A sport and a league many laughed at fifteen years ago have been making gains in the American sporting scene. And with the NHL mired in labor strife, the time is right for MLS to take its next step up in the U.S.’s sports consciousness.
The Heisman Trophy. It’s one of the greatest awards given in college sports. Winners of the award go on to NFL Hall of Fame careers, become coaches of NCAA national champions, or…vacate it. Here is a basic primer for this Saturday’s Heisman presentation.
Why would Bret Bielema leave Wisconsin, where he’s gone to three straight Rose Bowls for a 4-8 program as Arkansas was in 2012? Because the timing is right and precedent suggests that even a non-SEC guy can win in college football’s best conference.
This year’s Heisman still boils down to BCS school versus BCS school, but there is something different, a newness even, surrounding the award that will be presented next week.