My immediate reaction when I heard the news was this: This will work out OK for Minnesota because of airport access. Everybody in the chattering classes talking about geography and travel, but both USC and UCLA are conveniently located near LAX. And the flight is shorter than many of the bus...
So I'm grabbing my first cup of coffee and my wife hands me a big shopping bag and says, "Happy Bowl Day."
Inside is a quilt she made and a gnome she painted. Thought I'd share a pic--the quilt is blocks on one side and stripes on the other. A win and my day is complete. Go Gophers!
Have you ever attended Patrick Reusse Daze in Fulda?
All the people that can't and won't do anything constructive sit around and compete in the snarky cynicism contest.
The semifinalists are awarded the "Reusse 'Rhoid" medal while the winner takes home the "Reusse Perfect A$$Hole Trophy".
Rose Bowl, Rose Bowl, Rose Bowl.
The last time Minnesota was in the Rose Bowl, I watched the game while wearing a diaper.
I'd like to get this done before I'm again watching a Gopher's Rose Bowl in a diaper.
I'm 62 years old and the most tiresome thing in my years is how regularly most of the cynical hacks that pass for sports writers at the Star Trib regularly mistake the University football program for a urinal.
I had an idea some years back and wrote to the commissioners of the Big 10/Pac !2 at the time.
It always made sense to me to have a Rose Series, A Big 10/Pac 12 game-of-the-week and have those games count as in-conference games.
Great marketing and exposure for both conferences and it could...
The advantage to being an old fart is at least I've seen the Gophers in a Rose Bowl.
And here's how it's going to work:
While everybody's looking up at Ohio State, PJ's gonna have the Gophers tunneling out of site and all of the sudden poof! we pop up in the middle of the Rose Bowl like Mr...