The number of postseason college football bowls has steadily ballooned from a sensible number of games featuring only the best teams in the nation to the stultifying monstrosity we have today, where 82 teams (including several with losing records) play each other in increasingly irrelevant games spread out over three…
There are either too many bowl games, or not enough good teams. (The answer is obviously “both.”)
Every morning, the fine folks at Sports Radio Interviews sift through the a.m. drive-time chatter to bring you the best interviews with coaches, players, and personalities across the sports landscape. Today: Bill Hancock suggests the "College Football Championship."
Hawaii is a long way away from everything, true. And the Sheraton Hawaii Bowl doesn't really care, because Nevada is on the hook for the entire allotment anyway. (It was 5,600 when the Wolf Pack played this game in 2009.) Sounds like a lot of military personnel are going to get to watch some free football! [Reno…
ECU, like many teams this December, is frantically trying to sell tickets to the team's bowl game to students and alumni. ECU, unlike those other teams, isn't actually going to a bowl game.
Let me tell you about the worst football game I've ever been to: it was Temple vs UCLA at RFK Stadium, in the 2009 EagleBank Bowl (the forerunner to the Military Bowl). It was well below freezing, it was windy, the stadium was empty, there were rats in the bathroom, my team lost, and I actually paid American currency…
Three bowl games today.
First, let me establish my homer credentials: I am a proud graduate of Temple University, class of '06. Now, my opinion on Temple getting shafted for a bowl game: I'm pretty OK with it.
Are you busy this afternoon? Probably, because you have a life. However, if you're unemployed or otherwise indigent, get out your scraper because we've reached the very bottom of the college sports barrel. It's time for the EagleBank Bowl!
Wake up, shitheads! Time for you to get up, swallow 15 Advil, put your pants back on, and stagger home like the dirty, filthy people you are. Here are the bowl games you’ll need to nurse that hangover…
I hate family shots. These people don't deserve to be on TV and their painful miming and hysterical tears contribute absolutely nothing to any telecast.
As you're reading this, North Carolina State and Rutgers are playing at what has to be the absolute lowest level of collegiate football— a website-sponsored bowl game in Birmingham, Alabama, on a Monday afternoon.
Well, the bowls are finally over, and we thank The Wizard Of Odds for this compendium of amusing screenshots from each bowl. Ah, the bowls: They were over before we even noticed we were supposed to notice.
Tiny tidbits and news niblets from the OTHER bowl games yesterday ...
It's always nice to have bad guys in sports, and there aren't many more reliable bad guys than those shady, mysterious characters who run the lower-tier bowl games. And you don't want to know how much money they're making.