On Saturday, Nebraska played Northwestern for a new rivalry trophy: “The Underachiever Cup.”
There was a huge roar from the grandstand on Saturday right before kickoff. It was fans excited to be at a Big Ten game that didn’t start at 11 a.m.
At his Monday press conference, Bo Pelini said: “I’m not a doctor.” It’s just as well. I don’t think the world is ready for a physician who blames every illness on “a lack of execution.”
On Halloween, some trick-or-treaters were going as Kenny Bell. It was great. If you got tired of your costume, you could move the big hair from your head to your chin and go as a member of the Boston Red Sox.
A high school offensive lineman in West Virginia stands 7-foot-2. Meanwhile, last week Rice played a 4-9 running back. If there’s any way we can get these two in the same college football huddle next year, I’ll watch every one of Rice’s games.
During last week’s game, Raiders defensive coordinator Jason Tarver flipped the refs a “double bird.” The TV analyst said that Tarver was angry. This is why we have NFL experts, to explain stuff fans never could have figured out.
Terrell Owens said he now wants to be a professional bowler. Finally, a sport where Owens can’t complain he’s not getting the ball enough.
On Friday, Creighton’s exhibition game vs. Northern State was a near sellout. To give you some idea how much interest there is in Creighton this season, half the fans showed up even though they thought Northern State was an insurance brokerage.
Game 3 of the World Series ended with an unheard of call of “obstruction.” It’s so rare, after learning he was called for obstruction, the Red Sox third baseman asked: “Are you making that up?”
And finally: Six racing pigeons in Belgium tested positive for banned substances. The dumbest thing was watching the anti-doping agents collecting samples from the windshields of fans’ cars.