Wrong NBA Draft Takes of Yesteryear

Wrong NBA Draft Takes of Yesteryear

Each NBA draft brings with it a tidal wave of speculation, assertions and #TAKES of all shapes and sizes. The 2017 edition of this annual event is just a day away, and perhaps this year more than ever, the deluge of opinions has been overwhelming. Is an athletically gifted talent from a 2-16 Pac-12 team…

Heisman Top 10: Big 12 Heisman Contenders

Heisman Top 10: Big 12 Heisman Contenders

Since the conference's formation two decades ago, the amount of Big 12 Heisman winners (5) trails only the SEC (6). However, we approach the fifth year since a Big 12 Heisman candidate last hoisted the hardware; the longest drought in the league's history. Robert Griffin III dazzled in 2011, edging two-time Stanford runner-up Andrew Luck…

October Superlatives: Trevone Boykin, Alabama Step Up

October Superlatives: Trevone Boykin, Alabama Step Up

October attrition starts to whittle down college football's contenders. The legitimate competitors for conference supremacy and individual honors are revealed as schedules start tightening up. Don't be surprised when several of the CFB Huddle October Superlatives honorees are in contention for national awards by season's end -- and that includes the Heisman Trophy. Trevone Boykin…

Could ESPN Budget Issues Impact College Football?

Could ESPN Budget Issues Impact College Football?

The heavy, four-fingered-white-gloved hand of Disney Corp. is coming down hard on ESPN, to the tune of a quarter-billion dollars. Just this week, we've seen the Worldwide Leader's cost-cutting measures result in separations with Keith Olbermann and Colin Cowherd, but focus turns to where the real bulk of ESPN's budget lies: live-game broadcast rights. ESPN…

Carl Pelini Should Take the Fifth on Reported Lawsuit

Carl Pelini Should Take the Fifth on Reported Lawsuit

I'm not a lawyer -- there are no shortage of sports bloggers who fill that niche -- but I don't think I need to pass the state bar to know Carl Pelini suing his former FAU assistant coach, Matt Edwards. Sports Illustrated's Thayer Evans first reported the defamation suit. Edwards notified administrators FAU administrators of…