So, the first time I posted a link roundup, the first story was about ESPN stealing other people's stuff. I called that post "It's Not Plagarism if You Link to It." I've called each collection of links since then the same thing. But I just realized I hate that title, and I can't think of a better one this morning. So send in your suggestions, if you so desire.
Big Ten previews will (hopefully) continue this week. Also, I don't want to alarm anyone, but HS reader Dominic has located the elusive J.C. Love Jordan (for those of you who are new, you can catch up on the JCLJ story here). I'm going to try to get an interview next week.
Finally, the Big Ten blog community is in the process of forming an unholy alliance, headed by the three-headed dragon of Dave from Maize n' Brew, Sean from Around the Oval, and Mike from Black Shoe Diaries. Details are still to come, but look for a lot more collaboration between the blogs (weekly roundtables, guest appearances, free stuff).
Now, the week that was:
I've spent the week watching Kige Ramsey on Youtube Sports, and it's obvious why.
Well, Pacman Jonesin' got an interview with our generation's Kronkite. Its brilliance is undeniable. Kige is like a little Buddha covered in an old Al Del Greco jersey.
Ames lost their best returning scorer due to an apparent lack of class. Well, that and the stealing. The stealing certainly didn't help. By the way, with the losses of Smith and Haluska for Iowa and now Taylor at ISU, the rivalry game might be the first 0-0 tie in the history of college basketball.
If you like music, and especially old bootlegs and live performances, take a look at That Truncheon Thing. Springsteen in 1978, Van Morrison in 1970, Radiohead at Reading, the Wilco YHF demos, they've got it all, as well as some interesting writing.
The Sporting Orange has found the guy voting on SportsCenter's "Who's Now" segments. He also loves UFC and Nickelback. I'd make a joke, but everyone in Davenport seems to love UFC and Nickelback, and I don't want to get the Reginald Denny on the way to my car.
Holy crap, Tommie Frazier is rapping:
And, finally, Viva el Sergio! (When will he choke away the lead? Over/under hole 14).