Instead of ripping the losing coach, pause for a moment to praise the winning quarterback. Deshaun Watson did not get much pregame hype from the media and was quickly dismissed by most bettors, yet he directed a dominant performance by Clemson.
The Eclipse Awards are horse racing’s Oscars or Emmys. It crowns the best of the best, and this year’s event will be Jan. 16 at Gulfstream Park. The show will be televised live on TVG.
When the number of Mountain West games is 18 and your program hasn’t won a regular-season league championship in forever, any mark on the left side of a win-loss column is cherished inside a locker room.