Nothing outward indicates that Nick Saban is interested in leaving Alabama. Reports linking his name to Texas seem to indicate bad news for another coach, however.
With no quality quarterback to throw to him, wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald was a forgotten star during the Arizona Cardinals’ free-fall last season. He needed change, and it came in two forms.
Not only does Chip Kelly speak as quickly as an auctioneer, the Philadelphia Eagles coach instructs his offense to play at high speed. Kelly probably eats breakfast and reads the newspaper in less than a minute.
Matt, Kelly and Tony are back with another round of picks and tips for this weekend’s biggest games.
A snake-bitten team last season, Wisconsin lost six one-possession games, including three in overtime. But 14 starters returned for new coach Gary Andersen, and the results have been better.
Week 2 of the Friday Football Showdown pits Steve Fezzik against Cris Zeniuk and Frank Perez.
Too frequently, when Floyd Mayweather Jr. takes center stage, fans overpay to see something resembling a dance competition and a pillow fight.
When Ken McPeek won his first horse race as a trainer, I was there. McPeek had invited me and a mutual friend to River Downs because his horse Final Destroyer had a big shot.
It’s the biggest game of the college football season — at least until a bigger one comes along later in the season. But the hyped rematch between Alabama and Johnny Football dominated talk during the offseason, and the showdown finally arrives Saturday.
When it goes bad, it tends to get worse before it gets better. Eli Manning’s first pass was a screen thrown directly to a defensive lineman and intercepted. That’s how the season started for the New York Giants.