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Posted Sunday April 06, 2014, About: How many Fulmer Cup points for this?
69 Fulmer cup points for this.
Posted Friday April 04, 2014, About: Could this be the end for FanNation?
Now we share the "Partners" link with Fansided and National Football Post. They don't think very highly of us anymore.
Posted Saturday February 15, 2014, About: Delany Vs. O'Bannon: Bluster or Bond?
Yep.

These guys have little idea what they're potentially stepping into. As employees they'd be subject to regulations including fair labor standards and there would be state and federal oversight. If they're serious about union representation they would need to pay for professional representation, most likely lawyers, and that means union dues out of their pay ... and the record-keeping that goes along with this. Gone will be the days when they can just forget April 15th and go drink beer ... they'll be required to pay taxes either as income earners or independent contractors (the latter being more complicated and financially punitive come tax time).

The players getting paid has a lot of moving parts. There is more to running the railroad than just tooting the whistle.
Posted Tuesday February 04, 2014, About: What'll ya have?
Speaking of snow in Atlanta ...

Last week our company held a multi-site video conference. Folks from the Georgia office kept talking about the snow and road closures, and the folks in Pennsylvania were giving them a hard time about driving skills, not being prepared, etc.

Then someone in Georgia blurted out "snow where we live is as rare as BCS championships are where you live" and the Georgia crowd erupted in laughter.

When it was pointed out that no school in Georgia has won a BCS championship, all that could be heard was muttering.
Posted Sunday February 02, 2014, About: What'll ya have?
I hope the powers that be have enough sense to hold the upcoming college "playoff" games on Fri or Sat. Can you imagine the parties? No more going home at halftime to watch the end of the game while setting my alarm for work.
Posted Sunday February 02, 2014, About: What'll ya have?
Tomorow should be a national holiday so we can ejnoy the Super Bowl like it's supposed to be enjoyed.
Posted Saturday February 01, 2014, About: Texas A&M is new No. 1 in Texas recruiting
The demise of the old Big12 had a lot to do with contracts negotiated with TV providers which distributed revenue unequally based on a flawed model (exposure). Most weeks Fox, the primary provider, would elect to NOT show games and they would attempt to sell the rights at the last minute to ABC/ESPN. This penalized programs like Colorado and Missouri in both exposure and revenue.

Nebraska, A&M, UTx and OU were the 4 programs who regularly voted to keep the revenue sharing unequal.

Every program was unhappy with the lack of TV exposure for the conference.

I loved the old Big12 conference from a team perspective and the regional rivalries it created, but it was doomed from the start. Missouri wanted in the BigTen when PSU was accepted there. A&M wanted in the SEC when Arkansas was accepted there. Nebraska was never really happy with the B12 arangement - Tom Osborne and B12 commissioner Steve Haskell were constantly at odds over policy.
Posted Saturday February 01, 2014, About: Texas A&M is new No. 1 in Texas recruiting
I disagree with most of your post because ...

1. SEC schools have been recruiting Texas heavily for years. It didn't just start happening when A&M joined the SEC.
2. Top players in the state of Texas have and will, for the most part, end up at 3 destinations: UTx, A&M and OU. Baylor is the program making the most inroads with recruits that would have normally picked these 3 destinations.
3. This is not the first year A&M has out-recruited Texas in the state of Texas. It's happened so many years previously I've lost count.
4. Sumlin is a dynamic recruiter. Period.
5. Sumlin is especially connected/networked with high school coaches in the greater Houston area.
6. Players love Sumlin's offense because their skills will be exploited/featured in space.

There is way too much credit being assigned to "the SEC" for A&M's recent success.

I do agree with the part about A&M being pleased with the arrangement.
Posted Tuesday January 28, 2014, About: Texas A&M is new No. 1 in Texas recruiting
I think you're giving way too much credit to the SEC and not enough to Kevin Sumlin.

Sumlin is a dynamic recruiter and he's very connected with high school coaches in the Houston area, one of the hottest areas for talent in the nation. He's also a very good coach and has built winners at every stop. Look what he did at U of Houston with Case Keenum at QB. His version of the air raid offense is dynamic and it's something skill players want to play in to exploit their talents in space.
Posted Tuesday January 28, 2014, About: Texas A&M is new No. 1 in Texas recruiting
A&M's defense is terrible, and some of those highly-rated recruits saw a chance to contribute right away on D. That's probably how it was pitched to them.

Ags fans better hope Sumlin knows what he's doing on defense because it will need to be much improved. Manziel, Evans, Malena and Hicks won't be there to outscore the opponent, and Matthews and Harrison are gone from the O line.
Posted Friday January 24, 2014, About: What'll ya have?
DFW drivers are the lowest common denominator drivers. It's the me first out-of-my-f____ing-way I'm-taking-what's-mine mentality. They see a space and feel compelled to compete for occupancy of that space whether they actually need it or not.
Posted Friday January 24, 2014, About: What'll ya have?
I have family in LA and San Diego and have driven the freeways there many times including very recently. Here's my observation regarding LA drivers vs. Dallas/FW drivers:

LA drivers drive faster ... and there are many more of them ... but they tend to drive safer and leave more spacing between vehicles.

DFW drivers are downright up-your-arse hormonal and completely unsafe.

The reason: DFW is a virtual melting pot of the United States. 25+ years of people relocating here for jobs, fleeing the rust belt and east coast ... and they brought their crappy habits with them. The fact that they're driving around in monster SUVs and pickups instead of sedans makes it worse.

I feel safer driving the California freeways.
Posted Saturday January 18, 2014, About: What'll ya have?
Similar to the transgressions at T-Town Menswear, the NCAA will look the other way.
Posted Thursday January 09, 2014, About: College Football Game Day - 2013 Army-Navy & Bowl Games
Old beotching:
"A 1 loss SEC team is more deserving than a undefeated B1G team ..."

New beotching:
"A 2 loss SEC team is more deserving than a 1 loss B1G team ..."
Posted Tuesday January 07, 2014, About: College Football Game Day - 2013 Army-Navy & Bowl Games
Jimbo looks like he's about to start crying
Posted Tuesday January 07, 2014, About: College Football Game Day - 2013 Army-Navy & Bowl Games
and his network.
Posted Tuesday January 07, 2014, About: College Football Game Day - 2013 Army-Navy & Bowl Games
Good riddance.
Posted Tuesday January 07, 2014, About: College Football Game Day - 2013 Army-Navy & Bowl Games
And so ends the Beauty Contest Selection (BCS) era.
Posted Monday January 06, 2014, About: College Football Game Day - 2013 Army-Navy & Bowl Games
Are they going for 2?
Posted Monday January 06, 2014, About: College Football Game Day - 2013 Army-Navy & Bowl Games
FSU receivers remembered how to catch. Touchdown.
Posted Monday January 06, 2014, About: College Football Game Day - 2013 Army-Navy & Bowl Games
I've been watching with the sound down so I don't have to listen to them fella te the SEC.
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