Tuesdays with Smitty: Conference Championship Weekend

Similar to the dropping temperature in Rochester, NY – teams left in the NFL playoffs are slowly dwindling to a mere four. While most teams are beginning to plan for the proverbial “next” season (including the annual pillage of the Patriots coaching staff and front office), this Sunday results will determine who respresents each respective conference in Super Bowl XLIII. One game features a battle of 2 of the best defenses currently in the NFL, while the other showcases 2 teams that most people nearly wrote off about 6 or 7 weeks ago. Let’s break down both games:

ACC full of surprises thus far

While much has been deservedly made of the Big East and their potential for nine or ten teams earning invitations to the NCAA tournament in March, the ACC has shown they could be punching more than one ticket to the Motor City come April.

The Rose Bowl Experience, Beyond the Game

The Rose Bowl Experience, Beyond the Game

by Greg Kincaid It’s January 1 at 12:01 a.m. People are jumping up and down, celebrating a new year and new things to come. The champagne cork is popped and there are plenty of new things to celebrate. However, there is one thing about the New Year that people forget: College football. New Year s […]

Performance of the Week (POTW) 1/5 – 1/11

Have you seen a great sports performance this week – maybe on the national level or the local level? Was it a feat of athletic prowess, an incredible accomplishment, or an ultimate act of sportsmanship? Here’s the place to note that performance.

The Week That Was

In the Big East, one thing is for sure; there are no easy victories, no pushovers, and no games that ANY team can mark off as a win. That being said, like all conferences, the Big East has its power-houses and it’s weaker teams.