Author:

Website

ESPN: Influence is also its curse

ESPN: Influence is also its curse

As ESPNs influence broadens, how broad is the step from shilling for big market teams to make the BCS title game to quietly insisting that certain teams win in order to create the matchups the programming managers want?

+Continue Reading

The Defection of Willis Highlights Three Levels of Auburn Fandom

In early December, Auburn athletic director Jay Jacobs unleashed a maelstrom when he selected former Auburn defensive coordinator and then Iowa State head coach Gene Chizik to succeed Tommy Tuberville as head of the Auburn football program. Jacobs promised a spare-no-expense nationwide search for the best and brightest coach available. […]

+Continue Reading

Ten things we learned from college bowl season

Ten things we learned from college bowl season

College football is nearing an end. Only the GMAC Bowl and the Bogus..err.. Bowl Championship Series title game remaining, what has this bowl season taught us? We’ve learned that the GMAC bowl is curiously placed in the middle of the majors for some unknown reason, for one. We’ve learned that […]

+Continue Reading

Auburn is prejudiced against bald men

Auburn is prejudiced against bald men

By: Kaos During the course of the recent Auburn coaching search, it became clear that Auburn university officials are prejudiced. Influential boosters and other behind the scenes power brokers have an obvious bias against balding people. What else can explain Auburn bypassing TCU’s Gary Patterson and hiring Gene Chizik instead? […]

+Continue Reading