Advertisement

Sports

The Vidette Sports Blog centers it talks around national level sports as well as local ISU teams. Commentary is provided by several contributors, each with their diehard alliances to their favorite teams. Take it for it is, and feel free to join the conversation.

FootballSportsSports

Column: Birdseye view of the FCS Championship

Adam Weiss / Photographer: Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas is expected to be filled at maximum capacity with 20,000 fans Saturday for the FCS Championship. As soon as I walked into the airport, I immediately sensed how tense the air felt. It's hard to explain, but there is just this eerie sense of confidence, not cockiness. Everyone you... Read more →
FootballSports

Postcard from Frisco: Former ‘Bird shows support

Vidette sports editor Adam Iwans (left) and photographer Adam Weiss (right) are covering the FCS Championship in Frisco, Texas. Greetings from Frisco. As the sports reporter covering the FCS Championship in Frisco, Texas, I've decided to put together a series of updates as the pregame and game events unfold. See below for some of my... Read more →
Sports

The Playoff Push

Waiver Wire Adds- It is now week 14, which means it is fantasy football playoff time for those who made it. Now is the time for you to make the strategic moves to go on that three-game win streak to bring home the championship. Unfortunately, there probably is not a whole lot of fantasy gold on your waiver wire but that doesn’t mean you... Read more →
Sports

Week 12-Fantasy Playbook

photo courtesy of usnews.com 43.90 points… That is the mind-blowing number of fantasy points Jonas Gray had accumulated Sunday night while sitting on my team’s bench. Jonas Gray put the Patriots on his back in a 42-20 prime time victory in Indianapolis. Gray rushed for 199 yards and scored 4 touchdowns in an effort that was... Read more →
BlogsSports

Where has the time gone?

                I close my eyes and I see the first day of school. I open my eyes and I see piles and piles of books, papers, and homework. I see that Redbird Football is close to wrapping up and Redbird Basketball is around the corner. I see that the first half of my... Read more →
Sports

Week 11 Fantasy Rundown

The Return in Cleveland: Fortunately, this has nothing to do with LeBron James and the 3-3 Cleveland Cavaliers. The other team in Cleveland will be welcoming back their superstar wide receiver Josh Gordon in week 12. After being suspended all season thus far, Gordon will return to action in a favorable matchup against a woeful Atlanta... Read more →
Sports

Fantasy Football: Week 10 Tips

Waiver Wire: After week 9 performances, I am not too high on any deep waiver wire pickups going into week 10. Although there have been some depth chart changes on some NFL teams, it is hard to support any player I have not yet mentioned this season. Here are some waiver wire moves fantasy players should take a look at: photo courtesy... Read more →
BlogsSports

Fantasy Football: Week 9 Waiver Wire

Photo courtesy of www.patriots.com We’re halfway through the NFL regular season and only a few weeks away from fantasy football playoff time. Whether you’re a lock for the playoffs already or still fighting the good fight, here are some players to take a serious look at to help you manage your roster during the bye weeks. Must... Read more →

Advertisement