Lane Kiffin to the Swamp

Rumors are shooting around the interwebs of Lane Kiffin being contacted by the University of Florida Athletic Administration in regards to their soon to be vacant position of head football coach. The compelling arguments for? His father-in-law is an all-time great Gator, his wife is a UF grad, he’s a great recruiter, he’s apparently been contacted. Continue reading…

 

Breaking down the College Football Playoff Rankings for Week 13, 2014

If you follow @CFBPlayoff on twitter you win a free year’s worth of depression.

So here we are. I’ve got a long-term theory about this whole stupid playoff committee and I think we’re seeing it play out the exact hateful way I expect it to. You know how we all take it on faith that Marshall doesn’t belong in the playoffs because fuck them and who do they play? Well, fine, you’re stupid for not ever even watching them to make your own determination but you have to be willing to admit that a 10-0 team is probably in the top 20% of the sport, right? Well, not if you’re on the committee. Yes, Marshall has played nobody of note but it’s not like they’re squeaking by on a weekly basis. Let it be known, though, that no “group of 5″ school is going to break through to the playoffs any time soon and that isn’t an accident. Oh, well, it’s your loss for watching shit like Miss St. – Alabama at the expense of what else is on. Continue reading…

 

The Wind Down, 11/18/2014

Chess in... Soviet Russia, I think?

Chess in… Soviet Russia, I think?

I’m falling so far behind on bigger topics that I keep meaning to write about. NFL drug raids? Is that story just gone? Yoan Moncada – maybe wait til he signs? Well, I think we’ll have a golf post tomorrow. Maybe Thursday? I’ll run through the playoff rankings tomorrow. In the meantime, read all of these links. I want full reports on every word. Good night and good morning! Continue reading…

 

UPDATE!!! Giancarlo Stanton contract details

In this undated image, it appears that Jeffrey Loria likes Giancarlo Stanton’s youth more than anything

Okay, so we’re finally getting some breakdowns on the Giancarlo Stanton $325M contract and I’ll be damned if I wasn’t righter than I expected that this is a win for the Marlins. Continue reading…

 

The Wind Down, 11/17/2014

I mostly steal pictures from twitter but I think this is actually a shirt on threadless

I mostly steal pictures from twitter but I think this is actually a shirt on threadless

Where did I go, my lovely? I wanna know. Sorry, didn’t really mean to take two days off. I had ideas for posts today but just spent my free time with this weird pins and needles feeling about what comes next in Ferguson. It’s a public safety measure just to go ahead and indict Darren Wilson. People get that an indictment isn’t a guilty verdict, right? It just means there’s a court case. Do people get that? I don’t really think so. Any way, here are a lot of links from unknown time and with perhaps little applicability to the world of this minute. Good luck, good night and good morning.

The heart-warming story of a sex offender who was on TV as one of the 15 most wanted criminals in America and how a family dog found his rotting skull in a field. There’s an aut-play video on the link, which is from CNN, and it features a balding Crispin Glover in the role of a lifetime. Continue reading…

 

CFB in not quite Primetime: The games you will actually watch

It is to be hoped that only one of these teams is in the playoff hunt after tonight

This is a huge day for my inner homer but the real star of the day is in Tuscaloosa. Why is it starting so early? Because of this scheduling there will be a Texas-Okie State game on opposite Miami-Florida State. There are some big games coming that don’t even need gambling to make them interesting. DON’T THINK I’M DISSUADING YOU FROM GAMBLING! I’m only highlighting the top of the top of national interest. By all means, get drunk, gamble your money away with bookies and hookers. Live a little! Wherever you go, whatever you do, college football will be right here waiting for you. Continue reading…