Coveted ‘GameDay’ visit bolsters Nebraska’s building project
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — With nary a conference championship since 1999, and now on its fifth coach since Tom Osborne's teams ruled the mid-1990s, Nebraska has been an afterthought in college football...
AP Top 25 Podcast: How is Fox’s new pregame show doing?
Fox has gotten into the pregame show game with Urban Meyer highlighting a lineup filled with big names.
How has the "Big Noon Kick Off" done in the early going as it tries to challenge...
Howard, ‘GameDay’ added to ESPN’s NFL Draft coverage
Desmond Howard is long removed from his NFL Draft experience, but not so much he doesn't understand what the upcoming draft means for every college football player hoping to play at the next level.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — A former Indiana football player has made a $2 million donation to help the athletic department renovate the Hoosiers' team area underneath Memorial Stadium.
Terry Tallen's gift will provide funding for a 25,000-square foot renovation of the Hoosiers' locker room, team lounge, equipment and training rooms, coaches locker room and recruiting area.
ESPN’s ‘College GameDay’ to feature Penn State again
Penn State will be part of ESPN's "College GameDay" show for another week.
"GameDay" is headed to Columbus, Ohio next Saturday for Penn State vs Ohio State.
The show was in State College on Saturday in a lead-up to the Michigan State - Penn State game. Penn State routed Michigan with a 42-13 win.
STATE COLLEGE — Seven-and-a-half hours before kickoff, Lee Corso donned the Nittany Lion mascot’s furry mask. Fans erupted with pleasure on the Old Main lawn. Five hours before kickoff, parking lots surrounding Beaver Stadium were already starting to swell with traffic. Tailgaters made No. 2 Penn State’s seventh game of the season into easily the most carnival-like event of the 2017 campaign. Maybe, also, the most carnival-like since Corso and the popular ESPN College GameDay pregame show last...
ESPN’s “College GameDay” coming to Times Square in New York
ESPN's "College GameDay" will broadcast from Times Square on Sept. 23, the first time the popular pregame road show travels to New York City.
ESPN announced the Times Square site for "GameDay" on Thursday. The network says the show will highlight New York's college football history and "modern-day fandom." Also, 82-year-old Lee Corso will make his 299th head-gear pick during the broadcast.
Success on big stage eludes IU
The stage was set.
The set of ESPN’s College GameDay sat in the southeast corner of Memorial Stadium, a monument to the pomp and circumstance which surrounded Indiana’s home opener against the second-ranked Buckeyes of Ohio State.
It was the hub of pregame festivities and highlighted at halftime with former IU coach Lee Corso the well feted guest of honor.
Corso still going on “GameDay” _ with help from his friends
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Lee Corso looks down at his notes and asks: "How do you say this guy's name?"
"Stid-um," Kirk Herbstreit responds and then begins to spell Auburn quarterback Jarrett Stidham's last name for his longtime ESPN "College GameDay" partner. A few letters in, Herbstreit reaches over and says, "Here, let me get that for you."
Herbstreit writes the name on the sheet of paper, and then they ready themselves to record the next segment.
Headgear rules: Lee Corso, 81, signs extension with ESPN
ESPN has agreed to a multiyear contract extension with Lee Corso, the 81-year-old star of "College GameDay."
Corso joined ESPN in 1987 and has been part of the popular college football Saturday pregame show ever since. His head-gear game predictions, off-the-cuff analysis and signature line — "Not so fast, my friend" — have endeared him to generations of college football fans.
Sapakoff: Charleston Classic is Villanova, seven upset hopes and GameDay
The Charleston Classic basketball tournament that begins with four games Thursday packs intrigue beyond having defending national champion Villanova in town, the primary TD Arena tenant involved and Mississippi State here with one of the nation’s elite freshman classes in tow.
For the first time since its 2008 debut, the Charleston Classic includes a school whose football team will host ESPN’s signature GameDay football preview show when the basketball tournament takes Saturday off.