Ben Gellman-Chomsky is a sportscaster and writer. He has worked recently in the broadcast booths for the Hudson Valley Renegades and the Hickory Crawdads. Ben lives in Chapel Hill, NC, where he roots for the Syracuse Orange, the Ohio State Buckeyes, and the Boston Red Sox. You can find more of his writing at benjgc.com.
Prominent figures on both sides of the NHL lockout made some hopeful noises in Toronto on Monday regarding the progress of negotiations and the outlook for salvaging some of the 2012-13 season. Nonetheless, the league's lockout lurches onward.
The University of Central Florida Knights hold a narrow 14-10 lead over the SMU Mustangs at the half as the Knights try to stay unbeaten in Conference USA play. UCF ran for 149 yards in the first half, and RB Latavius Murray has two TDs already.
The Texas Longhorns lead the Texas Tech Red Raiders 24-22 after three quarters despite a furious charge from coach Tommy Tuberville's team. The Red Raiders did all the scoring in the third quarter against their rival Longhorns.
The back-and-forth continues as the No. 23 Texas Longhorns have found a way to hold off the No. 18 Texas Tech Red Raiders and lead 24-13 at the half in Lubbock. It's a score befitting a matchup of two of the nation's most prolific offenses.
In Week 9, the Dallas Cowboys will try to do what no other NFL team has done in 2012: knock off the Atlanta Falcons. After a crushing loss to their archrival New York Giants, the Cowboys will set their sights on tarnishing Atlanta's perfect record.