TCU prevails as Baylor flounders in the rain

As rain poured down on Fort Worth Friday night, Baylor’s playoff chances dried up and shriveled. The Bears laid strewn across the field at Amon G. Carter Stadium, covered in chewed-up grass and shredded dreams. It was a nightmarish game to behold, the aesthetic antithesis of last year’s 61-58 thriller played in calm conditions on […]

History Says TCU Plays Oklahoma Tough

Tom Cruise and Cuba Gooding, Jr. were showing us the money in the hit film “Jerry Maguire.” Hootie and the Blowfish won a Best New Artist Grammy after giving us a peek through their “Cracked Rear View.” Slick Willy Clinton rolled through his Presidential re-election bid. The year was 1996, and in Norman, Oklahoma, Sooner […]

Fireworks: a magical night of college football bursts into full color

This isn’t a hard-hitting analytical piece or a pointed commentary on some kind of crisis for a college football program. This isn’t a dissection of questionable endgame strategy or an examination of a coach whose career is spiraling downward. There is a time, amid the tumult and the shouting — immersed in the ever-present need […]