Bovada Heisman Odds: Latvia’s Chief Export

Bovada released updated Heisman odds Thursday. These will not impact the illustrious CFB Huddle Heisman Top 10 projection, but they might save the struggling Latvian economy. Despite what some sports media outlets are likely to tell you about these Heisman odds, which have LSU running back Leonard Fournette at a 9/2 favorite, they are not […]

The Supply and Demand of Today’s Sports Media

Evolution is inevitable in any business, and is often fueled by consumer demand. Sports media is no different. Those in the industry have different motivations behind their work. For some the medium is an art form or a trade they hold very dear to their hearts, which meets an unavoidable intersection with commerce. Lately, the […]

An Ode to Verne Lundquist

Verne Lundquist will no longer be the voice of SEC football, CBS Sports public relations announced Tuesday. The man affectionately dubbed “Uncle Verne” deserved an announcement ahead of the season, because he deserves his final campaign to be a victory lap. Verne Lundquist steps down from SEC ON CBS following 2016 season. Brad Nessler to […]

PODCAST: Jemele Hill Talks Media Issues

ESPN’s Jemele Hill is a trailblazing journalist and star TV personality, and she’s the latest guest of the CFB Huddle Podcast. Jemele Hill sits down with host Josh Webb to discuss issues of the ever-changing sports landscape. They touch on social media’s impact for journalists, athletes and fans, as well as issues of gender and […]


Balancing Sports Journalism & Depression Can Be Tricky

Trying to make it in any profession can be intimidating. For those suffering from depression, trying to make it in high stress environments can be damn near panic-inducing. Journalism is already a cutthroat business, but sports journalism is almost cannibalistic. Saturday, I posted a tweet explaining why I would be dialing back some of the […]


The State of College Sports Media

Right now might be the best and worst time to be a fan of college sports. On the one hand, college sports are ubiquitous and unrelenting. On the dominant hand, the problems associated with college sports seem to be even more ubiquitous and more unrelenting. It’s as though each sport comes standard with 99 problems. The issues […]


Super Bowl Media Day Is A Barren Wasteland

Why do I rage against the NFLization of college football? Look no further than Super Bowl media day — excuse me, Super Bowl “Opening Night” — the manifestation of each of professional football’s worst elements. The two weeks between conference championship games and Super Bowls are prime-time for parroted talking points and intellectually laziness. The […]


College Football Media Needs More Like Chris Dufresne

Steve Spurrier. Frank Beamer. Gary Pinkel. College football’s losing a multitude of greats in the 2015 season, and you can add another name to the list: Chris Dufresne. Dufresne, the longtime columnist and reporter for the Los Angeles Times, announced Monday via Twitter he is accepting a buyout from the newspaper’s parent company. News that […]

The Missouri Strike, Grantland and Hate-Clicking

I’ve held off writing about the Missouri strike, which came to a head Monday morning with the resignation of the University of Missouri systems president Tim Wolfe. The Mizzou Family stands as one. We are united. We are behind our players. #ConcernedStudent1950 GP — Coach Gary Pinkel (@GaryPinkel) November 8, 2015 I haven’t offered […]