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South Alabama upset Troy, and LSU’s loss to the Trojans somehow looks even worse

South Alabama seems to get somebody every year. This year, apparently it’s Troy. The Trojans are riding high after beating LSU two weeks ago. The previously 1-4 Jaguars brought them back down to earth with a dominant defensive performance in a 19-8 win. For LSU, this doesn’t look good transitively. Despite the Trojans’ win over […]

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Do 2018 college football recruits even remember your team’s last national title?

Jan 1, 2000. If you’re a college football recruit in the class of 2018, that is roughly the average of when you were born. You were a Y2K baby. And the lens through which current recruits view college football is far different than the average fan. Two things recently hammered home this point for me. […]

NCAA Football: New Orleans Bowl-Southern Mississippi at UL Lafayette

Southern Miss football could be even wilder than normal in 2017. Hell yes.

On a soupy Friday night in Montgomery’s Cramton Bowl, Alabama opened its 1954 season exactly as it had opened 1953: with a loss to Mississippi Southern. Alabama’s Bobby Luna dropped a punt snap, setting the Southerners up inside the Tide 30. Four plays later, Brooks Tisdale ran 18 yards around left end for the game’s […]

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At 21, This Breakout NBA Star Has A Wellness Plan Even Mortals Can Follow

Aaron Gordon entered the NBA in 2014 as an enticing young prospect who’d already achieved tremendous success at every major level. After capturing two California state championships and dominating the AAU circuit, he earned MVP honors from the highly prestigious McDonald’s All-American Game ― an award previously won by the likes of LeBron James, Jabari […]

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How Obama Took An Existing Feminist Law And Made It Even Stronger

When the United States Women’s National Team visited the White House in October 2015 to celebrate winning the Women’s World Cup, President Barack Obama didn’t mince words when sharing his excitement.  “This team taught all of America’s children that ‘playing like a girl’ means you’re a badass,” he said.  He paused for a second. “Perhaps I shouldn’t […]

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LSU player says he doesn’t even care that he’s giving Bama bulletin board material right now

Well, this is certainly one way to provide motivation for your upcoming opponent. LSU defensive back Dwayne Thomas did not hold back when discussing the matchup between No. 1 Alabama and No. 19 LSU on Nov. 5 in Baton Rouge (8 p.m. ET, CBS). Thomas, a senior who has seen up close all four Crimson […]