Moving on Up: UMass football is joining FBS. The Minutemen will join the MAC as football-only members in 2013. For the MAC it means a rational 14-team conference and a potential foothold in untapped New England. UMass will hope the increased visibility and alumni activity will offset the increased cost of the program. The downside is, to meet attendance requirements, they’ll be playing in cavernous Gillette Stadium, 93 miles from campus. [AP]
Bears receiver didn’t mince words.
Knile Davis leads of group of backs who will be starting options this week, including Bobby Rainey and Khiry Robinson.
Lots of drama for a midday radio simulcast.
deGrom versus host.
Good luck making an adjustment at the line in these stadiums.