Author Archive for Mark

College basketball’s “off” season

You probably thought the college basketball season was over following UConn’s sweep of the men’s and women’s national championship games. Guess again. Now we are in the process of recruiting, transferring and assorted other off the court issues which are…

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Too many bowl games

It wasn’t–and shouldn’t be–a big deal. Just another off-season college football announcement about a bowl arrangement between the American Athletic Conference and Sun Belt Conference, starting in 2015. The bowl will be called the Cure Bowl and benefit breast-cancer related…

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CFB Playoff countdown has begun

Spring has just begun and spring football is almost over. In most places, hardly anyone noticed. But make no mistake, the clock has begun ticking on the first FBS College football playoff system. In New England, that might not even…

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The Masters: Like No other tournament

Things that a Jerseyguy noted this week: The golf season doesn’t really begin until Masters Week. I love the Majors, but for different reasons. The US Open is always a Father’s Day finale with plenty of drama. The British Open…

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Big Ten, ACC? Why not UConn?

The epicenter of the college basketball world is in–Storrs, Ct. Again. The University of Connecticut women’s basketball team completed the Huskie daily double in Nashville Tuesday night by beating Notre Dame in the national title game. It was Huskie coach…

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It’s Rutgers–again

The story has been out there for a few days and I’ve let it settle into my system. The more I think about it, the more I’m puzzled. And then an explanation came to me that made sense and I…

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