Stray Thoughts from Blue and White Weekend

I have a few thoughts after attending this weekend Blue and White Game. 1. The Punting Game On fourth down, the teams punted the ball every time. Why? Wouldn’t it be better for the offense to go for it on fourth down? Actually, it is better but most coaches, college and professional, still bring out the…

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The Great American Bengal Mystery

Why do American sports love Bengal tigers? Well, what is a Bengal tiger? The scientific name of the cat is Panthera tigris tigris, and people also know it as the “Royal Bengal tiger.” The animal lives primarily in India, but Bengal tigers also inhabit countries to the north and east. The World Wildlife Foundation estimates that there…

Whose Gulf Is It Anyway

Growing up, I learned that the body of water that gave the Gulf War its name was the Persian Gulf. By college, I realized that Arab-Iranian tensions had “boiled over” the naming rights of the aforementioned watery divide, thus leading to its alternative name: the Arabian Gulf. I had been under the impression that the United States Government still…