#TBT Sports Blog: Lou Holtz & ESPN College Game Day

Lou Holtz’s ESPN College Game Day sterling studio schtick earns him a spot in our living rooms each fall weekend.

Sure, little Lou looks like he never played a lick and probably couldn’t bench press a broom.

For cryin’ out loud – as this charismatic old coaching codger likes to say – I absolutely love Lou Holtz even more now as a talking head and co-anchor with Mark May during ESPN College Game Day broadcasts.

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2 Cent Tuesday: The Worst Mascot in Sports

Today’s 2 Cent Tuesday sports blog states the obvious. The post reveals my choice for the undisputed worst mascot in sports. Sure, I know my pick will ignite a furor of controversy. Zealots across the globe will vow retribution for … Continue reading

2 Cent Tuesday: Bowl Dodging Leonard Fournette and Christian McCaffrey

Today’s 2 Cent Tuesday blog explores the latest trend in college sports – bowl dodging. 2016 Heisman hopefuls and projected NFL 1st round draft picks Leonard Fournette of LSU and Christian McCaffrey of Stanford announced that they would be skipping, … Continue reading

2 Cent Tuesday: Hoping For More of March Each NCAA College Basketball Season

Today’s 2 Cent Tuesday sports blog has got me hoping. Yes, hoping that the month of March comes more than once a year for college basketball fans. That’s right! The predictable sickness universally known by the NCAA’s brilliantly Trademarked term … Continue reading

Notre Dame Fighting Irish’s Touchdown Jesus

Along with the beautiful 218 foot tall bell tower of the Basilica of the Sacred Heart and the gleaming 187 foot tall gold dome of the school’s administration building, the 210 foot tall Hesburgh Library forms the skyline of America’s … Continue reading

Another Jameis Winston “Signature” Win for FSU QB

Another Jameis Winston “signature” win for Florida State last night mitigated the star QB’s latest controversy surrounding purported NCAA “autograph” violations. Last year’s Heisman Trophy winner was brilliant against a stout Notre Dame defense when the Seminoles needed him most … Continue reading

Frosty NCAA Title Game Dialogue Between UCONN’s Auriemma’s & Notre Dame’s McGraw

For my first time ever as a sports fan, I’ll be tuning in tonight to a women’s college basketball game.

Like most fans who constantly troll the web for sports headlines, I’m casually aware of tonight’s unprecedented NCAA championship game between two undefeated women’s college programs – the 38–0 University of Notre Dame Fighting Irish and the 39-0 UCONN Huskies.

Although I’ve recently learned about the game’s extraordinary stars, ND’s Kalya McBride and UCONN’s Breanna Stewart, who will lead their teams into tonight’s title game, I’ll be watching for a totally different reason.

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I Love ESPN College Football Announcer Lou Holtz

I absolutely love Lou Holtz! For cryin’ out loud—as this charismatic old coaching codger likes to say—how could anyone not absolutely adore this soon-to-be 74-year-old after listening to his commentary during last night’s coverage of the FedEx Orange Bowl featuring … Continue reading

Third Member of Notre Dame’s Holy Trinity of Football Attacked (Satire)

(Satire) More shocking news reverberated around the Catholic football world this weekend, causing faithful Fighting Irish fans to fear for their eternal football salvation. The third member of Notre Dame’s venerated Holy Trinity of football, the Leprechaun, suffered an unexpected, … Continue reading