Routinely, baseball gets blasted for its games being too long. Basketball hears it all the time about how the last five minutes of clock time generally take roughly the length of a Presidential election cycle. God help us. Now, it’s time to take college football to task. Seriously, is the National Championship game over yet? … Continue reading SHORTEN FOOTBALL GAMES; WE HAVE LIVES TO LEAD!

Jan 26, 2017
Tom James

Which College Coaches REALLY Earned Their Money in 2016-2017?   I won’t insult your intelligence by suggesting that any coach in college football other than Colorado’s Mike McIntyre should have even been considered for Coach of the Year – an award he won. Of course, the College Football Playoff coaches didn’t arrive their via some … Continue reading Which College Coaches REALLY Earned Their Money in 2016-2017?

Jan 13, 2017
Tom James

By WOODY PAIGE WoodyPaige.com Thursday Night Football is killing the NFL. It’s the golden goose corollary. Economists claim that a “continuing source of profit will be exhausted if overused.” This simpleton prefers to suggest that too much of a good thing is a bad thing. One summer while in high school my daughter worked at … Continue reading How much football is too much? Maybe that could never happen!

Dec 08, 2016
Woody Paige

By WOODY PAIGE WoodyPaige.com In a quirk of providence, the Denver Broncos and John Elway came to life a week apart 56 years ago. Elway was born in Port Antonio, Wash., on June 28, 1960, and the Broncos opened their first training camp in Golden on July 4, 1960. Fluke or fate? Now, Elway has … Continue reading John Elway and the Denver Broncos are intertwined, for their betterment

Nov 22, 2016
Woody Paige

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – During the summer of 2015, the first bear to be documented in Indiana in more than 140 years wandered across the state line from Michigan near Elbel Golf Course northwest of the home of the Fighting Irish football team of the University of Notre Dame.

 

This bear, which meandered through northern Indiana for most of the summer before crossing back into Michigan to hibernate, left evidence of its arrival about five miles west of the home of the coach whose Fighting Irish twice spoiled the national championship dreams of the Crimson Tide of Alabama and another “Bear” – Paul Bryant.

Oct 14, 2016
John Fineran