In the Crosshairs

Corona, Decisions End College Sports

Corona, Decisions End College Sports

Ken Cross

March 15 I was in Nashville, covering my 20th SEC Tournament in the last 23 years. We knew on Wednesday night that this wicked virus was going to altar Championship Week. FULL STORY

Seminoles Gather, Comeback Defeats Cards

Seminoles Gather, Comeback Defeats Cards

Ken Cross

February 25 When No. 11 Louisville took a 44-32 lead on No. 6 Florida State in the opening minutes of the second half Monday evening, it was like a call for all of the Seminole warriors to gather. FULL STORY

Pearl’s Fiery Halftime Stokes Auburn’s Fire

Pearl’s Fiery Halftime Stokes Auburn’s Fire

Ken Cross

February 23 Auburn’s tough stretch without Isaac Okoro continued through the first half of Saturday’s 73-66 win for the Tigers over Tennessee. However, something had to give and Coach Bruce Pearl FULL STORY

Court Naming for Donovan Well Deserved

Court Naming for Donovan Well Deserved

Ken Cross

February 17 GAINESVILLE, Fla. – On last Saturday night at the O’Connell center on the University of Florida campus, Billy Donovan was recognized for his 19 years as the Gators’ head basketball coach as the court was named in his honor. FULL STORY

A Tribute to Kobe

A Tribute to Kobe

Ken Cross

February 17 It was Sunday afternoon and I had sat down at my computer to write when I heard the shocking news that NBA legend Kobe Bryant had passed away FULL STORY

BP Built It & Auburn Comes & Roars

BP Built It & Auburn Comes & Roars

Ken Cross

February 10 Saturday’s 91-90 overtime win over No. 18 LSU by the No. 11 Tigers continued to cement the program and the 10-year old arena in the annals of college basketball. FULL STORY

Baylor Validates Top Ranking Against Florida

Baylor Validates Top Ranking Against Florida

Ken Cross

January 26 GAINESVILLE -- Anyone doubting whether No. 1 Baylor is the top team in the nation, a potential No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament, and potentially this season’s national champion should have watched Saturday night’s 72-61 win against the Florida Gators FULL STORY

Notre Dame Blasts Iowa State in Orlando

Notre Dame Blasts Iowa State in Orlando

Ken Cross

December 29 Notre Dame wide receiver Chase Claypool made his swan song for the Fighting Irish a memorable one and running back Tony Jones, Jr., produced his fifth 100-yard rushing effort of the season as the No. 12 Fighting Irish over whelmed Iowa State, 33-9 FULL STORY

More Picks, Irony, Losses for Bucs, Winston

More Picks, Irony, Losses for Bucs, Winston

Ken Cross

December 29 The ending of Tampa Bay’s 28-22 overtime loss to the Atlanta Falcons was perhaps the most ironic ending I have seen in roughly 25 years of covering the NFL, NBA, NHL, MLB college basketball and football. FULL STORY

Winston, Bucs Outlast Colts in 38-35 thriller

Winston, Bucs Outlast Colts in 38-35 thriller

Ken Cross

December 09 TAMPA – The roller coaster ride of the Jameis Winston Chronicles occurred big time on Sunday in the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ 38-35 win over the Indianapolis Colts. FULL STORY