- We Tennessee fans failed to crack the six figure mark in attendance at Neyland Stadium for the first time since 1995. Thoughts?
- This bit from Clay Travis made me laugh out loud:
4. Why did Mark Ingram's father being in prison get four billion times more coverage than every other parent that wasn't in prison?
I just don't get it.
Why is this story angle so compelling? So compelling, in fact, that Ingram's dad has gotten more attention than every other parent, including Ingram's own mother, who isn't in prison.
To confirm this fact, I did a highly scientific search. I went to Google and typed in "mark ingram's father" as my search query.
I got 4,180 results.
Then I typed in "mark ingram's mother," and I can't even make this up, Google asked me if I meant to type in, "mark ingram's father."
They have both academic and, in this case, some athletic responsibility. The individuals chosen are chosen by folks outside of athletics. They're policed by folks outside of athletics, and I think in this case this is an isolated incident that much was made of, that has been, frankly, misconstrued and sensationalized way beyond what it was.