Ohio State odds don’t justify premature panic

I love a healthy dose of recency bias, especially when you parlay it with a pinch of panic and a just a hint of woe is me. With only four, completed football games under their belt, Ohio State Buckeyes fans Continue reading

Thoughts on a wild, wild few weeks of sports: Chumpservations revisited (Vol. 39)

“What in the wide, wide world of sports is going on here?” Slim Pickens as Taggart in Blazing Saddles, 1974 It’s been a while since I’ve put some random thoughts down on paper. Between holidays, birthdays and deaths in the Continue reading

Per your request, some final thoughts on the college football season

A few readers have asked my thoughts lately on the national title game, a proverbial mail bag in space if you will.  It was almost as if the prospects of another Alabama championship left them feeling all empty inside.  Understandably Continue reading

Helpful suggestions how to determine College Football’s fourth and final playoff spot: 2017 Edition

We take a short time-out from our annual Nick Saban-Urban Meyer Invitational for this news bulletin! ONLY ONE OF THESE TWO COACHES WILL BE INVITED TO THE PLAYOFFS!!! Ah… but which one, the announcement that every Buckeye and Crimson Tide Continue reading

Playoff Fan Central for those who missed it: An awfully wordy pictorial

And so ends another college football season with the Clemson Tigers getting that 35 year old monkey off their back by proving Nick Saban was a mere mortal after all. It was a wild weekend in Tampa, the game’s host Continue reading

College football’s final four and the ever-increasing meaninglessness of the conference championship

Certain unanswerable questions have plagued us since the dawn of humanity.  Where did we all come from?  Did mankind start with Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden or did we evolve from a “big bang” of another sort?  Continue reading