People are worried about Gil and his referee obsession: Eddie Jordan says "he's not normal right now," BulletsFever thinks he's pursuing too many outside interests, and Gil puts James Lang in a headlock. Also, Ernie scouts a Spanish star.
Georgetown loses to undefeated Oregon, and now they're "free-falling" (?) and getting booed? JTIII worries about his inconsistent offense, while the Ducks credit their big man's defense. Va. Tech barely gets by Iowa, which is off to its worst start since 1973; Virginia still can't win on the road but Purdue is joyous, AU wins big and Old Dominion loses to Marist? The Terps women match the men's 8-0 start, which
has started getting more national attention, while the GW women are off to their best start in more than a decade. Bob Lipper doesn't want Al Groh's contract extended, my doppelganger writes about Philly's love for Army-Navy, and the Virginia men's soccer team readies for snow at the College Cup. (Btw, MD and UVA both broke the NCAA attendance record this year.)
Olie is still sad that Jeff Halpern left, and Halpern says it was "like a divorce;" Stan Kasten refuses to discuss future spending plans, J.P. from the Junkies "better be ready to die," and Freddy tells a British paper "I don't respond too well to being brought along slowly." Plus, check out these fans trying to vote a no-name into the NHL all-star game.
The Skins' kicking situation is now as complicated as their QB line of succession once was, Vernon Fox calls Jason Campbell "a cool cat," Jon Jansen says "we're a smashmouth power line," T.J. Duckett is desperately hoping for more carries while Falcons fans say how much they miss him, I have no idea why people are still writing black quarterback stories, and safeties coach Steve Jackson makes bland comments about the Tom Friend story. Also, Friend will be on our site today to answer questions. Ought to be interesting.