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Archive for February, 2014

Firecracker- #5 Kansas vs. Oklahoma State

Posted on: February 28th, 2014 by Jeff Allen Sports

Saturday, March 1, 6:00 PM on ESPN, ESP3 Gallagher-Iba Arena, Stillwater, Oklahoma Oh how the proud fall hard. The Cowboys of Oklahoma State began the year one of the nation’s top teams, armed with a high powered offense featuring star guard Marcus Smart. Then, in the heat of the season, the Cowboys began to fall of their […]

Indelible X – #9 Creighton vs. Xavier

Posted on: February 28th, 2014 by Jeff Allen Sports

Written by Jeff Allen of March 1st, 2:00 PM on FS1 Cintas Center, Cincinnati, Ohio Xavier is one of those teams that seems to always be in the NCAA Tournament. Maybe it just seems that way because the school name starts with X and it is a relatively common name for human beings. Maybe it’s […]

Ain’t Bad- #7 Louisville vs. #21 Memphis

Posted on: February 28th, 2014 by Jeff Allen Sports

March 1st, 11:00 AM on CBS FedExForum, Memphis, Tennessee The #7 Louisville Cardinals have won 7 straight contests. Last week, it was a 22-point romp of lowly Temple. This week ain’t Temple. The Cardinals will travel to Tennessee to face the #21 Memphis Tigers Saturday. The Tigers are coming off a disappointing road loss to Houston. Despite the […]

Defense – #4 Syracuse vs. #12 Virginia

Posted on: February 28th, 2014 by Jeff Allen Sports

Written by Jeff Allen of Saturday, March 1, 1:00 PM on ESPN, ESP3 John Paul Jones Arena, Charlottesville, Virginia Defense wins championships, or at least, that’s what we heard through the grapevine. Some say in today’s climate of fast paced high octane offenses of football and basketball that defense has become predominantly second-tier, obsolete. […]

Providence vs. North Carolina Betting Preview

Posted on: February 21st, 2014 by Jon Fawley

Written by Jon Fawley The North Carolina Tar Heels have been putting the “Madness” in March Madness well before the NCAA tournament had even began. The Roy Williams led Tar Heels have been a sort of an anomaly this season, a season that has them looking like one of the elite teams in the country […]

Offense will win THIS game: Arizona State against Texas

Posted on: February 19th, 2014 by Danielle Homer

By Danielle Homer The Big Dance will be kicking off this week; 2 of the 64 include the Arizona State Sun Devils and the Texas Longhorns. Arizona State, from the Pac 12, will be playing in the tournament for the first time since 2009. With a 21-11 straight up record on the season, they are […]

Ravens’ Ray Rice arrested at Atlantic City casino

Posted on: February 17th, 2014 by Jeff Allen Sports

By: Staff  Writer – AP ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) – Police in Atlantic City say Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice was arrested at a casino there after an argument with his fiance turned physical. Atlantic City police said that Rice and Janay Palmer were both arrested on simple assault charges and were released on a summons […]

UFC 171: Hendricks vs. Lawler

Posted on: February 13th, 2014 by Jeff Allen Sports

Written by Mark Kern – Statfox UFC 171: Hendricks vs. Lawler Saturday, March 15 – 11:00 p.m. ET Dallas, TX Johny Hendricks (15-2) vs. Robbie Lawler (22-9) Vacant welterweight title bout Line: Hendricks -500, Lawler +375 With Georges St-Pierre now retired, a new welterweight champion will be crowned on Saturday night in Dallas when Johny […]

Miami’s Incognito lashes out at Martin on Twitter

Posted on: February 13th, 2014 by Jeff Allen Sports

By: Staff  Writer – AP Published: 2/12/2014  at  5:56:09 PM Dolphins offensive lineman Richie Incognito has lashed out at teammate Jonathan Martin on Twitter, saying ”The truth is going to bury you and your entire `camp.’ You could have told the truth the entire time.” Incognito also wrote Martin told him he thought about committing suicide last May because […]

Jeter’s decision to retire signals end of an era

Posted on: February 13th, 2014 by Jeff Allen Sports

NEW YORK (AP) – One by one, Derek Jeter watched them walk away. His baseball brothers in pinstripes, the gang that grew up champions. Bernie Williams was the first to go. Then, best buddy Jorge Posada. Mariano Rivera and Andy Pettitte said goodbye together just a few months ago. And now, the last link to […]