Author Archives: Dan Coughlin

AT&T U-verse

I overheard my wife battling over the phone with some foreigner about her problems with e-mail. We made a big mistake three years ago when we bundled everything with AT&T U-verse — phone, internet, television, cable and I don’t know … Continue reading

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Thoughts of sick minds

Bill Gunlocke passed these along to me. I don’t know where he got them and I don’t care. Just enjoy the wisdom. Give a man a fish and you’ll feed him for a day. Give him religion and he’ll starve … Continue reading

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Tough day for Big Ten and “Les Mis”

The Big Ten finished its college football bowl season with a 2-5 record after going 1-4 on New Year’s Day. From what I can tell, that’s the worst record for any conference. Seven bowl games remain but the Big Ten … Continue reading

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Toledo Whitmer slammed by OHSAA

After a 17-month investigation by the Ohio High School Athletic Association, Toledo Whitmer has forfeited all its football and basketball victories from the 2011-12 school year and also paid $50,000 to reimburse the OHSAA for the costs of the probe. … Continue reading

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Baseball Hall of Fame Ballot

This is the ballot I have waited for. My baseball Hall of Fame ballot landed in my mailbox today. It always arrives in the first week of December and the deadline for voting is the last week in December. Results … Continue reading

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Afghan Soldier Saves Browns

Here’s a future scenario for the Browns. After years of travail, the Cleveland Browns finally had the perfect team. The only missing part was a good quarterback. All the colleges and even the Canadian and European Leagues were thoroughly scouted, … Continue reading

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Whitmer favored over Moeller

Toledo Whitmer is a five-point favorite over Cincinnati Moeller in the Division I state championship football game Saturday night in Canton. Here are the official lines for all games this weekend, including halftime lines. FRIDAY D-6 Maria Stein Marion Local … Continue reading

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High School Football Betting Lines

We’re down to the final four with Mentor and Moeller favored in the Division I semifinal games this Saturday night. Here are the latest lines in all six divisions, for information purposes only. Divisions 2, 4 and 6 will be … Continue reading

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Notre Dame-USC Revisited

I know what you’re going to think in just a few seconds. He can’t remember where he parked his car but he remembers minute details of a football game played 48 years ago. I plead guilty, your honor. Unbeaten and … Continue reading

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Wildest Saturday Ever

That headline may be an exaggeration, but not by much. Three overtime football games, each with a bearing on state or national championships. Before getting to the colleges, I’m going to comment on Mentor’s 57-56 playoff victory over St. Ignatius … Continue reading

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