Field goals count for three points and other important lessons in football

A friend and I were driving around town last week listening to the local broadcast of the Outback Bowl.  Even though I live in Tampa and he was just visiting, he and I determined that bowl game, which featured neither 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.

Remembering Hank Gathers (video)

March, 2010 marked twenty years since the passing of Hank Gathers.  I intended to write about him and my Loyola-Marymount experience at the time, but the words didn’t come out right.  After watching ESPN’s Guru of Go, a documentary about Continue reading

Fun You Can Have When Your Friends Leave Their Collegiate Gear Behind

Anyone can write on their friends with a magic marker or take pictures of them when they’re passed out drunk, but it takes a truly inventive mind (and your own personal website) to come up with a way to truly Continue reading

“Can’t We All Get Along” Christmas Edition: A Top Five list

Happy holidays, Chumpeteers! We once again find ourselves smack dab in the middle of Christmas season, yet some of us have been short on the holiday spirit lately, and not just because we’ve heard White Christmas for the umpteenth time.

What to watch this weekend (Nov. 21-22)

This weekend is college football’s calm before the storm, so if you need to get some yard work done, this is the weekend to do it. Unless of course, you’re a Michigan or Ohio State fan.

What to watch this weekend (Oct. 24-25)

This Saturday’s college slate gives us a quick breather from the top-ranked, head-to-head matchups we’ve seen so much of lately. The weekend features only one contest between ranked teams and a number of distinct favorites squaring off against theoretically lesser Continue reading

What to watch this weekend (Oct. 10-12)

  It’s always a spectacle in the South when football kicks into full gear but this weekend is particularly big.  And by big, I mean HUGE!