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Monthly Archive: August 2013

Aug
11
2013

Bringing together the ACC Football Preview Posts with Final Standing Predictions.

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Over the last several weeks @HokieSmash and I have been putting together ACC Football preview pieces, that we hope you have enjoyed. I’m going to bring together all of the preview pieces together with our Final ACC Standing predictions. 10 Under the Radar ACC Football Players for 2013. Top 5 ACC players at each position. …

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Aug
11
2013

Final Thoughts on the 2013 PGA Championship: Jason Dufner gets his major.

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The Tiger Phil battle never materialized, but the Jim Furyk Jason Dufner battle was pretty darn good, with Dufner prevailing. Jason Dufner has went from relative unknown, to one of the the 20 best golfers in the world over the last 3 years. All of this coming when he was well into his 30s. He fired …

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Aug
11
2013

10 under the radar ACC football players for 2013.

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We recently named the top 5 ACC players at each position, but who are the players that just missed the list, waiting to cash in on potential, or are little bit more under the radar, that still deserve mention. Keep an eye on these players. Maybe you don’t know them as well as some of …

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Aug
08
2013

Should college athletes be paid for their autographs and likeness?

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It is Johnny Manziel one week Jadeveon Clowney the next. Autographs are getting signed by college athletes and likenesses are getting sold. Somebody is making a lot of money. Allegedly some of the athletes are making money too. The NCAA got so freaked out about selling jerseys with a player’s likeness they stopped.  Initially I thought, …

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Aug
06
2013

Jay Bilas wins Twitter for the Year…

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Greetings sports fans!!!  Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that Ed O’Bannon and some other athletes are suing the NCAA for profiting of their likenesses. … and Jay Bilas might have driven a truck through the NCAA’s defense vs. Ed O’Bannon. USA TODAY Sports found the same thing could be done when …

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Aug
05
2013

Articles from around the ACC Blogosphere August 5, 2013.

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Just a little over 3 weeks and we’ll be watching football…. Let the countdown begin. ACC Bloggers are how things going in the non Johnny Manziel world? Clemson has heard all summer how they are ready to take the next step after their stirring bowl win over LSU. The Tigers need to be forgetting about …

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Aug
04
2013

2013 PGA Championship Preview: The Top 10 Contenders.

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For me next week marks end of the golf season. I know there’s the Fed Ex stuff, but is anyone really watching after the PGA Championship? It’s only for the most hardcore golf fans. That said things are setting up for an extremely intriguing final major. Are we finally going to get that Tiger\Phil major …

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Aug
03
2013

Predictions for the ACC Atlantic Division in 2013.

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We gave our predictions a few days ago for the ACC Coastal Division. It’s time to check out the ACC Atlantic Division… Clemson Tigers 10-2 (7-1) – Atlantic Winner Clemson has been feeling pretty good about themselves ever since their potentially landmark bowl win over SEC power LSU, and why not? LSU has lost to …

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Aug
01
2013

Did the first 2013 College Football Coaches Poll get it right?

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It’s close, it’s so very close. With the release of today’s College Football Coaches Poll, the college football season is not far off. Let’s take a look at the poll. You can find the Coach’s Poll Top 25 at USA Today.  Did they get the poll right? Let’s analyze each team, and who should have really …

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