by Kolby Solinsky White Cover Magazine It can be an excruciating thing, being an Oregon fan. It’s an excruciating thing being a fan of any team that plays like Oregon, actually. You know the type. They live at 100 miles an hour. It works out most of the time, but there’s always a crash. And there […]Read more "I Still Love Oregon"
by Kolby Solinsky White Cover Magazine Football is a violent game played by awesomely huge men. Each season is a marathon, even though the years are shorter than they are in any other major professional sport we watch. Hockey and basketball’s regular seasons top 80 games, baseball’s ends after 162, and the best soccer players […]Read more "Mariota vs The Machine: Can Oregon’s High-Flying Neon Offence Break Through Meyer’s Ohio State?"
Saturday has come and gone, and the first week of college football is in the books. So, we now have our first legitimate ranking of America’s Top 25 teams. And it’s been done like it’s always done, link half-a-hundred Plinko chips falling, tumbling, and ricocheting to their fates. There is, of course, some logic behind […]Read more "Even With Playoffs Coming, the Same Old Ranking Problems Are Alive and Well in College Football"
by Kolby Solinsky Editor, White Cover Magazine It’s hard enough for quarterbacks to succeed at the NFL level. It’s even harder when they’re not supposed to. Can his game translate to the NFL level? I hate that question. I mean, it’s never been asked about me, obviously… but it’s all you hear when you hear the […]Read more "NFL Draft: So, You’re Not Crazy About Johnny Manziel…"
Forget Denver. Don’t worry about Alabama or Florida. Georgia? Whatever. Not everything’s that big in Texas… anymore.Read more "Seahawks, Ducks, and Lions: West Coast Football is the Best Coast Football"
———————————————————— by John McNeill Midwest Correspondent, White Cover Magazine ———————————————————— Tonight, Geno Smith will hear his name called. That’s pretty much what we know.Read more "Does Geno Smith Have a Shot in Hell?"
———————————————————— by Ballin’ Jones Hardcourt Correspondent, White Cover Magazine ———————————————————— On Monday, Trey Burke and Michigan will take their No. 4 seed against the only team we knew would be here all along — Rick Pitino and the Louisville Cardinals.Read more "Trey Burke: The New Kemba Walker?"
———————————————————— by Kolby Solinsky Editor, White Cover Magazine ———————————————————— Duke is infuriating. Duke is easy-to-hate. Duke is a mother fu*ker for predictions, and they can be the belt busters who drain your forehead of all its sweat glands. Trying to wrap your head around Duke and its potential can take up every minute of your pre-NCAA […]Read more "Dissecting Duke: How Long Will the Blue Devils Last in 2013?"
———————————————————— by Ballin’ Jones Hardcourt Correspondent, White Cover Magazine ———————————————————— Congratulations, Gonzaga. It’s been a long time since Adam Morrison sold you to embarrassing infamy with his three-point line sob show in 2006, when Gus Johnson delivered his greatest-ever call (“HEART. BREAK. CITY!”), and that’s saying something. Most folks don’t even realize you’re in Washington, because […]Read more "Congratulations to the Suddenly Serious (and No. 1) Gonzaga Bulldogs"
———————————————————— by Kolby Solinsky Editor and Agnostic Atheist, White Cover Magazine ———————————————————— Every time he tries to correct the situation, Manti Te’o gets worse and worse at the Internet. At this point, he’s as digitally illiterate as an 85-year-old woman in Arizona or any major daily North American newspaper.Read more "Manti Te’o Gets Worse at the Internet"