- Jan 9
CFP Championship Musings; The Saga of Jim Tressel; Stanford Basketball (Men's) Hits Bottom
My favorite part of this college football season is the rags to riches stories of the two quarterbacks in tonight's CFP championship...
- Jan 3
Happy New Year! Best Bowl Season Ever? Giants' Doldrums
Happy New Year! Hopefully we'll all enjoy a happy, healthy and prosperous 2023. And hopefully, next season we'll enjoy more terrific bowl...
- Dec 19, 2022
Stocking Stuffers: NCAA Blows It Again; Daniels on the Move (Again); Too Much Kimmel; The Play II
A few days ago the NCAA hired outgoing Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker as its new president. He shouldn't have any trouble doing a...
- Dec 15, 2022
The Bowl Games You Should Watch; R.I.P. San Francisco Bowl Game
Yes, it's time once again for those "meaningless" college football bowl games. Games that are so meaningless that they draw more...
- Dec 12, 2022
An Excellent Hire at Stanford
Stanford got it right. Athletic Director Bernard Muir and a search committee that included one of the school's greatest players, Andrew...
- Dec 5, 2022
Jimmy G; Conference Championship Traps; Deion Arrives; Transfer Portal Opens; Stanford Hoops Falter
Sometimes life just isn't fair. Just ask the 49ers and Jimmy Garoppolo. Jimmy G, the discarded quarterback resurrected when Trey Lance...
- Nov 28, 2022
David Shaw Knew It Was Time
David Shaw is a good football coach. It's a fact that many of Shaw's critics refuse to admit. But consider that he is the winningest...
- Nov 21, 2022
Sports Gambling Comes to Campus; 49ers Get Political; No. 1 South Carolina Edges No. 2 Stanford
It wasn’t that long ago that no professional sports teams were located in Las Vegas. No NCAA events or conference championships were held...
- Nov 14, 2022
Shaming Attractive Athletes; Some NIL Stats; A Not Very Big Game
It’s a crime, it seems, to be an attractive woman athlete and cash in on your good looks. Or so the New York Times and some prominent...
- Nov 8, 2022
Some Tuesday Leftovers
We ran out of space (and time) yesterday and neglected to mention the World Series, an omission that was duly noted by several of our...