According to new NCAA Football Oversight Committee chairman and Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby, some in the ACC are considering expanding its current two-division lineup of the Atlantic and Coastal into three divisions. Bowlsby intimated that it’s the uncertainty over just what the ACC wants to do that’s somewhat bogged down the legislation moving forward, although, again, it’s expected to be in place in time for the 2016 season. … [Read more...] about Report: Big 12 may get title game in ’16; ACC to three divisions?
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Nebraska's jump into the simulated sports world during the global COVID-19 pandemic is the latest in a trend of main-stream sports using creative ways to keep sports fans occupied. NASCAR has shifted to iRacing to fill time for its television providers and a live H-O-R-S-E tournament took place last weekend with players using cell phones to record their shots. … [Read more...] about Nebraska to stream video game simulation of spring game using Cornhuskers legends
ShortstopDid you know Luis Aparicio led the league in steals in each of his first nine seasons? Seven of those came with the White Sox and he later returned for another stint. In his 10 years with the White Sox, he racked up enough value to sit seventh in career WAR among position players. He's not the selection here, though, because Luke Appling in his 20 years racked up the most WAR in club history. Appling was the far superior bat, too. … [Read more...] about Chicago White Sox all-time team: Big Hurt, Konerko in middle of lineup; Buehrle, Sale in rotation
Texas offered him last week. Arizona State offered in late January, and he was offered by the other five schools more than a year ago. On the visit front, he was at Maryland prior to the February dead period, and he took in games at Alabama and LSU in the fall. … [Read more...] about No. 9 OLB’s Top 7 includes SEC, Big Ten, Pac-12, Big 12 schools
Jarry Park was and remains a roughly 90 acre park in the Villeray neighborhood of the city. It’s got soccer fields, tennis courts, basketball courts, a public swimming pool, and a man-made lake. It also, in the late 60s, had a tiny little community baseball park that held all of 3,000 people. When, in 1968, the National League considered yanking the expansion team from Montreal and giving it to Buffalo, which had War Memorial Stadium — the ballpark where they’d later film the movie “The Natural” — ready to go, Mayor Drapeau told them that the little stadium in Jarry Park was where the Expos would play. It would be expanded to ten-times its size with temporary bleachers and it would bridge the gap until the promised domed stadium could be built. The National League agreed. The actual name of the place was Jarry Park Stadium, referring to the stadium inside the larger park, but it came to be known simply as “Jarry Park.” … [Read more...] about Today in Baseball History: The first non-U.S. MLB game in history is played in Montreal