Care for a Cupcake?

Who doesn’t like cupcakes?! Actually, I don’t, but I’m not referring to a melt-in-your-mouth cake topped and decorated with at least 3″ of pure sugar, baked in a paper cup. The ‘cupcake’ I’m referring to is what college football defines as a very weak opponent; one that typically yields an easy victory. Most often these cupcakes travel to the dominant team’s home field and take … Continue reading Care for a Cupcake?

Everyone’s a Winner – What About the Trophy?

Have you heard this? “It doesn’t matter if you win or lose, it’s how you played the game.” If you played kid’s sports prior to the 1970’s, you NEVER heard that. Back then you either won or you lost. Only the champion received a trophy and it was one team trophy; at that. Nowadays, everyone is a winner, everyone gets a trophy and it’s not … Continue reading Everyone’s a Winner – What About the Trophy?

Give Me the Remote!

As hard as it is to believe, it’s already November and we’re entering the home stretch of the college football season. This will be the month for big rivalry games where any team can emerge the victor regardless of their national ranking. For today though, it could very well be Elimination Saturday for some teams… where dreams are dashed and hopes for a run at … Continue reading Give Me the Remote!

Show me the Money

Millions of dollars are spent in college football to pay coaches, have state-of-the-art facilities and although it’s a NCAA violation… offer ‘incentives’ to entice recruits. I don’t care what anyone says – you know it happens. Why do colleges pump so much money into their football programs? My guess is that they want to win… at all costs. Does bigger mean better? Evidently not. It’s … Continue reading Show me the Money