RealClearSports
Advertisement

Cincy's 'Cute' Story Continues

AP Photo

It was sexy this week to be UC football. It was Eva Mendes, strolling Copacabana Beach wearing a thong and a smile.

The national media loves a hot new story, and 8th-ranked UC was that, heading into its game at No. 21 South Florida, so the media came running. “Cute,’’ Brian Kelly called the Bearcats. They were a cute story.

There was nothing cute about the game, though. The game was hot and nasty. On a steamy night, the Bearcats defense chased a missile in the fog named B.J. Daniels, and never really caught him.

Read Full Article »

Recommended Articles

Concussions Creating Moral Dilemma

Gregg Doyel, CBS Sports - May 8, 2012

Football players are killing each other. The death sentence isn't immediate, but it's there -- and we all know it. Whether they die from dementia or Alzheimer's or their own hand, NFL players are dying too ... more »

NCAA's Seamy Side Months Before Kickoff

Gene Wojciechowski, ESPN - May 8, 2012

A secret affair. Hidden payoffs. A bungled cover-up. The John Edwards trial? Not exactly. More like the worst week in the life of Arkansas football this spring. In fact, I can't remember an early college offseason that was less... more »

Where Did John Marinatto Go Wrong?

Andrea Adelson, Big East Blog - May 7, 2012

There cannot possibly be a tougher job in college football than Big East commissioner. That is not meant as a defense of the outgoing John Marinatto, who is as responsible for what has happened to the league as the dueling ... more »

Marinatto Quits Amid Big East Instability

Pete Thamel, New York Times - May 8, 2012

When Big East Commissioner John Marinatto resigned Monday, the battered league was left at another crossroads. It could either crumble or find itself a billion-dollar television deal in September. The Big East, scheduled to... more »