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UNDER FURTHER REVIEW – ‘Two scoops of versatility’ best describes Anna Hall

The annual Bowerman Award is collegiate track and field’s equivalent of college football’s Heisman Trophy. There’s no bigger honor in the sport. And Anna Hall, a former Colorado high school state champion from Greenwood Village, is one of the three finalists for the 2022 women’s Bowerman.  Hall represents the University of Florida. The others are …

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UNDER FURTHER REVIEW – 12-team football playoff? As they say, “Git ‘Er Done”

December Delirium—my name for college football’s developing equivalent to March Madness—is still at least two seasons away, according to the latest report from the College Football Playoff Management Committee. “Progress is being made,” said CFP executive director Bill Hancock after the committee met in Dallas in late October. “Will we get there? I don’t know.” …

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UNDER FURTHER REVIEW – AZFL belongs on every baseball fan’s bucket list

It wasn’t Bryce Harper facing Justin Verlander, though batter and pitcher might indeed achieve such lofty status in the seasons ahead. The attendance was in the hundreds, not the tens of thousands. And instead of the Philadelphia Phillies vs. the Houston Astros in the World Series, it was the Peoria Javelinas versus the Glendale Desert …

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Fansville TV spoofs highlight NIL’s burgeoning influence

Have you noticed this year’s Dr. Pepper FANSVILLE spoofs on TV, featuring Alabama’s reigning Heisman Trophy winner Bryce Young? These spots are NIL taken to the national level, which highlights the most revolutionary development in college athletics since the forward pass in football and three-point shot in basketball. For those who haven’t been following closely, …

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UNDER FURTHER REVIEW – College-level ‘free agency’ good idea, even at CU, CSU

Brendon Lewis made headlines a few weeks ago. But it wasn’t because of anything the University of Colorado quarterback did in a game, or even on the field. Lewis, who began his Buffaloes playing career in the second half of CU’s 55-23 shellacking by Texas in the 2020 Alamo Bowl and was the Buffs starting …

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UNDER FURTHER REVIEW – Broncos matching Rockies in the disappointing dept.

As record crowds turned out for the start of preseason camp at Dove Valley in late July, no one would have predicted that the 2022 Denver Broncos could be as disappointing as the Colorado Rockies, who were in the midst of a disheartening year that had begun with high hopes after the signing of superstar …

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UNDER FURTHER REVIEW – Today, ‘Braves’ is the target; could our ‘Broncos’ be next?

The woke forces that ultimately pressured the Washington Redskins into becoming the Washington Commanders and the Cleveland Indians to change to the Cleveland Guardians, are at it again.   The target this time is the Atlanta Braves.   When asked about the “controversy” surrounding the World Series champions’ name during last week’s team visit to …

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UNDER FURTHER REVIEW- Here’s an idea: Take the LIV-PGA Tour fray outside

The headline in last Friday’s Wall Street Journal read: The Presidents Cup Could Be Decided by the LIV Golf Battle. Nice attempt at fanning the flames of professional golf’s schism, but in truth, the Presidents Cup was never in doubt. The Internationals would have been outmanned even if LIV hadn’t poached a single non-American player. …

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