Monthly Archives: December 2007

The First Annual Bowl Preview, Part II

No long previews here, yet; I’ve been busy. If the mood strikes, they may yet get written.  

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I Am Speechless

Jonathan Papelbon’s a beloved New England figure.

I’ll be surprised Boston fans won’t love him more for this.

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Fish Adding Tuna? I’ll Bite.

It appears the Miami Dolphins will be adding a well-credentialed expert to their excavation project. So?

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The First Annual Bowl Preview, Part I

If I’m under .500 this year, there won’t be another one. (That’s a promise.)

This preview runs through the end of December.

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Minutes Well Spent

I was browsing the Interwebs late last night, and I found a job posting I had been eyeing for some time.

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Tim Tebow: What Kind of Pro?

Tremendous Upside Potential covers this in a post today, but, besides the poorly spelled headline, I think there are some other things wrong with TUP’s logic.

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Who Wants to Coach Arkansas?

Yeah, it’s been a bit of a depressing time for you if you’re an Arkansas fan. Sure, you managed to run off the guy (Houston Nutt) who you say ran off your Golden Boy Quarterback (Mitch Mustain), but now, what’s left for you?

Tommy Tuberville’s staying at Auburn. Tommy Bowden signed a new deal with Clemson. Jim Grobe is still in Winston-Salem. And Les Miles isn’t even crazy enough to be considered for what may be the most withering head coaching position in college football.

There are a host of negatives for whatever name looks at the Arkansas job.

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25 Years of Repressed Memories?

I have, two inches to the left of my computer, a copy of the USA Today Sports section from Friday, November 30th, 2007. Not altogether unusual for the McPaper, they’ve put together an interesting and roundly numbered list to blaze across the front of their splashy section: “25 years of college’s most memorable games.”

Regardless of the fact that thousands would no doubt put Super Mario Kart, beer pong (uh, Beirut?) and Let’s See How Quickly I Can Write Fifteen Pages On Tolstoy As The Model For “Melrose Place” Characters, an underrated favorite at the University of Chicago, I’m told, USA Today chose to interpret their ambiguous title as a reason to write about college football.

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