Could Alabama beat an NFL team?: According to Ye Olde Ball Coach (Steve Spurrier) the Crimson Tide could beat the Jacksonville Jaguars. ESPN's Mike Golic says no way. 1934-1976 theCollege All-Star Football Classic was played between the NFL champions and a team of star college seniors from the previous year.
Pryor included in NFL draft, must sit out 5 games: Terrelle Pryor will have an opportunity to pursue his NFL dreams, with one significant caveat: The former Ohio State star must still pay for breaking NCAA rules while he was in college.
Report: Former Ohio State wide receiver Duron Carter to visit Alabama: Alabama is set to welcome wide receiver prospect Duron Carter for an unofficial visit this weekend. Carter, is the son of former NFL All-Pro receiver Cris Carter.
2009 SportsFilter NASCAR Yahoo group started: More inside.
NASCAR Season Ends: In a chase that was much closer than the one the drivers just finished, the results are in and four teams were able to finish the long season.
Memo to the NFL: London doesn’t care!: For the second year in a row the NFL is taking it's act to London, but lo and behold, no one seems to care!
What's a coach really worth?: The knee-jerk perception isn't kind to Oxford. We live in a state that under funds important items, that ranks in the bottom percentile of most U.S. social and educational categories, and yet Oxford High School's football coach is being paid $105,000 a year. No prep football coach in Alabama makes more.
Home sweet home: LSU tops OSU in BCS Championship : LSU rolled to a 38-24 win over the Ohio State Buckeyes to claim its second national title in five seasons.
High School Football, Under Prime-Time Lights: From The New York Times. "What has been the stuff of hometown legends, high school football has suddenly become high-definition, low-cost programming for national broadcasters and marketers eager to woo men 18 to 34. This year, 13 games will be shown on ESPN networks, and 8 on Fox Sports Net."
In other World Cup news: USA Softball Wins II World Cup of Softball OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – They came to make a statement and that is exactly what they did as the USA Women’s National Softball team beat Japan, 5-2, in the II World Cup of Softball. warningLink may be slow to load and has sound
Baseball's First All-Star Game: July 06, 1933 at Chicago's Comiskey Park, Baseballs all-star game made its debut with the AL beating the NL 4-2. "We wanted to see the Babe. Sure, he was old and had a big waistline, but that didn't make any difference. We were on the same field as Babe Ruth." - Wild Bill Hallahan
Sensitivity Training 101: Chicago White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen will have to undergo league-mandated "sensitivity training,"...[I think we all know why]. "Guillen, who is Venezuelan, has said he'll need to "take English lessons" before attending the training courses. The team, though, has asked that the session be conducted in Spanish."
Time Is the Czechs' Lurking Enemy: The Czechs are ranked second to only Brazil, feature a roster seasoned at top clubs in Europe and play with a snowflake's ingenuity for free-form creativity and rigorous structure. Bbut, wistfulness has crept in, a feeling that the World Cup may have arrived beyond the prime of what is considered the country's greatest generation of players. Age and injury have begun to temper expectation. Does the United States REALLY have a chance to win pool play?
Steelers' Porter to Bush: Uhh, Never Mind: Porter opened his mouth a few days ago stating what he wanted to tell the President. Should pro athletes and politics meet at the Whitehouse?
For Drury, Winning Is Not the Only Thing: Drury, co-captain and center, has helped the Buffalo Sabres to a franchise-best 52 regular-season victories and a 3-2 lead over the Philadelphia Flyers in their first-round N.H.L. playoff series. As a youth, his Greater Bridgeport (Conn.) hockey team won the United States national amateur championship in 1989. Five months later, he hit and pitched his team from Trumbull, Conn., to the Little League World Series title with an upset of Taiwan. But after all that, winning is not the only thing on Drury's mind. i now have MY hockey team to get behind, least, as long as Drury is there.