100 Things to Follow in College Basketball 2017-18, 1-10

Today marks 100 days until the tipoff of the 2017-18 college basketball season. If you have made it this far, you deserve a can of Coke and hearty pat on the back, as the offseason is more than halfway complete. To commemorate this milestone in the arduous march back to basketball, The Open Man offers…

Can College Football Reclaim Its Fun?

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - The proverbial elephant in the room at Loews Hollywood Hotel's Dolby Theater proved too big for Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott to ignore. In his opening address to open Pac-12 football media days, Scott thanked reporters on hand for attending in difficult times for the industry. The commissioner had no need to elaborate…

Videos from Pac-12 Media Days

The first session of Pac-12 media days 2017 are complete. Defending Pac-12 champion Washington headlined the first day from Loews Hollywood Hotel, located in the heart of Tinseltown. Also on the bill were the Arizona Wildcats, Colorado Buffaloes, Oregon State Beavers, Cal Golden Bears and UCLA Bruins. Below are some of the sights and sounds…

Friday Q&A: Okada-Omega; Power Five Breakouts; Terrance Ferguson

Wrestling's most exciting rivalry of 2017 is Okada-Omega, the New Japan feud headlining the two biggest main events of the year to date. It's also the subject of just one entry in this week's Friday Q&A. If you have a question for The Open Man Friday Q&A, email kyle@theopenman.com, or shoot a tweet @kensing45 or…

Friday Q&A: Bill Snyder, No. 1 Arizona and Wrestling Sabermetrics

Congratulations! You made it to Friday, and with it, a new addition in the all-too-seldom updated Q&A column. This being the start of a new month, I have a renewed commitment to Friday Q&A. Q&A is not possible without you, the reader, so thank yous are in order for this week's participants. You can ask…

Observations from Post-NBA Draft Deadline Top 25 Rankings

College basketball rosters for the 2017-'18 season are mostly set following last week's NBA draft deadline. With that offseason milestone, we have a more clear picture of what to anticipate come autumn -- certainly more so than in April, when I compiled my initial Top 25 for Athlon Sports. I'll have an updated Top 25…

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…