When murky unmurks: College football’s long and winding road and a contest to end the season

Saturday surprises continue to fill in the blanks of this college football season.  But before we get into all that, and our fabulous contest, I thought we’d check in with our Big Ten correspondent, Robbie aka Croshere, who was gracious Continue reading

Marcus’ reputation smarts after altercation with fan… but should it?

Character. You’re going to hear that word a lot over the next few days, just like you tirelessly heard words like ‘thug,’ ‘legacy’ and ‘dynasty’ as this NFL season came to a close. Character. How do we define it and Continue reading

Revisiting the uselessness of pre-season college football polls

After watching this wild and wacky bowl season, it dawned on me that this year’s final college football rankings will look quite a bit different than they did back in August. I’m not faulting anyone for being unable to predict Continue reading

Playoffs! Playoffs? And the ever-changing mind of SportsChump

On the eve of NFL Playoff weekend, I lay in bed listening to sportscasters talk about how unfair it was that the Green Bay Packers, winners of the NFC North, were awarded a home playoff game by virtue of winning Continue reading

LSU, the BCS and some helpful hints to determine our national champion

With LSU remaining undefeated this weekend, and every other school fighting fruitlessly for position like presidential candidates at the Republican National Convention, the debate rages on over who should play the Tigers for college football’s national championship.

Another Sunday afternoon of texting leads to potential podcast revival

Every once in a while, I’ve been known to plop down at a local saloon, watch some random sporting event and text my buddy Croshere (whose secret identity may soon be revealed pending podcast).  I’ll giggle and snort out loud, Continue reading

Winners, losers and also-rans from an opening weekend in college football

There’s not always a lot that can be told from the first weekend of college football.  Most major programs schedule patsies as warm-ups for their season.  But some winners and losers became very clear this Labor Day weekend.

What to watch this weekend (Oct 31 – Nov 2)

With college football’s home stretch slowly coming into view, this Saturday offers fans another batch of important games that will lead us closer to clarity.

The Five Greatest Football Coaching Rants (video)

  Preseason football is only one week away.  But for those of us who eat, drink and sleep pigskin 365 days a year, football season is never really over.   Football is a passionate sport for passionate fans and nobody Continue reading