FrankenMonday Update

"Let's call it Frankenstorm!" "Actually, that was the name of the doctor, not the monst-" "SHUT UP, DALE." — Ryan Nanni (@celebrityhottub) October 26, 2012 Nothing is weather until it’s New York City weather, which means that, as of sometime … Continue reading

Midseason Monday

We’re into the meat of the 2012 football season with heavy games for most teams from here on out. It’s also the time when teams’ reputations for the year become solidified. One such team is Auburn, which fell to 1-6 … Continue reading

Narrow Margin Monday, take 2

We find ourselves late on a Monday after another weekend of close games. On Saturday, woefully underachieving Michigan State lost in overtime to Iowa as a result of what one local radio host called the worst coaching he had ever seen … Continue reading

Topsy Monday

As noted, last Saturday’s college football games featured a number of games between top-ranked teams. As discussed in this space before, every game generally is going to end with one team on the winning side and one team on the … Continue reading

Narrow Margin Monday

Excepting the above-depicted forty gambler-point swing victory by Middle Tennessee State University, the Volunteer State’s biggest school, over Georgia Tech, there were a lot of close college football games on Saturday. Michigan State lost by one to Ohio State. Although … Continue reading

Chilly Monday

Sometimes it’s important to remind yourself that, for the most part, half the teams lose each and every football weekend. Despite what some say about football fandom, most of us are likely to have a couple teams we like, especially … Continue reading

Slaughterhouse Monday

While I was in Chicago, I got into a discussion with a reader about whether high school was too early to read Vonnegut. While the results of that conversation were inconclusive, this post is unequivocally too late. So it goes. … Continue reading

New season Monday

Football is underway at all levels, which means that this weekly roundup/preview post is back. College football’s second week portended less excitement than its opening week, and yet there seemed to be more surprising results this week than last. In … Continue reading