Thursday, November 16, 2006
If I haven't jinxed us.
Monday, November 06, 2006
Okay, I’ll admit it now. I was a little surprised myself that our Dolphins were the ones to snap the Bears’ perfect record. Plus, we did it at Soldier Field. I don’t think the Bears ever truly believed they would achieve what has only been done once in NFL history – a perfect unbeaten season. (Let’s see, what team was that? Oh, yeah, the Miami Dolphins.) But lots of
It almost always feels better to win rather than lose, but this was extra good because it was unexpected, and because the Dolphins now get a few days without being analyzed to death about why their season has not gotten off the ground until now.
Thursday, November 02, 2006
I don’t think it will cheer me up, but I think I’ll talk about that other struggling local football team, the Miami Hurricanes. Well, I actually wanted to compliment Brian Costa at the Miami Herald for his insightful assessment of U of Miami’s bowl game prospects. Costa noted that
Then he pointed out that their opportunities for this season may read “more like the Yellow Pages.: Meaning Champs Sports, MCP Computers, or Meineke Car Care Bowls. With that one observation, he managed to convey both what a crummy year this normally dominant football school is having and how cheesy those commercialized bowl game names sound when you say them out loud.
I was right. That didn’t cheer me up.