Isaiah Thomas: Mr. Relevant

Irrelevant? Not Isaiah Thomas. The last selection in the NBA draft doesn't get an official Mr. Irrelevant label like his NFL counterpart. So, since the final pick of the 2011 NBA draft is not irrelevant in a recognized capacity, a few official titles for Isaiah Thomas: • NBA All-Star. • The Eastern Conference's leading scorer…

Bowl Preview Bonanza Part IV: Beginning of The End

The proliferation of bowl games that facilitated 5-7 postseason participants (2-0, suckers!) accelerated in the last five years. However, it began with a creep at the turn of the millennium. Before various pre-Christmas bowls surfaced in the early 2000s, this week between Dec. 25 and Jan. 1 was the appetizer ahead of the New Year's…

Dalvin Cook’s Arrest Ends A Bad Week in Football

Florida State running back Dalvin Cook turned himself in on battery charges Friday, shortly after a warrant was issued for his arrest for allegedly hitting a woman late last month. Dalvin Cook is the second Seminole involved in a domestic violence case this summer. On the same day of Cook's arrest, the NFL reduced the…

College Football News May 7: No Big 12 Championship Game, For Now

Conference meetings are afoot in Phoenix for both the Big 12 and Pac-12. For the former, this offseason is one of potentially pivotal decisions after its co-champions were both left out of the College Football Playoff. Big 12 Conference commissioner Bob Bowlsby announced Wednesday that the league won't make a hasty decision. Per George Schroeder…

Opening Night ICYMI: First Overtime Game of 2014; San Jose State Thrives With New QB

College football's opening* night was jam-packed with action--more than one person could hope to follow. Fear not, fellow pigskin junkie. The College Football Huddle has the best of what you may have missed from Thursday's action. (more…)