December 04, 2007
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Not Your Average Cardinal

Phil Knight is just another student at Stanford. ::AP
Stanford students may recognize a familiar face sitting in their class -- Nike CEO Phil Knight. The gazillionaire has been taking undergraduate classes periodically over the past three years. He's also been known to hit up the local bars with his wife, Penny -- even picking up the tab in most cases. Oh, did we forget to mention that he donated $105 million to his alma mater, the Stanford Graduate School of Business, in 2006.
Top 50 Schools for Student-Athletes
Stack Magazine has come up with their Elite 50 -- a ranking of the 50 top schools for academically-minded athletes. And No. 1 is a certain Tobbaco Road hoops powerhouse not named Duke. We'll let you do the math.
Tebow vs. Jones
It's not exactly Larry Lucchino and George Steinbrenner arguing over the Evil Empire, but Hawaii coach June Jones and Florida QB Tim Tebow have done a little verbal sparring the past couple days over the claim Tebow is just a "system quarterback." As expected, the Gators fanbase didn't take Jones' comments so well.
A Look Inside the Coaches' Poll
The results of the final USA Today Coaches' Poll was released and we found two interesting tidbits. First, only two coaches voted Oklahoma as the No. 1 team -- coach Bob Stoops and his old friend Steve Spurrier. Second, Texas coaches hate Hawaii. Former Texas A&M coach Dennis Franchione had Hawaii ranked as No. 22, while Texas Tech coach Mike Leach had the Rainbows at No. 17.
You'll Thank Me Later
Remember all those great original Nintendo games (Super Mario Brothers, Contra, Zelda, Super Tecmo Bowl). You can play them all again at this site.
No Pink Locker Rooms at Iowa?

A look inside the visitors' locker room at Kinnick Stadium. :: AP
A former Iowa professor plans to file a Title IX complaint against the university over the pink visitors' locker room in Kinnick Stadium. The tradition was started by former Hawkeyes coach Hayden Fry, a psychology major who said pink had a calming and passive effect on people. Some, however, feel the pink is derogatory toward women, intending to make visiting teams feel like "sissies."
Pop Culture Nugget
The New York Daily News has come up with their list of the 50 Dumbest People in Hollywood.
Today in Hot Clicks
Will you watch Heidi Klum or Bob Costas tonight? ... Be in the Canucks team photo ... Romo, Simpson pics ... Watch fans on the street greet Jeter, ignore A-Rod.
Odds and Ends
For the first time in 19 years, Steve Spurrier will not coach a bowl game ... It's tough being a unicyclist at Purdue ... NC State has taken the lead in the Water Conservation Battle against UNC ... Jimi Hendrix used to play football.
Videos of the Day
USC Car Smash

There's no better way to show your hatred of a rival school than smashing a car.

Michigan Band Does Michael Jackson

The Wolverines' marching band performs Thriller.

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