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Bill Bowman's column on college sports: The difference in Division I hoops is apparent
Five minutes into last week's Bucknell-Syracuse game at the Carrier Dome, Bison freshman point guard Steven Kaspar dribbled the ball toward the hoop and was stoned by fifth-year 'Cuse senior Scoop Jardine.
Bill Bowman's college football column: CBS, money and 'puters
Daughter: Hey, dad. Why is your face so red?
Me: Oh, honey, it’s too complicated. Six-year-olds don’t always get big-people stuff. Don’t worry about it.
Daughter: Tell me. I wanna know.
Why I love (and hate) college football
I love college football because there's nothing like an absolutely clear crisp October day sitting in the bleachers with your family watching your school, one you hope will become your kid's school. I hate college football because of conference realignment.
Could this be end of BCS?
For about the last two years or so I've often vented about the treatment the loser of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference game receives when it comes to NCAA playoff positioning.
Bill Bowman's college football column: Healing only just beginning in Happy Valley
Once again, with apologies to Peter King, here are some things I think I think as the college football season winds down.
College basketball: Bison get right to the point
There are going to be times this season, and Dave Paulsen can see them coming right now, where he will need to take a walk to the other end of the floor and relax for a moment.
Bucknell's Robertson has been a revelation
As far as I can tell, it’s just a rumor that Bryce Robertson is looking for a pick-up football game this Saturday so he can snipe a couple of quarterback tosses. Then again, if you are playing with your friends in the backyard and you see an orange bolt of lightning fire out from behind a tree and pick off one of your passes, it’s probably him.
Bill Bowman On college football: Bucknell's offense needs to make plays
It happens once in a while; if not once a season, then probably at least one time every couple of years. Watch enough football and you see a game that brings back Hall of Fame coach John McKay's immortal answer after a loss.
Bill Bowman On college football: Some flags just not warranted
I've been covering college football for the better part of 15 years, been following it since I could read, and I learned something on Saturday. Momma said I'd never stop learning and, you know, she's always right.
Maybe McGloin is the man for the job
John Wooden balanced coaching with philosophy about as well as anyone. That's why more than three and a half decades after he coached his last game after turning the UCLA men's basketball program into a dynasty, his words remain as relevant as ever.
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