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MURPHY’S LAW: Run-off Debacle, Anderson Cooper, Home Field

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The more we learn about Penn State’s unconscionable cover-up, the worse it looks for all involved, especially the late Joe Paterno.

Track and field turns back the clock and creates excitement for what amounts to a prime time match race, and one of the runners withdraws? The sport can’t get out of its own way.

The Aspercreme Team. Davis, Bosh, Howard, Wade, and Rose all injured for the Olympics.

Michael Phelps will only pursue seven gold medals in London. He’s really slacking off.

I have no interest in Anderson Cooper’s sex life, so I don’t care if he’s gay. It’s none of my business. However, I’m sure it was a difficult decision for Cooper because apparently many people do care. After all, we live in a world where no active male sports star on a U.S. team has felt comfortable coming out.

Prediction Machine.com ranks all 120 BCS football teams for home field advantage.(How much better is a team at home versus on the road.)  Iowa State ranks 25, Iowa 33. Iowa State is nearly 5 points better at home since 2000, Iowa just over 4 1/2. Interestingly, the best SEC teams rank near the bottom, which means they’re just as good on the road as they are at home.