Author Archive for Mark

Can you say D word for SF Giants?

Stuff that happened this week that a Jerseyguy noted: Aside from a terrific an riveting Game 7, did anyone outside of San Francisco and Kansas City really pay attention to the World Series, which has become a regional event in…

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Just Asking: Could Big 10 get shut out of Final Four?

Ten questions going into the last month of the college football regular season. 1. If the first week of the college football rankings don’t mean anything why have rankings this early? A. The selection  committee rankings were released on Tuesday?  Lots of chatter–Notre…

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Do Eagles have a chance against Hokies?

The numbers suggest that Boston College has more than a reasonable chance of winning when it  faces Virginia Tech on Saturday. Better record, arguably the same, if not better talent. A better QB in Tyler Murphy, with more experience. But the…

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MR. CFB: Don’t sweat early playoff rankings

Tonight the 12-person selection committee for the new College Football Playoff will release its first Top 25 rankings. Those rankings will begin what promises to be a very intense debate over which four teams make the playoffs. Before those rankings…

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Too early for Playoff rankings

The first College Football Playoff poll chosen by the 12 member selection committee will come out on Tuesday. It will not contain many surprises. But it will generate controversy and spawn arguments and hysteria in some quarters. It is also a…

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BC survives–and advances

Now the goal is in site. Four games remaining, one victory needed. When Boston College survived a fourth quarter come back effort by Wake Forest on Saturday to hang on for a 23-17 victory, the Eagles won their fifth game…

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