On Tuesday night, my tag-team partner in radioland, Jason Smith, and I were discussing the 2014 NCAA Women’s Championship Game between the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and the University of Connecticut Huskies. I had likened the coaches’ press conference comments to the “house show” rants of professional wrestlers from my youth. For the uninitiated, the [...]
Harmon returns to the microphone for today’s podcast, talking up the NHL Playoffs between the Chicago Blackhawks and Detroit Red Wings, Flopping master classes and fines, MLB and randomness. McDonald’s bosses respond to letters with – “It’s not junk food” — and “Human Centipede 3.” Huh? Listen to internet radio with Swollen Dome on BlogTalkRadio
Brady Hoke appeared on “The Dan Patrick Show” on FOX Sports Radio Tuesday morning. He started to talk about rivalries and scheduling before taking a detour and calling out the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. Hoke broke out the term “chickening out” to describe Notre Dame’s option to cancel the series in the future while continuing [...]
The countdown is running quickly toward zeroes. With great pageantry and trumpets blaring, the 2013 NFL Draft will begin at 8pm ET. Roger Goodell will walk to the podium to announce that the Kansas City Chiefs “are on the clock.” And, then they may not be. There’s great speculation about the pick. If the Chiefs [...]
Mike Harmon wrapped a strange, twisting week of sports news by joining Bob Haynie of CBS Radio Baltimore to talk Armstrong, Te’o, coaching changes and, of course, the NFC and AFC Championship Games. Listen here.
Monday night’s BCS Championship Game was a veritable yuck-fest. Well, it was for virtually everyone except Notre Dame fans and their investors. I suspect the television ratings for the second half slid markedly, so perhaps some broadcast executives or those who booked ad space deep into the game weren’t particularly thrilled, either. At one point, [...]
Brian Kelly was hoping to get the season started in style on “The Emerald Isle.” Instead, he’s facing another preseason issue following commentator Allen Pinkett’s comments about the makeup of the Notre Dame roster. The need for “criminals,” as Pinkett put it during an interview with The Score 670 in Chicago, has blown up into [...]
Rabid fantasy players who have ventured into the college game eagerly awaited National Signing Day. It was a nice break from the nothingness of NFL Media Day and the umpteenth breakdown of Dwight Freeney’s style and his injury. Did we really expect to learn anything new? Of course, we did see the next evolution of [...]