Old Spice Classic: Day 1 thoughts, Day 2 predictions

Friday, November 29th, 2013

Ah, Thanksgiving weekend, a time for food, family, friends, football and corny alliterations college basketball. Yours truly has the privilege of being on site to cover the Old Spice Classic, an eight-team tournament at the HP Field House located at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, FL. Day ...

Occupy The BCS

Monday, December 5th, 2011

Whether or not you agree with its principles -- and I certainly have friends who are passionately on either side of the issue -- there is no denying that the Occupy movement has gained a foothold on the public consciousness this year. But I guess I find it kind of funny ...

Schools The Big Ten Should Pursue (Should The Conference Apocalypse II Happen)

Thursday, September 8th, 2011

Now that Texas A&M is in the process of destroying the bloated spawn of the Southern Conference, most people seem to think a free-for-all is going to ensue as the Big XII has its death throes. And as any Wall Street scum will tell you, when a huge institution is ...

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, ...

Weekend! Football! Roundup!

Monday, September 14th, 2009

I have no idea if this will be a weekly feature or not, since I'm home sick from work today, but screw it, this is the blogosphere. We're above the law! Thus, I give you the five most fascinating stories from the weekend of college and NFL football. Super awesome update: ...

McD’s Week One Picks: Part Two

Friday, September 4th, 2009

The 2009 season has officially started, and as I type this, I have no idea how my first set of picks turned out, but I don't really care that much. There's a hell of a long way to go in week one and I probably need the redemption. This is ...

What a Fukujoke

Friday, September 26th, 2008

My friend Thporth is a quasi-regular reader of our site, and often sends me links to things which he feels would make for good blogging fodder. This time, he didn't need to send a link because he is the fodder. Or at least his wife, Mrs. Thporth, is. Thporth and The Mrs. ...