Posts Tagged: Boise

NCAA Division 1 Football – Week 1 Viewer’s Guide from the Hokie Guru, Govloop’s Bureaucrat on Sports

Greetings… no more of these ridiculous poker games taking up valuable time slots on ESPN smh (if you don’t know what SMH means, please check out the all acronym dictionary right here). The obligatory, inherently governmental part of this blog post: Lots of interesting things happened in the college football off-season… many in Congress feel… Read more »

Happy Columbus Day – Govloop’s Bureaucrat on Sports – College Football National Championship Picture and Selected Week 6 Picks

Happy Columbus Day!! Yikes, the Hokie Guru’s been busy over the last couple of weeks… he just got admitted to the Georgetown University Executive Master of Policy Management Program… it’s a program that is specifically set up for federal government inspector general employees. If you don’t know, the federal government inspector general is essentially the… Read more »

GovLoop’s Bureaucrat on Sports – 2009 AP Top 25 NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision – Selected Week 1 Picks

It’s finally here!!! Everyone remain calm. Okay, the Hokie Guru told you to remain calm. That was classic… the Hokie Guru will always remember Kevin Bacon’s first movie… By the way, the great thing about the first weekend of college football is that it’s played ALL weekend long… through Labor Day… which most of us… Read more »

Hokie Guru (Govloop’s Bureaucrat on Sports!!) – Who’s Gonna Burst the Bowl Championship Series Bubble?

Face, govies… we all love the litte guy… Everyone cheers for David… And that’s why we love college football!! Here are six non-Bowl Championship Series (BCS) teams that you, the college football fan, should cheer for this year: 1.) Boise State – Clearly, the class of the class of the non-BCS teams. In ten years,… Read more »

GovLoop’s Bureaucrat on Sports – AP Top 25 NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision – Selected Week 6 Picks

Calgon, take me away?!?! Fefe Dobson is one of the Hokie Guru’s favorites!! Let’s get right to our sports coverage here on GovLoop because the Hokie Guru is addicted to that rush. By the way, Billy Sheehan is, hands down, the best bass player on the face of the earth. What an early week of… Read more »

GovLoop’s Bureaucrat on Sports – AP Top 25 NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision – Selected Week 4 Picks

The guys from ESPN… we know football has started when we see Mike Tirico, Lee Corso, and Kirk Herbstreit. The Hokie Guru’s latest movie recommendation, you might ask? The Cohen Brothers, Burn After Reading!! It’s the #1 film in America. See it… it’s a blast!! The Cohen Brothers did Fargo, Rasing Arizona, Intolerable Cruelty, etc…. Read more »

GovLoop’s Bureaucrat on College Sports – Three Teams That Could Crash the Bowl Championship Series

According to the Free Dictionary, an underdog is one that is expected to lose a contest or struggle, as in sports or politics. Americans have always supported the underdog. In 1980, the United States Olympic Hockey Team shocked the world when it defeated the former Soviet Union. In 1998, Minnesotans shocked the country by electing… Read more »