Thursday, October 27, 2011
Lunch links: Little professionalism, please?
By ESPN.com staff
Angie's thinking of the next move now. As you know, my single, "My Single is Dropping" is dropping.
- Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman pleads for a little decorum, honor and leadership in the way the Big 12 conducts business after an ugly day for the conference.
- Blair Kerkhoff of the Kansas City Star digs into the political games being played between West Virginia and Louisville.
- A Big 12 Network? That's news to Oklahoma.
- The Big 12 is an amusement park without the amusement, writes Mitch Vingle of the Charleston (W.V.) Gazette.
- A trip to India may mean the timeline for Missouri to the SEC is expedited, reports the KC Star's Blair Kerkhoff, who also notes the Red River Rivalry is seeping into realignment.
- Texas A&M feeds off the enthusiasm of defensive lineman Spencer Nealy. Brent Zwerneman of the San Antonio Express-News has the story, with a MUST-SEE PHOTO.
- Barry Switzer e-mailed Boone Pickens after the Red River Rivalry and suggested OSU shouldn't "beat them as bad as the Sooners did because we want to keep Mack Brown as coach — we want somebody that both of us can beat."
- Dennis Dodd of CBSSports.com tracks the story behind the Manhattan Miracle 2.0 at K-State.
- Why no College GameDay in Manhattan this week? Chris Fowler gives some insight into the decision.
- Texas Tech would like to see Louisville, its first choice, in the Big 12, reports David Just of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal.
- There are plenty of similarities between Texas A&M and Missouri's possible exits, A&M president R. Bowen Loftin tells Vahe Gregorian of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
- OSU booster Boone Pickens, though, needs some convincing, too, that West Virginia is the best fit.
- Mark Rosner of the Austin American-Statesman checks in on the musical chairs at QB for Texas.
- Last week's upset of Oklahoma held a special significance for Tech linebacker Daniel Cobb.
- Two units with ugly numbers will go head to head on Saturday, writes J. Brady McCollough of the Kansas City Star.
- Two cousins on opposite teams will take the field on Saturday.