COLLEGE FOOTBALL

COLLEGE FOOTBALL NEWS & NOTES

Twitter is a unique beast, with college football Twitter its own monster and the Notre Dame subsection a terror all its own. The overreactions, hot takes and incessant hand-wringing create an ecosystem unlike any other throughout fall’s Saturdays. The gifs, memes and intentional misspellings of “FIGTHING IRISH” develop a language at best English-adjacent. The on-field […]

COLLEGE FOOTBALL MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL NBA NFL

MONDAY JULY 9, 2018 SPORTS REVIEW, TROUT, RAIDERS, LEBRON, COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Something has been gnawing at me about Mike Trout and Mookie Betts. Both are practically perfect hitters, and in practically identical ways. It’s not just that they both hit the ball hard and far, but that they control the construction of each plate appearance: Los Angeles Angels center fielder Trout has a phenomenal batting eye — his chase rate is […]

NBA

NATIONAL BASKETBALL LEAGUE NEWS & NOTES

This is Boston’s dance, and the rest of the conference is just spectating. A league source close to the situation told the Sun-Times on Tuesday that Kyrie Irving and former Bulls All-Star Jimmy Butler are still trying to figure out a way to play together. Whether that means the Celtics try and acquire Butler this […]

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

COLLEGE FOOTBALL IS RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER-CAUGHT UP WITH ALL THE NEWS

Kyler Murray, who was projected to succeed Heisman Trophy winner Baker Mayfield as Oklahoma’s quarterback, will have a difficult decision to make after being drafted No. 9 overall in the MLB draft by the Oakland Athletics on Monday. By Jake Trotter Nebraska got the guy, it has the offensive philosophy, and it has hope again. Now it might need a […]

COLLEGE BASKETBALL MARCH MADNESS

NOLES BEAT ZAGS-MICHIGAN POUNDS A&M-KSTATE OUTLASTS KENTUCKY-RAMBLERS ROLL

Jeff Eisenberg writes whereas most high-major college basketball coaches trust only their top six or seven players by the time the calendar turns to March, Hamilton favors a rotation that goes 10 or 11 deep. Alex Scarborough ESPN Staff Writer Kansas State players said they were upset after Kentucky’s players and coaches left the court before taking […]