Best headline so far this morning is from the local guys, “KU cools heels.” Followed closely by the subhead, “Kansas beats tar out of UNC.” I’m sure sportswriters who cover Carolina all the time have used these before, but this was my first exposure to it. In case you missed it, read this recap of the […]
So that sucked. A lot. If KU had only played like they did in the fourth quarter throughout the whole game. Or, the second half. Or something.
Third quarter. This is awful. KU is playing like the team they were last year. Missouri is playing as advertised. I have offered a couple of times to stop watching and put on this week’s Survivor instead. A Mizzou fan holds up the best sign of the game, “Kansas Football, a Tradition since September.” I […]
I haven’t been so excited and nervous about a football game since… a long time… maybe since John Elway won his first Superbowl in 1997 (you can’t blame me, my wife’s family is Bronco fan-atic, and really, he deserved it). If KU wins, it’ll be because of their defense. None of the pre-game discussion of […]
Damn. The Kansas Jayhawks football team is now 10–0. They have not had a record this good since 1899. That’s more than a hundred years ago. I’ve been reluctant to talk much about these games (nary a word about the thrashing of Nebraska last weekend, aren’t you proud?) because I am, at heart, a superstitious […]
This has been a great year to be me, sportswise. Of course, I’m going to curse it all now, but it may be that everyone needs a little humbling, right? (Nevertheless, I’m knocking on all the wood I can find.) I’m not what you would call a sports fan. I like the competition, I like […]