By Diane M. Grassi The term “redistribution of wealth” has become a well-known and familiar phrase bandied about amongst political elite and used as a wedge issue to conveniently spin U.S. federal and state economic policy. And yet implementation of such policies stretches well beyond the Beltway or state houses. To wit, the National Collegiate [...]
Indianapolis, We Have a Problem We are in desperate need of a College Football Playoff System and I think everybody is aware of this fact sans the people who actually make these kinds of decisions—-I’m talking to you [NCAA]. Since 2004 there has been a volcanic ripple throughout the Continental US about the need for [...]
But in order to create billion-dollar professional and amateur sports leagues, it requires many players and partners off the field of play, working in synchronization towards one common goal: the bottom line.
Let me be clear about this: before Saturday night, I had nothing against California head coach Jeff Tedford. Nothing. I had nothing against his personality, his coaching, his demeanor. Nothing. So if you think I’m just biased against him or Cal for any reason, you’re wrong. But after last night, after the press conference in which [...]
First off, I’m sorry to the futile few who missed last week’s article which I obviously did not produce. I was extremely swamped with work and had zero time to compose a piece; hopefully this article will make up for that absence. On to more important things now! We are halfway through the regular season [...]
Maybe the irrelevance of the team shouldn’t bother me. Maybe their recent struggles shouldn’t impact my personal judgment of the program. Maybe the name should still scare me. Maybe they should still be a measuring stick. I mean, they have won “11” national championships (that number is debatable), have had 7 Heisman trophy winners and [...]
You can thank the 1987 Fiesta Bowl. You can thank Don Myers. You can thank Sunkist. Hell, you can even thank Penn State and Miami. The highest rated game in the history of college football put the BCS on the map and controversy on the horizon. For the past 6-8 years, teams from non-BCS conferences [...]
And so it is upon us once again. College Football Season. Christmas come early for so many of us. What any one of us would do or give up — 2 weeks worth of vacation time / Christmas or birthday presents/ that new car we hoped to buy / the Vegas trip with the boys [...]