As is customary in these dire situations, there’s probably plenty of blame to go around with LSU’s 1-2 start to a season that, even with the gutting of last year’s national championship team, was carefully designed to be 3-0 going into a game at Florida. Read more
Just a quick house-keeping chore here to confess that, for only the third time in my 400 years on the beat, this essay is based on what I learned about an LSU game from watching it on the TV set. Read more
LSU’s new football season will still require another round or two of testing — the pesky COVID-19 thing, you know — but the late start-up passed a major hurdle Tuesday when the fine print arrived via email from the university. Read more
So here’s my main observation from almost two weeks of multiple trips each and every day, making the rounds to all of the big box hardware stores: Read more
As three of the Power Five conferences set sail in an attempt to play college football this season, the reaction brings to mind another age, with the sizable flat-Earth society of that day gathering on European shores to watch the Nina, Pinta and Santa Maria forge out into uncharted waters. Read more
Today’s excavation of the archives revisits one of the great pseudo-scandals of our time — or at least one of the most delicious tragicomedies. Read more
Ah, but there's nothing like that annual rite of transition, the traditional opening of Major League Baseball, that gentle but strongly reassuring reminder for us that winter is over, spring is here, the grass is green again, the land has thawed out, the birds are chirping and ... yes, of co… Read more
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