Category Archives: college-football

Hogs, Horns and a brief history of fandom

It’s a good thing Y2K was a bunch of hot air, otherwise the memories of my first time watching college football wouldn’t be of the 2000 Cotton Bowl meeting between the Arkansas Razorbacks and the Texas Longhorns. Continue reading

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Roll with the Life Changes

A lot can change in 11 months.
In August 2013, there was quite a bit I hadn’t done career wise. I had never covered, let alone attended, a NBA or WNBA game. I had never written about a college football or basketball game that had any lasting impact outside the Sun Belt Conference.
Even though I hope to someday be a regular reporter in the auto racing world, I had never had the opportunity to write about IndyCar or NASCAR outside the confines of this meager blog.
A lot can change in 11 months. Especially my resume. Continue reading

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GameDay Visits Indianapolis

This feature originally ran at indianapolismonthly.com 12/7/13 – Indianapolis This weekend marks the third straight year Indianapolis hosts the Big Ten Conference football championship. The game has sold out, with 65,000 fans faithful to Ohio State, Michigan State, and the … Continue reading

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Video: Crowd Celebrates Michigan State Championship

Here’s a look at the crowd of 66,002 fans at Lucas Oil Stadium–a record for the Big 10 Championship game–as Michigan State supporters cheered and Ohio State fans look on in disbelief after the Spartans upset OSU, 34 – 24.

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Big Ten Championship Sends Spartans to Rose Bowl

“This is the greatest day of my life!”

Proclaimed in the wake of Michigan State’s 34 – 24 upset win over second-ranked Ohio State, this sentiment wasn’t spoken by a usually subdued Mark Dantonio, sophomore quarterback Conner Cook or even an aging Spartan alumni.

It was screamed by a thrilled 7-year-old. Continue reading

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