1. Nike Is Coming: Will the Dallas Cowboys Get Chrome Helmets?

    Sitting here watching the Oregon Ducks in their new mirrored finish helmets and the thought came to me: "With Nike taking over the NFL uniforms for 2012 will the Cowboys finally ...

    Allen Wahlstrom Written by Allen Wahlstrom about almost 3 years ago 12,884 reads 2 comments

  2. Baylor Hypocrisy: Where Was the Concern for Historic Rivalries in 1996?

    Twelve months ago, if it is to be believed, it was Baylor University, a small private school in Waco, Texas that used political might to force the Big 12 to stay together...

    Allen Wahlstrom Written by Allen Wahlstrom about 3 years ago 628 reads 0 comments

  3. Report: Texas A&M to SEC Announcement Could Come by Friday

    Weeks of on-again, off-again have left many wondering if this was just another power play by the Aggies to get more money out of the Big 12, but insiders think the announcement that moves Texas A&M to the SEC will come this week ...

    Allen Wahlstrom Written by Allen Wahlstrom about 3 years ago 328 reads 3 comments

  4. Why It Is Time to Pay College Football Players or Institute an NFL Minor League

    Over the past week a Minor League system has been mentioned multiple times in the comments section... http://bleacherreport...

    Allen Wahlstrom Written by Allen Wahlstrom about over 3 years ago 1,127 reads 106 comments

  5. Baylor Bears to Conference USA: Why This Would Be a Great Move for the Bears

    In 1996 the Southwest Conference finally blew up, and four teams moved to the old Big 8 conference. Those schools joined to form what would become a BCS auto-qualifying conference, and those teams became the "haves...

    Allen Wahlstrom Written by Allen Wahlstrom about over 3 years ago 1,041 reads 12 comments

  6. Conference Wars Part II: If Texas A&M Heads to the SEC, What Will Occur?

    Yesterday afternoon, Aggieyell.com (h/t CBS Sports) reported that the Aggies have accepted a deal to move to the Southeast Conference. While nothing official has been announced, Aggieyell...

    Allen Wahlstrom Written by Allen Wahlstrom about over 3 years ago 912 reads 19 comments

  7. 2011 Coaches Preseason Poll: Why TCU Should Be Ranked in the Top 10

    The coaches poll came out today and TCU starts at No. 15 in a typical knee jerk reaction to the loss of Andy Dalton, much of his receiving corps and a few great defensive players. To be fair, Auburn from the SEC got even less respect and starts at No...

    Allen Wahlstrom Written by Allen Wahlstrom about over 3 years ago 363 reads 0 comments

  8. Looking for the Next Great Mexican Cyclist: Is There Another Raul Alcala? Pt. 1

    In the mid 1980's, American cycling was just getting a foothold in European racing. Greg LeMond was, by far, our best hope to take the leap from pioneer to head of state...

    Allen Wahlstrom Written by Allen Wahlstrom about over 3 years ago 1,139 reads 0 comments

  9. NFL Jerseys with Sponsors Logos: Is This the NFL or the EPL?

    ??Notice anything odd about NFL practice uniforms this summer? Gillette, AT&T, Atlantic Health.....

    Allen Wahlstrom Written by Allen Wahlstrom about over 3 years ago 3,003 reads 1 comments

  10. 2011 UCI World Championships: Why Thor Hushovd Will Win Again

    There are several riders that can win a World Championship in Denmark this September, but only one will, and that rider will be for the second year running, Thor Hushovd...

    Allen Wahlstrom Written by Allen Wahlstrom about over 3 years ago 572 reads 8 comments

  11. Texas A&M to the SEC Is a Smart Move...Gov. Perry Weighs in on "Conversations"

    8/10/11 Update - In an interview with the Dallas Morning Texas Governor Rick Perry had this to say. "I'll be real honest with you. I just read about it the same time as y'all did...

    Allen Wahlstrom Written by Allen Wahlstrom about over 3 years ago 16,089 reads 50 comments

  12. Which TCU Undrafted Free Agent Receiver Makes the Biggest Impact in the NFL?

    Three TCU receivers have signed UDFA contracts with NFL teams for 2011/2012. I know, Jets draft pick Jeremy Kerley is on the front page and seems to be the best bet to make an immediate ...

    Allen Wahlstrom Written by Allen Wahlstrom about over 3 years ago 617 reads 0 comments

  13. Tour De France: Peyton Manning Crashes Through Barbed Wire Fence and Returns...

    We always think of football as a dangerous sport, but cycling can be brutal too. In a recent Tour de France crash, Alexander Vinokourav ( Astana ) broke his femur, Jurgen Vanden Brouck ...

