Belmont brings in celebrity fandom fire-power with country music star Vince Gill. Although I could not tell you one Vince Gill song, anybody that has won 20 Grammy’s (more than any other country musician) is worthy of a dedication in KSR’s morning links.
The KSR comment section is home to witty and inspiring remarks that often get overlooked because of the glut of garbage surrounding them. Sometimes the easiest way to retort is with a Ron Burgundy, “Stay Classy.” Deadspin points out the misuse of the classic Anchorman quote in very classy (and hilarious) way.(Warning: Deadspin doesn’t believe in censoring harsh language)
Here’s a great place to get all of the stats and story-lines to prepare you for the noon tip-off.
Live animal mascots like the Georgia Bulldog ‘UGA’ or the Texas Longhorn ‘Bevo’ are important symbols to their respective programs. I wish they still had a Wildcat to tote around campus. It turns out that live animal mascots actually generate $8.5 million more in incremental revenue for automatic qualifying schools.
Hockey jerseys are probably the coolest piece of athletic paraphernalia you can own. This Junior Hockey team’s jerseys take the freaking cake with this Star Wars-style jersey. George Lucas would approve.
Speaking of jerseys, Oregon football has unveiled their new uniforms for the 2014 season. They are just as loud and awesome as every jersey prior, as of course is tradition.