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Midweek Books: The saga of Saturdays in the fall

TweetOn Wednesday I highlight noteworthy new sports books, with links to reviews, interviews and other information about the subject and/or author. Today my focus is on the college football season that officially kicks off Thursday. In the coming weeks new books will be featured here about the NFL. * * * * * * * […]

The difference .009 makes

TweetThe Bowl Championship Series computer spit out an extremely tiny difference between second-place Alabama and third-place Oklahoma State in setting up the all-SEC rematch many are dreading. (Officially, the computer gap is .0086, but who’s counting? The math still edges out the Cowboys.) Oklahoma State’s fatal flaw, Gregg Doyel asserts, is that it’s not in […]

The Boise State backlash has already begun

TweetDan Wetzel says that the solons of the BCS have only themselves to blame should Boise State waltz through a soft schedule. The irony here is that if the Broncos, ranked No. 3 in the preseason AP poll, can defeat 10th-ranked Virginia Tech in their Labor Day season opener, they are in fantastic shape to […]