1. The Top Five Most Annoying College Football Fans

    In light of one of the best times of year right around the corner, I've decided to compile a list of the top 5 most annoying college football fans. This task was an exercise in futility as it is nearly impossible to pick only five...

    Jim Cowan Written by Jim Cowan about almost 5 years ago 7,165 reads 116 comments

  2. Watch Out for Jerrod Johnson

    Announced yesterday, JR QB Jerrod Johnson was named on the Manning Award “watch list.” What does that mean in the broad scheme of things? Not much in reality...

    Jim Cowan Written by Jim Cowan about almost 5 years ago 174 reads 0 comments

  3. The Aggieland Fix: Two Keys To The Upcoming Season

    I was going to break down the Aggie schedule much like everyone does for every team. While researching Alabama-Birmingham however, I decided that it just does not matter. There are ultimately two points which will make break the season for the Ags...

    Jim Cowan Written by Jim Cowan about almost 5 years ago 283 reads 1 comments

  4. Speaking the truth...the 2009 Notre Dame Schedule

    I cannot remember a season in recent years where I've been more excited and scared at the same time. There seems to once again be a high expectation from Irish fans and critics alike...

    Jim Cowan Written by Jim Cowan about almost 5 years ago 103 reads 4 comments

  5. Versus and the NHL Playoffs: WTF

    Someone please help me out with this one. Okay for the second time in as many games, the NHL has scheduled two playoff games on the same night one half-hour apart. I can understand that, of course, as all teams involved are East Coast teams...

    Jim Cowan Written by Jim Cowan about 5 years ago 128 reads 2 comments

  6. NHL Logos: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

    In honor of the 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs, I’ve compiled my top five seeds of NHL logos. And what would a top five list be without a bottom five to hit if off? For the sake of balance, I’ve added five mediocre logos, as well...

    Jim Cowan Written by Jim Cowan about 5 years ago 1,442 reads 8 comments

  7. Caps-Rangers: Capitals Unleash Game Seven Fury

    Seriously, I am at best a second-rate Caps fan. Only by default of course, as the Sabres missed out this postseason. That said, there are few things better than a Game Seven after a 3-1 comeback...

    Jim Cowan Written by Jim Cowan about 5 years ago 134 reads 1 comments

  8. An Early Look to the Future...Notre Dame Irish Basketball 2009/10

    At first glance, if you’re a casual observer, you may be concerned about the 2009-2010 basketball season for the Fighting Irish...

    Jim Cowan Written by Jim Cowan about over 5 years ago 299 reads 0 comments

  9. Don't Disrespect the NIT...Irish Updates

    Even if they didn’t make the big dance this year, accepting a bid as a No. 2 seed in the lowly NIT, I’ll call this a successful season yet again for Mike Brey and the boys...

    Jim Cowan Written by Jim Cowan about over 5 years ago 176 reads 1 comments

  10. Buffalo's 2-0 Baby....This Week at Least

    I guess it’s true what they say; 4.5 M per for a couple years provides a little kick in the ass. In the case of Tim Connolly, amidst rumors of a possible trade, and many fans calling for the trade, a new contract has proved just that...

    Jim Cowan Written by Jim Cowan about over 5 years ago 59 reads 0 comments

  11. NHL Network, NHL Not-work?

    There are some things I don’t understand when it comes to the folks running the NHL, well, a lot of things. We’ve seen a lot of fans talking of contraction, shifting teams, bringing back old teams, etc...

    Jim Cowan Written by Jim Cowan about over 5 years ago 87 reads 5 comments

  12. NCAA Superstar Treatment: Does it Exist?

    A recent post by a faithful Duke fan has prompted me to give my unsolicited two cents on the subject of preferential treatment to a handful of NCAA teams, the “basketball” schools if you will...

    Jim Cowan Written by Jim Cowan about over 5 years ago 72 reads 0 comments

  13. To Flop, or Not To Flop...Irish Lose Close One

    Considering the road ahead for the Fightin' Irish, fans can expect things to get much, much worse. After watching the Irish play poorly on the University of Connecticut's home court isn't surprising...

