coaching carousel is one of the most intriguing aspects of every offseason. Regardless of whether a team had a losing record or finished in the top 10 of the final rankings, coaching changes are possible for any program after the regular season has finished.

 

Buckeyes, Harbaugh Will Return Big Ten to National Prominence

The future of the Big Ten is much brighter.
Buckeyes, Harbaugh Can Return Big Ten to National Prominence

Ohio State won the BCS National Championship in 2002 in dramatic fashion over heavily-favored Miami.

 

An unbeaten, Charles Woodson-led Michigan team split a national championship with Nebraska in 1997.

 

But, quickly, name the last time the Big Ten won a national title in football before the ’97 Wolverines? That would be the undefeated 1968 Ohio State Buckeyes coached by Woody Hayes.

 

Breaking Down the (Likely) Baseball Hall of Fame Selections

Four players are likely to be enshrined in Cooperstown.
Breaking Down the (Likely) Baseball Hall of Fame Selections 2015

The much anticipated Baseball Writers Association of America vote for the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown is upon us, with the final vote being announced Tuesday, Jan 6.

 

2014 saw Tom Glavine, Greg Maddux, and Frank Thomas as just the third class in 70 BBWAA elections in which three, first-year candidates were inducted, and just the eighth time overall that three players were inducted in the same year. With a little luck, and some cooperation from the baseball writers, Cooperstown could have three, hopefully four, new inductees this summer.

 

25 Greatest SportsCenter Anchors of All Time

Who are our favorite hosts in the four decade history of ESPN's flagship program?
Ranking the Greatest 25 SportsCenter Anchors of All Time

There’s a reason ESPN has become the sports goliath that it is today.

 

They were the first and best in the business to do what they do. It began on Sept. 6, 1979 with the original run of their signature nightly sportscast that kept fans informed about what was happening in sports. This well before the eruption of the Internet, blog-o-sphere, social media or niche television networks.

 

5 Reasons Why Ohio State Will Beat Oregon in the National Championship

Here's why the Buckeyes will win it all on Jan. 12.
5 Reasons Why Ohio State Will Beat Oregon in the National Championship

Ohio State advanced to the College Football Playoff National Championship after a 42-35 upset victory over Alabama in the Sugar Bowl. The Buckeyes have played Oregon eight previous times, but the meeting on Monday, Jan. 12 in Arlington, Texas is easily the matchup with the most implications between these two programs.  

 

5 Reasons Why Oregon Will Beat Ohio State in the National Championship

Here's why the Ducks will win it all on Jan. 12.
5 Reasons Why Oregon Will Beat Ohio State in the National Championship

Oregon is 60 minutes away from its first national championship after a 59-20 victory over Florida State in the Rose Bowl. The Ducks had plenty of help from the Seminoles, using five turnovers by the Seminoles to score 41 points in the second half. As usual, Oregon had plenty of explosive plays by its offense, averaging 7.9 yards per play behind quarterback Marcus Mariota. The Heisman Trophy winner started slow but finished with 338 passing yards and two scores and added 62 yards and one touchdown on the ground.

 

AFC Wild Card Preview and Prediction: Cincinnati Bengals vs. Indianapolis Colts

Andrew Luck and the Colts hope to continue their home success against the Bengals and advance to the Divisional Round
AFC Wild Card Preview and Prediction: Cincinnati Bengals vs. Indianapolis Colts

A regular season rematch is on tap when the Cincinnati Bengals and Indianapolis Colts face off in the second AFC Wild Card game on CBS. The Bengals (10-5-1) and Colts (11-5) have already played each other this season in Lucas Oil Stadium, a game that took place back in Week 7 that Cincinnati would rather forget.

 

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