Category: Sports

Saturday update from the road

Saturday update from the road

Saturday update from the road note: I wrote this last night, but forgot to post it here before I went to bed. So, “today” = “yesterday.” It’s the end of my first full day...

NCAA rules changes for Division I

NCAA rules changes for Division I

What I’m Reading I’m looking over the list of the dozen or so rules changes passed at last week’s NCAA Convention in Texas, and some of them are interesting. Two of them directly impact...

Back to School

Back to School

What I am studying I started my final semester of graduate school tonight; I am taking two courses this spring, but one is going to require me to write a short paper and nothing...

Incoming: two more Loomis reprints

Incoming: two more Loomis reprints

What I’m Pre-Ordering Amazon has pre-orders listed for two more hardcover reprints of Andrew Loomis’ art instruction books that were originally published in the 1940s – Creative Illustration coming next week, and Fun with a...

Twitter stupidity in Kentucky

Twitter stupidity in Kentucky

BANNED! At the Chronicle of Higher Education today, there’s a story about the University of Kentucky and the University of Louisville instituting new Twitter policies for student-athletes that include banned-word lists — hundreds of...

Sunday, Sunday, Sunday!

Sunday, Sunday, Sunday!

Conversations with an almost-two-year old Millie, looking at my phone’s lock-screen picture of Helen: “Sissy?” Me: “Yes! That’s your sissy.” Millie: “Megan?” Me: “You want to see pictures of Megan? OK.” (I find a...

Cotton Bowl memories

Cotton Bowl memories

I’m watching Kansas State play Arkansas in the Cotton Bowl tonight. I have great memories of the Cotton Bowl, having been fortunate enough to have attended two of them in person while I was...

“In chaos, there is opportunity.”

“In chaos, there is opportunity.”

“In chaos, there is opportunity.” Those were the words of Minnesota State University, Moorhead President Edna Szymanski earlier today in a press conference where the Dragons became the first school to pounce on this...

Boise State

Boise State

Last night, Boise State beat Louisiana Tech, 49-20. At one point during the highlights on the 11 p.m. SportsCenter, one of the talking heads reminded the audience that Kirk Herbstreit had said during pregame...

College Football Saturday

College Football Saturday

A great day for college football yesterday. My alma mater, Kansas State, scored two touchdowns in the fourth quarter to beat UCLA, 30-22, and North Dakota State, from just a couple of hours down...

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