“Spiritual” NCAA Nicknames in Best About Sports

Nicknames are especially defining in sports, and there’s certainly no shortage of them.

300+ NCAA Division I and hundreds of Division II and III athletic programs all have their own nickname and mascot.

Clever nicknames and mascots capture the essence of a team and they also personify a school’s history, geography, tradition or playing style or, in this case, its religious affiliation.

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2 Cent Tuesday: Bowl Dodging Leonard Fournette and Christian McCaffrey

Today’s 2 Cent Tuesday blog explores the latest trend in college sports – bowl dodging. 2016 Heisman hopefuls and projected NFL 1st round draft picks Leonard Fournette of LSU and Christian McCaffrey of Stanford announced that they would be skipping, … Continue reading

2 Cent Tuesday: Alabama Coach Nick Saban’s Priceless Quote

Today’s 2 Cent Tuesday sports blog spotlights Alabama coach Nick Saban’s priceless quote that ESPN announcer Kirk Herbstreit quickly referenced before last night’s national championship game. Caught up in the pomp and circumstance of ESPN’s pregame coverage, many viewers may … Continue reading

Goodyear Blimp Celebrates 60th Year of College Football

This weekend marks the start of the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company’s 60th year of aerial advertising during college football games. The company’s annual broadcast coverage will culminate with a lucky college football fan hitching a ride on the famous … Continue reading