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Sailing the Seas of Cheese: You Reap What You Sow

Sailing the Seas of Cheese: You Reap What You Sow

“Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” – John Dalberg-Acton , 1st Baron of Acton The sanctions meted out to Penn State are a little over twelve hours old and the apologists and pundits... read more »

 

Mixed (Badgers) Blessings

Mixed (Badgers) Blessings

Saturday was a jumble of emotions for this fan of the Cardinal and White.  I waited with grand anticipation for the Badgers to appear in the first ever Big(12)Ten Football Championship Game in the evening.  But before that, in the afternoon,... read more »

 

Chicks Dig Scars: Evil Prevails When Good Men Fail to Act

Last night, students at Penn State University staged a rally on the front lawn of Joe Paterno’s home.  They held signs and chanted for the coach. They sang stadium cheers. They showed their support for the man whose name is synonymous with... read more »

 

Sailing the Seas of Cheese: The Case Against Joe Paterno and Penn State

Sailing the Seas of Cheese: The Case Against Joe Paterno and Penn State

Yesterday I alluded to the Mandated Reporter law and included a link to the Pennsylvania state law. There are a lot of people trying to tell me that Joe Paterno did nothing wrong, that he fulfilled his end of the deal by telling his higher-ups... read more »

 

Down…But Not Quite Out?

Down…But Not Quite Out?

This morning, I was all ready to bury the University of Wisconsin football team.  Don’t get me wrong; the Badgers deserve every bit of scorn heaped upon them but reality intervened when I looked at the numbers.  Not the numbers the... read more »

 

Sailing the Seas of Cheese: To the Victors Go the Spoils, or Something Like That

Sailing the Seas of Cheese: To the Victors Go the Spoils, or Something Like That

I am as innocent regarding any conspiracy as any of you gentlemen in the room.                     –Jack Ruby   Remember playing kickball in grade school? Wait, back that up a bit. Remember picking teams... read more »

 

A Quick First Impression on the Badgers

A Quick First Impression on the Badgers

I was in attendance for the Green Bay Packers final preseason game at Lambeau Field on Thursday night so I didn’t get around to watching the University of Wisconsin/UNLV football game until this morning.  Obviously, the Badgers looked... read more »

 

Picking on Someone Your Own Size

On Saturday, the two top ranked college football teams in the country routed grossly overmatched opponents with the University of Florida defeating Florida International (oops, sorry–FIU as per the media guide) 62-3 and Alabama shutting... read more »

 

QUICK HIT: PJ Over the Hill

Todd McShay of Scouts, Inc. and ESPN rates Wisconsin tailback P.J. Hill as the 22nd best running back to enter this spring’s NFL draft. Explain to me again why he’s coming out early. Tweet