August 06, 2008
Campus Clicks
By Mallory Rubin
The Champion of Champions
Where did the Wonderdogs finish? :: Douglas Jones/Icon SMI

UWIRE decided to pit the top 32 NCAA champions from 2007-2008 against each other to see who would emerge as the Champion of Champions and the worthy recipient of the site's Trophy of Trophies. So check out the Bear Bryant bracket, the Pat Summitt bracket, the Dan Gable bracket and the John Wooden bracket to find out at which point LSU football fell to Stanford women's cross country, how far those wonderful Fresno State Wonderdogs got, etc., etc., etc.

They Left it all on the Field

We know you're pumped for college football now, but as the season progresses, it's important to remember that you have to take it one game at a time, that sometimes the other team just wants it more and that in order to have success, your team has to play a full 60 minutes. Want 17 more football clichés? Bleacher Report's got you covered.

An Irish Mindset

A friend (and Notre Dame fan) directed the Angry T to ESPN's preview of the college football independents, and what he found (namely, confidence and hope from Irish fans in the message comments) seemed to infuriate him to a surprising extent. But that's why he's the Angry T.

Harvard, an MIT Stand-In
Have you ever wondered where Animal House was actually filmed? :: Courtesy of Photofest

From Animal House and Old School to Good Will Hunting and Breaking Away, the list of films centering around college is long and varied. But where were these films actually shot? CO-ED put its resourcefulness to the test and put together a list of the real college campuses behind the fictional on-screen versions.

All Rise

Political families may be used to legal drama, but so is Duke University. The school hired Jim Cooney -- who defended two players in the Duke lacrosse scandal -- to do court room battle with dismissed golfer Andrew Giuliani.

Ivies in China

The Ivy League has launched its own Olympics blog, and with 40 Ivy League student-athletes competing in the Beijing Olympics, there'll be plenty to cover. Fun fact: in true Ivy-fashion, research for this project began four years ago.

Will this be on the Test?

College Candy lumped together every pre-med student in the country and then ripped the collective group a new one.

Lightning Quick

The Wizard of Odds wants to know why Michigan cornerback Morgan Trent isn't on the Olympic track and field team, since he's faster than most of those who are.

Pop Culture Nugget

TMZ's really good at being really mean, so it's no surprise they've put together a list of celebs and their Fraggle look-alikes.

Today In Hot Clicks
Bia and Branca Feres :: Courtesy VIP Magazine

Meet Brazilian synchronized swimming twins ... Worst ballpark seats ... Great Nike commercial ... Sports & cereal mascots ... Worst football cliches ... Video: Elvis arrest ... Bad dog.

Odds and Ends

Notre Dame's investigating Jimmy Clausen for apparently partaking in underage-drinking for the second year in a row ... Kentucky has dismissed QB Curtis Pulley ... Queen's Brian May published his astrophysics thesis. What have you done lately? ... Two-dozen high school cheerleaders got stuck in a UT dorm elevator.

The Kige Returns

Deadspin has the latest from its favorite dispenser of knowledge and wit: Kige Ramsey. With the aid of mini helmets, he's here to tell you how the SEC teams will finish this season.

USC Shake-Up

Nothing messes up a production of USC cribs like a 5.4 earthquake. Fast-forward to the five-minute mark (thanks to The Wizard of Odds).

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