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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 […]

Kosienski continues to shine in rookie campaign

Erica Kosienski has stood out among her peers. The freshman forward sealed the match for the Boston University women’s soccer team against Loyola University-Maryland Saturday afternoon at Nickerson Field. In the 82nd minute, Kosienski took a pass from senior midfielder Megan McGoldrick and placed a clean shot into the goal between three Greyhound defenders in the middle […]