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Hey Obama, This Won’t Make Them Happy At Michigan Or Penn State

President Barack Obama helps spell out “Ohio” with the Weithman family, Rachel, 9, Josh, 11, and mom Rhonda, in their home in Columbus, Ohio, Aug. 18, 2010. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

March Madness, Libertarian Edition

by @ Thursday, March 18th, 2010. Filed under College Sports, Sports

Come join my friends at The Liberty Papers on their NCAA bracket challenge. My bracket is full of wild assed guesses so you can’t do any worse than I will. The good news about March Madness ? By the time it’s over, baseball season will begin !

Obama Picks Obvious Team To Win March Madness

File this under “who cares”: President Barack Obama is predicting the University of Kansas Jayhawks defeat the University of Kentucky Wildcats for college basketball’s championship. (…) Obama correctly predicted last year’s national championship winner, the University of North Carolina Tarheels, in brackets which were also released to ESPN. Kansas ? Everybody is picking Kansas to […]

Obama Justice Department May Take On College Football

by @ Monday, February 1st, 2010. Filed under Barack Obama, College Sports, Politicos & Pundits, Politics, Sports

Because, of course, it is vitally important that the Federal Government help determine the best football team in the country: WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is considering several steps that would review the legality of the controversial Bowl Championship Series, the Justice Department said in a letter Friday to a senator who had asked […]

Ohio State 21 Michigan 10

by @ Saturday, November 21st, 2009. Filed under College Sports, Ohio State Buckeyes, OSU v. Michigan, Sports

The game wasn’t nearly as close as the score makes it seem: ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Ohio State intercepted four passes by Michigan freshman Tate Forcier, and the OSU offense did just enough today to offer some breathing room as the Rose Bowl-bound Buckeyes gained their sixth straight victory in The Game, 21-10. Senior safety […]

Ohio State Pulls Off OT Win Over Iowa For Big Ten Title, Rose Bowl Bid

by @ Saturday, November 14th, 2009. Filed under College Sports, Ohio State Buckeyes, Sports

Two words, exciting game: COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The backup kicker Devin Barclay made a 39-yard field goal in overtime to give No. 10 Ohio State a 27-24 victory over No. 15 Iowa and send the Buckeyes to the Rose Bowl for the first time in 13 years. Brandon Saine rushed for 105 yards and […]

Bowl Game Coming To Yankee Stadium

by @ Wednesday, September 16th, 2009. Filed under College Sports, New York Yankees, Sports

It looks like college football may find it’s way to Yankee Stadium: The new Yankee Stadium could soon add an annual college football event, rekindling some of the roots of the old Stadium, as the Big East and Big 12 move closer to a deal to bring a bowl game to the Stadium in 2010. […]

What’s Wrong With The Big Ten ?

by @ Monday, September 14th, 2009. Filed under College Sports, Ohio State Buckeyes, Sports

One writer ascribes the Big Ten’s recent football woes to basic problems of geography and shifting populations: The main problem seems to be rooted in the population growth of the South and West, and the greater zeal for high-school football in those regions. Historically, Pennsylvania and Ohio rank third and fourth all-time in terms of […]

Ohio State Picked To Win Big Ten

by @ Monday, July 27th, 2009. Filed under College Sports, Ohio State Buckeyes, Sports

A new pre-season poll has the Ohio State Buckeyes heavily favored to win the Big Ten Championship: COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State is the team to beat in this year’s Big Ten football race. The Buckeyes were picked to win it all by voters at the conference’s football media day. The results were announced […]

Congress To Take On The BCS

by @ Friday, May 1st, 2009. Filed under College Sports, Politics, Sports

Apparently, they’ve solved every other problem on the planet: WASHINGTON — Members of Congress are interested in learning more about the Bowl Championship Series and whether it is a fair way of choosing a college football champion. The House Energy and Commerce Committee’s commerce, trade and consumer protection subcommittee is holding a hearing Friday to […]

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