American International Did it Again

Feb 15, 2019
The Jackets are buzzzzzzzin’. Since we talked about American International a few weeks ago, they are undefeated after consecutive sweeps of Niagara and Army West Point. They’re playing the...

Alternate History: Auston Matthews in College Hockey

Feb 14, 2019
Auston Matthews just signed a monster extension which will make him the second-highest paid player in the NHL behind only Edmonton’s Connor McDavid. Matthews is a franchise center, three-time al...

Justin Fields is Eligible Immediately

Feb 8, 2019
Ohio State was facing a dire situation at quarterback. Incumbent starter Dwayne Haskins declared for the NFL draft and Tathan Martell transferred to the University of Miami. While all this was going o...

Big Ten Recap, Preview

Feb 7, 2019
Big Ten Hockey Hockey season is winding down making every weekend absolutely crucial. The Big Ten is going to come right down to the wire and it’s gonna be a wild ride. Wisconsin @ Michigan Stat...

NCAA Alumni of the Week: Johnny Gaudreau

Jan 31, 2019
Johnny Gaudreau has been terrorizing NHL netminders and defensemen all season. His play making ability is up there with the likes of Connor McDavid and Mitch Marner. The Flames are an absolute wagon t...

American International is on the Warpath

Jan 29, 2019
American International College is a relatively unheralded hockey program. Located in Springfield, Massachusetts, the Yellow Jackets are a member of the Atlantic Hockey Association. They’ve never...

Beanpot SZN

Jan 28, 2019
The Beanpot Tournament is one of my absolute favorite traditions in college sports. Every year Northeastern, Boston College, Boston University & Harvard get together for the four-team tournament o...

Providence Sweeps Northeastern

Jan 27, 2019
The Hockey East is probably college hockey’s deepest conference this year. Even With Boston University and Boston College struggling early the rest of the conference has been strong. As we inch ...

B1G Hockey Splits to Close January

Jan 27, 2019
I thought this weekend would separate the top of the B1G from the bottom of the conference. The only decisive series was Notre Dame’s sweep of their ol’ rival Michigan State. Michigan &...

Johnny Walker the Hometown Kid

Jan 24, 2019
Arizona State is a program that is still in its infancy. They play their home games in a community rink that seats a couple hundred. That hasn’t deterred them from a 10-3-0 home record. It also ...

Super Saturday at the Garden

Jan 24, 2019
The B1G will be taking over Madison Square Garden for a Super Saturday basketball-hockey doubleheader. At noon EST, Maryland and Illinois will tip off at center court to open the day. The primetime ev...

Big Ten Roundup

Jan 21, 2019
February is right around the corner and that means that conference tournaments are right around the corner. The Big Ten put three teams in the Frozen Four last season(Michigan, Ohio State, Notre Dame)...

30 For 30 Worthy Stories of 2018

Jan 9, 2019
It has become impossible to scroll through sports Twitter without seeing a million tweets pertaining to what the next great 30 For 30 will be. A lot of the proposed 30 For 30 stories are pretty hyperb...

New Years Resolutions: Michigan State

Jan 3, 2019
2018 was a tumultuous year for Michigan State University to say the least. The University came under fire for its handling of sexual assault on campus as well as a myriad of other issues. The universi...

2018 Liberty Bowl Preview

Dec 31, 2018
How they got here: Missouri Losses to Georgia, South Carolina and Alabama in consecutive weeks killed any chances of contending for the SEC. A controversial loss to Kentucky could have signaled the tr...

2018 Redbox Bowl Preview

Dec 31, 2018
Michigan State (7-5) vs Oregon (8-4) The Redbox Bowl kicks off at noon EST on the final day of 2018. FOX will televise the game so we can look forward to some good football between lengthy commercial ...

2018 Gator Bowl Preview

Dec 31, 2018
NC State (9-3) vs Texas A&M (8-4) For the first time in college football history, The Wolfpack of NC State will face off against Texas A&M. The Gator Bowl will highlight the evening shift of D...

2018 Great Lakes Invitational Preview

Dec 30, 2018
The Great Lakes Invitational is a tradition in the state of Michigan. For year, the weekend after Christmas, Michigan & Michigan State occupy Detroit hockey with an annual tournament. Traditionall...

2018 Capital One Orange Bowl Preview

Dec 29, 2018
The 2018-19 edition of the Alabama Invitational is back. The second of two playoff semifinals will kick off at 8PM EST. Fourth seed Oklahoma will be taking on Alabama. How They Got Here: Oklahoma The ...

2018 Alamo Bowl Preview

Dec 28, 2018
How They Got Here: Iowa State Iowa State has been hovering around the bottom of the top-25 all season. They’re one of the most above-average teams in college football. They started out with back...

Bird Box Is a Remake of the Cheez-It Bowl

Dec 27, 2018
Netflix has aggressively pushed its original content over the last few years. Some of their original content has been really bad and some has been really good, but most of it just falls somewhere in b...

2018 Independence Bowl Preview

Dec 27, 2018
Are you ready for a classic? Because the *take a deep breath* Walk On’s Bistreaux & Bar Independence Bowl surely won’t disappoint. Who doesn’t love some mid day football with a b...

America’s Game

Dec 8, 2018
One of the great things about rivalries in college football is how unique they are. No other rivalry in American sports is quite like the football game played between the United States Military Academ...

Michigan State’s Offensive Offense Needs Changes

Nov 27, 2018
Coming into the 2018 season, Michigan State had huge expectations. The Spartans brought back just about every starter from a team that won probably the quietest ten games of all time.  2018 was suppo...

College Hockey: Postgame Presser Week Four

Oct 23, 2018
We are about a month into the season and there is not much time left before conference play gets fully underway. All two of our pollsters (myself and Patty Norton) have our say after an action-packed ...

