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Fish and Chipps: Taller Shoulders

It was Isaac Newton who famously said, “If I have seen farther than others, it is because I have stood on the shoulders of giants.” When Jason Collins came out April 2013 and publically admitted he is gay, it seemed like a weight had been lifted off the shoulders of so many young gay athletes […]

Driving the Lane: On Auburn

Well, that all worked out very neatly. When Michigan State University knocked off unbeaten Ohio State University in the Big 10 title game, the BCS National Championship game was set. Everyone in the country, except for Lou Holtz, who for some ridiculous reason would still have the No. 3 University of Alabama ranked second, would […]

Foul Shots: A look back at the BCS

The BCS, since its inception in 1998, has been a contentious and controversial system. Indeed, it will be replaced next season. Since this is the last year of the BCS, I would like to take a look back, and rank the five best teams to win college football’s national title. 1. 2001 University of Miami […]

Driving the Lane: BCS Flaws

The BCS is about to make its last major mistake. When No. 3 Auburn University’s Chris Davis ran back the improbable, game-winning field-goal return for a touchdown Saturday evening, he sent the BCS standing into a whirlwind. An obvious National Championship Game matchup was no more. Now we have a serious debate that further points to the […]

Foul Shots: Auburn vs. Alabama: Best game ever?

Eight hundred and eighty-eight yards of combined total offense. 62 total points scored. A senior kicker who was suddenly incapable of making a field goal. A quarterback who used to be a cornerback leading his team to victory over the best team in the country. A 99-yard touchdown pass to give Alabama the lead in […]