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Mid-American Conference

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2012

    College Basketball: Sweet Sixteen Best Bets

    The casual fan likes March Madness because, unquestionably more than any other major sports postseason, the odds are at least only stacked manageably against the Davids (as opposed to football and series-based postseasons like baseball and in the NBA). In short, when there's no personal interest, pe ... More >>

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    November 6, 2009

    Game Time: The Cable Guy

    ​For most of his tenure in Oakland, Tom Cable has been your run-of-the-mill, overmatched, "dead man walking" NFL head coach. When he was hired last season in the wake of Lane Kiffin's firing, the things that jumped out at me about Cable were:-- His only head coaching experience consisted of four ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2009

    Akron Reacts To Losing Their AD To UH, With A Shrug Of Its Shoulders

    As we noted below, UH has itself a new athletic director -- Mack Rhoades from the University of Akron, which we are reliably informed is in Ohio. Or somewhere around there.Speaking personally, we only know of the Akron Zips because that is the purgatory Gerry Faust was banished to for running the No ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2008

    If They Think That's A Big High-School Stadium....

    The Texas Bowl fever is building!! Kinda.This year's match-up between Rice and Western Michigan University isn't exactly setting too many people's hearts on fire, although it should turn out to be an entertaining game.Previous Texas Bowls have had bigger names, though, so this one is flying under th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2008

    Top Ten Houston Sports Moments of 2008

    10. I never really followed the Houston Comets, who folded several weeks ago. By the time they came on the scene I was getting pretty sick of professional basketball. So I never became invested in the team, and I can't feel any real loss behind their demise. Still, unlike the Rockets and Astros ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2008

    Top Ten Houston Sports Moments of 2008

    10. I never really followed the Houston Comets, who folded several weeks ago. By the time they came on the scene I was getting pretty sick of professional basketball. So I never became invested in the team, and I can't feel any real loss behind their demise. Still, unlike the Rockets and Astros ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2008

    At Least Someone Wants To Come To The Texas Bowl

    Okay, so Notre Dame somehow preferred the Hawaii Bowl to the Texas Bowl. Some people just prefer Honolulu to Houston, we guess.But ND's replacement, Western Michigan University, is pleased as punch to be coming here.That can happen when you live in Kalamazoo (Motto: No, We Are An Actual City).The an ... More >>

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    September 13, 2007
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    November 22, 2006
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    November 22, 2006
  • Music

    November 24, 2005

    Paranoia Self Destroyer

    A New Birth Brass Band set at the Volcano makes Racket long for a new and improved tinfoil hat

  • News

    December 6, 2001

    We Take It Back

    Mattress Mac's bowl game is a joke, after all

  • News

    January 4, 2001

    Money Talks

    Mattress Mac's bowl was a joke everywhere but Houston

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