ESPN (And College Football) Owns Cable Television

Sports Media Watch today, released a list of the most watched cable television programs of all-time.  Four of these ten programs aired on ESPN IN THE PAST TWO WEEKS!  All four ESPN programs were football games by the way, and three of them were the first three College Football Playoff games. This list tells us a lot: It tells us that…

Introducing The Oregon Raiders

Green and yellow. Green and yellow, Nike!  How can you forget that?  Oregon’s school colors!  Half of your staff has their degree from Oregon.  You bankroll their athletic department!  A little black helmet is fine sometimes, some shiny silver is hip in college football: but to wear a uniform in the biggest sporting event in college…

The Pulse: Do What Shawn Oakman Says

You now know who Shawn Oakman is.  Thanks Twitter! (Side note: The founders of The Frappe shutter every time I refer to Twitter as my news source or my ‘pulse of the nation.’  Get over it.  My name’s ‘The Young Gun’ not ‘Old Man Rivers.’ Welcome to 2014.) Oops. 2015. The Baylor Bears’ defensive end is now…

Super Mariota

I think a #SuperMariota montage is appropriate for this morning.  The Heisman winner threw for 338 yards, had a touchdown pass and ran for another score in the College Football Playoff Semifinal Rose Bowl Game last night.  He also has the coolest nickname in sports, a monicker internet trolls and meme artists(is that a thing now?) have…

The Big 12 – Still a lot of football left

America was treated to a terrific football game last Saturday when Texas took on Texas Tech. The script was classic: two undefeated teams, one is a powerhouse year after year, the other is a newcomer. The game was in Texas Tech, and the team and the crowd were into it, while Texas looked flat. Tech…