Rankman Inc. moving headquarters to new home at TMG College Sports

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Rankman is VERY excited to announce that today, Monday, July 18, 2016  he is folding his website Dufrankman.com into a new college football venture at TMGcollegesports.com. TMG stands for The Media Guides. College stands for “college” and sports stands for “sports.”

Rankman is teaming with sportswriters Mark Blaudschun (Boston Globe) and Herb Gould (Chicago Sun-Times) to offer hard-hitting, coast-to-coast analysis of college football and anything else that we might want to take on.

This will be a no ads, no spam, no fuss site that will become the EXCLUSIVE home for Rankman’s columns and weekly rankings\comments.

Another regular feature of TMG will be Rankman’s weekly take on the Southeastern Conference. It will be called SEC Outsider, an outsider’s inside look at America’s Greatest Football Conference (Just ask them).

I’ll cover everything from Fort Sumter to Fort Knoxville from the perspective of a west coast “homer” who actually has a secret love affair with the SEC, yet  wonders why a league with so much going for it so shamelessly begs for attention and won’t even play a nine-game league schedule.

Is this really a left-over complex dating back to losing the Civil War?

And did you know Florida hasn’t left the state for a non-conference game since 1991?

If you like what I did in the LA Times for 34 years this will be the only place to get it starting early August.

Check it out now and let us know what you think!

Thanks to all of you who have read and contributed to Rankman’s blog these last six months.

Thanks, Rankman

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Newton needs to learn about the law of losing

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Cam Newton’s post-game behavior was boorish and petulant. It was not “super.” Those who have disliked him since college instantly re-congratulated themselves for being right.

THIS was the spoiled-brat Cam whose father reportedly shopped him to the highest bidder when he was forced to Blinn Community College after getting drop-kicked out of Florida for allegedly stealing a computer.

Ah-ha! We KNEW this guy was a phony at Auburn who played dodge ball with the NCAA all the way to the 2010 BCS title!

But enough about what Alabama and Oregon think.
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Auto reply: Out of Office until Signing Day is Over

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Sorry to report Rankman can’t weigh in on college football National Signing Day because he long ago committed to a list of previously-scheduled appointments for Feb. 3.

1. Meet old friend from high school who really, really loved Peter Frampton and wants to pick-up on a conversation I walked away from in 1976.
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“Tricky Nick” Saban leads Alabama to title win over Clemson

GLENDALE, Az.–Alabama won a thrilling national title game Monday night because coach Nick Saban got crazy and called for an on-sides kick, in the fourth quarter, of a tied game.

This was Nick Saban who did this, not Steve Spurrier, or Les Miles, or Charles Barkley from a Las Vegas blackjack table. This was Nick S-A-B-A-N, who built his reputation on safe, solid, traditional, cloth-coat football.
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