UConn Booster Wants His Money Back After Football Coaching Hire

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

As if we needed more proof that college boosters were out of control. This story surfaced Tuesday night and once I stopped throwing up in my mouth I decided I had to write about it. Apparently UConn's top football booster wants the school to return his $3 million in donations and ...

BCS Bowl Preview: Fiesta Bowl

Friday, December 31st, 2010

Connecticut (8-4) vs. (7) Oklahoma (11-2) (-17) Nice little gift here for Oklahoma since their history in BCS games isn't so pretty. But wait, they were favored against West Virginia too! Yeah, that WVU team had Steve Slaton and Pat White. There's not one offensive skill player on UConn that would ...

Week 14 College Football Scores

Saturday, December 4th, 2010

Read my week 14 picks. Now you have something to do for ten minutes. Record after week 13: 145-63 (105-98-5 ATS)

Week 14 College Football Picks

Thursday, December 2nd, 2010

Record after week 13: 145-63 (105-98-5 ATS) 12 pm ET Conference USA Championship Game Southern Methodist (7-5) at Central Florida (9-3) (-9) I guess Central Florida is good this year? Okay, I admit it, and you may find this shocking, but I didn't follow Conference USA very closely this year. I know. Unforgivable. Pick: UCF ...

Why Even Bother?

Tuesday, March 16th, 2010

It's one everyone's mind today. We're all thinking it. Heck, the entire sports world has NCAA Tournament on the brain. If no one else is going to ask the question I might as well go ahead: why on Earth did ESPN waste time with a Women's NCAA Tournament Selection Show? While ...

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, ...

Women’s Basketball Sucks

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

In an effort to cheer up my Charger-loving friends, I have tried to think of something that sucks more than Nate Kaeding in the playoffs. Besides Norv Turner in the playoffs. The answer: women's college basketball. Now before you get your underpants in a bunch and claim this is just a sexist ...

Tennessee Left With Options, Just Not Many

Thursday, January 14th, 2010

After Will Muschamp turned down the chance to be the head football coach at the University of Tennessee, the Volunteers have been left standing at the altar without a bride. Lane Kiffin's departure has caught Tennessee's athletic department completely surprised and unprepared for what to do with the future of ...