LSU takes No. 1 ranking into College Football Playoff

More Sports / Football Dec 9, 2019

LSU takes No. 1 ranking into College Football Playoff

Defending national champions. Undefeated and owners of a 28-game winning streak, longest in the nation. The Clemson Tigers are one heck of a No. 3 seed. Clemson will play second-seeded Ohio State in prime time Dec. 28 in the College Football Playoff semifinal at the Fiesta ...

Veracity lacking in explanation by coaches

General | SPORTS SCOPE May 24, 2018

Veracity lacking in explanation by coaches

by Hiroshi Ikezawa

It's an ongoing saga of conflicting narratives. In Wednesday night's news conference, Masato Uchida, the former Nihon University head coach, and his assistant coach Tsutomu Inoue made it apparent that their opinions of the football scandal they are embroiled in are far different than Taisuke ...

Takada aiming for NFL career

More Sports / Football Aug 23, 2014

Takada aiming for NFL career

by Hiroshi Ikezawa

Playing in the NFL is the ultimate dream of every kid who plays football. The majority, however, never get to see that dream come true. The window of opportunity to reach the NFL is even narrower if you don't live in the United States. But James ...

Basketball | MAN ABOUT SPORTS Dec 17, 2013

NCAA's hoop hype not such an easy sell in December

by Dave Wiggins

If Howard Cosell were still with us, he would probably say this about NCAA basketball (you supply the nasal tone and staccato pace): There now exists annually a veritable plethora of enthralling inter-conference hardwood encounters between traditionally proficient American institutions of higher academia. Translation: These ...