Most wonderful day of the year
I admit it, I love national signing day ... and here's why you should too
National signing day is the Lady Gaga of college football. It's absurd, excessive, self-important and ridiculous beyond belief. It's the equivalent of Maryland's unis worn with Oregon's Rose Bowl solar panel helmets -- and all in 3-D.
Which is exactly why I'll spend every waking moment Wednesday breathlessly monitoring every delicious, knucklehead moment of it.
I'm not going to apologize for it. I love signing day. I celebrate its absurdity. I luxuriate in the sheer dumbness of it. ...
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THE LAST GREAT GAME
March 28, 1992. The final of the NCAA East Regional, Duke vs. Kentucky. The 17,848 at the Spectrum in Philadelphia and the millions watching on TV had no idea what was about to take place. Gene Wojciechowski's The Last Great Game is the definitive book on the greatest game in the history of college basketball, and the dramatic road both teams took to get there.