As mentioned in Monday’s blog post, the Pitt Panther football program is ranked in the Top 25 for the first time since being ranked 15th in the 2010 pre-season polls. The euphoria of that ranking lasted until the first week of that season when the Panthers lost at Utah and they haven’t been ranked since.… Continue reading Pitt is it! But who should get the credit?
There was a song of the aforementioned title that was recorded in the late 50’s by the Coasters. The basic premise of the song was a “”tall, thin, slow-walkin’, slow-talkin’, long, lean, lanky fellow named Jones” appearing out of nowhere to save the damsel in distress. Well, that pretty much sums up what happened yesterday.… Continue reading Along Came Jones!
Here’s a thread for any and all discussion of today’s Steelers/Cardinals matchup. It’s Steeler Nation versus Arians Nation as Bruce Arians returns to Heinz Field to face his former team. Ron Cook covers that nicely in today’s Post-Gazette. In addition, Ray Fittipaldi has a piece about former Pitt star, Larry Fitzgerald, and the fantastic season… Continue reading Steelers Game Thread……
A lot of college football action this weekend……. Pitt, 4-1 (2-0), travels to Atlanta to take on the Ramblin Wreck from Georgia Tech, 2-4 (0-3). Here’s a preview: http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/Pitt/2015/10/17/Pitt-reconciles-ultimate-mission-with-narrow-game-by-game-approach/stories/201510170042 Penn State, 5-1 (2-0) has it a little tougher as they head to Columbus to face the #1 Ohio State Buckeyes. … Continue reading College Football, Pens Hockey and LCS Action
I can’t possibly do this justice the way Bob did but here are a few random topics to toss out for discussion. The Penguins finally got off the schneid after starting the season 0-3. I, like most, feel the Penguins will qualify for the playoffs with relative ease if for no other reason that… Continue reading Nobody Asked Bob, but…….
There was a ton of questioning, second guessing, armchair quarterbacking and out and out mockery of the lineup Clint Hurdle penciled out for the Wild Card Game against the Cubs. Some of it was understandable. Pedro Alvarez was the team leader in home runs and was third in RBI despite getting roughly 150 fewer… Continue reading Defense Matters, Too
Hello and welcome, all. I threw this together just to act as something of a clearing house until we can find an alternative to the Smizik On Sports site from the Post Gazette. As you no doubt know, Bob has decided to retire, leaving us with no place to go as a group. While I… Continue reading Friends of Bob’s Blog