The 2016 season for the Penn State Nittany Lions was one to remember. After a 7-5 regular season last year, the team finished 2016 with a 10-2 record, including 8-1 in Big Ten games. Perhaps the season’s most memorable moment was the upset over #2 Ohio State, which propelled Penn State to #24 in the […]

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The Stanford Cardinal put together a solid season that included a five-game winning streak to finish out the regular season. For its efforts, the team was rewarded with a trip to the Sun Bowl to face North Carolina. Preparing to take on one of the premiere passing attacks coming out of the ACC, Stanford will […]

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Everyone that is waiting for the fall of our current definition of amateurism may have jumped the gun.1 The Northwestern football decision was overturned by the NLRB. Now, the O’Bannon decision from the Northern District of California has been upheld in small instances and overturned on its most interesting point. Antitrust Let’s start here. Antitrust […]

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Exactly one week from today the Illinois Fighting Illini take the field for their first game of the 2015 NCAA FBS season against the Kent State Golden Flashes. Talking about that game is on the back burner now that the University has given head coach Tim Beckman his walking papers. Two things to note on […]

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A group of Northwestern football players led by former QB Kain Colter won a huge victory when the National Labor Relations Board’s Regional Director of Chicago, Peter Sung Ohr, ruled that football players were effectively employees under the National Labor Relations Act in 2014. This gave the players the power to form a union to […]

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What a crazy weekend we had in college football last weekend. Half of the top 10 teams got beat, as well another teams ranked in the top 25. We also saw the emergence of two more SEC teams with potential to make some noise in the College Football Playoff: the Ole Miss Rebels and Mississippi […]

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It’s finally here. That’s right, college football season is now upon us. For any SEC fan, football season is like Christmas come early, and luckily for us we have some big games coming up that will have major SEC implications. On ESPN this Thursday at 7 pm Central time, the Boise State Broncos will take […]

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I’ve been having trouble finding the right sports metaphor for the newest lawsuit against the NCAA on behalf of former amateur athletes. It isn’t a Hail Mary because the players aren’t desperate, they’re likely on the eventual winning side actually. The lawsuit isn’t a buzzer beater; the players have all the time in the world. […]

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Last week, on Mar. 26, the National Labor Relations Board’s Regional Director for Region 13 (Chicago), Peter Sung Ohr, made the first of a possible sweeping type of decisions in college athletics. Everyone has heard by now, but Ohr decided that a group of college athletes at Northwestern University would be allowed to form a […]

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