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This Dead Zone has not even gotten out of May, but I have already slid into my annual response to the age-old question, ‘What do people do on Saturday mornings when they are not traveling to football games?’ In my case, my weekend starting routine involves a breakfast of a bagel slathered with cream cheese […]
With another Dead Zone upon us, my thoughts, as usual, go to what television viewing will replace all of the hours I have devoted to college sports. It is getting to be tougher and tougher to find something, although there is a glimmer of hope. An old favorite used to be the History Channel, whose […]
Other Things 02/14/08 It was another quiet Alderson’s Birthday. Once again, as I do every February 13, I arose and quickly checked the day’s calendar to determine what events and celebrations I would be attending to mark the holiday. Once again, I discovered there were none. After several decades, I am starting to get the […]
Sometimes a game is just a game. I did not attend last Thursday’s Tech loss to Boston College. It was the first home game I had missed in a very long time. And, not only was I not among the rain-soaked Hokies witnessing fifty-six minutes of good football, I wasn’t watching on television, either. The […]
These are indeed the Dog Daze of August. After a brief weekend respite from the heat when temperatures plunged to a bracing 92, local forecasters inform me and everyone else that we are due for another bout of triple digits. Only the arrival of football season tickets offers any kind of hope for respite for […]