College Pop Tarts: A Good Idea Poorly Executed

Monday, August 20th, 2012

Monday we learned that five colleges are getting their own special edition Pop Tart boxes: Michigan, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and Arkansas. This is a bit of marketing genius since Pop Tarts played a huge role in my college dietary plan, and have likely continued to do so for ensuing generations ...

North Carolina Opens Probe Into Academic Scandal

Thursday, August 16th, 2012

University of North Carolina chancellor Holden Thorp clearly wants to do something about the academic scandal that has continued to haunt his university and its athletic department over the past few years. The school has now enlisted former North Carolina governor James G. Martin to lead an independent review of ...

Mike Mularkey’s Son Arrested On Drug Charge

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

The Jacksonville Jaguars recently hired Mike Mularkey as their new head coach and it didn't take long for the first scandal to hit the team's new head man. Mularkey's son was among three former University of North Carolina athletes arrested for possession of cocaine on Friday. Shane Michael Mularkey was arrested ...

McD’s Week Eight College Football Picks

Friday, October 21st, 2011

The only picks by an actual Indiana grad who prefers Indiana football to Indiana basketball. It's an acquired taste. What I'm watching this week (with my dad edition): 12 pm - Indiana at Iowa - I guess so my Hawkeye-fan dad can watch with me and make snarky comments the whole time. ...

Week Four College Football Roundup: Who’s No. 1?

Sunday, September 25th, 2011

Oklahoma and LSU both won on Saturday night, Oklahoma is 3-0, LSU is 4-0 and now both can say they've been No. 1 in the polls this season. As a reward for beating three ranked teams in four games, the Tigers get to be No. 1 in the AP's poll ...

McD’s Week Four College Football Picks

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

  What I'm watching on Saturday: 12 pm - San Diego State at Michigan: We'll see if SDSU can handle Denard Robinson or not. If French literature has taught me anything, it's that revenge is a great motivating factor. Then again, a lot of the SDSU players probably have positive memories of ...

North Carolina And Michigan State Set To Play Game On Carrier

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

It's official, college basketball powers North Carolina and Michigan State will play a game on the deck of an aircraft carrier. A matchup that has been rumored for months has finally been agreed to and given final approval, as the two teams will face each other on the flight deck ...