- Aug 3, 2020
Bowls Become Endangered Species; Pac-12 Players Threaten Walkout; Booker Nails NCAA
With all the uncertainty surrounding the 2020 college football season, folks are beginning to wonder about the post-season. I’ve...
- Jun 1, 2020
A Tale of Two Knees
A few years ago a black football player was blackballed by NFL owners and called a "son of a bitch" by the president for taking a knee to...
- Jan 27, 2020
Kobe; Kuechly; 2017 NFL Draft Revisited; Attendance Slump; Zaidi Questions; Powell; Super Pick
There are some times in life when words fail. Today is one of those times. The horrific tragedy that took the lives of NBA icon Kobe...
- Dec 3, 2018
Big Game Notes, Pac-12 Championship, Playoff Redundancy, Heisman, NFL Hypocrisy
Notes of note from around the world of college and pro football. Big Game: Stanford beat Cal 23-13 in a game that was closer than the...
- Nov 5, 2018
The Officials Are Ruining the Game; Plus N’Keal, Michigan, Utah, Cal QBs, Stanford’s Clock, UC Davis
With my wife and daughter on an all-day shopping spree, I spent Saturday with remote in hand, enjoying a fascinating menu of 14 college...
- May 24, 2018
To Kneel or Not to Kneel
Despite all the buzz surrounding the NBA Playoffs, the NFL once again managed to steal the spotlight yesterday with the announcement of a...
- Jan 29, 2018
Warriors-Celtics, Pac-12 Network, Nassar Horror, XFL
Sometimes the real thing is better than watching on TV. Saturday my wife, Christy, and I attended our first Warriors' game in several...
- Sep 25, 2017
Wild Sports Weekend: Love Trumps Politics
It was a wild and wacky weekend as our two national obsessions—football and politics—collided head on. The main sports headlines focused...
- Sep 20, 2017
From Superstar to Outcast
With all the serious issues facing the National Football League—including traumatic brain injury, domestic violence, and shrinking...