5 Things We Know On A Sunday – October 22, 2017 – From Astros/Dodgers to Amarillo vs Lubbock

October 22, 2017

5 Things We Know On A Sunday – October 22, 2017       While some Texas Tech fans were freaking out over a loss to Iowa State Saturday, some farmers down to the SW of Lubbock were getting hailed out, days before they bring in their cotton crop. Perspective is everything. Gonna love this World Series match-up. You’ve got an L.A. team that returned to its dominant form in…

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Texas Tech Football Needs A Full Throwback Weekend – Take A Lesson From NASCAR & NBC Sports

September 3, 2017

Texas Tech could take a lesson from NASCAR. . .   We’re not talking about the speed of the offense (been there, done that), we’re talking about how to celebrate history, create fan passion and maybe even make a few dollars here and there.   Texas Tech needs to emulate what NASCAR has done the last few years at Darlington and the Southern 500 and embrace a full-on, totally awesome,…

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5 Things We Know On A Sunday – September 3, 2017 – Texas Football, The Sandlot, NASCAR Throwback Edition

September 3, 2017

5 Things We Know On A Sunday – September 3, 2017       Texas Longhorn Football. The single biggest underachieving team in college sports. That covers every sport. Men or women. No team has done less with more advantages for more years (decades) than the Texas Longhorns. Their loss to an abysmal Maryland team in Austin Saturday is another example of this. At a certain point, the good citizens…

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Cultural Index Thursday – The Houston Edition

August 31, 2017

Normally we look outside the bounds of sports on Cultural Index Thursday. Today we will blur the lines a bit a celebrate our Bayou City down to the south. Today we want you to give us either your favorite Houston sports figures all-time or your favorite things about the Houston area. It could be a place to eat, a place to hang-out or . . . well . . ….

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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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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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5 Things We Know On A Sunday – July 30, 2017 – From Adrian Beltre to LP&L, Texas Teacher Pay to The Matador Song. . .

July 30, 2017

5 Things We Know On A Sunday – July 30, 2017       Yes Virginia, Adrian Beltre is the greatest Texas Rangers player of all-time. I say that looking at a painting of Nolan Ryan in my office. For the folks in Lubbock, the problem isn’t what LP&L is charging you for electricity: the problem is that LP&L has become the loan-shark, bill collector for the City of Lubbock….

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Headlines From 2057 – Texas Tech Holds Off LCU 72-70 For SWC Regional 7v7 Championship!

July 27, 2017

Headlines from 2057 – Texas Tech Holds Off LCU 72-70 For Regional 7v7 Title July 28, 2057 – Lubbock, Texas – Associated Reuters.   Texas Tech’s 7v7 squad held off Lubbock Christian University 72-70 Tuesday afternoon to claim the Southwest Conference 7v7 football regional title for 2057. The win marked the first championship for Texas Tech during the “non-contact” football era, which started ten years ago with the break-up of…

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