Black smoke billowed out of a chimney atop the famed Sistine Chapel on Tuesday afternoon signaling to the world that a new pontiff had not been selected after the first papal conclave vote.
Filling the seat of St. Peter in the Roman Catholic Church. As of late Monday afternoon, the task was shrouded in secrecy as each of the 115 cardinals looked to their conscience as to who they vote for to be the next Pope.
As the world watches, Vatican City holds its breath. For a second Sunday the holiest seat in the Roman Catholic Church is vacant.
The race to replace Pope Benedict XVI is underway at The Vatican as more than 100 cardinals gathered Monday without a Pope to lead them. They’re holding two meetings Monday, in which they may set a date for the next conclave to select a new Pope.
The once powerful Big East Conference is but a shell of its former self after multiple teams have exited the conference, or chosen to stay in another conference. Now, the conference has to ditch a plan to have divisions starting next season.
The University of Miami men’s basketball team hasn’t cracked the Top 25 yet, but is receiving votes thanks to a 3-0 start in conference play. But the Canes have a long way to go before they get anywhere near the top of the polls.
If Northern Illinois hadn’t blown up the Bowl Championship Series this year, the Florida Gators would be preparing for a Sugar Bowl matchup against the Oklahoma Sooners.
Fresh off an announcement of a planned move to the Atlantic Coast Conference, the Louisville Cardinals rallied behind Miami’s Teddy Bridgewater to win a share of the Big East Championship.
The South Florida Bulls will take on the Louisville Cardinals at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday. Here’s a preview of the game from CBSSports.
Sometimes a franchise can take something from a loss that in the long-term may be much better than a single victory. For the Miami Dolphins, that day was Sunday in the team’s 24-21 loss to the Arizona Cardinals.