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The Week That Were: 10.19.13

Happy Monday- if you’re not suspended from work for doing your job the way it’s supposed to be done, then you’ll probably enjoy today’s soundtrack. You’ve got two choices for this week’s narrative as you talk college sports around the old coffeemaker at the office this morning. Option one: “Wow, 5 top 25 SEC teams […]

Wednesday Night Rumble: The Chase Is On!

The bye week is over and the Buckeyes now await a home matchup on Saturday against the Iowa Hawkeyes. The second half of the season is about to begin and we’ll look ahead to what needs to happen for the Buckeyes to make a trip to Pasadena to play for the National Championship. It’s Wednesday, […]

Shake up in tBBC Top Ten

Every year there seems to be one or two weeks that shape and define that certain college football season. This past Saturday seemed to be the first of one of those weeks. We saw two undefeated top teams go down (Stanford and Oklahoma) and a few other top ten teams barely survive. It was a […]

Poll Position: tBBC Top Ten, Week 6

The second poll of the year is in and Oregon keeps the top spot at tBBC. Oregon came in at number one with the same number of first place votes (6) as last week. The voters changed their first place votes a tad (after a lot of back lash for OSU receiving 1 first place […]

The Week That Were: 10.5.13

Sooo… big victory, at night, outside of Chicago, in a hostile environment, behind an old favorite. Yup, there’s really only one choice for the soundtrack for our look back at college football’s big weekend. As the season progresses, there will be a number of weekends that provide “clarity” in the national rankings scene… and this […]

tBBC Preview: Orange Bowl – Northern Illinois vs. Florida State

Kirk Herbstreit’s favorite BCS matchup. Northern Illinois (12-1, 8-0 MAC) vs. Florida State (11-2, 7-1 ACC) Tuesday, Jan. 1, 8:30 p.m. ET, ESPN The History: The Orange Bowl has been played annually since 1935, making it the second-oldest bowl game, along with the Sugar Bowl and the Sun Bowl, behind the Rose Bowl. Played in […]

The Week That Were- 11.24.12

As you’re reading this, I’m somewhere above you making the phrase “flyover states” a reality, and heading back to the left coast. As such, this week’s review will be a bit shorter than previous ones, but know that I’ve only got one song on my mind as I write it And now, we know the […]

The Week That Were: 10.6.12

Hope you’re not too hungover from Homecoming… Not that there’d be anything wrong with that.  This weeks’ TWTW is being composed with this concert in the background- say goodbye to your Pandora station for the next hour and 45 minutes. This has been identified as the first “Shakedown Saturday” of the season, and we knew […]

Picks for the Weak – Week 4

The weak that was and I pulled an 0′fer and am 3 and 12 on the season! Atleast Im doing a little better in the Pick ‘em pool!!! Anyone want to replace me as the the picker for these contest games?  Here are the results of my worst weak week ever!!! Safe Bet.  VTU over PITT […]

The Week That Were: 9.15.12

Monday’s melange of morning mayhem looks back at an amazing weekend of college football… Just promise to wait until the end of the article to rush the field, OK?  Given the news on Campus from Sunday Night, here’s your soundtrack for our special time together. It was a great weekend to be an Angry Bird, […]

tBBC Conference Cavalcade: ACC

As we get closer and closer to kickoff, we’ll be looking across the nation at other (read “inferior”) conferences. This way, you’ll have just enough information to argue with that guy in accounting. Today we take a look at the Atlantic Coast Conference- nope, FSU and Clemson haven’t left yet. Where does the conference fall […]

Silver Bullet Points Has Been To The Mountaintop

On Tuesday, I was impressed by Danny from 11W posting his “OHIO” photo from the top of Mt. Baker, for a couple of reasons. First, I’ve lived in WA and skied at Baker all the time. Second, I was hoping to have a similar photo from the top of Mt. Whitney under my belt by […]

Midweek Updates: APR Scores, Possible Spring Game Move

A couple of quick news stories from the OSU Athletic Department today we wanted to bring to your attention. Think of it as “Silver BBs”. First, APR Scores are out, and OSU football is number three in the country, behind only Northwestern and Duke/SISU.  The 988 score is better than Stanford, Harvard, Princeton, and Vandy. […]

Silver Bullet Points Has Enough Ties

Just a friendly warning that there are only four more days to borrow money from your pops so you can buy him a gift. If you’re looking for ideas, check our friends at The Buckeye Room… And now, the news. Buckeye 411 We Hardly New Ye- Well, it wasn’t news to us, as we’d heard […]

Conference Expansion Looking to Explode

Once the B1G had added Nebraska as their twelth member in the Summer of 2010, the conference expansion discussion found itself quietly simmering in the other room – out of sight, but not entirely out of mind. Every once in a while, not surprisingly, someone has to get up and stir the pot a little. […]

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