Category: College

Channel Surfing on a Sports Weekend

Its fun to be a sports fan.  There were so many good games to watch, I had to break out my laptop, and bring up the sling box which displays my studio TV on the computer.   So here’s a little over twelve hour account of this joyous sports-gasm on Saturday. 9 AM – Manchester United... Read more »

They Said It

My old college pal Fred sends out a daily email, which includes a weekly hero and zero.  He’s let me reprint it in the past, so I’d like to introduce him to the Booth Reviews audience.  You’ll note, it has a slight North Carolina bias, which is OK by Fred Pearlman Abe Lemons, Talking... Read more »

More Madness in March

UNC’s John Henson reaches way up for a alley oop pass. From a shot by @TarHeelMonthly My only critique of the televised action Friday was that the game starting times were not more staggered.  Especially with the second set of games.  They were about 3 – 4 minutes of game time behind each other.  Ten... Read more »

My 11 Most Memorable NCAA Tourney Moments (Since 1979)

I really enjoyed Butler's Cinderella run to the final last year, and thought they should've beat Duke. They almost did, but after missing some earlier chances to seal the win, a desperation half-court shot by Hayward looked on target until it bounced off the rim.
Earlier today, I watched North Carolina, a #2 seed in the East Region, with the benefit of playing in Charlotte, barely hang on to beat #7 seed Washington, 86-83, in a game in which the Huskies had the opportunity to take a game-winning shot. Without even completing an NCAA Tournament bracket this year, let alone... Read more »

The Madness of March

Well, it took them eight years, but CBS finally figured out how to correctly feed the sporting public’s insatiable appetite for March Madness.   By spreading the games across four television channels and staggering the start times (that should have been done a long time ago) they have made it possible to see every game... Read more »

The Dirty Side of Sports

DE Marvin Austin I’m taking inspiration today from a link to an article sent by some friends down in North Carolina. Those who know me or are regular listeners of the Saturday radio show (1220 AM or podcast on  Know that I’m a staunch proponent of my alma matter, the North Carolina Tar Heels. ... Read more »
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