I finally broke down and bought a new TV. The 210-pound relic that joined our family when we lived in Iowa has been retired. But I’m not sure I like the picture on this sleek 60-inch unit. I am sure of this: Indiana and Wisconsin fans were throwing things at their televisions Saturday as the Memphis-Southern Miss game approached the 3-hour mark.
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Knucklehead of the Week
It’s been a rough year for Notre Dame football (Alabama, Manti Te’o). The latest blow came last week when former Irish and Bears defensive tackle Chris Zorich admitted in federal court that he failed to pay taxes on $1 million of income. Some of that money came from his charity, which has come under scrutiny. Zorich agreed to pay $71,000 in back taxes. He’ll be sentenced this summer.