The Daily News - Dec. 14

TJ's takes, men's basketball picks up a victory, and bowl game commentary.

FOOTBALL

T.J's takes
I never realized how many people play fantasy football until I got to the National Football League and complete strangers came up to me and asked me questions. It is unbelievable how many questions people have asked me about it since I got to the NFL..more from the Gazette Times.

 

Take me out to the bowl game
Players and coaches love bowl games, so it's a good year for them. Fifty-six of the 117 Division I-A teams will enjoy postseason trips. That's 47.8 percent, if you're keeping score at home...more from the Chicago Sun Times.

 

Breaking down the college bowl season
Ah, bowl season.

The time when, no matter how mediocre the teams, we'll turn on ESPN to see who wins the vaunted Insight Bowl.

Bowl season begins tonight with ... gulp! ... North Texas vs. Southern Mississippi in the New Orleans Bowl...more from the Idaho Statesman.

 

Bowl fever: Watch or go mow the lawn
Twenty- eight games, 26 cities and 56 teams in 22 days. The bloated bowl season is upon us again, with games ranging from the sublime USC and Oklahoma will meet in the Orange Bowl to the mediocre 13 teams advanced to bowl games with 6-5 records...more from the Pasadena Star News.

MEN'S BASKETBALL

DeWitz leads Beavers over Bethune-Cookman
A transfer from Iowa, DeWitz returned to the basketball court this past Saturday after sitting out a year. On Monday, he stretched his legs by scoring 16 points and grabbing six rebounds for Oregon State in 13 minutes in a 69-56 win over Bethune-Cookman at Gill Coliseum...more from the Gazette Times.

 

In case you missed...

  • Wide receiver Mike Hass and safety Mitch Meeuwsen were named to the third team AP All-Amercian football team...more
  • Kevin Anderson, who for the last four years was Oregon State's executive associate athletic director for external affairs, has taken a job as Army's athletic director...more
  • Place kicker Alexis Serna was named to CollegeFootballNews.com's second all-american team...more

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