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Foul Shots: Is Andrew Wiggins ready for NBA?

“Wiggins has an unreal amount of potential and he’ll be under the eye of every scout over the next few years … Considered the top player in his class by most recruiting services, and has first overall pick potential whenever he enters the NBA draft…”  -NBAdraft.net profile of Andrew Wiggins Any time you’re designated as […]

Driving the Lane: On Johnny Manziel

Remember when all the “experts” were predicting that Johnny Manziel would struggle in his sophomore year? There was no way he would be able to live up to the success he had in his freshman year. After winning the Heisman, he wouldn’t have the motivation to continue to get better. Most importantly, the myriad of […]

Foul Shots: Pro Prospects

We’ve gotten to the point in the college football season when NFL draft pundits begin to make mock drafts, and it’s an annoying time. Guys such as Mel Kiper Jr. saturate our heads with their ideas about where players could end up once the draft is over. Ideally, teams draft out of need. You won’t […]

Driving the Lane: Stop Grumbling, Grambling State

I hate to take the side of wealthy college administrators over disgruntled college students. But in the case of Grambling State University, I simply do not support the message that the players are trying to send. Over the weekend, the university canceled its football game against Jackson State University after the players had boycotted playing. […]

Foul Shots: Mid-Majors

Colleges and universities that do not belong to the six “major” NCAA conferences (AAC — formerly the Big East — ACC, Big 10, Big 12, Pac-12 and SEC) are known as “mid-majors.” It’s colloquial in nature, and not recognized by the NCAA to mean anything in particular. The term is used most heavily in college […]