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Canadian Football League star Chad Owens to make MMA debut – Yahoo! Sports (blog)

Canadian Football League star Chad Owens to make MMA debut – Yahoo! Sports (blog)

(USA Today Sports Images)Football players training in MMA is nothing new. NFLers including Aldon Smith, Jared Allen and Arthur Jones train with some of the sport’s best fighters in the off-season. Former players have gotten into MMA, as well. Herschel Walker had a storied career on the football field before he started with Strikeforce. Matt […]

SMU adds Hal Mumme to football coaching staff – Dallas Morning News (blog)

SMU adds Hal Mumme to football coaching staff – Dallas Morning News (blog)

Veteran coach and innovator of the “Air Raid” offense Hal Mumme has joined SMU as an Assistant Head Coach/Passing Game Coordinator, Head Coach June Jones announced today. A shot of Hal Mumme as the coach at McMurry in Abilene. (USA Today) Mumme arrives at SMU after spending four seasons as head coach at McMurry. Taking […]

Filling out the SEC football brackets – ESPN (blog)

Welcome to the Madness. The NCAA tournament cranked up Tuesday night and begins in earnest on Thursday. We here at the SEC blog love our college hoops and will pay tribute to the Big Dance with our own little SEC football tournament. Edward and I will both seed all 14 SEC football teams based on […]

10 Worst Coaching Jobs in World Football – Bleacher Report

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Prosecution sets sights on football coach, others after Steubenville rape … – Yahoo! Sports (blog)

Prosecution sets sights on football coach, others after Steubenville rape … – Yahoo! Sports (blog)

If you haven’t already read Yahoo! Sports columnist Dan Wetzel’s tremendous column on the “culture of arrogance” that led to a pair of reprehensible Steubenville (Ohio) High football players receiving rape convictions over the weekend, do that first. Trent Mays left, and Ma’lik Richmond sit in court on the third day of their trial for […]

College hoops and college football are playing by different rules – CBSSports.com

F-bombs and 3s dropping from the sky in equal measure. Preening that would embarrass Flavor Flav. Press tables doubling as stages for the owner of the latest buzzer-beater. You’ve seen it all by now, as we prepare to tip off this week. Do you care? Should you care? Are you impressed, repulsed or are you […]

Spring football 25: Northern Illinois Huskies – Yahoo! Sports (blog)

Spring football 25: Northern Illinois Huskies – Yahoo! Sports (blog)

(USA Today Sports Images)Dr. Saturday will be looking at the 25 most interesting teams headed into spring football through March, examining which programs have the biggest questions, the most expectations and the best storylines. This isn’t the 25 best going into the spring, just the 25 we’re keeping the closest eye on. Previously: Louisville NORTHERN […]

Doc Five: Best College Football Buzzer Beaters – No. 4, Miracle at Michigan – Yahoo! Sports (blog)

Doc Five: Best College Football Buzzer Beaters – No. 4, Miracle at Michigan – Yahoo! Sports (blog)

This offseason we will count down various topics from Monday through Friday, bringing you the top five of the important and definitely some not so important issues in college football. It’s the Doc Five, every week until we will thankfully have actual games to discuss. THE BEST COLLEGE FOOTBALL BUZZER BEATERS NO. 4, MIRACLE AT […]

Don’t confuse the Steubenville story with a football story – CBSSports.com

Don’t confuse the Steubenville story with a football story – CBSSports.com

Two Steubenville football players are found guilty of raping a drunken 16-year-old girl. (AP) The danger of Steubenville is that it gives us the chance to point the finger at them, whoever they are. The football team or the city that worships it. The coach. The players. The culture. It’s them. Not us. That’s what […]

ESPN will pay to show Big East football games on television – SI.com

ESPN will pay to show Big East football games on television – SI.com

Just name the conference after Teddy Bridgewater. He’s who we’re here to see, and by the time he’s drafted there’ll be all new teams in the league and they’d be renaming it anyway. (AP) React with mild enthusiasm in a manner of your choosing, brothers and sisters: The Big East/ESPN media rights deal is complete. […]