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The Top Ten Colleges for Serious Sports Fans

Going to college? Serious sports fans will not only be looking at the academic credentials of their preferred colleges, but also at the opportunity to pursue their love of sports in their leisure time. Let’s take a look at the best colleges for serious sports fans. All of the ten colleges highlighted will not only…

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The BCS Bust Bowl – Northern Illinois Will Play in 2013 Orange Bowl

Wha—-Boom! Did you hear that? That was just the sound of the Northern Illinois Huskies crashing the Bowl Championship Series (BCS) with their improbable selection into the Orange Bowl. Who saw this coming? There was a buzz around the Kent State vs. Northern Illinois game last weekend and the probability for the winner to work…

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Penn State Football

2012 Marks Fifth Consecutive Season Of Attendance Declines For Penn State Football

Ever since 2007, the Penn State football program has seen a drop in attendance at Beaver Stadium. In 2012, the Nittany Lions averaged close to 97,000 fans per game whereas five seasons ago, the home attendance averaged 108, 917. But the surprising part of that Penn State football statistic? The lack of ticket sales might…

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Expanded Social Media In Sports Presence For #ArmyNavy College Football Rivalry Game

The annual #ArmyNavy college football rivalry game just went social. With the service academy matchup a little over two weeks away, the #ArmyNavy game has decided to expand its social media in sports presence; the game will take place at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia on Dec. 8, with kickoff set for 3 p.m. Currently,…

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Maryland-Rutgers

Maryland and Rutgers Join The Big Ten…Wait…Why?

The Times They Are A Changin’–Bob Dylan Even Bob Dylan’s words from his 1960s classic rings true in 2012 in College Football.  The landscape has changed in college football drastically over the past few years. A 4 team playoff begins next year and conference realignment is at an all time high.  I honestly can’t keep…

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Johnny Manziel

Texas A&M Goes ‘All In’ With #JohnnyFootball Sports Marketing Campaign For Heisman Trophy

It’s clear from the school’s dedicated website that the sports marketing crew at Texas A&M has gone ‘all in’, so to speak, with its campaign to help redshirt freshman quarterback, Johnny Manziel, win the Heisman Trophy. #JohnnyFootball — as he’s referred to by Aggie fans, media, and much of the college football world — has…

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Washington St. Issues Twitter Ban For Football Program Effective Immediately

Late Tuesday night, Washington St. football head coach Mike Leach joined the growing list of Division-I coaches issuing a twitter ban to their players. Ironically, Leach has his own account on the social media platform, but he’s been silent the past two weeks. Additionally, the Cougar football program doesn’t actually have its own account. Florida State’s…

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How Do College Football Fans Watch Games On Saturday: (INFOGRAPHIC)

Saturday’s in the Fall mean only one thing to millions of Americans: it’s GameDay. In the latest Discover Card Fan Loyalty Poll, students, school boosters, and other college football fans were polled to see where their favorite places are to watch the big game: in front of the big screen or live with 85,000 of…

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NCAA College Football Coaches By The Numbers (INFOGRAPHIC)

With college football just starting up for the 2012 season, there are a handful of storylines to watch. How will Penn State fair under first-year coach Bill O’Brien following a summer of sanctions and bowl bans? Can LSU function without Tyrann “Honey Badger” Mathieu after his dismissal from the program on August 10? Will the…

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Oregon Ducks Launch #QuackCave, Social Media Headquarters

The NCAA athletic community knows the University of Oregon as the school with the latest inovations in its jersey designs, especially pertaining to football. Now, though, the Ducks might better be known as the first University to launch a social media hub — the #QuackCave — to monitor its athletics. With a handful of flat screens…

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Stanford Football Goes Digital in 2012 with iPad Playbook

For the 2012 football season, Stanford will become the first college team to welcome in a new era of technology. With the start of training camp around the corner, each Cardinal player and coach is being given an iPad that houses the team’s digital playbook along with other team-related materials. The iPad Playbook was developed…

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Penn State Football Scandal Causes Drop in State Farm Sponsorship

Following the findings of the NCAA pertaining to the Penn State football scandal, the Nittany Lions are probably going to suffer even more losses in the future. As if a $60 million sanction, four-year postseason ban, loss of scholarships, a vacation of 111 wins under the late Joe Paterno, and a five-year probationary period weren’t enough…

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