• Texas Tech & Baylor Abandon Jerry World, Homecoming Bonfire Cancelled, The Mahomes Factor On Defense And How Atheists Want To Use The Lubbock City Council – The Thursday Broadcast From Raiderland
  • The Wednesday Broadcast From Raiderland: Texas Tech Trend Numbers That Matter, Big 12 Value And Your Questions. Oh, And How Hyatt Sells Advertising . . .
  • 3 Questions You Can’t Answer! From Dallas Cowboys QBs To President Trump, Tacos To Cheeseburger, These Are The Questions You Can’t Answer – Maybe
  • The Tuesday Broadcast From Raiderland: Texas Tech QB Options For KU, Big 12 Lock O’ The Week, “Pooch Game” Talk And Your Questions
  • The Monday Broadcast From Raiderland: Early Line Moves For Texas Tech Vs Kansas, The Patrick Mahomes/Tom Brady Epic, Why Playing ISU At 11 Is Great Plus Your Questions Answered!

The Good, The Bad, The Ugly – Feb 13 Weekend Review

Good, Bad and Ugly Recap for Monday 2 13 17     Good. Sturgill Simpson got to play music on The Grammy’s. Not enough to make me watch the whole show of course, but it is a start.   Chris Beard’s bunch played basketball at a pretty high level for most of Saturday against #1 Seed-In-Waiting Kansas. The junior class provided most of the firepower for the Red Raiders. That’s…

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Five Things We Know on a Sunday – Feb. 12

1. Lubbock needs a Dog Park less than it needs bike lanes, and Lubbock doesn’t need bike lanes at all. In fact, Lubbock needs to restrict where folks can ride bikes to roads with a speed limit of 30 MPH or less. 2. Around my house it works like this. My wife is going to the Garth Brooks concert and I’m going to the Trisha Yearwood concert. Luckily they’re on…

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Cultural Index – Feb. 9

Want to learn how to lose 8 pounds fast? Ask me how!!!! It’s been a rough week around the house. I came down with whatever nasty stomach bug has been going around Lubbock and the South Plains and it laid me low. Quite literally the worst I’ve felt in many years and I can’t recall the last time I lost that much weight with a sickness. I suppose it’s what…

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The Good, The Bad, The Ugly – Feb. 6

The Good The Super Bowl Starting With Three Minutes Left In The Third Quarter. Really? I just had to delete three “Good” categories and re-write half this column. It was worth it to see that debacle of a collapse and greatness of a comeback. Tom Brady. Is the best ever? Maybe. Best of the generation and era? It’s not even close. For the most part in the past there were…

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Five Things We Know on a Sunday – Feb. 5

The Super Bowl should be played on a Saturday. Ya, I know, “Super Sunday” and all that…you can still keep the alliteration going with “Super Saturday.” Play that thing at 6 p.m. on a Saturday night with folks not having to go to work or school the next morning and it would get even bigger than it is today. More folks would be apt to go out, so it would…

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Official Raiderland Super Bowl Prop Bets

They’ve caught on like wild-fire over the past decade plus. They make a boring game better and give you a reason to care even if you’re favorite team isn’t playing. I’m not talking about hot wings, I’m talking prop bets!  In Las Vegas most of them are known as “sucker bets”. It’s an easy way for the house to make money off novice bettors and folks who don’t even really…

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Cultural Index Thursday – Feb. 2

Happy Thursday y’all!  It’s been a good week in Raiderland, certainly better than out in Berkley. When I saw the riots last night I was thankful old friend Sonny Dykes got out of there and got out with a nice pay-off. . .  On to today’s Cultural Index Question. It’s time to build the Perfect Super Bowl.  I’m aware many folks watch the Super Bowl not for the football but…

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National Signing Day Podcast – Texas Tech Signs 19 for 2017

Ryan Hyatt and F. Scott Fitzgerald run through Wednesday’s 2017 signing class for Texas Tech. Kliff KIngsbury and the Red Raiders ink 19 players overall after adding eight on Wednesday in the new class.     2017 TEXAS TECH SIGNING CLASS Name                                POS       HT          WT                                      Hometown (Previous School) Quincy Addison              DB        6-1         185                                  Angleton, Texas (Angleton H.S.) Dakota Allen                    LB         6-1         235                        Humble, Texas (East Mississippi C.C.) Jack Anderson*             OL       …

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R&D Podcast – Feb. 1

Ryan Hyatt and David Collier rundown the weekend that was then look ahead to the battle in Austin for Texas Tech men’s basketball and how the next 3-4 games could impact their NCAA Tournament hopes. Plus – what does this recruiting class really mean for the future of Kliff Kingsbury?

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