Monthly Archives: July 2012

Reflecting on covering the Big 12 media days

Covering college football conference media days seemed to reduce the IQ of the media by several points. The Big 12  meets this week in Dallas and that got me to thinking about covering the event in 2011. I was at … Continue reading

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So long to an old friend

I learned recently that a friend of mine up in Oklahoma had passed away. Curt “The Hogshooter Philosopher” Johnson had about 40 years on me but we were good friends because of a shared love of history and amateur archeology. … Continue reading

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Lessons learned from the sand trap

I learned a valuable lesson a week or so ago: When traveling the road less traveled, look out for the sand traps. One of my wife’s coworkers was on vacation and for that week we were taking care of her … Continue reading

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