Big Ten Hockey Expansion

Sep 20, 2018
Wayne Gretzky being traded from the Edmonton Oilers to the Los Angeles Kings was heartbreaking for Oilers fans and Canadian hockey fans alike. The move helped grow the game not only on the west coast,...

Quinn Hughes Returning to Michigan is a B1G Deal

Sep 20, 2018
Quin Hughes was drafted seventh overall by the Vancouver Canucks in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft. The uber-talented freshman defenseman lead Michigan to a Frozen Four berth. Furthermore, he set a record f...

Week Three’s Good and Bad

Sep 20, 2018
They were the best of times (for some teams), they were the worst of times (for others). Some teams smartly played BYE this week. It’s always good to regroup and just kinda watch other teams tri...

The Best and Worst of CFB: Week One

Sep 6, 2018
Week one is in the books and it’s almost time for week two. But first, let’s go look at the best and worst from the first week of college football. Worst The Big Ten East What a tough week...

Gameday Weeks 13-15: The Game, America’s Game

Aug 20, 2018
Rivalries are the lifeblood of collegiate athletics. Rivalry week is the best week of the year. I love it and hate it at the same time. I love the rivalries, the passion of the players and fans, and t...

Gameday Preview Weeks 11 & 12: Benedict Arnold Sucks

Aug 6, 2018
Week 11 East Lansing, Michigan: Ohio State @ Michigan State Aside from the 2017 debacle, this has been one of the most competitive games in the Big Ten the last few years. Ohio State fans and Michigan...

Student Union CFB Preview: Michigan State

Aug 2, 2018
Michigan State was a win against Ohio State away from playing Wisconsin for the Big Ten Championship. After beating Penn State on an afternoon in which Ohio State was massacred by Iowa, Michigan State...

Student Union CFB Preview: Minnesota

Jul 31, 2018
Football is a really simple game that requires a few things to be successful at the college level. I don’t just mean successful in regards to winning championships or eight or nine games, I mean...

Student Union CFB Preview: Louisville

Jul 25, 2018
Louisville might be stuck in the mud. Louisville is replacing a QB who turned in 10,375 yards of total offense over two seasons. To go along with those yards he added 96 touchdowns. That’s some ...

Bold Takes: South Carolina is Winning the SEC

Jul 2, 2018
Drew Lock is widely considered the best quarterback in the SEC. That just isn’t true. The best QB in the SEC resides in the other Columbia. In fact, Jake Bentley is the best QB in the SEC. Besid...

Rich Rodriguez: An Odyssey

Jun 18, 2018
Rich Rodriguez recently found himself out of a job. His path leading to quasi-retirement is one of the most fascinating stories in college football. Rich Rod started in the old Big East and eventually...

Alabama Doesn’t Need an Ultimatum at QB

Jun 11, 2018
Between Tua Tagovailoa and Jalen Hurts, Alabama has the most intriguing QB battle in the nation heading into this fall. A lot of the takes surrounding this competition indicate that Nick Saban can hav...

Heisman Campaigns Gone Awry

Jun 8, 2018
The Heisman Trophy is probably the most prestigious individual award in American sports. Summer is the perfect time to get a Heisman campaign going. I’m already campaigning for Will Grier and JK...

Michigan State’s Offense is Changing

May 1, 2018
Mark Dantonio teams have had a clear identity during his tenure in East Lansing. Ground & pound, fullbacks, three yards and a cloud of dust, etc. Incumbent quarterback Brian Lewerke gave the MSU o...

Weeks 3 & 4: Curb Your Optimism

May 1, 2018
These two weeks feature some make or break games for teams with zero margin for error in 2018. In parts of America, fall will start to creep into college football stadiums. In other parts, it’s ...

Shea Patterson: Bad?

May 1, 2018
Michigan got some real big news this past week when it was reported that Shea Patterson would be eligible for Michigan immediately. Good for them! Ever since Wilton Speight got hurt way back in 2016, ...

Following College Gameday: The Prelude

Apr 16, 2018
Spring is a wonderful time of year. The snow melts (then falls again) and darty szn is in full force. Fake jerseys from China will find their way all over college campuses as winter gives way to Sprin...

Best and Worst of Rivalry Week

Nov 28, 2017
You wait 365 days for this day. A lost season can turn into a triumphant one in one game. An opportunity to ruin the season for your hated rival is the opportunity of a lifetime. We’re out here ...

Best Games of Week 10

Nov 2, 2017
Week nine was pretty solid. Hearts were broken, coaches were fired. Some other things happened, but we aren’t worried about it, it’s week ten, y’all. As you are reading this, week te...

The Worst of Week Nine

Oct 30, 2017
Week nine was one of the best weeks in recent college football memory. Some things that made this week so great were also kind of dumb though. Some were dumber than others. There were some thrillers f...

Big Ten Hockey Rundown, Power Rankings

Oct 30, 2017
Week five is officially in the books. The Big Ten mostly stayed out of conference, save for Michigan and Penn State playing each other to a split in Hockey Valley. In non-conference play, the Big Ten ...

Who Moved My Cheese? College Football Edition

Oct 26, 2017
Change is often sparked by the need or desire to improve. Generally, change can be a good thing. If anything, it is refreshing to get a change of scenery. Our beloved sport of college football can def...

Best Games of the Week: Week 9

Oct 25, 2017
This has been a really weird year for college football and, to be honest, we wouldn’t have it any other way. The reason we love and follow this sport every fall is because it is the weirdest, mo...

The Only Goalie to Win the Hobey Baker

Oct 25, 2017
College Hockey annually awards its most outstanding player the Hobey Baker Memorial Award. College hockey’s version of the Heisman, this is a prestigious award that recognizes not the ‘MVP...