| More Sports Board|| Texas WR John Harris: "They're still Baylor... We're still Texas." - Augustus on 9/29/14 at 2:28 pm|
[b]Mike Finger @mikefinger[/b]
[i]Texas WR John Harris: "They're still Baylor. Just because they started playing better, that's good for them. We're still Texas."[/i]
MAYBE not the best idea to smack talk a...
| More Sports Board|| SMU "intrigued" by the idea of hiring Mack Brown - Augustus on 9/29/14 at 2:04 pm|
Per Bruce Feldman.
[quote]SMU is currently in the market for a head coach after June Jones stepped down from the position earlier this month, and according to one report, Jones' replacement could be another coach from Texas who recently walked away.
And that coach is Mack Brown.
| More Sports Board|| This week's "A Football Life" on NFLN to be about Sean Taylor - Augustus on 9/24/14 at 8:09 am|
Just a heads up for anybody wanting to watch it or DVR it. Should be good.
[quote]Legendary Washington Redskins safety Sean Taylor’s impact on Redskins Nation and the game of football continues to be felt to this day.
In 53 games with the Redskins, No. 21 recorded 299 tackles, 12 interception...
| More Sports Board|| Sources say "only a matter of time" before Michigan fires AD - Augustus on 9/23/14 at 9:47 am|
Gregg Henson is a radio personality in Pittsburgh (formerly in Detroit) but here's the speculation...
[quote]The Michigan Board Of Regents is off the Dave Brandon bandwagon, change is inevitable and I am told it is “only a matter of time” before Dave Brandon is done as Michigan Athletic Director....
| Movie/TV Board|| Stephen King's "11/22/63" 9-hour miniseries picked up by Hulu - Augustus on 9/22/14 at 2:30 pm|
Produced by JJ Abrams.
[quote]The miniseries, based on King’s best-selling 2011 novel published by Simon & Schuster imprint Scribner, follows high school English teacher Jake Epping, who travels back in time to try to prevent the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas on the fateful...
| More Sports Board|| "30 For 30 - The U: Part 2" gets prime timeslot after Heisman ceremony - Augustus on 9/15/14 at 1:40 pm|
Barry Jackson ?@flasportsbuzz
ESPN announced this morning it will give the UM football documentary sequel the marquee slot after December's Heisman award show:Dec. 13.
Looking forward to it. I really enjoyed the first one.
[quote]No, director Billy Corben assures, the much-anticipated ESPN s...
| More Sports Board|| University of Iowa Police trolling the hell out of Iowa State Police on Twitter - Augustus on 9/10/14 at 7:30 am|
Rivalry week. :lol:
| More Sports Board|| Clowney says injury was caused by one of "the holes" in the NRG Stadium field - Augustus on 9/8/14 at 8:38 pm|
According to his teammate.
[quote]Albert Breer ?@AlbertBreer
Texans S DJ Swearinger told me Jadeveon Clowney said in the immediate aftermath he stepped on one of "the holes" in the NRG Stadium field.[/quote]
This isn't the first time...
| More Sports Board|| Jerry Jones: I don’t plan to put Jimmy Johnson in Ring of Honor - Augustus on 9/1/14 at 7:51 am|
[quote]Jimmy Johnson, the coach who led the Cowboys to two championships before leaving the team after a falling out with owner Jerry Jones, has said that he has an assurance from Jones that he will eventually be inducted in the Cowboys’ Ring of Honor. Jones apparently doesn’t recall giving Johnson ...
| More Sports Board|| JR Smith: I'm on pace to be one of the best shooters the game has ever seen - Augustus on 8/27/14 at 1:01 pm|
[quote]We finally have an answer as to why New York Knicks guard J.R. Smith attempted 22 three pointers in a game last season. In his own words, he's "on pace to be one of the best shooters the game had ever seen."
Smith made his bold declaration on Instagram.
