T.J. Doyle first crashed the SB Nation scene as a weekend editor for SB Nation DC, and now spends his time as a Newsdesk Contributor for SB Nation's Rest Region. Occasionally he is let out of his pen to write some college hoops items at the DC site, and can also be found at Gheorghe: the Blog, trying daily to uphold the G:TB mission of living a better life by taking himself a little less seriously. A graduate of the College of William and Mary, T.J. longs for the day when the Tribe hoopsters actually make an NCAA Tournament. Dare to dream, as those lotto ad wizards used to say.
What you need to know to catch Sunday's Super Bowl XLVII on TV, online, or on the radio.
The NFL Playoff matchups are set, with the AFC and NFC Wild Card rounds beginning Saturday.
A roundup of news items of interest to the Florida sports fan from SB Nation's community of blogs.
The NFL Playoff matchups are virtually set, with the Denver Broncos earning the No. 1 seed in the AFC and the Atlanta Falcons earning the top seed in the NFC. The Redskins and Cowboys play Sunday night for the last NFC postseason spot.
Miami Dolphins rookie defensive end Olivier Vernon was named the AFC Special Teams Player of the Week for Week 8 for his stellar play against the New York Jets.
In a complete change of pace since last season, expect the South Florida Bulls to play an up-tempo brand of basketball this year.
The South Florida Bulls host the Connecticut Huskies on Saturday, searching for their first Big East conference win of the season. If the game comes down to the fourth quarter, USF will have to shed some demons to earn a win.
Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Jeremy Hellickson won a share of the American League Gold Glove Award on Tuesday, sharing the honor with Jake Peavy of the Chicago White Sox.
The Miami Hurricanes host the Virginia Tech Hokies on Thursday night at Sun Life Stadium, and Hokies quarterback Logan Thomas does not think Miami's homefield advantage will affect his Virginia Tech squad.
Miami has stretched their lead over North Carolina State to nine points, with the Hurricanes leading 30-21 entering the fourth quarter on Saturday afternoon at Sun Life Stadium.