Hopeful Nice to see Colorado sweep UCLA and Southern Cal in men's basketball to open Pac-12 play, even without center Josh Scott of Monument (back spasms). Now the Buffs go to No. 10 Utah on Wednesday night, then No. 8 Arizona on Jan. 15.
Positive Thumbs up to the Colorado Rockies for signing veteran catcher Nick Hundley, a big defensive upgrade over Wilin Rosario.
Challenges Air Force won't be accused of a patsy 2015 football schedule, visiting Boise State and Michigan State, both of whom just won major bowls.
Notice? Under college football's previous guidelines, Alabama would have faced Florida State for the national title. Oregon and Ohio State wouldn't have had a shot. Perhaps soon that can lead to an eight-team tournament.