I was at the mall this past weekend, a daunting task to begin with when you consider it was the first “official” Christmas/Hanukah/Kwanza/”Other Holiday I’m Not Familiar With” shopping weekend. People fighting over sweaters at 40% Off clearance tables, long lines at every register, parking spaces that required a Disneyland-type shuttle that would speed you to The [...]
Let’s face it, when you think KU vs. Mizzou, it’s the Border War on the hardwood that comes to mind. Be it Allen Fieldhouse, Rock Chalk Jayhawk, Norm Stewart, The Antlers and so much more, these two universities, alumni, students and fan bases simply don’t see eye-to-eye. And in football, they . . . wait . [...]
It’s doubtful fans of the Michigan Wolverines and the Tennessee Volunteers would ever agree on much. And yet, both programs mirror each other in many ways: Depending upon the category you choose to look at, all-time wins, bowl wins, bowl appearances or national championships, both schools are top five or top 10 in every one [...]
Shortly after last season’s women’s college basketball championship game between Tennessee and Rutgers, talk radio host Don Imus offered up his now-infamous reference to the Rutgers players, calling them “nappy-headed ho’s”. Misguided, short-sighted and just plain ignorant? Absolutely. But worthy of him being fired? Hardly. And yet, good soldiers that they are, the Reverends Jesse [...]
Just sit for a moment, close your eyes and say these words out loud: Notre Dame Football. What immediately comes to mind? The Notre Dame Victory March? Touchdown Jesus? The Golden Dome? How about The Four Horsemen, Rockne, the 7 Heisman Trophy winners or 9-loss seasons with games yet to play? Say what? Notre Dame has [...]
All this build-up and yet….what? By my count, this is blog number 1,745,963 with the actual entry count of all blogs now up to 74,352,891. The phrase “just a number” takes on new meaning when you really begin to break down the whole notion of blogs. Much like my “About” page, I debated for quite [...]
I have high hopes that unlike so many Broadway plays over the years, this Blog won’t close on the account of bad reviews.