To his credit, Smith is a pretty...
| More Sports Board|| Virginia expecting "a crowd in the mid-40,000s" for home opener vs #7 UCLA - Augustus on 8/27/14 at 10:29 am|
Stadium holds 61,500.
[quote]UVa's football team is coming off its second straight losing season, and fifth in six years, and ticket sales were expected to be sluggish in 2014.
That's been the case. Virginia kicks off the season Saturday at noon against No. 7 UCLA at Scott Stadium. As the open...
| More Sports Board|| Cassel named Vikings starter over Bridgewater - Augustus on 8/25/14 at 10:31 am|
Jay Glazer @JayGlazer
Vikings players were informed this morning that Matt Cassel will be the starting QB in Minnesota over Teddy Bridgewater
For their week one game at St. Louis....
| Movie/TV Board|| Texas Chainsaw getting ANOTHER prequel (Leatherface as a teenager) - Augustus on 8/14/14 at 11:27 am|
The continuity for this whole series is so fricked. :lol:
[quote]To add to the somewhat convoluted Texas Chainsaw franchise filmography, a prequel to the 1974 original is on its way.
"Leatherface" will focus on the original story of the eponymous villain and will be written by newcomer Seth M...
| More Sports Board|| Kansas football unveils new "Crimson Chrome" uniforms - Augustus on 8/13/14 at 8:02 am|
And they certainly live by the motto "go big or go home."
[link=(http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article1208701.html)]Kansas City Star story.[/link]...
| More Sports Board|| In honor of Corn Fest, NIU will wear corn-themed jerseys for opener - Augustus on 8/11/14 at 2:31 pm|
[quote]The Huskies announced Thursday that in conjunction with DeKalb's annual Corn Fest -- this year, held the same weekend as NIU's season opener against FCS Presbyterian -- they would wear special corn-themed jerseys t...
| More Sports Board|| NBA schedule drops Wed. - Cavs/Heat, Wiz/Knicks, Warriors/Clips on Christmas - Augustus on 8/11/14 at 10:33 am|
Brett Poirier ?@BrettNBA
Full NBA schedule supposedly comes out Wednesday, here's what we know: Cavs at Heat, Wiz at Knicks, and Warriors at Clippers all on Xmas.
Wizards/Knicks is an interesting Christmas Day choice. Looking forward to seeing the full schedule Wednesday.
ETA: NBA did 5 game...
| More Sports Board|| Andrew Wiggins says he'd rather play in Minnesota - Augustus on 8/10/14 at 7:30 pm|
[quote]OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- Andrew Wiggins told Kansas coach Bill Self that he wants to be traded from Cleveland to Minnesota because the No. 1 overall pick believes it will be better for his long-term future.
Wiggins joined his former coach as a guest instructor at Self's basketball camp in su...
| More Sports Board|| New York Times: NCAA may let top conferences play by their own rules - Augustus on 8/6/14 at 12:34 pm|
[quote]The universities with the country’s most prominent athletics programs are expected to gain preliminary approval Thursday to break away from some of the strictures of the N.C.A.A., a significant change that would give them more freedom to govern themselves and could allow athletes to share in ...
| Movie/TV Board|| Rob Zombie wants you to fund his new movie - Augustus on 8/5/14 at 8:01 am|
[quote]Welcome to my next film. It is called 31, it is the story of five random people kidnapped on the five days leading up to Halloween and held hostage in a place called Murder World. While trapped inside this man-made Hell they must fight to survive playing the most violent game known to man… a ...
| More Sports Board|| ESPN releases full schedule for 24 hours of college hoops in November - Augustus on 8/4/14 at 2:07 pm|
[i]Times in EST.[/i]
[b][u]Monday, Nov. 17[/u][/b]
Baylor vs. Kentucky (women), 7 p.m. (ESPN2)
Miami at Florida, 7 p.m. (ESPNU)
UConn vs. Stanford (women), 9 p.m. (ESPN2)
SMU vs. Gonzaga, 11 p.m. (ESPN2)
Detroit vs. Oregon (ESPNU) — Part of Legends Classic