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College Basketball

Sooners Looking to Return to Big Dance

The Oklahoma Sooners look to return to the NCAA tournament after missing out last season and having to settle for an NIT birth. Even with the team’s seventh straight 20-win season the “Big Dance” was out of reach for the Sooners and Coach Kelvin Sampson for the first time since Sampson took over back in 1994.

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College Basketball

Top 10 HS Hoops Recruit Speaks Out

The North Carolina Tar Heels received a huge boost for the 2005 season when Tyler Hansbrough offered his verbal commitment to Roy Williams.

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College Basketball

DIII Whittenberg Tigers Preview

This is a preview of the Division III Whittenberg Tigers and thier outlook for the upcoming season. The Tigers are the most sucessfull program in D-III and are looking to add to thier lore.

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College Football

Mike Williams reached his hand into the cookie jar and had it cut off

When I was no more than 7, I got caught with my hand in the cookie jar.

From my tiptoes, I reached up my pudgy mitts and drew the jar from the cupboard. Just as I sank my teeth into the first bite, my mother came bounding into the kitchen, hearing the glass ping as I clumsily juggled the jar and the chocolate chip cookie.

I still remember the look on her face. Through the eyes of a 7-year-old, it reflected the great crime I’d committed, filled with shock and disappointment.

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College Football

Top runningback units

James ranks the top runningback units in the country, based on effectiveness, importance to the team, and ability to win games.  

Minnesota leads my list with the superb play of Marion Barber III and Laurence Maroney.

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College Football

Ranking the top players in each conference

James Parks presents a pre-season look at 5 players from each conference that will be in the running for conference player of the year.

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College Football

Players with big shoes to fill in 2004

The one thing about college football is, with the exception of Jason White, you only get to see your favorite players play for 4 or 5 years tops. And sometimes not even that long. Great, legendary players come around a lot, but it seems they leave quicker then they came.

2004 will be no different, especially after the flood of great players to the NFL this season. This leaves a huge void on the teams, but now we’ll take a look at the players who will try to continue the magic.

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College Football

Sleeper picks for 2004

College Football analyst James Parks takes a look at some teams to keep an eye on in the 2004 season, teams that are poised to shock the nation and have a standout season.

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College Basketball

Nate’s Preseason Top 25

It may be extremely early but it is important to take an early look at the top 30 college basketball teams for this upcoming season.

And trust me, the number one team is not going to be Duke.

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College Football

13 ways to make the BCS better

13. Change the abbreviation to Broken Computer System. Or take the C out. Admit you were wrong and add a playoff game.

12. Add to the ranking factors a cheerleader swimsuit contest. It’ll help just as much as everything else you’ve ever tried. Then admit you were wrong and add a playoff game.

11. Line a monkey cage with media guides. Place the teams in order of media guides the monkey relieves himself on. Use this to replace the New York Times computer rankings,which it would far surpass in accuracy. Then admit you were wrong and add a playoff game.