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Weekly Links 11/12/14

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Weekly Links from TCR.

Jonathan Daniel

College Basketball:

2014-2015 Big Ten preview - BT Powerhouse
14 teams and one chase to the top of the best conference in college basketball.

NCAA College Basketball Tournament Bracket Predictions - CBS Sports
Jerry Palm predicts the teams in the NCAA College Basketball Men's Tournament for

Black goes by the book - News Gazette
Marcus Jackson gives us a behind-the-scenes look at Illinois freshman Leron Black

College Football:

The Places in America Where College Football Means the Most - NY Times
Data from Facebook provides insight into where the sport’s biggest fans live.

Marcus Mariota is going to win the 2014 Heisman Trophy - SB Nation
It is only the second week of November now, but there's no doubt about who will hoist this year's Heisman. As long as he stays healthy.

Other:

The 3 biggest takeaways from the new North Carolina academic scandal report - SB Nation
The latest report regarding the ongoing UNC academic scandal takes a closer look at Roy Williams' 2004-05 national championship team's role in the ordeal.

MLB Investigating Joe Maddon Tampering Charge - Bleed Cubbie Blue
The Joe Maddon saga continues.

Is this rock bottom for the Chicago Bears? - Windy City Gridiron
The Bears have lost four of their past 11 games by more than three touchdowns, is it time to consider that this is one of the worst teams in recent memory?

Emmanuel Mudiay finding early success in China - SB Nation
Emmanuel Mudiay, once Larry Brown and SMU's top prize, is overseas tearing up the competition. Let's look at how he's doing so well.

Laughs:

Breaking Madden: The Mark Sanchez Century - SB Nation
Mark Sanchez has once again found himself a starting quarterback in the NFL. Can a team get to a Super Bowl with The Sanchize? This is our mission. No matter the team. No matter the cost.

20 rejected names for Nebraska-Wisconsin's new Freedom Trophy - SB Nation
Nebraska and Wisconsin will play for the Freedom Trophy now. Here are other names it certainly could've gone by.

Fire Everyone - Windy City Gridiron
All of them.

What every Packer fan is thinking after Week 10 - SB Nation
At SB Nation, we believe fans should give press conferences, especially after 41-point victories.

(This section will hopefully be much longer next week)

Go Home, You're Drunk:

Report: Cavs' Kevin Love will consider opt-out, has eyes on Lakers - CBS Sports
Cleveland Cavaliers' Kevin Love is rumored to be flirting with the idea of signing with the Los Angeles Lakers this coming summer.