The sixth Saturday of Southeastern Conference football ushers in October, my favorite month. Cool, crisp air, sharp blue October skies, and kids talking incessantly about Halloween weeks away from trick-or-treating. ("Daddy, can we eat ALL our candy on Halloween night? Please! Please!")
Fed up? Had enough?
It's Georgia-Sakerlina week and the contest customarily comes equipped with enormous implications.
Week one of Southeastern Conference football is in the books.
As you watched myriad college football games play themselves out over the long weekend, did you stop and thank the man most responsible for creating the modern game?
Strike up the band, the fight song play;
We made it, folks.
On the cusp of the 2014 college football season, SEC Banter had the privilege recently of touring the new College Football Hall of Fame and Chick-fil-A Fan Experience.
For the first time ever, golf saved its best major till last.
The Southeastern Conference might have lost a bit of its edge from last season, but even that doesn't keep it from being the most exciting conference in college football.
"Roll up! Roll up for the Magical Mystery Tour! Step right this way!"
It's increasingly difficult to find common ground in America these days.
They've reached the 50-game mark with barely a pulse. Time now for one of the rituals of summer. Time to write off the Cubs for another year.
Charlotte Brown finished fourth at the Texas high school Class 3A track and field championships. But she received a louder ovation than any of the other eight pole vault finalists.
Thursday marks the 30th anniversary of Major League Baseball's longest game. Friday, too. That's right. The game took two days to complete. A long, strange trip.
Nothing riles up readers like predicting SEC football games. While incendiary insults about the academic rigor of an SEC school go largely ignored, I hear from you most often when I wrongly predict your SEC team will lose.
Change, for better or worse, is part of life. Someone smarter than I once said the only consistent thing in life is inconsistency, or change.
Wonder what Arthur Blank thinks of his football team?
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