Times change, and in the constantly evolving (or if you're the Big East, constantly imploding) landscape of college conference affiliation, they can change at the drop of a hat.
We found that out once again on Wednesday.
In the last two years, with conference realignment effecting virtually every ... More >>
"I've always felt like to have a successful team you've got to have a few bad citizens on the team." Allen Pinkett, in an interview last week with 670-WSCR in Chicago
Last week, on the way to the airport to hop a flight over to Dublin, Ireland, so that he could handle his weekly color analyst dutie ... More >>
Last year, the Final Four made its way to Houston and in a turn of events entirely emblematic of the type of sports year Houston sustained in 2011, we wound up with arguably the most underwhelming collection of four teams ever assembled at college basketball's marquee event.
The highest seeded team ... More >>
One more win and the Coogs are BCS-bound.The distractions are there for the 12-0 Houston Cougars, the number six team in the BCS standings. Distractions like which BCS bowl game they're playing. Distractions like which team they're playing in that BCS bowl -- current projections being Michi ... More >>
Deja vu all over againA long time ago, in a football universe far, far away, the Houston Cougars were a dominant offensive force. Their run-and-shoot offense was putting up huge numbers on college teams nationwide. The team was regularly ranked in the Top 20, and though they had been on a probati ... More >>
Irish & Longhorns, together again"in·de·pen·dent (nd-pndnt) - adj. Free from the influence, guidance, or control of another or others; self-reliant"For 123 years, the adjective "independent" has been as intertwined with Notre Dame football as the word "Catholic" has been to describe the u ... More >>
It was the biggest rout since Hitler's Panzers took on Poland's cavalry, and showed about as much sportsmanship: The powerful, undefeated Yates High basketball creamed not-so-powerful Lee 170-35, pressing and gunning all the way.The halftime score was Yates 100-12, so obviously the Lions couldn't ... More >>