The Best Beer Is From Oklahoma (Naturally)

On Friday night, I had the distinctly fat and drunk pleasure of attending Drink Craft Beer's Boston Cheese and Beer Fest. The pleasure was provided by the obvious means—one of the cheeses had cumin seeds right inside it! the beers were mostly good and occasionally excellent!—and also via some less obvious routes. »3/05/15 2:21pm3/05/15 2:21pm


The SEC Really Does Benefit From Media Bias In Polls

This past week, four of the top five teams in the Associated Press College Football Poll hailed from the SEC West Division. Nebraska coach Bo Pelini, among others, wondered aloud whether ESPN's ownership of the brand-new SEC network, which launched this year, might be responsible for such a coincidence. »10/30/14 1:52pm10/30/14 1:52pm

Baylor Fan On Crutches Stormed The Field After Upsetting Oklahoma

Lost in the madness of the actual game was this female fan and her loyalty, dedication and love for Baylor football. At great personal risk, she swung her way across the field to take part in celebrating Baylor's stunning upset of Oklahoma. It must have been exhilarating for her and everyone else who took part, for… »11/20/11 10:50am11/20/11 10:50am

College Football Preview: Why Conference Championships Suck Edition

Of all the ridiculous aspects of the BCS system, the conference championship game pisses me off more than any other because it points out the flagrant hypocrisy of the college presidents. In the same time period when they've fought a college football playoff because of the time it would add to the season, they've… »12/05/08 1:00pm12/05/08 1:00pm

College Football Roundup: Every Game Counts...Except When They Don't and Texas Gets Messed With

Oklahoma beat Oklahoma State late Saturday night 61-41. This score was enough to vault the Sooners ahead of Texas in the BCS Standings and, as a result, send them into the Big 12 Title Game against Missouri courtesy of the fifth tiebreak. (The sixth tiebreak was, in a nice nod to BCS totalitariianism, "Who does Kim… »12/01/08 1:45pm12/01/08 1:45pm

College Football Preview: In-State Rivalries Take Center Stage

Texas beat Texas A&M 49-9 yesterday. They're now 11-1. But unless you were in Texas you had no idea this game was happening. Even I didn't think to check this score until late Thursday night. That's because I spent Thanksgiving with family. Included in part of my day was a trip to Ford Field to watch the Titans… »11/28/08 12:00pm11/28/08 12:00pm

College Football Roundup: At Least You Don't Live In Michigan Edition

Yesterday I landed in Detroit for Thanksgiving. Our first stop upon arriving was an Italian restaurant where my wife's grandmother was celebrating her 80th birthday. I'm standing at the bar watching the the Titans-Jets game on the television and occasionally a sports fan from Michigan wonders by to see what's on the… »11/24/08 12:00pm11/24/08 12:00pm