Jim Delany and the New Robber Barons

Monday, November 19th, 2012

The robber barons were the men who helped grow the American economy into the world's giant. Many of our finest universities bear some of their names -- Duke, Stanford, Vanderbilt. They just happened to build it on the backs of underpaid immigrants and the occasional child laborer, which was all fine ...

Your College Football Bowl Preview Part One

Thursday, December 17th, 2009

An underrated part of the argument for a playoff in college football is that, though the bowl season builds to a crescendo in early January, there is nearly a week of crap leading up to it. And this is after about two weeks of no college football other than the ...

Your Week 14 College Football Scores

Saturday, December 5th, 2009

Week 14 Picks Record: 141-72, 98-112-3 AS Friday, December 4, 2009. 8 pm ET Mid-American Conference Championship Ohio (9-3) at Central Michigan (10-2) (-13.5) Pick: Central Michigan Final: CMU 20 Ohio 10 The greatest quarterback in the history of the MAC and one of the best in the history of college football won his final conference game ...

Your Week 14 College Football Preview

Friday, December 4th, 2009

This week, I say screw the rankings. Everyone is just competing for a conference championship or simple pride. Rankings don't matter until after. Record: 141-72, 98-112-3 AS Friday, December 4, 2009. 8 pm ET Mid-American Conference Championship Ohio (9-3) at Central Michigan (10-2) (-13.5) It's not Dan LeFevour's swan song, but it's his last shot ...

Your Week One College Football Scores

Saturday, September 5th, 2009

11:50 am: Morning! Finally, the first Saturday of college football season and...there's nothing but crappy games on at noon ET. Damn. I'll probably be rotating between Minny/Syracuse and Penn State/Akron, though I'm not thrilled with either game. The 3:30 games, however, are loaded and should be a hell of a ...

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 ...