- Jul 14, 2020
COVID's Collateral Damage
The financial repercussions of the COVID pandemic keep spreading throughout college football. The latest casualty appears to be the...
- Dec 6, 2019
Pac-12 Coaching Surprises; Conference Championship Games on Tap This Weekend
No one expected Chris Petersen to resign as head coach at Washington on Monday. Perhaps even fewer—including this writer—anticipated that...
- Oct 7, 2019
Stanford Obituary Premature; Plus UCLA, Cal, Dykes, Heisman, Astros
The oddsmakers were wrong about that college football game in Palo Alto Saturday night. Dead wrong. And so were those of us who...
- Sep 9, 2019
Week 2: Important Lessons Re-learned
It’s always better to hire a coach who’s on the way up, rather than one who’s on the way down. I hired, fired and worked closely with a...
- Sep 2, 2019
Week 1 Highlights and Lowlights
The opening weekend of the college football season produced its usual assortment of surprises, heroes, dramatic finishes, officiating...
- May 20, 2019
The Draymond Factor; NCAA Blinks; A True Hero
It may seem odd that the guy who has scored at least 36 points in each of the Warriors’ playoff victories over Portland hasn’t been their...
- May 6, 2019
Empty Seats, Pac-12 Football Power Shift, Warriors-Rockets, Lillard's Perspective
Baseball has an attendance problem. And it’s getting worse. According to the SF Chronicle’s excellent national baseball writer John Shea,...
- Dec 10, 2018
There were a number of important moves on the college football coaching front last week, and they ranged from impressive to interesting...
- Oct 30, 2018
Pac-12 Roundup, Stanford Opens Up, Empty Seats, Coaching Busts, CFP Rankings, World Series
These are crazy times in Pac-12 football. We wrote last week about the unlikely leaders in the conference—Washington State and Utah....
- Sep 24, 2018
Topsy-Turvy Sports Scenes in Bay Area, LA
“Oh my,” as the late Dick Enberg used to say, how things have changed in the sports world in both Northern and Southern California. Here...