Other posts tagged: ncaa
Why Vegas Should Rank College Football
College football’s recently elected playoff system faces challenges of accuracy and bureaucracy when it takes over for the BCS in 2014. Given the playoff’s proposed form, the sport’s purveyors should hire the most accurate and accountable statisticians to run it: bookies.
, BCS, bookies, colin rich, College Football, las vegas, ncaa, nextgen,
Women’s College Soccer: Stanford Looks to Defend Title
This Thursday will pit two powerhouses against each other early in the women’s college soccer season. No. 1 Florida State (6-0) will host No. 4 Duke (7-1) in the first matchup of two top five teams so far in the young 2012 season.
, Duke, florida state, ncaa, nextgen, oklahoma state, scott eckl, Stanford, women's college soccer,
NCAA Redefines Being a Student-Athlete
With its new, more stringent academic standards, it is clear the NCAA wants to take the irony out of the idea of a student-athlete and put an emphasis on academics, but they run into issues when it comes to the money.
, academic standards, College athletes, College Basketball, College Football, josh walfish, Julius Peppers, ncaa, NCAA academic standards, new NCAA guidelines, nextgen, student athletes, student-athlete,
Men’s College Soccer: North Carolina Leads the Way
The defending national champions in men's college soccer, The University of North Carolina Tar Heels, began their repeat quest on Aug. 25. The rest of the NCAA will be looking to take away the crown that UNC earned in last year’s tournament after entering as the favorite.
, 49ers, bluejays, bruins, carlos somoano, charlotte, creighton, men's college soccer, ncaa, nextgen, North Carolina, scott eckl, soccer, tar heels, UCLA,
Play on Saturdays: A Guide to College Football Recruiting Today
If you ask Eric Nunlee, he'll tell you that some of the best high school football players in the country will never see a gridiron in college. That's why he decided to write "Play on Saturdays: How to Land a College Football Scholarship."
, College Football, Eric Nunlee, josh walfish, ncaa, NCAA football, nextgen, Play on Saturdays, recruiting,
College Basketball Teams Go Abroad To Hone Skills
Once every four years The NCAA allows collegiate teams to compete abroad- giving players the unique opportunity to improve both technically and socially. NGJ's John Walfish follows the trips of several men's and women's teams.
, Bill Self, Georgia State, Georgia State Basketball, Joe McKeown, John Thompson III, Kansas Jayhawks, Karly Roser, ncaa, Northwestern, Northwestern Wildcats, Northwestern Women's Basketball, Ron Hunter, Samaritan's Feet, university of washington, Washington State basketball, World Vison,
NCAA Got It Right: Penn State Sanctions Harsh, But Fair
The penalties laid down by the NCAA were swift, they were harsh, but they were necessary. But more importantly, they were well-targeted. The people who deserved to be punished were, and those who did not, were not.
, eric prister, football, Joe Paterno, ncaa, nextgen, nittany lions, Penn State, penn state football, penn state punishment, Penn State sanctions, sandusky, voices, we are penn state, winningest coach,
Put the Pitchforks Down: Penn State Football Does Not Deserve To Die
Incoming Penn State recruits have as much moral responsibility for the sex crimes as you and me. The field crew and concession workers at Beaver Stadium are as guilty as the field crew and concession workers at Lambeau Field. Which is to say, they aren’t.
, beaver stadium, curley, Death Penalty, ncaa, nittany lions, Paterno, Penn State, sandusky, spanier, state college,