We all know Baker is going to win. Normally I wouldn’t make a definitive statement like that, but this one seems so secure that I feel ok saying that. Watching the Heisman Trophy ceremony on Saturday night will be like watching a victory parade for OU fans. There won’t be much suspense or mystery this … Continue reading Which Baker Will Accept the Heisman?
Join me in the dumpster. This is the first email from my Bedgood’s Big 12 Bullets email newsletter. I’ve posted it here as an example of what you’ll get if you sign up. It’s free, it’s fun, and most of the time it won’t be posted here. Preseason rankings are pointless. They are all made … Continue reading Who Are the Bottom Three Teams in the Big 12?
Barry Switzer wants to watch college football with you. Yes, you. He wants you to be sitting right next to him, in his house, munching on his snacks, with drinks from his fridge, talking Sooners football while the game is on TV. And yes, I’m talking about that Barry Switzer, the 79-year-old College Football Hall … Continue reading Behind-The-Scenes With The King: How Barry Switzer Is Changing The Way We Watch Football
University of Texas Defensive Tackle Paul Boyette Jr. seems to always be surrounded by great athletes. And that’s just at home. Boyette, a senior from Humble, TX, is married to WNBA player Imani Boyette of the Chicago Sky, who is the daughter of Olympic Gold Medalist Pam McGee and the brother of NBA player Javale … Continue reading UT’s Paul Boyette Jr. On Being Married, His Athletic Family, And His Nursing Home Ambitions
Glover Quin is a starting safety for the Detroit Lions, the number-one ranked defense in the NFL, but his interests extend beyond football into real estate, sneakers, and most importantly charity work. In addition to work he does in support of Soles4Souls and the United Way, he is part of a program called Scoring for Good, which sends kids … Continue reading Detroit Lions Safety Glover Quin Talks With Us About The Importance Of Trust And His Love Of HGTV
Will Leitch is best known as the founder of Deadspin, the incredibly influential Gawker sports blog started in 2005. He left Deadspin in 2008 for New York Magazine where he is now a contributing editor. He’s also a senior writer for Sports On Earth, and has contributed to The New York Times, Esquire, The Atlantic, GQ, Bloomberg Businessweek, Fast … Continue reading Will Leitch On His Career, Founding Deadspin, And Whether He Still Reads The Comments
For Part 2 of our Q & A with writer Will Leitch, we got a bit more philosophical. Leitch and I discussed how to get ahead in an industry saturated with writers, but we also discussed the state of modern discourse. Leitch is known as a fairly centrist figure in a world that is very … Continue reading Will Leitch Talks With Us About Keeping Everything In Perspective