Royal Purple: Part II

If you're at all like me, then you're probably a little sleepy today, running on pure adrenaline! Last year I told you how I bleed Royal Purple. It's an equal combination of both Wildcat and Royals blood. Last ...

Three Things

I don't want to talk about it. I'm serious. The last thing I want to do right now is attempt to compose insightful prose about K-State's 8,736-0 loss to Oklahoma (score approximate). I'm trying, but as I ...

Sunday Seconds: . . . ?

After that lovely performance, let's just keep this short and sweet: That sucked. And back to our regularly scheduled Sunday seconds post (for which I really don't have much to say... which doesn't matter bec...

Let Me See That Cinnamon Roll

Outdoor burning. Smoke on a tailgate lot. Cinnamon rolls in the oven. Few smells evoke fall like these, reminiscent of some favorite memories. Sometimes, those rolls were in grandma’s kitchen, where she was pre...

Run This Way

I hate running. The sweating. The struggling for breath. The aching sides. And it’s even worse after I finally get my shoes on. Alas, I have many reasons that I should enjoy running. My wife is a runne...

Sunday Seconds: So close

When you go into a game expecting to get destroyed, and you do, you just sigh and walk away. When, instead, you have an 18 point halftime lead and can't hold it and lose a close one, there's no amount of positi...

Meat Me in the Parking Lot

Football + Meat = America. When Mark and I talked about what sounds good for the TCU game, we agreed that the opponent's mascot wasn't going to do much for inspiration. It's a lizard they call a frog and ju...

Happy Birthday, Coach!

For the man himself, today is just like any other day. But, for the entire Wildcat nation, today is the day to celebrate a legend, Bill Snyder. At 76 years old, he could probably just about outsmart anyone. ...

Snyderball

  Snyderball – n. To maximize limited resources to field a winning football team. Mastered by Kansas State University’s Bill Snyder I’m not sure if “Snyderball” is in Webster’s Dictionary yet. If it ...