The Dean's List
• On Friday night, the Wake Forest men's soccer team capped off its first undefeated season in program history with a 2-0 win over Virginia. The Demon Deacons are 17-0-1 this year and ranked No. 1 in the nation. They have not lost a game in 23 contests, dating all the way back to last season, and are the reigning NCAA national champions. Offensively, Wake Forest is a machine, having scored 62 goals on the season, including 32 goals in conference play. Defensively, the Demon Deacons are not bad either, having only given up 12 goals so far. For the mathematical nitwits out there, that's a 50-goal differential, which is what the captain on my high school soccer team whose got a penchant for rhymes calls "domination station."
• Nobody ever talks about Western Michigan, but the Broncos are a solid football team. On Saturday at Ford Field, they shut down Illinois quarterback
• Despite his incompetence as Washington Redskins head coach, there's no doubt
• The pros of firing your coach after 17 seasons, one national championship, two SEC championships and three SEC East championships: In a half-decade, you might rebuild your program into a national powerhouse. The cons of firing that very same coach: You discredit loyalty at your institution, lose your incoming recruiting class and sacrifice an entire football season. So it goes in Knoxville. Five days after Tennessee announced it was forcing football coach
• Students who matriculate at Harding University, a Christian liberal arts school in Searcy, Arkansas, agree to not consume alcohol, smoke, use illegal drugs, or participate in sexual activity until they are "traditionally" married. Accordingly, under no circumstances are men and women allowed to visit one another's dorm rooms. Recently, Harding quarterback
• UCLA forward
• The crazy part about the Internet is that you say one little, prejudiced thing and all of a sudden everyone thinks you're a racist. Funny how that cause and effect theory works.