Chris Mortensen diagnosed with throat cancer

ESPN NFL reporter Chris Mortensen has been diagnosed with throat cancer and, as such, will step away from his duties to battle his disease. Suzy Kolber made the announcement Friday during "NFL Insiders." "More than a week ago, I was diagnosed with a Stage IV...

Ralph Friedgen describes his three years out of football in three powerful words

Ralph Friedgen won a total of 75 games during his ten years at Maryland as the head coach, including an ACC title and a 5-2 bowl record with the Terps. In five of those seasons, Friedgen won at least 9 games. The man can flat...

Video of the Day – David Beaty’s first Spring practice at Kansas

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S21Tz1IihWU&w=680&h=380] Video of the Day Thursday March 26, 2015 David Beaty's first Spring practice at Kansas

After his players struggled to execute, Leach made them do up-downs on the sidelines

On its face, Washington State's 52-31 blowout of Oregon State didn't offer much for the Cougars' coaching staff to quibble about. Quarterback Luke Falk completed 39-of-50 throws for 407 yards with six touchdowns (and two interceptions), the running game produced 130 yards on 19...

Testimony: Victim made Joe Paterno aware of Jerry Sandusky assault in 1976

Testimony unsealed from a 2014 court hearing on Tuesday revealed a victim claimed to have made Joe Paterno aware of a sexual assault committed by Jerry Sandusky in 1976. According to the testimony compiled by the Washington Post, a then-14 year old boy was penetrated...

Tuesday’s One Minute Warm Up

To get the blood pumping: This is pretty sweet https://twitter.com/BleacherReport/status/770431235269074944 The quote of the day https://twitter.com/CoachMotto/status/770354220516212736 A HS player in NC set a national record with 7 first half receiving touchdowns https://twitter.com/USATODAYhss/status/770435833421856768 A few Oregon State coaches got in on a pre-practice dance competition https://twitter.com/BeaverFootball/status/770433696138539009 Bet you've never seen this at a press...

Could ESPN and the Big Ten part ways?

There's been an exodus of high-priced talent leaving ESPN for warmer climates and fatter checks lately. Bill Simmons. Jason Whitlock. Colin Cowherd. Mike Tirico. Skip Bayless. The Big Ten? Last week John Ourand and Michael Smith of the Sports Business Journal reported that the Big Ten is close...

Texas wants to play A&M. A&M wants to play Texas. What are we waiting for?

Ever since the Texas and Texas A&M broke up in November 2011, the two have functioned like every dysfunctional couple you've ever known. "Do I care how my ex is doing? Nope, definitely don't care. Don't care at all. I definitely do not care that they're...

Friday’s One Minute Warm Up

To get the blood pumping: New Hampshire football has played in Cowell Stadium since 1936, but will open the 2016 season in brand new Wildcat Stadium. UNH has made Cowell Stadium one of the toughest places to play in the country, going 59-11 there since...