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Aaron is an author, journalist and blogger originally from Connecticut who now lives on the West Coast. He is the managing editor of the college football website CrystalBallRun.com, founder of AaronTorres-Sports.com and has also had work published for Fox Sports, Sports Illustrated and Slam Magazine. He published his first book, "The Unlikeliest Champion" in December 2011.

Orange Bowl a homecoming for several NIU players

The Orange Bowl will serve as a homecoming for several Northern Illinois players with South Florida ties. 11 Huskies are from the state overall, including six from the Miami area.

Chicago Bulls amongst NBA's hottest teams

The Chicago Bulls are one of the NBA's hottest teams and proved it by beating the New York Knicks Friday night at Madison Square Garden. The victory was the Bulls' seventh in nine games and put them in fourth place in the Eastern Conference standings

Experts all pick Packers to beat the Bears Sunday

ESPN.com released their experts' picks for this weekend's Bears-Packers game on Saturday, and all 13 picked Green Bay to win at Soldier Field. The Bears enter Sunday losers of four of their last five games.

Northern Illinois ready for the Orange Bowl

Northern Illinois may be an underdog entering this year's Orange Bowl, but that doesn't seem to bother superstar quarterback Jordan Lynch. Lynch says the Huskies won't change their approach prior to the New Year's Day match-up with Florida State.

Chicago Bulls sit atop Central Division standings

Although they've been without Derrick Rose the entire 2012-2013 season, the Chicago Bulls remain in first place in the Eastern Conference's Central Division standings. Chicago is 12-9 overall and tied for first place with the Milwaukee Bucks.

Manti Te'o trying to make history with Heisman win

Manti Te'o is trying to become the eighth player in Notre Dame history win the Heisman Trophy on Saturday night. The most recent Fighting Irish player to do it was Tim Brown in 1987.

Joakim Noah's big night leads Chicago Bulls to win

Joakim Noah set career highs with 30 points and 23 rebounds as the Chicago Bulls beat the Pistons in Detroit Friday night. Chicago is now in first place in the Eastern Conference's Central Division.

Manti Te'o Heisman Trophy campaign video

Notre Dame's Manti Te'o is one of three finalists competing for the 2012 Heisman Trophy on Saturday night. Below is a highlight video of every key play the senior linebacker made this season.

Te'o and Manziel are new-found friends

Heisman Trophy finalists Manti Te'o and Johnny Manziel became fast friends while traveling the country this week on the college football awards circuit. One of the two is expected to take home the Heisman on Saturday night at 8:00 p.m. EST

Cubs look to move Soriano at Winter Meetings

With the Winter Meetings next week, Chicago Cubs' outfielder Alfonso Soriano is a name which could potentially be in trade discussions. Soriano has two years and $36 million left on his contract.