Eleven games is a pretty good sample size, and Ive seen nothing that indicates to me that Georgia is going to win this game. And the uncomfortable, sexually suggestive quote of the week goes toToby Gerharts girlfriend, for calling the Stanford running back One big muscle , in an interview last week. (On a side note, I think Im just going to keep my comments to myself on this one. Im terrified that anything I say will end with the Palo Alto Gay and Lesbian Alliance picketing on my front lawn. Maybe we should just move on).I said in my column Monday, and Ill say it again here, Stanford is really good, they were just due for a letdown last weekend. Theyd won too many big games, gotten too many pats on the back in biochemistry class, and had too many girls swinging by the dorms late at night to celebrate. Weve seen it happen a million times before, and well see it a million times again.The Cardinal will come back and be just fine this week against Notre Dame.
Stanford by two touchdowns.And, oh yeah, one more thing: Thanks for reading, and everybody have a safe and happy Thanksgiving!(To read the remainder of this article, including Aaron's thoughts on Florida-Florida State, LSU-Arkansas and Texas-Texas A&M, please visit him at ).
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Larry Sparks at the Sun Health Research Institute in Sun City, Arizona, states: "All in all, it is clear that somewhere between normal cognitive performance and profound dementia of Alzheimer's disease, statin therapy exerts a beneficial effect."He points out that nearly 20 previous studies have assessed the effect of statin use on later risk of Alzheimer's disease in older people, and the majority found substantial benefit.Sparks concludes that "it is our task to identify at what point in time statin therapy might be of the greatest benefit in order to effectively target which patients to treat with cholesterol-lowering statins."SOURCE: Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, January 2009. Health. Should Oklahoma beat Oklahoma State it would make what has been a dismal season for the Sooners at least acceptable. Actually, it may not be a 'decision' at all more like a forced decision because without Oklahoma State in the mix the Fiesta (and the BCS) simply couldn't deny Boise State the bid. What's wrong with having Boise State as one of the Fiesta's invites After all wasn't it the Broncos on January 1, 2007, who played (and beat) Oklahoma in what most believe to have been the most exciting college football in history There is plenty wrong if you are the BCS. Don't forget that the BCS is basically a close knit group of greedy and at times arrogant members of major conferences who set themselves above the low life non-automatic qualifying schools. Why on earth would they want to share any of the really big bucks with such inferior institutionsSurprisingly, this time around it may not be the issue of having to split the money with some lesser institution that will be the BCS's biggest concern. We don't need a playoff!" But hold on, there still remains a great fear of the BCS.