TheBaker Tackles The Worst NCAA Bubble In History

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010

First off, I want to start by saying anyone who advocates expanding the NCAA Tournament field from 65 teams to 96 teams is a moron. This isn't little league. We don't all get participation ribbons. And I know there were opponents to the expansion to 64 back when it was introduced, ...

Link Dump!

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010

100 days until the World Cup begins - Steady Burn Apparently, it's "safe" for the Big Ten to expand. I'm glad it's Rutgers getting all the talk. Heaven knows we wouldn't want anyone actually good at any sports to join the league - No Guts, No Glory Tony Greene is bad at ...

Jaimie Hilfiger Bikini Picture Brings the Links

Monday, November 30th, 2009

Charlie Weis might be out at Notre Dame, but Bob Stoops isn't moving into his office anytime soon. Yeah, and Nick Saban didn't want the Alabama job - The Oklahoman Meet Tactical Nuclear Penguin: the world's strongest beer - Sharapova's Thigh The top five sports scandals of 2009 - StyleCaster Patrick Ewing wants ...

Your Week 13 College Football Picks

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

Record after week 12: 129-66, 90-103-2 AS I suck against the number again. 2008 was my version of Luis Gonzalez's 51 home runs. Happy Thanksgiving! Thursday, November 26, 2009 8 pm ET Lone Star Showdown (3) Texas (11-0) at Texas A&M (6-5) (+21) The one college football game on Thanksgiving actually has more riding on it that ...

Indiana Has Major Issues With Officiating In Iowa Loss

Thursday, November 5th, 2009

The Indiana Hoosiers are contacting the Big Ten about the egregious officiating job done during last week's Iowa/Indiana game in Iowa City. In particular, the Hoosiers have an issue with an overturned touchdown reception in which the original call was made by an official who was in perfect position to ...

That’ll Do, Juice

Monday, October 5th, 2009

Remember when a sophomore named Juice Williams led Illinois to a questionable Rose Bowl berth which ended in a whomping at the hands of USC? Kid was the future of a rising power in the Big Ten. Well, two years later, Juice Williams has been benched and the Illini are ...

Jim Tressel May Be Buckling Under The Pressure

Monday, September 21st, 2009

No matter how good fans have it, they always want more. It’s the nature of the beast. Success gives birth to expectations, expectations breed disappointment. It’s the sports fandom way of the world. And despite winning four straight Big Ten titles, Jim Tressel seems to be on the hot seat in ...

Your Week Two College Football Commentary

Saturday, September 12th, 2009

Record after week one: 17-9, 15-10-1 AS Go here to read the Week two picks. 12:41pm: Afternoon. Just got back from a disastrous softball playoffs in time to watch IU go up 10-0 on Western Michigan. Gotta say one more time, the new stadium renovations look fantastic. And even IU hasn't been ...