Wednesday, August 24th, 2011
Coke or Pepsi? Bud Light or Miller Lite? McDonald’s or Burger King? Freebirds or Chipotle? Layne’s or Cane’s? Why are Aggie fans chomping at the bit to jump ship from the Big 12? For better tailgating? For better national exposure? For the chance to compete with top tier NCAA schools athletically? All of the above and none of the above…The number 1 Reason we need to leave the Big 12, MONEY. ESPN threw a ton of money at a mediocre athletic department in Austin, and UT will get the lion’s share of TV revenue under the current Big 12 deal. The conspiracy theorists have been claiming that the ESPN anchors are trying to make us look like the bad guy, and they’re correct. ESPN will lose 100’s of millions of dollars when we leave for the SEC (and don’t doubt for a moment it’s going to happen, it may not be the 2012 season but Texas A&M will join the SEC). ESPN doesn’t have a solid lock on the SEC, CBS does. CBS should be fighting for us all the way, because A&M’s move to the SEC would open up 2 top 10 TV Markets to a weekly CBS televised college football game and tons of revenue. Look at the top 10 TV markets and where the SEC is compared to the other Major Conferences:
- New York– Big East/ACC
- Los Angeles– Pac 10
- Chicago– Big 10
- Philadelphia– Big East/Big 10
- ****Dallas-Ft Worth Big 12****
- San Francisco– Pac 10
- Boston– ACC
- Atlanta– ACC/ SEC
- WashingtonDC– ACC
- ****HoustonTX– Big 12****
By adding Texas A&M, CBS and the SEC will get much more exposure in 2 top 10 markets, doubling what they currently have on Saturdays and generating more TV revenue for the conference. Of COURSE ESPN doesn’t want to lose this, especially after sinking $300 million into ESPN-MOO. Now ESPN has exclusive rights to UT’s athletic events, and as long as they match or beat the other offer they can broadcast UT games at their discretion should the Longhorns decide to go Independent after the Big 12 dissolves, and I truly hope they go independent, look how great that decision has turned out for BYU and Notre Dame. I think they’ve gone to a total of 3 BCS Bowl Games in 12 years.
So go ahead T-shirt Texas fans enjoy watching UT Club Lacrosse intramural championships on ESPN the MOO! I’ll spend my Saturdays in places like Baton Rouge,Little Rock, and Tuscaloosa tailgating with real fans, not T-shirt T-sips who aren’t even qualified to mop the floors at a junior college.
Top 25 TV Market data: http://www.stationindex.com/tv/tv-markets
Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011
Q: This is more likely to be bad for a woman’s health than for a man’s health. What?
A: An unhappy marriage
Congrats to Derek, he won free Caffe Capri. Tune In Tomorrow at 4pm for more Road Warrior Trivia! If you ever miss the answer, I will post it here on my page of the NEW Candy95.com
Monday, August 22nd, 2011
Q: According to recent research, Last year THIS happened 180 times in New Jersey but only 2 times in South Dakota! What is it?
A: Bank robberies! According to USA Today
Congrats to Stephen, he won free Caffe Capri. Tune In Tomorrow at 4pm for more Road Warrior Trivia! If you ever miss the answer, I will post it here on my page of the NEW Candy95.com
Friday, August 19th, 2011
Q: About 24% of us are SO impatient, we do THIS! What is it?
A: Read the last page of a book FIRST! According to USA Today
Congrats to Brandon, he won free Caffe Capri. Tune In Monday at 4pm for more Road Warrior Trivia! If you ever miss the answer, I will post it here on my page of the NEW Candy95.com
Thursday, August 18th, 2011
Q: According to a recent survey 54% of men still get down on one knee to propose, but 23% of men do this. What?
A: Propose via text message!
Congrats to Angel, she won free Caffe Capri. Tune In Tomorrow at 4pm for more Road Warrior Trivia! If you ever miss the answer, I will post it here on my page of the NEW Candy95.com