Bowl Season is always bittersweet. It provides us with non-traditional matchups in non-traditional venues. At the same time, it signals the end of the College Football Season. This year, I was able to attend three games – including the “Granddaddy of them All.” Continue reading One Week. Three Bowl Games!
Where do you begin? A Rose Bowl berth in any year is special. Even USC realizes that now – having gone without one for as long as Penn State. For both teams, their last appearance in the most prestigious of all bowl games was in the same year, 2009. That’s when USC defeated Penn State 38-24 – and before dreaded NCAA sanctions hit both teams. … Continue reading The “Granddaddy of Them All”
At the end of the regular season last year, we knew that the Bills were scheduled to play the NFC West this year, including the Arizona Cardinals, SF 49ers, Seattle Seahawks and the St. Louis Rams. The normal rotation would be to have two at home and two on the road. Of course, we hoped for the Cardinals to be an away game (home for us … Continue reading Buffalo Stampede in Los Angeles!
Watching the Farmers Open today reminded me of the time I went to the US Open at Torrey in 2008 with my buddy James. This was my 2nd US Open, with the first being in 1998 at the Olympic Club outside of San Francisco. We scored practice rounds tickets for Wednesday and the opening round on Thursday, so we thought we’d make the quick trip … Continue reading Tiger’s Last Major? – 2008 US Open at Torrey Pines