Kevin Trahan

college football

It Doesn't Matter Why, Greg Schiano Shouldn't Have Been Tennessee's Coach

Tennessee fans may have unwittingly gotten rid of Schiano with outrage of convenience, but it's still the right result.
Kevin Trahan
11.27.17
college football

Chain vs. Plank, Who Ya Got?: The Weekend in College Football

Plus, the college football playoff race is total madness.
Kevin Trahan
11.13.17
march madness

Did Northwestern Basketball Run Off Johnnie Vassar?

Former Northwestern basketball player Johnnie Vassar is suing the university and the NCAA over what he characterizes as a "run-off"—an attempt to pressure and intimidate Vassar into separating from his four-year athletic scholarship.
Kevin Trahan
3.29.17
bracket snubs

Which Teams Got Jobbed by the NCAA Tournament Selection Committee?

This was a weird year where not many teams were deserving of getting into the NCAA tournament. Still, there are snubs in the bracket.
Kevin Trahan
3.13.17
north carolina

North Carolina Scandal Continues to Show How NCAA Incentivizes Eligibility Over Education

The ongoing NCAA investigation into academic fraud perpetrated by North Carolina's athletic department reflects a big-time college sports system that prioritizes money over educating athletes.
Kevin Trahan
1.31.17
pay them

College Sports Are Too Broke To Pay Athletes, But Not A 10th Assistant Football Coach

The NCAA and its member schools say they can't afford to pay athletes, but magically, they've found money for additional football coaches.
Kevin Trahan
1.12.17
2017 season preview

Outsiders vs. Traditional Powers: Previewing the 2017 College Football Season

If 2016 was the Year of the Outsider, 2017 will be the Year of the Traditional Power.
Kevin Trahan
1.10.17
Weed

Extremely Patriotic Bill Walton Argues in Favor of Weed On ESPN's National Championship Coverage

Bill Walton is dressed as Uncle Sam for some reason but is also making sense about marijuana. Jay Bilas looks scandalized.
Kevin Trahan
1.10.17
clemson

Clemson Beats Alabama in National Championship on Last-Second TD

The game started slowly, but Clemson and Alabama traded TD-scoring drives, and Clemson scored the last one.
Kevin Trahan
1.10.17
ALABAMA

Clemson's Deshaun Watson and Mike Williams Take Shots to the Head, Keep Playing

Targeting could have been called on both plays but the referees did not make the call. And Clemson's concussion protocol quickly cleared Mike Williams after a helmet-to-helmet hit.
Kevin Trahan
1.10.17
ALABAMA

The Case for Alabama is That They're Freaking Alabama

They have the best coaches and the best players. They're going to be tough to beat.
Kevin Trahan
1.6.17
clemson

The Case for Clemson Against Alabama: They're the Only Ones Who Can Do It

Alabama is the best team in the country, but Clemson is the team best suited to pick them off.
Kevin Trahan
1.6.17
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