As we discussed at length on Press Row on ESPN 105.1 yesterday — give us a listen from 3-6 p.m. — Mack Brown's days appear numbered at Texas.
Neither the Bears nor the Titans are in this week's NFL Power Poll, but the recent developments in Chicago could greatly affect the future of each franchise.
Tuesday night at the University of Florida's O'Connell Center produced the kind of college basketball game that terrifically teases the senses for March Madness.
One unlikely finalist made a huge push to get an invite. Four others survived late hiccups to get a trip to NYC. The final invitee — and the overwhelming favorite — became the front runner because he was was not charged with a felony.
In the summer of 1972, while working out prior to that night's game with the Asheville Orioles of the Southern League, third baseman Doug DeCinces heard a gunshot, then another, and another, all of them landing within six feet of him at Asheville's ball yard.
So did anyone expect anything other than the BCS nailing its final title game with the matchup of the season's most dominant team and the nation's hottest team, and the BCS did it with its typical flair for the dramatic and inalienable sense of timing.
Title-game ticket packages on ticketcity.com start at $943 for two tickets and escalate into the six figures. Seriously, there is a 20-ticket suite listing at $107,151 — plus the website service charge, which is a touch more than $21K — that runs about $6,000 ticket when the purchase is finalized. Hello big timers like Burt Reynolds and the Yella Wood fella.
Twenty-eight days. Four weeks. That's the window of time that will pass between today and Auburn taking the Rose Bowl field against top-ranked Florida State in the the BCS title game on Jan. 6, 2014.
ATLANTA — Gus Malzahn said it. Said it after victory most sweet. And improbable. And unbelievable.
Butch Jones' first year was filled with highs and lows. There was the high of beating South Carolina and the continued euphoria around a recruiting class that has rival fans scratching their heads.
ATLANTA — Auburn coach Gus Malzahn swears that while the rest of War Eagle Nation loudly celebrated last Saturday evening's stunning win over archrival Alabama, he hunkered down in his office to begin watching tape of Missouri, this afternoon's opponent in the Southeastern Conference championship game.
Gang, it's been a crazy week, and if you are not listening to Press Row, well, that's your loss. You can listen on the timesfreepress.com main page starting at 3 p.m. today. Giddy-up.
The University of Tennessee Vols landed another major commitment Wednesday when five-star wide receiver Josh Malone picked UT over a host of power programs.
The most improbable SEC title game ever — Missouri and Auburn were picked before the season to finish 10th and 11th in the league — has to feature a bevy of things that could surprise.
Gang, hope you are stoked for a weekend that could be fantabulous. We are.