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87-to-1. According to Las Vegas, that’s what the odds of California beating Washington State and Syracuse beating Clemson were in the same night. 87-to-friggin’-1! That means if they played those two games eighty-seven times, the two teams that won that Continue reading

A bothersome tennis fan in king football’s court: A tale of misplaced priorities and tested patience

Let’s speak hypothetically for a moment. Let’s pretend this event that’s about to unfold didn’t actually happen.  I mean, because it didn’t.  It couldn’t possibly have. Let’s pretend for one second that on college football’s opening Saturday that a theoretical 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

Decisions, decisions and the coaches who make them

Last Sunday night, the Broncos and Chiefs squared off in a crucial AFC West battle.  Currently only two games separate three teams in that division.  As the season winds down, the winner of this game would have a huge advantage Continue reading

The triviality yet inherent necessity of preseason polls

I wrote a series of posts about five years ago.  To this day they remain the highest traffic this website has ever seen. On a whim, I decided to rank what I thought were the greatest sports altercations of all-time.  Continue reading

Oh, no! We suck again! The auspicious start to the SEC’s season

In Starkville, Mississippi, a junior field goal kicker lines up from 29 yards away to give his team a hard-fought, last second victory.  The ball sails left, clanking off the goal post.  The heavy underdog South Alabama would escape with Continue reading

Another football season in the books, an underdog story and two brand new contest winners

It was a tough year for picking football games.  Just ask my friend, Kevin Paul.  ZING!!! But I’m not here to gloat about my impressive forecasting abilities.  That would be in bad form, say I as I raise my hands Continue reading

The rise and fall of Lawrence Phillips

In the wake of the nation’s most dominant college running back winning the Heisman Trophy, I couldn’t help but think about another who didn’t. I remember it like it was yesterday even though it was a lifetime ago.  It’s been Continue reading