Archive for the ‘Hawaii’ Category

A Very Inappropriate Christmas

Saturday, December 27th, 2008

I've been out of the sports loop lately with my recent celebrations of Christmas Eve, Christmas and Boxing Day, but it has come to my attention that I missed some comic gold, if you will, during the Christmas Eve telecast of the Hawaii Bowl. While comedy would be a fitting description ...

McD’s Week 15 Picks: Championship Week

Friday, December 5th, 2008

Happy Championship Week to everyone. Just want to point out Utah, Boise State and TCU are all ranked ahead of the Big East champion (Cincinnati) and whoever the ACC champion will be. But do any of those four teams get to go to BCS games? One: Utah, with an outside shot ...

McD’s Week 14 Picks: Rivalry Week Part 2

Wednesday, November 26th, 2008

It's just plain wrong Boise State and Ball State can go undefeated, win their respective conferences, and not get into the BCS. What makes it ironic is it'll be another undefeated non-BCS team (Utah) that's taking their place. Once again, we've learned exactly what makes the BCS so shitty. Instead of ...

Rose Bowl And Sugar Bowl Previews: Sorry, Illinois

Saturday, December 29th, 2007

Covering you all the way through New Year's, here are the picks for the two New Year's Day BCS games, one of which will be well broadcast on ABC, and the other badly on Fox.The Rose Bowl Presented by Citi (Pasadena, CA)(13) Illinois (9-3) at (7) Southern California (10-2) (-13.5)That's ...

If At First You Don’t Succeed, Secede

Wednesday, December 5th, 2007

I'm sure someone out there has an explanation for why a team with two losses is good enough to play for the national championship, yet a team that hasn't been beaten by anybody doesn't have that same right. But that explanation would defy logic.Based on the simple principles of athletics, ...

The Case For Colt Brennan

Tuesday, December 4th, 2007

It seems as though we're in a Hawai'i state of mind around here lately. Maybe it's the injustice done to them by the BCS. Maybe it's lingering hatred/jealousy of Phillips and his family spending every Thanksgiving on Maui. Or maybe it's the myriad stories that are coming to the mainland ...