November 2014

UAB quitting football

Way back in 1996, University of Alabama at Birmingham started FBS play. In 1999, it joined Conference USA. Today, the university pulled the plug on its football program. With UAB’s football future hanging in the balance, a person close to the decision-making process told USA TODAY Sports that… [...]

NFL: Dre day

FINALLY – “Rivera says WR De’Andre Presley will get an opportunity to show what he can do on Sunday vs. #Vikings. #CARvsMIN.” DP last saw action back in 2012, when he was active for four games with the Dolphins. He could see some time at wide receiver and returner…. [...]

Amazing season ends

What was it? And when, exactly, did it happen? Was it the pre-game speech delivered by strength coach Mike Sirignano prior to the Mountaineers running out to face Troy? What did he say? “In brightest day, in blackest night…” Was it the Bentlee Critcher field goal from 39 to cap a… [...]