    Allen Wahlstrom Written by Allen Wahlstrom about over 3 years ago 1,556 reads 22 comments

  14. Tour De France 2011: Is Alberto Contador's Knee Going to Cause Him to Abandon?

    Having been through two knee surgeries, with the second coming from an overuse injury aggravated by years of racing, I can tell you just how painful even the easiest ride can be with an injured knee...

    Allen Wahlstrom Written by Allen Wahlstrom about over 3 years ago 975 reads 8 comments

  15. Tour De France All-Time Top 25 Riders, No. 5 to 1

    For the past 5 days I have chronicled riders no, 25-6, starting with the reigning champion and possibly soon to be four time winner Alberto Contador, and finishing with the No. 6 rider in Miguel Indurain...

    Allen Wahlstrom Written by Allen Wahlstrom about over 3 years ago 4,026 reads 11 comments

  16. Tour De France All-Time Top 25 Riders (No.10-6)

    Surprisingly as we move into the top 10 the cream rises and while the positions here are not going to make everyone happy, I can image there is a legion of Poulidor fans who will find his place in the top 10 justified...

    Allen Wahlstrom Written by Allen Wahlstrom about over 3 years ago 1,418 reads 4 comments

  17. Tour de France All-Time Top 25 Riders (No. 15-11)

    Typically I would have worked my way through the winners to get the middle of this countdown, and then of course riders like Erik Zabel who won 6 straight Green jerseys would fall in this range above one or two time Yellow jersey winners...

    Allen Wahlstrom Written by Allen Wahlstrom about over 3 years ago 561 reads 1 comments

  18. Tour De France All-Time Top 25 Riders (No. 20-16)

    After a pretty shocking numbers 25-21, we are in for more surprises in the next five. It is important to understand this list is the top 25 riders, not the top 25 winners of the Tour...

    Allen Wahlstrom Written by Allen Wahlstrom about over 3 years ago 556 reads 1 comments

  19. Tour De France All-Time Top 25 Riders (25-21)

    Last July I compiled my first top 25 Tour Riders list, and one of the issues I had with it was where to put the top Stage Racer of the past few years Alberto Contidor...

    Allen Wahlstrom Written by Allen Wahlstrom about over 3 years ago 1,147 reads 1 comments

  20. 2011 Tour De France: 11 Bold Predictions That Shape the Tour 4.0 Final

    25 July - Going into the second rest day at this years fantastic Tour, we will take a look at the early predictions and which if any have played out...

    Allen Wahlstrom Written by Allen Wahlstrom about over 3 years ago 1,033 reads 26 comments

  21. BCS Non-AQ's Could Compete With AQ Conferences If The NCAA Did The Scheduling

    As a TCU guy, I get tired of hearing about the cupcake schedule we play. Funny my AQ conference friends never mention their OOC schedules in the same conversation; only that THEIR ...

    Allen Wahlstrom Written by Allen Wahlstrom about 4 years ago 168 reads 0 comments

  22. Tour de France Stage 17: Winners and Losers, Schleck makes both lists

    On the final mountain stage of this year's Tour de France it was Andy Schleck taking the victory, but likely seeing his last chance at a Tour Victory disappear in the mist that surrounded the final climb up Tourmalet...

    Allen Wahlstrom Written by Allen Wahlstrom about over 4 years ago 733 reads 1 comments

  23. Tour de France: Lance Armstrong Loses Ground During Stage 3

    In a stage that saw one Schleck brother gain time on his rivals, and the other crash out of the Tour, Lance Armstrong's results were mixed...

    Allen Wahlstrom Written by Allen Wahlstrom about over 4 years ago 793 reads 2 comments

  24. 2010 Tour de France: Lance Armstrong, Prologue Recap, and Analysis

    What We Learned For those of us who follow professional cycling in the US, July brings us three weeks of questions from friends, co-workers and pretty much anyone else we come in contact with...

    Allen Wahlstrom Written by Allen Wahlstrom about over 4 years ago 993 reads 0 comments

  25. The Top 25 All-Time Tour de France Riders

    With Lance Armstrong's tweet indicating this is "his" last Tour de France, it seemed appropriate to compile a list of the Top 25 riders in Tour history. There are 20 who won multiple Tours, and more than a few who landed on the podium more than they won.

    Allen Wahlstrom Written by Allen Wahlstrom about over 4 years ago 15,159 reads 8 comments