Once More Unto The Breach, Dear Friends

By Phil Hecken

And so, this is the way the BCS ends — not with a bang, but a whimper. Or not. But either way, the current way of determining a “national champion” is coming to an end tomorrow evening in Pasadena. And it couldn’t come a minute sooner.

I have HATED the BCS […]

Iron Bowling

By Phil Hecken

Ah, Rivalry Weekend.

Quite possibly the best weekend weeklong set of games in college football. In the past, I’ve covered many of the best rivalries, including Army/Navy (several times), UCLA vs. USC, Harvard vs. Yale (a/k/a “The Game”), the Civil War, the Backyard Brawl (what?), and even “THE Game” (OSU vs. […]

War Damn Eagle!

By Phil Hecken

As you guys will recall, over the summer I pinch-hit for Paul for a month, and you fine readers were not only extremely well-behaved for the substitute teacher, but you also were very generous in my call for ideas for topics and subjects — so much so, that I received a […]