Links and videos from recent happenings around the sporting world. If you come across good articles, videos, etc. – please pass them along, I’d love to take a look.
Despite controversy, BCS title game rematch headlines bowl rankings – Stewart Mandel [SI]
Bowl season brings choice matchups, duds – Pat Forde [Yahoo!] I was going to rank my 10 favorite bowl matchups but I’m getting sick and tired of college football with all scandals, politicking, polls, BCS, etc. Sadly, it seems I’m slowly turning my back on my “favorite” sport.
This Time, Pac-12 Expansion Could Be in Another Country – Pete Thamel [NYTimes] Can you say college football games in Asia??
Sandusky maneuver puts accusers through wringer – Dan Wetzel [Yahoo!]
McMurphy’s Law: KSU, BSU being left out proves there’s no BCS without BS – Brett McMurphy [CBSSports] Can we please have an eight or 16 team playoff already??
If you didn’t see the catch by Montana State wide receiver Elvis Akpla last weekend you need to watch it now – if you have already seen it I know you’ll watch it again:
The evolution of Cesc Fabregas – Michael Cox [Soccernet] An intriguing look at Cesc’s evolution from Arsenal back to Barcelona.
Billabong Pipeline Masters: Day One – Marcus Sanders [Surfline]
Billabong Pipeline Masters: Day Two – Marcus Sanders [Surfline] Hopefully you got to watch Day 1 or 2 when the waves were PUMPING and the locals were putting on a show.
Kieren Perrow Wins Billabong Pipe Masters – marcus Sanders [Surfline]
Ten Best Barrels Of Pipe Masters (video) – [Surfline] Can you imagine catching any one of these bombs? (Based on zero experience) I’m guessing it’s pretty much Heaven on Earth!
Hawaiian Scrapbook: Random sightings from around the Billabong Pipe Masters – Jeremiah Klein & Marcus Sanders [Surfline]
The Mechanics of Pipeline – Sean Collins [Surfline] This is a really interesting read if you’re into this kind of thing..
John John Florence wins 2011 Vans Triple Crown of Surfing – Jon Coen [ESPNSurf] If you aren’t already familiar with his name you better get used to hearing it for the next several years.
The SURFER Profile: John John Florence – Sean Doherty [SurferMag] In case you need to read up on Mr. Florence.
Billabong Pipe Masters Day 2 Highlights:
Any good articles or videos I missed? Happy Humpday Everyone!