Conference Madness 2016: Part Three

Give the people what they want! Sorry, Mr. Walken…will more graphics help? Here are some of our staffers final predictions for the final 11 NCAA conference tournaments. Connor Basch Connor Mallon Jamey Schilling Kellan Buddy Quinn Matheis A10 Big East Big 12   Big 10           MWC Pac 12 SEC AAC Big West Sun Belt WAC

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Why the Dallas Cowboys must cut Greg Hardy

The chances the Cowboys make the playoffs this year fade more and more as the NFL season goes on. Tony Romo has yet to come back from his injury, starting running back Joseph Randle was cut from the team for unknown reasons, and most recently, Dez Bryant went on a tirade toward reporters in the locker room. Despite a current

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October’s Very Own: “Baseball’s boring? The door is over there”

I was four years old when my dad asked my brother and I if we wanted to ride the bus downtown to the Kingdome to watch the Mariners play the Detroit Tigers. My brother opted to go with my mother to Target to buy Batman and Superman socks. While Aidan’s choice was suspect, but respectable for a two year old,

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Conference Preview: Big 12

Also known as the no defense league (NDL), the Big 12 finished 2014 in shame. A bowl record of 2-5 and the only bright spot was TCU taking Ole Miss to the woodshed in the Peach Bowl. Going into 2015, the teams to beat are Baylor and TCU. If you said that five years ago you would probably be considered insane.

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With Hibbert’s Struggles, Where Do Pacers Go?

  When Roy Hibbert went scoreless in Game 5 of the 2014 Playoffs versus the Atlanta Hawks, rumors began to swirl around why he, a 7’2 Center, was struggling so mightily to put the ball in the basket. Some rumors were saying that Hibbert was overwhelmed because he had caught teammates sleeping with his wife, others were saying that Hibbert

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5 Teams to Watch This March

The only thing more predictable than Obama picking all the #1 seeds in March is that March Madness will, again, be full of upsets, buzzer beaters, excitement and heartbreak. This season, everyone is talking about Kentucky bringing home the championship, seeing they have yet to lose this year. Other popular picks include Duke, Wisconsin, Villanova, Arizona among other teams. Here

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NCAA 2015 Tournament Challenge Game-by-Game Analysis: Midwest

The major Kentucky question(s), Cinderella favorites and surprise seeding. Welcome to the Midwest region. For those that are curious, the Midwest region is the first region we’ve had in a long time that actually, ya know, has teams from the midwest. Yeah there’s a couple outliers in Maryland and Buffalo, but every other team is at least feasibly definable as “midwestern”. There’s

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March Madness Conference Preview: Big 12

By Grant Becker Before the regular season is over, The College Tailgate decided we would preview the college basketball teams that we think will make the NCAA tournament, teams that are on the bubble, and teams that we believe are on the outs this season. Who’s In #7 Kansas 18-6 (9-2) Kansas has been a lock for the national tournament

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