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African Americans constitute nearly half of all Division 1 college football players but less than 10 percent of all Division 1 coaches. The success of current black head coaches at Stanford, Texas, and Texas Au0026M figures to make it easier for future black head coaches to land a job.
MEMPHIS, Tenn.-Texas A&M QB Kyle Allen set a Liberty Bowl record with five touchdowns. WVU and A&M combined for 82 points. Texas A&M took home the hand carved Liberty Bell trophy. None of that will be remembered.
MEMPHIS, Tenn.-Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby says the conference won't expand and is happy with ten teams. Three weeks after the Playoff Committee left TCU and Baylor out of the inaugural playoff, Bowlsby says the conference is not going to react by adding two more teams. By NCAA rule, a conference with less than 12 members cannot hold a championship game.
Playoff Set We begged and pleaded. We ranted and complained. We lobbied. We finally got a college football playoff. It's been a long time coming, but the wait is now over. The CFB playoff committee has spoken for the final time this season, and a thrilling set of playoff games is on the slate.
MEMPHIS, Tenn.-Hall of Fame coach Bobby Bowden likes Florida State over Oregon in the Rose Bowl semifinal game. "Oregon looks unbeatable, but yet, Florida State is unbeatable," Florida State's legendary coach reasons. "I'll have to go with them until someone shows me that they can be beaten."
Everynew installment of the World Cup tournament resurrects the debate on the popularityof soccer in the United States. Even NBAgreat Kareem Abdul-Jabbar recently weighed in on the strange sports pro-con controversy.is suddenly inspired to rise once more and proclaim, 'Onward to glory I go!,' thesix-time NBA MVP wrote at Time .
The Grizzlies seized Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals, along with home-court advantage, holding the Golden State Warriors 18-points below their season average of 110 in Memphis point guard Mike Conley's return from facial surgery on April 27. Conley's reemergence gave the Grizzlies an emotional boost as they handed Golden State just their third home loss of the season.
Oregon v. Michigan State Does speed kill? The jury is still out on that, but for now we know that speed wins. Michigan State showed up at Autzen Stadium like the preseason top-five team that it was touted to be.
Here are five takeaways from the big weekend in college football. Mississippi Teams Roll Mississippi State's win over #2 Auburn vaulted the Bulldogs over Florida State into the #1 spot in the AP Poll for the first time in school history.
MEMPHIS-When the media entered the main court of FedEx Forum in Memphis on Friday afternoon following the Houston Rockets' shootaround, Josh Smith stood at the top of the key. Four days after the Detroit Pistons cut him, Smith was clad in Rockets warm-ups and preparing for the Memphis Grizzlies as the newest member of the Houston squad.
"I don't think it's the toughest division in our league," said Joerger, "I think it's the toughest division in all major leagues. Year in, year out, its ridiculous." To Joerger's point, four of the five teams in the Southwest division are playoff bound.
Grizzlies coach Dave Joerger told Breitbart Sports that Gasol starting for the West All-Stars is a "big deal" for the city of Memphis and for the Grizzlies organization. "The league's done a great job of promoting all of the players in [the] league," said Joerger.