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No. 98 Ohio Bobcats season preview

Ohio comes into the 2014 season losing four out of its last five games in 2013 and having to fill the void of quarterback Tyler Tettleton, who graduated in the off-season. Finishing at 7-6 overall and 4-4 in the MAC East Division in 2013, offensive coordinator Tim Albin feels his team is embracing the transition. “This has been the best spring I've ever been a part of, as...
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May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Ohio Believes the NBA Draft Lottery Works; No One Else Does

Like it or hate it, the NBA Draft Lottery certainly draws up a lot of controversy. Last night was no exception, as the Cleveland Cavaliers were awarded the first overall pick despite just having a 1.7% chance at landing it. So when ESPN asked the country if the NBA needs to change its draft system, the overwhelming majority said yes. 49 of the 50 states voted against the lottery...
Via Standing O Sports
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Lucas’ 2014 NFL Mock Draft

The NFL Draft is FINALLY here. After two extra weeks of speculation, prospect examination, mock drafts, and all that goes along with the draft, the real thing is finally here – or at least it’s tomorrow. I let StandingOSports’ NFL Draft guru Jack Andrade and his team do most of the NFL Draft work this year, but it wouldn’t be right to let the whole draft season go without...
Via Standing O Sports
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Playoffs: Second Round Previews & Predictions

Sadly, the first round of the NBA Playoffs are officially over and what a first round it was. It may very well be the greatest first round in the history of the playoffs, featuring five Game 7s, and seven series going at least six games. If Charlotte’s Al Jefferson didn’t injure his foot in Game 1 against Miami, the Bobcats had a chance to give the Heat some fits too. But it’s...
Via Standing O Sports
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Mic’D Up! – 4/28/14

StandingOSports’ has decided to add a daily column to the site, and I’m up first. Everyday, a different SOS writer will be publishing a column, and trust me, they’ll all be different. Monday’s are my day, so let’s get into the first edition of “Mic’d Up! with Mike Lucas. The NBA and NHL Playoffs have been SPECTACULAR thus far. Every NHL game has seemingly gone to...
Via Standing O Sports
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Western Conference NBA Playoffs: First Round Previews and Predictions

For each NBA team, 82 regular season games are officially in the books. Now, it’s playoff time. For the first time in NBA history, the Los Angeles Lakers, New York Knicks, and Boston Celtics will be watching from their couches while teams like the Washington Wizards and Charlotte Bobcats will be competing for the title. The top seeds in the West head into the playoffs hot while...
Via Standing O Sports
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Eastern Conference NBA Playoffs: First Round Previews and Predictions

For each NBA team, 82 regular season games are officially in the books. Now, it’s playoff time. For the first time in NBA history, the Los Angeles Lakers, New York Knicks, and Boston Celtics will be watching from their couches while teams like the Washington Wizards and Charlotte Bobcats will be competing for the title. The top seeds in the East head into the playoffs reeling while...
Via Standing O Sports
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NCAA Tournament: The Greatness of March Madness

There’s a reason the NCAA Tournament is widely considered the second best sporting event in the world, trailing only the World Cup. The 2014 NCAA Tournament is still in its opening weekend, but the magic surrounding the event took about thirty minutes to show itself. The first game of the opening weekend was sixth-seeded Ohio State against eleventh-seeded Dayton, and the Flyers...
Via Standing O Sports
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NCAA Tournament: TV Channel Guide

The NCAA Tournament is less than three hours away from its opening tip-off. There are 16 games today, so to make things easier for you, here’s the official TV schedule for all of today’s action. 12:15, CBS, Buffalo: (6) Ohio State vs. (11) Dayton (Verne Lundquist/Bill Raftery/Allie LaForce) 12:40, truTV, Milwaukee: (2) Wisconsin vs. (15) American (Ian Eagle/Jim Spanarkel/Lewis...
Via Standing O Sports
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Duke Drops Out Of AP Poll Top 10 For First Time Since 2007

The Duke Blue Devils have been really good for a really long time. How good you may ask? Well they have been ranked in the top 10 of the Associated Press for the last 122 weeks – a stretch dating back to 2007. But the streak ended today following the Blue Devils loss to Notre Dame in their ACC opener. The loss dropped Duke to number 16 in the rankings. It was the second longest...
Via Standing O Sports
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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