Prior to and even after the inception of a college football playoff (which would be given the creative proper noun name of College Football Playoff), the naysayers said that expanding the postseason to four teams would cheapen the regular season, that games would become less meaningful. And as anyo ... More >>
Since their inception, however many decades ago, college football rankings have been inherently flawed. They've been constrained by everything from the "watch habits" of their constituency to their early season release leading to uninformed narratives. We always thought to ourselves "Man, wouldn't ... More >>
Back in 2010, when the wheels of realignment began to slowly grind college football's conference structure into the made-for-TV, geography-agnostic menu of fabricated rivalries, rumors abounded that the University of Texas would get the ball rolling by joining forces with the Big Ten. Largely a Mid ... More >>
A win is a win is a win. That's what they always say. That it is not how they play that matters, but the final result. And luckily for the Houston Cougars (7-1, 4-0 in conference), a win is a win. Even if last night's win was an ugly 35-23 win over a bad USF Bulls (2-5, 2-2 in conference) football t ... More >>
If only Kansas' basketball season started in September.Compared to the best Big 12 gridiron match-ups of 2011, these stink bombs make us want to reschedule our college-football recordings to international cricket. Texas Tech is on here because year after year, they have proven that they are ... More >>
Verve Records One of my favorite blues songs of all time is Blind Lemon Jefferson's "See That My Grave Is Kept Clean." Especially these lyrics: Did you ever hear that coffin sound Means another poor boy is under the ground Creepy! Jefferson's song has been covered by many, many people over the y ... More >>
The abrupt life and times of DJ Cuba Gooding Jr. come to an end this Saturday
Paintings of racist images have made UH alumnus Michael Ray Charles a star in the art world. Some say his Sambos and pickaninnies have a healing power. But others claim all they do is hurt.