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Pitt keeps pace with Duke and North Carolina  in Coastal

Pitt keeps pace with Duke and North Carolina in Coastal

If Pittsburgh is to remain a legitimate contender for the ACC Coastal title this year, the Panthers have checked off another item they share in common alongside No. 25-ranked Duke and North Carolina entering this week’s games.The Panthers kept pace with the aforementioned Coastal...

The Student and his Professor

The Student and his Professor

Michigan State and Michigan meet for the 108th time Saturday in Ann Arbor, but it has been only since 1953 that the Great Lake State schools have faced each other as fellow members of the Big Ten Conference. That journey to Michigan State's membership is a fascinating story that...

ACC coaches praise Steve Spurrier with some more than others

ACC coaches praise Steve Spurrier with some more than others

A popular topic of discussion on Wednesday’s ACC coaches teleconference call was a topical SEC coach, Steve Spurrier.Duke’s David Cutcliffe, Virginia Tech’s Frank Beamer and Clemson’s Dabo Swinney responded to questions about his decision Monday to resign from coaching the...

Praise Spurrier for his voice against Confederate flag

Praise Spurrier for his voice against Confederate flag

South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier’s sudden retirement announcement – or resignation, as he described it – prompted praise and criticism.Praise came from his career as the all-time winningest coach at South Carolina as well as at Florida, his alma mater. He won the 1966 Heisman...

Florida QB uses tired excuse for PED suspension

Florida QB uses tired excuse for PED suspension

Credit Florida Gators quarterback Will Grier for standing before the media and accepting blame for his NCAA one-year suspension.He said he was sorry he tested positive for a performance enhancing drug. He explained he was unaware the drug was contained in an over-the-counter...

Harbaugh personality was easy to read in San Diego

Harbaugh personality was easy to read in San Diego

Jim Harbaugh is America’s favorite football coach to psycho-analyze.Fans puzzle over Harbaugh running up the score on USC and Pete Carroll, slapping Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz on the back and playing touch football shirtless at a satellite recruiting camp in Alabama. Media...

Pitt slowly becoming a contender in ACC Coastal

Pitt slowly becoming a contender in ACC Coastal

Pittsburgh is now the Virginia state champion. The Panthers have beaten Virginia Tech and Virginia in back-to-back weekends.That, of course, is not enough to make for a successful season. But slowly – it’s too soon to say surely – first-year Pitt head coach Pat Narduzzi has...

Jimbo Fisher earning better coaching grades

Jimbo Fisher earning better coaching grades

Florida State won’t go away.Maybe that’s because Seminoles football coach Jimbo Fisher has done a better job coaching his team this year than in either of the past two seasons despite the records and titles collected in the 2013 or 2014 seasons. ... Click here for the rest...

Clemson climbs another hill in change of direction

Clemson climbs another hill in change of direction

Clemson’s home game tradition calls for the Tigers to assemble at the east end of Memorial Stadium atop “The Hill.” They touch “Howard’s Rock” for good luck and run down the hill for what famed broadcaster Brent Musberger once said was “the Most exciting 25 seconds in college...

ACC races shaping up with two games to circle Nov 7

ACC races shaping up with two games to circle Nov 7

The date to circle on the ACC calendar is Nov. 7. Not one but a pair of division showdowns will take place to ultimately decide two division titles.One is Clemson (4-0, 1-0) playing host to Florida State (4-0, 2-0). The other is Duke (4-1, 2-0) bussing a few miles down the...