The Imperfect Bliss of Les Miles & LSU

Thursday, September 29th, 2016

It became increasingly obvious that this day was soon to come, but it feels so weird now that it has become a reality: The Les Miles era at LSU is over. For LSU and college football as a whole, this is a cause for mourning. While it was becoming more and ...

Chip Kelly the lone reasonable post-Miles plan for LSU

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

Lil' Jon has a song called "Get Outta Your Mind," and if I didn't know better I would assume it is the favorite tune of members of the LSU Board of Supervisors who are intent on making this Les Miles' final year in Baton Rouge despite the fact it will ...

Let me tell ya: It does rain at Tiger Stadium

Monday, September 7th, 2015

In a state as deeply religious as Louisiana -- even public schools still have an invocation before high school football games -- you'd assume there would be a reticence to tempt fate with the man upstairs. But the one true church is LSU football, and Tiger Stadium is the state's ...

LSU football: Tigers to Hire Cam Cameron as offensive coordinator

Friday, February 8th, 2013

Among the moreĀ bizarreĀ rumors we've been hearing over the past few weeks was the story that LSU head football coach Les Miles was courting Cam Cameron to run the team's offense. Honestly, I heard this about two weeks ago and dismissed it out of hand as a bit of a weird ...

College basketball: Who will be the last unbeaten standing?

Thursday, December 6th, 2012

I wasn't even a twinkle in my father's eye in 1976. But the year is one of my favorites. And it's not because it's the year which produced three of my all-time favorite movies ("Rocky," "All The President's Men" and "Midway"). The year 1976 is known for one thing - at ...

LSU Tigers: Les Miles offered Arkansas job

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

That sound you're hearing is Les Miles stroking out from laughing at Arkansas offering him the head football coach position. According to reports, the Razorbacks are offering Miles, currently running something of a juggernaut at LSU, five years for $27.5 million, so at least they're serious in their quixotic efforts ...

Deja vu for Ryan Theriot

Monday, October 29th, 2012

Say what you will about the merits of Ryan Theriot, but one thing's indisputable: the guy sure knows how to slide across home plate with a championship on the line. Theriot scored the World Series-winning run in the top of the 10th inning Sunday night on a Marco Scutaro single, but ...

College Football: Week four in memes

Monday, September 24th, 2012

Happy week four. Indiana had the week off, so I may have unwittingly enjoyed an entire Saturday of football without any thoughts of self-harm. Enjoy this week's memes!