It’s Nice To Be Back – Is It Time For Football Yet?

August 18, 2017

It’s always great to go away for a bit, but it is just as good sometimes to get home and go back to work! My family had a great time in the mountains of Northern New Mexico this past week, soaking in a few more days of summer before school starts. A few fish were relocated, much good food was consumed, I got a wicked-awesome sunburn and my calves are…

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Things I’ll Never Understand – From Paying College Football Players To M*A*S*H, TCU Fans To North Korea.

August 9, 2017

Things I’ll Never Understand – The Random Edition     For the life of me, I’ll never understand why . . .       M*A*S*H  isn’t on TV each night at 10:30 right after the late, local news. America would be better for it.   why folks don’t want college football players and other college athletes to be paid for the work they do for the school. It’s jealously…

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Texas Tech Football Scrimmage Overreaction & Why College Football Should Play Preseason Games – The R&D Podcast In Living Color

August 7, 2017

This week’s R&D Podcast (No Research, Little Development) with Ryan Hyatt and KAMC 28 Sports Director David Collier dares to go where no sports analyst should ever go. They try and come up with concrete, definitive statements regarding what happened at Texas Tech Football’s scrimmage this weekend. Obviously they are brave men. In addition, Hyatt asks why college football can’t have preseason games like the NFL? Texas Tech scrimmages New…

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Who Is Kliff Kingsbury?

August 6, 2017

Who is Kliff Kingsbury?   Who is the Texas Tech head football coach?   Is he the one-time Red Raider QB turned offensive guru? Is he a limited experience hire who has struggled to learn on the job? Is he a coach that only his alma mater would hire in 2012 to run the show? Is he an offensive master-mind taking the “Air Raid” offense to new heights like no…

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5 Things We Know On A Sunday – August 6, 2017 The NASCAR/Soccer, Jerry Jones/John Gierach Edition

August 6, 2017

5 Things We Know On A Sunday – August 6, 2017       If you’ll admit it, if you’ll be honest with yourself and others, a sausage biscuit is better than an egg and sausage biscuit. The egg just gets in the way and it’s never done right. Meanwhile, the sausage and biscuit is just steps away from a sandwich with a little cheese and maybe even drifting into…

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What The Hell’s Going On In Lubbock – KFYO Radio’s Chad Hasty On The Mayor Vs The Governor, Dan Jackson Vs The City Council And More

August 4, 2017

Can’t get enough Lubbock news where you live? Wonder what’s happening in your hometown? Just want to know more about the epicenter of West Texas? You’re in luck. Each week KFYO radio host Chad Hasty sits down with us in Raiderland and gives us the latest on what’s happening and why in Lubbock? This week we look at the battle between Lubbock mayor Dan Pope and his battle with Texas…

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Cultural Index Thursday – The George Strait Edition

August 3, 2017

Remember when they used to play George Strait on the radio? Remember when they used to play country music on the radio? ? I saw last night where George Strait is going to perform the soundtrack to Pure Country in Las Vegas in a month or so. That’s one show that would be hard to pass up. Never mind the fact I’ve seen Straight in concert at least double-digit times…

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Things I’ll Never Understand – The Big 12 Edition

August 2, 2017

A Few Things I’ll Never Understand – The Big 12 Edition     I’ll never understand why . . .       Iowa State has a bird caught up in a whirlwind as a mascot. The have a fine, if not destructive, mascot in the cyclone. There’s no need to involve a bird in the picture. Perhaps a barn or a mobile home would have been a better choice,…

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