Late TD Propels Irish to 21-17 Citrus Bowl Victory

Late TD Propels Irish to 21-17 Citrus Bowl Victory

With 1:28 remaining and No. 14 Notre Dame down 17-14, quarterback Ian Book hit Myles Boykin on the right sideline as Boykin made a highlight real one handed catch. Boykin snagged the pass and eluded two defenders as he then scampered 55 yards for the clinching touchdown in the Citrus Bowl and a 21-17 lead […]

Injuries force Golden Grizzlies to adjust ahead of in-state showdown with Michigan State

A short-handed Oakland may struggle to soak up fouls against No. 2 Michigan State Saturday in Detroit if officials call the game similar to recent meetings between the sides.

Injuries force Golden Grizzlies to adjust ahead of in-state showdown with Michigan State

One doesn’t need the Force to sense the frustration Greg Kampe is experiencing with his team’s injuries.  On top of the somewhat illogical four-game suspension to starting forward Jalen Hayes to start the year, Oakland (6-4) has been missing 6-foot-11 junior Brad Brechting all season after he suffered a broken toe in mid-October that doesn’t […]

UFC Middleweight Champion George St. Pierre vacates title

UFC Middleweight Champion George St. Pierre vacates title

Intentional or not, GSP’s reign at 185 pounds was a short one.  MMA’s top organization announced Thursday that George St. Pierre has vacated the UFC Middleweight title, and immediately anointed top contender Robert Whittaker the new undisputed champion. It was subsequently reported that Whittaker will make his first defense against former 185-pound champ Luke Rockhold […]

Horizon League Men’s Hoops Roundup for 12/6: Oakland falls to Eastern Michigan

Four of Wednesday's seven Horizon League contests were decided by just one possession, including Green Bay's comeback victory.

Horizon League Men’s Hoops Roundup for 12/6: Oakland falls to Eastern Michigan

The Golden Grizzlies lost the battle inside Wednesday night and dropped the first of two non-conference games against Eastern Michigan this month.  EMU junior forward James Thompson IV went a perfect 11-for-11 from the field and was joined by teammates Paul Jackson and Elijah Minnie who all scored 24 points in a 95-89 win over […]

Swervecast 30: The Band is Back Together!

Swervecast 30: The Band is Back Together!

After a long hiatus, Sean Cahill and Lauren Rae are back once again to bring you The Pit Media’s smarkiest podcast available. A lot has gone on in the past couple of months, so the duo breaks down where both brands stand, talk a little bit about Y2J making the jump back to NJPW to […]

Brailen Neely dishes career-high 13 assists in Oakland’s 97-87 win over Texas Southern

Brailen Neely dishes career-high 13 assists in Oakland’s 97-87 win over Texas Southern

The sharing showed in the numbers. Sophomore guard Brailen Neely notched career-highs of 22 points and 13 assists as Oakland defeated Texas Southern, 97-87, rebounding at home Thursday night after a 1-3 road trip.  At 5-foot-9, Neely excelled in a rare matchup with another player of similar size, Tigers’ 5-foot-7 sophomore Demontrae Jefferson. “The big […]

Detroit one of four finalists for upcoming MLS expansion

Detroit one of four finalists for upcoming MLS expansion

Detroit has, as many have anticipated, been named among the finalists for one of Major League Soccer’s expansion cities. The Motor City joins Cincinnati, Nashville and Sacramento as the quartet of finalists as the league is expected to make its ultimate choice of the winning pair sometime before the end of the year. MLS Commissioner […]

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