Saturday, September 03, 2011

The Fall of BJ Wallace is complete

In 1992 BJ Wallace was the talk of college baseball, the tall left hander was expected to be a good major league pitcher. The Expos thought so and took him with the third overall pick in the 1992 draft, but ever since that day things have gone down hill.

First he flamed out in the minors and now Wallace has been charged with making meth near an Alabama school. Maybe the Expos should have taken Derek Jeter or Jason Kandall or Johnny Damon in that draft and things might have been a little different as a franchise.

Friday, September 02, 2011

Professional Tailgating: What's the name of this place

After a couple of months away, the OTWT Tailgating Crew returned to Rutgers for a football game, but many things have changed since we where there for the spring game. 

The RAC has turned into an active construction zone
 It's no longer Rutgers Stadium. It's now High Point Solutions Stadium 
 Nothing beats a live mascot 
Rutgers take the field for the first time 
True freshman Savon Huggins score his first, of what will be many, touchdowns

Thursday, September 01, 2011

Is there such a thing as college sports reporting anymore

Have major universities and colleges made it too hard to cover college sports? Around the country it's becoming harder and harder to cover sports at the college level. Programs have started to restrict access to players and coaches. The journalism site, When Journalism Fails, take a look at what is happening around the country.