A full Thanksgiving platter

November 26, 2023 College Column Tim's Two Cents Football Pittsburgh Sports

As a kid in the 70’s I remember how this all went down.

Turkey and stuffing. NFL football. Nap.

Then it was time for a platter of college football.

Thanksgiving night brought us Texas vs Texas A&M. Both teams were usually…

Two Cent Turkeys

November 19, 2023 College Sports Column Tim's Two Cents Football Pittsburgh Sports

The holidays bring on many traditions.

You know, things like eating stuffing until you nearly explode.

Still finding room for a piece of pumpkin pie.

Taking an afternoon nap after stuffing your face.

Watching a lousy…

1975 called; they want their offenses back

November 12, 2023 College Column Tim's Two Cents Football

Saturday morning I ate breakfast, got things done around the house, and nestled into my favorite seat for the biggest game of the year in the Big Ten.

Penn State was hosting undefeated Michigan. I might be able to hear the cheers over the…

College Hoops Preview 2023-24

November 4, 2023 College Sports Column Tim's Two Cents Men's Basketball

The college basketball season tips off today.

Wait, what?

It is too early to start college basketball season. But start it will.

Nobody ever asks me.

Anyway, the race for March starts for 306 Division I teams. That used…

Who needs Halloween? Being a sports fanatic is scary enough

October 29, 2023 Column Tim's Two Cents

Trick or treat. Smell my feet. Tell me Alex Grinch has been fired in your next tweet.

Ah, Halloween.

Ghoulish specters, witches, and goblins scaring children and adults alike. It’s enough to make my blood curdle and my skin crawl.…

Is Franklin a fraud?

October 22, 2023 Column Tim's Two Cents

Big game James showed up again Saturday in Columbus.

Penn State fans know that never ends well.

It didn’t end well on Saturday, as the Ohio State Buckeyes once again doused the hopes of Nittany Nation.

When Franklin was hired…

College Football Midterm Progress Report

October 15, 2023 Penn State Football College Sports Column Tim's Two Cents Football

Just as it is hard to believe Halloween is right around the corner, it is equally unfathomable that college football is firmly in the second half of its season.

Reflecting on my predictions from the beginning of the season, I am not sure…

Don't be fooled by the standings

October 8, 2023 College Sports Column Tim's Two Cents Football Pittsburgh Sports

Something happened on my way to writing another scathing, derogatory column on the Pittsburgh Steelers.

They found a way to beat Baltimore Sunday.

I am still not sure how they did it. I feel like I was hallucinating for part of Sunday…

Can these Pirates find treasure anytime soon?

October 1, 2023 Baseball Column Tim's Two Cents Football Pittsburgh Sports

Ever since going to their last wildcard game in 2015, the Pittsburgh Pirates progressively got worse and worse and worse.

That ineptitude reached its peak the last four seasons. In 2019 they lost 93, in the Covid shortened 2020 the Pirates…

Autumn means Weekends in the La-Z-Boy

September 24, 2023 College College Sports Column Tim's Two Cents Football Pittsburgh Sports

The calendar finally says fall.

I prefer autumn.

Cool word.

Who doesn’t like saying things like autumnal colors or autumnal weather.

What about autumnal football.

Okay, maybe that's a bit much. But as the leaves…