In November of 2006, the undefeated Ohio State Buckeyes played the undefeated Michigan Wolverines in front of a raucous crowd in the Horseshoe. For the first time in the glorious history of the two programs, the two teams occupied the top… Read More ›
Ahead of the release of the first BCS poll (is it “Broken Cash Scheme” or “Bowl Conspiracy Series”–I digress), I decided to tackle the issue of polling, the single most controversial system for determining a champion in all of sports…. Read More ›
In a day when the Big Ten announced that Michigan and Ohio State would indeed be in different divisions, yet again making another of my expansion predictions ring true, the Brigham Young Cougars humbled yours truly by announcing their intention… Read More ›
Everyone’s doing it. After months of discussing every possible conference realignment option, and even getting some things right, the college landscape saw four programs switch conferences: Nebraska joined the Big 10, Colorado and Utah joined the Pacific Ten, and Boise… Read More ›
While this logo has the ring of truth to it, my guess is that the Big 12 lite probably goes in a different direction. Years from now, this last two weeks will be remembered as the moment that everything changed… Read More ›
I’ll admit it; the possibility of conference expansion is a full blown obsession for me at this point. After maligning the Big 10 and the Pac 10 for thoughts of expansion and a conference championship game money grab, I’ve moved through my own twelve step recovery plan that included denial (the Big 10 will stick with tradition), to acceptance (this thing is going to happen) to a fanatical detachment from reality (Texas is joining the Big Ten as part of a 16 team super-conference) to anger (time to beat a dead horse in the form of a little green leprechaun), to a return full circle to plausible deniability (my spell checker says that this is not a word, but I don’t believe her).