Archive for the ‘Notre Dame’ Category

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 ...

Let’s Ponder Notre Dame Football at Present and Moving Onward

Tuesday, November 25th, 2008

Let it be known from the get-go that I'm going to try and make it so this doesn't turn into a Charlie Weis bashing extravaganza. Really, I'm going to try and challenge myself a little more. It's just too easy right now. I mean, the Irish did lose to Syracuse last ...

2008 Maui Invitational Preview

Monday, November 24th, 2008

As many of you know, I'm a lucky bastard. Every year in late November, I head to Maui with my family to spend Thanksgiving on the beach. But along with relaxing in paradise, we also make sure to attend the EA Sports Maui Invitational, which is easily the nation's best ...

McD’s Week 13 Picks: Rivalry Week Part One

Saturday, November 22nd, 2008

It's McD's week 13 picks extravaganza! This week is positively loaded down with fantastic games to the point that I may not shower until 11pmĀ eastern Saturday night. My record isn't what it should be (read: shitty) against the spread, so I'm going for broke. The sheer number of picks I'm making this ...

McD’s Week 10 Picks

Friday, October 31st, 2008

Record through week nine: 96-40, 65-66-5 ATS 12pm ET West Virginia (5-2) at (25) UConn (6-2) (+3.5) I feel terrible for UConn. They really did have a shot at something special, but they're just not the same without their quarterback. Hence their being home dogs against an unranked team. Worse for them, West ...

McD’s Week 9 Picks

Friday, October 24th, 2008

Happy weekend, everyone. It's a Rumors and Rants road trip this week, so we'll have to see if people in the south are okay with dorks with computers in their sports bars or not. Should be interesting. Congress created the BCS! Okay, not really. But take a look at these rankings: 1. Georgia 2. ...

It Turns Out Washington-Notre Dame Means Very Little

Tuesday, October 21st, 2008

There was a time when this game seemed like it was going to matter. But when Notre Dame travels allll the way out to Seattle this weekend to face Washington, well, most people aren't going to care. Here's the thing. Notre Dame unceremoniously fired Washington head coach Tyrone Willingham four years ...