Wednesday Links

Obviously the biggest news of the day is coming out of Lubbock, Texas, where Mike Leach has been fired as the head coach at Texas Tech. This is situation already has gotten worse before it gets better. One writer predicts Leach will land on his feet. Remember, he was a coveted coach last season. Of … Continue reading

Bowl Predictions, Volume 2

And it can’t be any worse than the first version. After watching the first three games, the tallying of the picks just stopped. It was a 180 degree flip from the success picking regular season games. These will go through Dec. 31, at which point the real games begin. AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl: Texas A&M … Continue reading

College Basketball Preview: Pac-10

Pac-10 men’s basketball could look a lot like Pac-10 football in 2009 – convoluted. The perennial power, UCLA, will not remain such, having lost enough players to fill an entire NBA team in the last few years. The returning champion lost its best player as Jon Brockman graduated from Washington. And the league’s best player, … Continue reading

Saturday scores, stories

Call it the day the Big Ten and Pac-10 imploded. Stanford just finished up dropped 51 points on Oregon in a game that just made the top of the conference a jumbled mess. Every team now has at least one loss, with Arizona and Oregon sitting at the top with one each. Arizona had the … Continue reading