New BCS Playoff Will Have “Academic Component”

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012

Buried in an ESPN piece in which the commissioner of the Mountain West opines that the four-team playoff will soon expand to eight is a tidbit about some kind of "academic component" to the formula that chooses the participants in the yearly playoff. MWC Commissioner Craig Thompson actually said he ...

Your Conference Re-Alignment Update For 9/22

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

I swear this is the last one of these for the week. I'm writing some game previews for Thursday and my picks come out Friday, so to heck with this...after today. Missouri, you ignorant sluts The SEC, Missouri? Really? They must really want to be LSU or Alabama's girlfriend and hold onto ...

Virginia Tech Wins ACC Coastal Division, Sticks It To Boise Haters

Sunday, November 21st, 2010

Virginia Tech has won their division and earned a berth in the ACC Championship game with their 31-17 win over the Miami Hurricanes. The Hokies have won nine straight games and are 7-0 in the ACC this year. This, of course, after they started 0-2 with losses to Boise State ...

BCS Conspiracy Theory of the Week: Why TCU-Utah Wasn’t On CBS

Sunday, November 7th, 2010

Much was made of the TCU/Utah game this week. After all, it is possibly the only time top five teams are going to match up for the rest of the season, and it was a game that would eliminate one non-AQ school from a shot at the BCS altogether. But one ...

Your College Football Bowl Preview Part Two

Monday, December 21st, 2009

After three games that left a lot to be desired, though MTSU/Southern Miss wasn't too bad, we've finally made it to three games that absolutely are worth watching. I'm not gonna blow smoke up your ass about these games being so amazing that you can't miss them, but I promise ...

The Paper Champs

Tuesday, November 24th, 2009

The recent economic disaster was caused by unbelievable cheating, dishonesty and stupidity by insiders while the appearance of "fairness" was maintained publicly. Most got away with their misdeeds because there was a total lack of oversight by the federal government and a lack of knowledge of their doings by the ...

Tuesday Evening Punter: Week 2.5

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

You've probably heard of the Tuesday Morning Quarterback. Here at Rumors and Rants, we'd like to provide you with a similar concept, only less verbose, half a day later and not as in-depth because we don't have any sort of TV package that allows us to see every football game ...