Archive for December, 2007

Final CDDYHARFCS Update of 2007! Aren’t You Excited?!

Previously on the Christ Dude, Don’t You Have Any Real Friends? Championship Series, victories by Boston College and Texas Christian allowed the fray’s mortal party to take a one game lead in the CDDYHARFCS standings. It was a lead that, regardless of the outcomes of the remainder of Saturday’s games, Merrill Park Superstar would hang onto.

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UFC 79: Nemesis Is Tonight

UFC returns to pay-per-view tonight with a huge card featuring a double main event of Matt Hughes vs. Georges St. Pierre to decide the UFC’s Interim Welterweight Championship and Chuck Liddell vs. Wanderlei Silva, well, just because.

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Saturday Evening Update: Man Overtakes Machine in CDDYHARFCS

On the strength of victories by Boston College and TCU over Michigan State and Houston, respectively, in the Champs Sports and Texas Bowls on Friday, the prognosticating prowess of Merrill Park Superstar at least momentarily appears superior to that of NCAA Football ’08.

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Christ Dude, Don’t You Have Any Real Friends? Championship Series — Friday Update

In the first Friday bowl game, the #14 Boston College Eagles hold a 14-7 lead over the Michigan State Spartans in the Champs Sports Bowl.As they have been all season, the Eagles have been led by senior quarterback Matt Ryan, who has completed 10 of 16 passes for 98 yards and two touchdowns thus far.

Michigan State tight end Kellen Davis started the scoring in the first quarter, hauling in an 18-yard pass from quarterback Brian Hoyer.

The Texas and Emerald Bowls will be contested later this evening.

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Purdue Survives Chippewa Onslaught To Win Motor City Bowl

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In a game that saw its two teams combine for 99 points, the most important play of the game was executed by a kicker — good news for Purdue, bad news for Central Michigan.

Boilermakers kicker Chris Summers split the uprights on a 40-yard field goal as regulation time expired to secure a 51-48 win for Purdue in a wild Motor City Bowl.
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I Am, If Nothing Else, A Man of the People

Hope any and all readers had a safe, enjoyable holiday. Obviously, I took a holiday sabbatical — way earlier than was necessary, actually. Still, I’m back now, as we’re bearing down on the NFL playoffs, as well as some of the more prominent games in the college bowl season. And it’s the amateur game that will be the focus of this post, because I learned something new about my knowledge of the college game on Christmas Eve. It was, in fact, a modern-day Christmas miracle.

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The Mitchell Report Refuses To Go Away

In the wake of Andy Pettitte’s transparent image rebuilding attempt by means of deflection on Saturday, Jeff Zrebiec of the Baltimore Sun reports that the Orioles’ Brian Roberts is the latest player fingered in the Mitchell Report to admit to PED use.

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