Tailgating, messageboards, friends, everything about the life of fans.
One of these things is not like the others:
Division I adopts 20-team bracket, moves FCS title game to Frisco, Texas (ESPN)
Frisco's Pizza Hut Park to host Football Championship Subdivision title game (Dallas Morning News)
Football Championship Subdivision title game will be in Frisco (Dallas Morning News Blog - Todd Davis)
Chattanooga: Title game headed to Frisco (Chattanooga Times Free Press)
Can you guess which article is different?
Updated 02-26-2010 at 10:42 PM by rwallace
Following up on my "Demise of an old friend" blog post on 1/19/2010, it looks as though it was premature.
To paraphrase what Mark Twain once penned, the report of its death was an exaggeration. And quoting Mary Queen of Scots, the famous Monty Python skit, "I'm not dead yet!"
Any Given Saturday has resurfaced and here is the email I received:
Any Given Saturday has finished reloading for 2010 and has reopened. With our new reload
Updated 02-12-2010 at 03:25 PM by rwallace
Just wanted to note the contribution the top tier of NCAA Championship Football has in this year's Super Bowl.
New Orleans Saints
Sean Payton Eastern Illinois Coach
12 Marques Colston Hofstra WR
42 Darren Sharper William & Mary FS
74 Jermon Bushrod Towson T
Rod Harper WR Murray State
Reggie Jones CB Portland State
Marcus Mailei FB Weber State
Three years or so seems to be the limit for modern era "Executive Directors" at the Sports Network (SNW) in their FCS division and they've hit the wall again. Friday was the last day in that position for David Coulson who now joins Matt Dougherty and Tony Moss in that category. Coulson came to the SNW right before the Conference media days in July of 2007.
Dave's long career in sportswriting began in college and after his graduation from Fresno State's school of journalism
Updated 02-01-2010 at 03:52 PM by rwallace
A sad end came to the #1 national FCS messageboard community today. A group of over 14,000 members helped revolutionize and galvinate a disparate clan of people who came together for one reason only, to chat about the highest level of NCAA championship football.
AnyGivenSaturday.com locked its domain.
Yesterday the stat totals read:
Threads: 65,864, Posts: 1,482,456, Members: 14,114
Now nothing but silence.
Remembering how it grew from the
Updated 01-28-2010 at 08:46 PM by rwallace