Playoff Structure Spells the End of Big East Football

Well, well, well.  It’s official: we will have a playoff in college football starting in 2014. As a lot of college presidents are giving themselves pats on the backs and high fives, let’s take a look at the particulars. There will be three contract bowls — the Champions Bowl, which is the partnership between the…

Celebrating Title IX

Title IX was born 40 years ago today.  Thanks to Title IX, women in this country have countless opportunities to participate in the sport of their choosing.  Let us remember this day and celebrate it another 40 years going forward!

No Winners in the Sandusky Case

Former Penn State defensive coordinator/pervert Jerry Sandusky was found guilty on 45 of the 48 charges of child sex abuse yesterday.  While the monster that is Sandusky was held accountable by the victims who testified against him, let’s make one thing clear. There were losers all the way around. I mean, sure the victims who…

We Can Now Call LeBron “King”

LeBron James came through HUGE for the Miami Heat last night in Game 5.  It was easy to see why he was named MVP of the 2012 NBA Finals. LeBron scored 26 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and dished out 13 assists in the 121-106 win over the overwhelmed Oklahoma City Thunder.  Last night was truly…

Playoff in College Football Won’t Be So Bad…

For years, I have been on record saying that the Bowl Championship Series was a necessary evil in college football.  It was better at choosing a national champion than the dreaded poll-system that was place for several decades before the BCS. Now that a playoff in college football is imminent, I guess I have to…

Roger Clemens Guilty of Stupidity

Sigh, I know you all are as steroid-fatigued as much as I am, but I must get some things off my chest. Former MLB pitcher Roger Clemens was found not guilty of lying to a grand jury over his alleged steroid use.  Clemens boo-hooed his way through a press conference of sorts outside of the…

OKC at a Crossroads

Gut check time for the Thunder? Down 2-1 to the Miami Heat after losing a hard-fought Game 3 in Miami, OKC needs to bounce back and do so fast.  This is when we see what the Oklahoma City Thunder is made of. Look, a lot of people thought that the Thunder was robbed in Game…