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And in Just a Few Hours We'll Find Out If There Is An College Football Playoff In Our Future....

Everybody knows what today is. The importance of it, what's at stake, all that. There's no way to avoid it. Whoever walks away with the most colored areas from the CNN map tonight, it'll be a good thing. Tomorrow we'll at least be able to look forward to something different in 2009. Those who did vote today,… » 11/04/08 6:00pm 11/04/08 6:00pm

Election Night: An Excuse To Stay Up Past 8:30

Well, it's here. When I was a kid, Election Night was one of the few nights of the year I was allowed to stay up past 8:30. (Seriously, my bedtime was 8:30 until I was a freshman in high school. And you wonder why I still wet the bed.) I never knew who any of the candidates were, or even what the "D" and the "R" next… » 11/04/08 12:30pm 11/04/08 12:30pm

John McCain Seeks Debate "Help" From Fellow Rageaholic

If John McCain seemed a little feisty during his presidential debate with Barack Obama last week, there's a good reason for it. His campaign claims that he began taking an herbal supplement designed to "enhance memory and keep energy levels up" in preparation for the showdown. Makes sense—until you learn that he got… » 10/02/08 5:00pm 10/02/08 5:00pm

So Which ESPN Worker Bee Is Going To Interview McCain?

According to the WWL, they're still trying to figure out a date to lock something down with the "presumptive" (fun word) Republican party nominee. But it's going to happen. It has to. For equal time » 8/27/08 6:15pm 8/27/08 6:15pm. Remember? That was part of the reason Bill Simmons couldn't interview Obama on his podcast and what got him so (and )…

Barack Obama and John McCain On Front Page of Orlando-Sentinel Football Preview

On Friday, that is. So all of you who have print media subscriptions in Orlando can kick the underside of your desks in anger that I've ruined your suspense. The two candidates are pictured holding footballs with the American flag on them » 8/21/08 5:30pm 8/21/08 5:30pm. It's really tasteful. It's almost like Florida's an important...hey, I get it.…

LeBron Raymone James Donates $20k to Barack Obama's Presidential Campaign

Actually to a committee dedicated to electing Obama since personal contributions are capped at $2,300 per election » 7/28/08 2:15pm 7/28/08 2:15pm. Early in his career as pitchman for the Gods, Michael Jordan remarked, "Republicans buy sneakers too," when Harvey Gantt's senate campaign requested he donate money. Gantt was then embroiled in a nasty…

Obama, McCain Finally Ready To Duke It Out Over Sports Metaphors

For perspective of just how long this Democratic primary process has gone one, the day Sen. Barack Obama announced his candidacy for President in Springfield, Illinois (just 80 miles from Mattoon!), the Indianapolis Colts had just won the Super Bowl and all the buzz was whether or not Barry Bonds would really come… » 6/04/08 9:15am 6/04/08 9:15am

Obama Vs. McCain: The Only Way To Decide

Barack Obama's NCAA Tournament office pool brackets vs. John McCain's: It's a battle for the ages, the likes of which America hasn't seen since the great Lincoln-Douglas baseball rotissierie league showdown of 1859. Who will prevail? The race for the White House — and the fate of the nation — may hang in the balance.… » 3/21/08 3:45pm 3/21/08 3:45pm

It's 3 A.M., And Your NCAA Pool Brackets Are Safe And Asleep ...

On Wednesday night the three Presidential candidates were asked who they thought would win the NCAA Basketball Tournament, and their answers were completely predictable. Barack Obama: North Carolina. Hillary Clinton: Would not commit, pending polling results. John McCain: Mistakenly filled out room service menu… » 3/20/08 11:40am 3/20/08 11:40am