Scott’s Turf: Falling Skies

Scott Reed FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 3 Comments

Chicken Little is alive and well. Yesterday’s landmark decision, the latest in a series of landmarks that is sure to change the way we think of college athletics well into the future, set the angst-ridden fans into a free fall of emotion that had them virtually writing their own version of “Death to the BCS” with an updated “”Death of …

Au-Burned: The Long Con of Mark Emmert

Nathan Roholt FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 5 Comments

“If you flip Montana, there’s no going back.” – University of Washington President Raymond B. Allen, 1948 Alright, I made up that quote, but a conversation to twist the knife on Oregon took place that fall.  With Cal and Oregon tied atop the Pacific Coast Conference, a tiebreaking vote amongst the members was set.  The legend goes that the rivalry …