Let’s Talk About The Gronk Music Video

Well...I suppose it was only a matter of time before Rob Gronkowski starred in an EDM video. The man is 4% body fat and 100% vodka-Red Bull. The Gronk music video for Vegas-based DJ 3LAU's song "On My Mind" dropped Wednesday, and it's...well, it's as if the very essence of the New England Patriots tight…

New Arizona QB Donovan Tate Has The Ideal College Situation

An already intriguing quarterback competition at Arizona added another layer, with the Wildcats welcoming aboard former MLB first-round draftee, Donovan Tate. A coincidental twist to Tate joining Arizona's football program as a walk-on after he spent seven years in the San Diego Padres organization? The Pads have a track record for acquiring prospects *after* they've…

5 For Friday: The Best College Basketball Courts

Welcome to 5 For Friday: the column in which Your Humble Author ranks or highlights five of a given subject. The inaugural edition -- we'll call it "inaugural" since I haven't done one of these in a while -- received too many great suggestions to limit it to one. So while the centerpiece ranks my…

Dealing With College Football Injuries: “Challenge,” “Opportunity”

Rich Rodriguez has probably seen enough injuries in the last season-and-a-half to last him the remainder of his time in college football. However, as his injury-plagued Arizona Wildcats prepare to face a Stanford Cardinal bunch that has been as banged up this season, Rodriguez said the last two seasons are an anomaly in the larger…

Wrestling Belts, ConFLiCT and The Spirit of College Football Rivalry

A rule of thumb in professional wrestling: If a match involves a trophy, chances are it's getting smashed. UCF didn't take a play out of Bad News Brown's playbook from WrestleMania IV, but the Knights leaving the Civil ConFLiCT Trophy at Rentschler Field after beating UConn Saturday sent a similar message. It also marks a…

Sam Houston State Is No. 1; Power Programs, Take Note

Any number of administrators and boosters from FBS power programs would be wise to pay attention to this week's Football Championship Subdivision ranking, which has Sam Houston State No. 1. Sam Houston State's been a stalwart of the FCS for the last half-decade, appearing in each of the last five Playoffs, with two national championship…