T.J. Doyle

Newsdesk contributor

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.


Steelers claim DT Hebron Fangupo

The Pittsburgh Steelers added former Seattle Seahawks defensive tackle Hebron Fangupo via waivers on Saturday in preparation for the Week 17 finale against the Cleveland Browns.

West Virginia upsets Virginia Tech, 68-67

The West Virginia Mountaineers upset the previously undefeated Virginia Tech Hokies on Saturday, winning 68-67 at WVU Coliseum in Morgantown.

Former Steelers to be honored Sun. at Heinz Field

As part of the team's 80th Season Celebration Weekend, the Pittsburgh Steelers will honor many former players on Sunday night, including former linebacker Joey Porter and recent HoF inductees Dermontti Dawson and Jack Butler.

LB Marshall McFadden says he'll be activated

Pittsburgh practice squad linebacker Marshall McFadden tweeted that he will be active against the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday.

Hines Ward unimpressed with Byron Leftwich

Due to Ben Roethlisberger's shoulder and rib injuries, Byron Leftwich will start on Sunday evening against the Ravens. Leftwich's lack of mobility in the pocket is problematic, says former Steelers wideout Hines Ward.

Mountaineers lead Longhorns 14-7 after first

The No. 8 West Virginia Mountaineers (4-0, 1-0 Big 12) lead the No. 11 Texas Longhorns (4-0, 1-0 Big 12) 14-7 after one quarter of play on Saturday night.

Offense fails Panthers in 14-13 loss to Orange

The Pittsburgh Panthers fell 14-13 on the road to the Syracuse Orange in an ugly game Friday night. Pittsburgh is now 2-3 on the season, 0-2 in Big East play.

James Madison Vs. West Virginia 2012: Geno Smith, Mountaineers Crush Dukes, 42-12

The West Virginia Mountaineers cruised on Saturday at FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland, defeating the James Madison Dukes, 42-12.

James Madison Vs. West Virginia: Mountaineers Pummeling Dukes At FedEx Field, 28-3

The West Virginia Mountaineers have had little trouble with the James Madison Dukes in the first half at FedEx Field on Saturday, leading 28-3 after two quarters of play.

Duquesne Vs. Valparaiso 2012: Dukes Explode In Second Half For 45-17 Win

The Duquesne Dukes, trailing 17-7 at halftime, exploded for 38 second-half points on their way to a 45-17 win over the Valparaiso Crusaders on Saturday afternoon at Brown Field in Valparaiso, Indiana.

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