The poll was . . .
Ohio picked to win MAC title game
DETROIT, Mich. – The Ohio Bobcats and Toledo Rockets have been selected to win the East and West Divisions respectfully in the 2019 Mid-American Conference Football Media Preseason Poll.
The poll was . . .
There will be some changes in the targeting-related rules this season. They include elimination of a play "standing" after review, a cumulative penalty of three targeting hits in a season and inclusion of "blind side blocks. Any reviewed calls will either by confirmed or overturned.
The following video will explain the rules and provides examples.
2019 TARGETING RULES
It Crossed My Mind
By MIKE SMITH
I feel better now!! Much better!!
And who do I have to thank for the “cure.?” How about a research team in Britain and some golfers playing in this year’s Open championship?!
My malady was a bad day (maybe two) at . . .
. . . the local club championship. I play the event each year -- not because I have a snowball’s chance of winning, but because it gives me something to motivate my golf efforts each year.
I’m decent on a given day or hole. However, inconsistency is one of my biggest maladies.
It’s VERY frustrating and can occasionally lead to a few expletives. Golf course trees, of course, are accustomed to such language and are unharmed in the process. One suspects they actually find it humorous given that they “contribute”to bad shots/scores.
Typically, I’m not usually into swearing, especially the “biggies.” However, the golf course has occasionally wrung an expletive or two out of me. Such was the case last weekend. Now, I find out that I was merely self-medicating.
Researchers in the UK have discovered that people can sometimes diminish pain by as much as 33 percent with a nasty verbal bomb. No, it doesn’t mean three such words and you are pain free. However, it can help.
As I read about David Duval’s 14 strokes on one hole in the opening round of this week’s Open championship, I said to myself, “There is a man in pain.
”I’ve experienced the mental anguish of cataclysmic holes. It’s not fun, and I’ve let some words slip. Now, I realize that I was self-medicating. I just need to be careful not to “overdose” with too many expletives, let alone engage in club throwing, club breaking or other “over-the-top” acts.
Moderation - especially in medicine -- is often sound advice. Now I just need to find some moderation on my scores.
Mike Smith saw his first MAC football action as a nine-year-old while hanging onto the flagpole of a nearby baseball stadium. The view got better after he discovered he could get in free at halftime.