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March Badness: Monster Madness

Some of them go bump in the night.  Some don't make a sound.  Others destroy cities.  But all the best monsters have a few things in common: the first time you see them, you get goosebumps.  You want to look away, but you can't.  Of course, you're rooting for the good gu...

NFL Admits Brain Damage Link

You probably all have heard by now, The NFL has admitted what was apparent to the mainstream years ago. http://espn.go.com/espn/otl/story/_/id/14972296/top-nfl-official-acknowledges-link-football-related-head-trauma-cte-first One poignant point from a world renowned researcher: "I unequiv...
15 Mar 2016
by ziplock007

Vote Matta - Beat TTUN!

If I'm reposting, I'm sorry, but I just couldn't sit by and watch tOSU lose to *ichigan. It's the Infinity Coaches Charity Challenge, hosted by ESPN A winning vote for Thad benefits Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio. So if Infinity and the Worldwide Leader are givin...
02 Mar 2016
by BigKat45

Two Truths and a Lie

Bored on a Thursday afternoon during my Student Aide period so I figured I might as well play a classic with you guys.  Three stories, two true, one not.  See if you can figure out which is which. On a granite counter in my house there sits a cat shaped cookie jar with a littl...

Rating Hoops Officials

The NCAA has been trying to reduce physical play and make college hoops more about basketball skills than physicality. Below are some areas they grade the referees on their performance, taken from the 2015-16 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Officials Evaluation Form. See Item 3 in particular. ...
06 Feb 2016
by ibuck

College Football Bowl Season Recap

Long overdue, but here's how I did on my bowl predictions:   1. Hark! The Houston Cougars win Tom Herman made a statement in his first year at Houston, and that statement was: watch out for the Cougars.  Houston dominated Florida State through the first half, and held on ...

Anders and Bowles - Unioto Football Lore

The year was 1988.  Wes Bowles, a senior, took the field at linebacker behind Aaron Anders, a junior, at nose guard. The year was 2014.  Brennan Bowles, a senior nicknamed “BB” by Aaron Anders, took the field at linebacker behind Andy Anders, a junior nicknamed “Ruettiger” by no...
27 Jan 2016
by UniotoTank55

Half a Death is Inexplicable.

I was talked into having dogs when my twins were about 4 by their mother. it wasn't really as hard a sell as you would think. for me it was - I rode back in a tiny 70's car on New Year's Eve from a church function at 9 to see my dad slow down the car from all the people standing around watchin...
24 Jan 2016
by Zimmy07

Ash to Ash - Unioto Football Lore

It's the off season, and while there are those who may not care about a high school that has never competed on a state level, I certainly do.  So I'm going to post five blogs, this being the second, each five days apart (two fives... oddly familiar...) on the football lore of the school I love ...

12th Warrior - is what I am?

I have become a 12th warrior!!! Do not worry, I will try not to embarrass the group at any 12th Warrior functions.  My goal is to carry on the grand tradition to greater heights. Please, any and all advice is accepted.  I will work my hardest to be the best Warrior I can be.&nbs...

Trusting the Process - Matta's Long-Term Strategy

The Buckeyes just got smashed 100-65 by Maryland in a performance that was highly upsetting for Buckeye fans. After some early season losses it looked like the team had turned the corner with a big win over Kentucky on a neutral court. They followed up with a solid start the the Big Ten schedule, bu...

The world has changed me.

  This morning everyone in my house was getting ready for school/work. Today is pajamas day for the kids, so my daughter (6) just kept hers on. My son (8) on the other hand decided a year or two ago that he didn't want anymore actual pjs and just wears t-shirt and shorts.  Nothing wro...

College Football National Championship Recap

We already know how the title game turned out.  But what about my bold predictions? 1. Alabama defeats Clemson by two or more touchdowns It was even closer than I expected, as the Tigers were able to move the ball pretty consistently against a stout Alabama defense.  Clemson...

Movies, movies, movies

   I am fairly new on this website, only really started following 11W last year and then of course joining in December.  So, here is my first blog posting, presumably/allegedly/hopefully not my last.    Movies have been a major part of my life since I was a young lad...

Weird Changes or Conference Realignment

Tonight’s title game isn’t the only fight going on this week. The NCAA convention in San Antonio starts on Wednesday and there are a couple of big votes on the itinerary. Big XII commissioner Bob Bowlsby, along with his ACC cohorts, proposed a rule change that would deregulate the conditions for...
11 Jan 2016
by LTWilliams

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