Wednesday, December 26, 2007

Reporters' Notebooks

Candace Buckner, Kansas City Star: U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill of Missouri has a point when talking about the Tigers and the Bowl Championship Series. “Now let me see if I get this straight. We beat Illinois, they’re going to the BCS. We beat KU, they’re going to the BCS. What is wrong with this picture?”

Terrance Harris, Houston Chronicle: Has the Western Athletic Conference passed the Mountain West as the second-best league in the West behind the Pacific 10?

Joseph Person, Houston Chronicle: Move over Emeril. Linebacker Robert Killebrew is tempting the taste buds of Texas fans with a series of cooking shows on the team's website.

Barry Jackson, Miami Herald: Among the items drawing considerable interest in the upcoming Orange Bowl auction are the stadium urinals.

Tom Kubat, Lafayette Journal & Courier: If Purdue is going to beat Central Michigan for the second time this season and snap a three-game bowl losing streak, it will have to figure out a way to contain quarterback Dan LeFevour.

Brandon George, Dallas Morning News: The father of Oklahoma junior defensive back Lendy Holmes said that his son is academically ineligible and won't play in the Fiesta Bowl against West Virginia.

Mike Hlas, Cedar Rapids Gazette: OK, being in a few bowl pools online and at work increases the interest. Football without gambling is, after all, soccer.

Phil Steele: It says here that Washington played the toughest schedule, Hawaii the easiest. Thanks to Get the Picture.

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Jayhawk said...

Sorry, Senator Claire McCaskill, you don't just get to pick your best games of the season and say, see, we should be in the BCS. If you could, than Stanford should replace USC. But, sorry Missouri, you got pasted twice this season.

Anonymous said...

typical liberal, if she had her way every team would be in the national championship game for trying their best. She probably would be in favor of not keeping score.