Recent Posts by bo_fan

July 08, 2014

Oakland Raiders: Not the Worst Team in the NFL in 2013, Won’t Be in 2014 Either: It seems Mike Wilkening of Pro Football Talk doesn’t think too highly of the Oakland Raiders‘ efforts as he slotted them in the 32nd position

posted by bo_fan to football at 12:27 PM - 1 comment

July 26, 2013

Meyer admits mistakes ... sort of: Urban Meyer on Wednesday finally and inevitably stopped running from the messy trail he left at Florida.

posted by bo_fan to football at 07:00 AM - 4 comments

January 30, 2013

Rich Rodriguez: Some Michigan players 'felt a sense of entitlement': He was implementing a spread-option offense, while working mostly with players recruited for a pro-style scheme, and said he just needed time.

posted by bo_fan to football at 12:21 PM - 1 comment

May 26, 2012

Will U-M embrace Fab 5?: If it is indeed true that time heals all wounds, then the University of Michigan athletic department should have no qualms about welcoming back members of the Fab Five and other basketball standouts from the late 1990s inside the Crisler Center next year.

posted by bo_fan to basketball at 10:41 AM - 5 comments

September 22, 2011

Runner carries injured foe half mile to help in middle of race: "I didn't think about my race, I knew I needed to stop and help him," Ripley said in the school district release. "It was something I would expect my other teammates to do. I'm nothing special; I was just in the right place at the right time." In today's "Everyman For Himself" society, its nice to hear stories like this.

posted by bo_fan to general at 02:02 PM - 4 comments

September 02, 2011

61-year-old Vietnam vet makes the cut as a small-college kicker: What a great story. Be nice to know his stats/skill level at that age.

posted by bo_fan to general at 09:44 AM - 6 comments

August 15, 2011

Bears refuse to bend to new kickoff rule, told by league to stop mid-game: How far will the NFL go to ruin tradition, with this rule teams like Oakland will never have to cover a kick off.

posted by bo_fan to football at 10:26 AM - 5 comments

June 23, 2008

Candace Parker Dunks As Sparks Top Fever: ESPN.COM:Candace Parker had dunked in college, and she finally broke out the big move in the WNBA. The Sparks' star slammed one home with 33 seconds left in Los Angeles' 77-63 win over Indiana on Sunday. I love to watch this sport, but unfortunately we will have to see alot more of this if the WNBA is to survive.

posted by bo_fan to basketball at 02:28 PM - 32 comments

December 03, 2007

Good riddance!: Personally, I saw all I needed to see of Les Miles in his hastily called news conference Saturday. He affected a barking, angry tone, hands by his hips, at one point tugging emphatically on his sports coat.

posted by bo_fan to football at 12:49 PM - 22 comments