    Jim Cowan Written by Jim Cowan about over 5 years ago 78 reads 1 comments

  14. Irish Basketball...the Remaining Few

    I don’t know that there’s anything worse, as an Irish fan, to look at the remaining schedule and see at No. 2 UConn, No. 10 Villanova and St. John's at home. St. John's, of course, dealt Notre Dame a blow near the start of Big East play...

    Jim Cowan Written by Jim Cowan about over 5 years ago 30 reads 1 comments

  15. Layin' A Buck O' Three - The Hard Way...

    Just a few hours before I watched Michael Finley and Roger Mason drain 10 of the Spurs’ 13 three pointers from 6 rows up, Ryan Ayers and Kyle McAlarney drained 11 of the Irish’s 13 tres in Providence today...

    Jim Cowan Written by Jim Cowan about over 5 years ago 41 reads 0 comments

  16. Notre Dame Athletics Update: Just What The Digger Ordered

    Of course any chance at a lame play on words including the great Digger Phelps, I’ve got to take it. Last night, the Irish had the chance to lose eight straight for the first time since Digger was boss...

    Jim Cowan Written by Jim Cowan about over 5 years ago 82 reads 0 comments

  17. When Notre Dame's Name Alone Is Not Enough...

    Then what? What happens in a world where the words Notre Dame football flirt with irrelevancy? Are we living in that unfortunate reality now? How long does a National Championship coach retain his job? Five years...

    Jim Cowan Written by Jim Cowan about over 5 years ago 593 reads 12 comments

  18. Notre Dame Updates

    Once again Friday night the Irish women dominated anyone who steps onto Alumni Field, beating Florida State 2-0. Schuveiller and Knaack both scored with Kerri Hanks assisting both...

    Jim Cowan Written by Jim Cowan about over 5 years ago 99 reads 0 comments

  19. Notre Dame, Missouri, Oregon State Earn Weekly Steamers

    This weekend, my Steamers go out to Mizzou, Oregon State, and, of course, Notre Dame. I didn’t watch the entire Border War, or as our pussified society now must call it, the Border Showdown, but I did watch most of it...

    Jim Cowan Written by Jim Cowan about over 5 years ago 240 reads 4 comments

  20. The Charlie Weis Era: Is There Anything Left To Defend?

    I don’t know if there are any redeeming qualities about the play of our beloved Irish anymore. I’ve read for the past five years about how Tyrone Willingham destroyed the ...

    Jim Cowan Written by Jim Cowan about over 5 years ago 561 reads 14 comments

  21. Support the Winning Programs at Notre Dame

    It’s time to get out of your box and support your Notre Dame winning programs right now! If you call yourself a Notre Dame fan, you should know that the 24-0 ladies soccer team is now ...

    Jim Cowan Written by Jim Cowan about over 5 years ago 168 reads 1 comments

  22. Notre Dame-Syracuse: The Lone Steamer

    There are just no words in the English dictionary to explain the loss to Syracuse at home. If there ever was a sure thing, even more so than USC’s 29-½ point favor this weekend, it was Notre Dame to beat a 2-8 Syracuse at home...

    Jim Cowan Written by Jim Cowan about over 5 years ago 234 reads 0 comments

  23. Notre Dame's Return to Glory, Episode II: The Fans

    It is my nature to bitch and complain about more things than not, but I’ll also suggest alternatives and solutions...

    Jim Cowan Written by Jim Cowan about over 5 years ago 171 reads 1 comments

  24. Critique of Notre Dame QB Jimmy Clausen

    I’m going to take a moment and dive into minutiae-ville for a few and discuss some things about young Jimmy Clausen that have bothered me this season...

    Jim Cowan Written by Jim Cowan about over 5 years ago 545 reads 9 comments

  25. Just Another Couple Days at the Office...

    The Irish women advanced to the third round after a squeaker past Michigan State 1-0! Once again, Rose Augustin scoring first, and last, in minute 73. They will play Minnesota, probably on Friday...

    Jim Cowan Written by Jim Cowan about over 5 years ago 35 reads 0 comments