WWE commentator “Mean” Gene Okerlund’s death was the result of a fall he suffered in December, his son claims. Mean Gene’s son Todd Okerlund told TMZ Sports that Gene was in poor health before he fell and broke multiple ribs last month. On Wednesday, the wrestling commentary legend had trouble breathing and was admitted to a local hospital in Sarasota, Fla., where he passed away. Mr. Okerlund was 76 years old. ...
The Denver Broncos Personnel Advisor, Scout, and Former Head Coach/Superbowl Champion Gary Kubiak has become a hot commodity for desperate teams seeking to acquire his talents as an offensive coordinator. The Broncos are not going to let Mr. Kubiak walk away, however. The Broncos blocked requests by the Falcons, Bengals and Jets to interview Gary Kubiak for their open offensive coordinator position, according to a report by Adam Schefter at ESPN. Kubiak’s contract with the Broncos is iron-clad, and the Broncos are in total control. Basically, teams...Continue reading »
Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Allen Hurns (17) is taken from the field after injury against the Seattle Seahawks during the first half of the NFC wild-card NFL football game in Arlington, Texas, Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth) Dallas Cowboys Wide Receiver Allen Hurns suffered a gruesome ankle injury in Saturday’s NFC Wild Card game when he was tackled by Seahawks safety Bradley McDougald . Hurns underwent surgery last night and is expected to make a full recovery. Doctors estimate that he will be ready to return in August, in time for the...Continue reading »
According to sources, West Virginia Head Football Coach Dana Holgorsen has accepted an offer to become the head coach of the University of Houston. The deal is expected to be in the 5 year, $20 million range, with an incentive for bowl game wins. We will provide more information as it becomes available #BTPSports ...
Every year it’s the same old story. Fans, media analysts, former players and members of teams on the outside looking in of the NCAA College Football playoffs debate about the proper format as it pertains to how many teams should be allowed into the playoff bracket. At BTP Sports, we consider ourselves to be progressive thinkers who prefer to discuss solutions instead of bitching about problems. That being said, here is my proposed format for all of post-season Division 1 college football: Let’s start by trimming the fat. The bowl system has become...Continue reading »
Poulter Guts Out a Must-Win to Qualify by: Michael Tula (BTP Sports) April 1st, 2018 Humble, TX — Going into the 4th round of the Houston Open, Ian Poulter was atop the leaderboard with -14. After a less than stellar Round 1 (74), he had a bogie-free 2nd & 3rd round with scores of 64 and 65 respectively. “I was frustrated with my play on Thursday…I started to visually see the right line…and continued that obviously into today,” said Poulter after his round 3 finish. It was quite a week for Ian Poulter. After reaching the...Continue reading »
Mustangs Dominate enroute to 58-14 Victory By: Michael Tula (BTP Sports/Kant 15.5) September 2nd, 2017 — The first game of the season couldn’t have started any better for the Mustang faithful as they cruised to a 58-14 victory over Stephen F. Austin. Sophomore QB Ben Hicks connected with Junior star wideout Courtland Sutton for a 13yd touchdown pass. SMU followed up that score with an 85 yd interception return courtesy of Jordan Wyatt and the Mustangs never looked back at that point as they amassed a 35 – 0 lead with...Continue reading »