The #DailyDose: What does Jim Harbaugh need to do to have a successful first season?

Over the next several days the FootballScoop staff will be looking at the first year hires and offering our takes on how success will be defined in year one. First up is Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh. Scott's take (@FootballScoop): Honestly, I don't believe Michigan fans have significant expectations...

What David Blatt’s failed play call can teach football coaches

Here's the situation. You're Cleveland Cavaliers head coach David Blatt. There's a second and a half remaining of a crucial Game 4 in your Eastern Conference Semifinals series with the Chicago Bulls. The game is tied, and you have an undetermined amount of time to...

Video: Kentucky gives former Alabama QB Greg McElroy the blue-chip recruit experience for a day

SEC Network analyst Greg McElroy won a state title in high school at Southlake Carroll (TX), and led Alabama to conference and national titles in 2009, so he may not have any college eligibility left, but during a recent stop at Kentucky he got...

What’s the football equivalent of this great baseball prank?

Major League Basbell uber-prospect Kris Bryant hit the first of what will assuredly be hundreds of home runs on Sunday, and his Chicago Cubs teammates responded in classic fashion: Your browser does not support iframes. This immediately brought to mind the prank North Carolina pulled on quarterback...

Auburn has an important message for their Georgia recruits

Auburn's campus is located just 30 miles from the Georgia border, so it should come as no surprise that on their spring 2015 roster, a total of 28 players list their hometown in The Peach State. So as a gentle reminder that Auburn is successfully...

Video of the Day – Urban throws out first pitch at Yankee Stadium

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q-30cOG9Wt4] Video of the Day Monday May 11, 2015 Two days after having his appendix removed, Urban Meyer throws out the first pitch at Yankee Stadium

Former player eviscerates Tim Beckman on twitter

Monday afternoon update: Athletic director Mike Thomas held a teleconference this afternoon to address the issues raised by Cvijanovic. Michael Carpenter chronicled Thomas' comments quite well. In short, Thomas, while noting that they plan to fully investigate the allegations, was very supportive of Beckman and...

The Texas high school playoffs could impact an early signing period

With the Big 12, Pac-12, Mountain West and MAC in Phoenix for their their respective spring meetings this week, CBSSports.com's Jon Solomon took the collective temperature on one of the pieces of legislation floating around the college football industry: an early signing period. First, a...

Indiana MBB coach Tom Crean went to the Notre Dame football clinic for a very specific reason

Indiana basketball coach Tom Crean has seen just about it all when it comes to basketball. He's been voted a conference coach of the year in two different leagues (C-USA and the Big Ten), a national coach of the year in 2012 at Indiana,...