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 ...

Random Thoughts with Hick Flick

Friday, April 17th, 2009

In one of those rare weeks where it seems like everything is going on at once in the sports world, I have determined that it is better to say a little bit about everything on my mind rather than go in-depth about any of it. - It looks like that Boston ...

Finally Some Good News For Michigan

Monday, March 30th, 2009

It's taken quite some time but the state of Michigan finally got some good news. As I'm sure you've heard, Sunday afternoon the Michigan State Spartans knocked off Louisville to win the NCAA Tournament's Midwest Region and head to the Final Four in Detroit. In the process, the Spartans made ...

What’s the Beef Between Football and Hockey Players in Michigan?

Thursday, October 30th, 2008

Admittedly, we've been sitting on these double pieces of news for awhile. But unless you follow either college hockey, Michigan/Michigan State football or the police blotter very closely, it's likely you haven't delved into this too far. First, let us dispense with the sufficient background information. On the early Sunday morning of ...

Big Ten Football Preview:

Thursday, August 14th, 2008

I gave in, not sure to whom, but I gave in nonetheless, and previewed the SEC first despite my allegiance to the Big Ten and my beloved Indiana Hoosiers. This year is going to be either a very interesting year for the Big Ten, or totally unwatchable from start to ...