How insiders use the bowl system to loot the colleges that support it.
It's not a matter of if, but merely when. The Big 12 is kaput. When the Board of Regents at OU and Texas yesterday empowered their respective school presidents (David Boren and Williams Powers) to explore new conference affiliations, it officially signaled the beginning of the end for the I ... More >>
Whether you've reached the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Every once in a while I take Michael Young for granted. I think of him as a step-slow, reaction-reduced fielder. Then I go to Rangers Ballpark, watch him rip a bases-loaded double down ... More >>
As we speak I'm told University of Texas president Bill Powers and athletic director DeLoss Dodds are planning an informal lunch with state power brokers at Barton Creek Country Club in Austin to discuss the feasibility of the Longhorns becoming a football independent. Hell ... More >>
Jealous and impotent until the bitter end, the Aggies try to flee for the SEC.
Like a lot of Aggie traditions, how is their nonsensical, yet sacred War Hymn going to sound in the SEC? Good bye to Texas University; So long to the orange and white Imagine the curious looks in Florida's Swamp when the Aggies, trailing 42-7 in the third quarter, start singing about abo ... More >>
Cam can. And will.A year ago I was correctly predicting Alabama over Texas in college football's national championship game. In tonight's Oregon-Auburn clash my heart says Ducks but my head says no way the Tigers don't prevail. Why? 10. Oregon usually wins with its spee ... More >>
Think it's been a wacky college football season? Michigan, Florida, Southern Cal and Texas are a combined 26-17 22. And TCU (which is apparently jumping to the Big East in 2012) - at the very worst - is going to the Rose Bowl. Couldn't believe my eyes early Saturday morning. Despite a stirrin ... More >>
Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Sobering number right outta the gate: Since July 1 the Texas Rangers are 42-40. Are we fooling ourselves thinking they're an elite team that can actually win a playoff series against one of the ... More >>
A tie may be like kissing your sister, but what Texas pulled off Saturday in the Cotton Bowl was akin to drunken, relapse sex with your ex. Sloppy. Ugly. Guilty. But yet, in the end somehow satisfying. A combined 29 points. Eight turnovers. Key plays made by two different No. ... More >>
I don't love Texas. I don't hate Oklahoma. But what transpired yesterday in the Big 12 is absolute bullshit. I know life ain't fair, but college football should be. Or at least it should use common sense trying. Let me apologize to Texas. I posted some of the bes ... More >>
First, we get buried beneath the Arctic Blast's sub-zero temperatures and six feet of ice. And now Dallas is about to get dumped on again. Somehow amidst the downed power lines and white-out conditions comes news that Saturday's Big 12 Championship Game between old Big 8 rivals Oklahoma and Nebrask ... More >>