One of our regular visitors said he had a bad feeling about the MSU game last week...To tell you the truth, I had no feeling at all about the contest. That's never a good thing for someone like me who does so much based on feel since I'm not the smartest knife in the drawer. After the loss was officially in the book, my apathy dropped to another level. I got to this point following the loss to Hawaii last season, so I guess this is timely.

As you probably know, I'm a Purdue sports nerd. I like to soak in as much info as I can during the seasons and even out of season. But when I reach this point, I really don't care too much about reading up on my favorite football team anymore. While I'm sure my wife and son may appreciate it, I'm not so keen on the idea of this malaise once again infecting me. One of my favorite past times is gone...at least for a while.

Maybe the approaching signing day will stoke my interest...or perhaps a strong 2-0 (not likely) finish will act as a defibrillator to my enthusiasm for my beloved Boilers. Regardless, it's a good thing basketball season is nearly here when NCAA powers like Lipscomb and Bethune Cookman are traveling to cozy Mackey Arena in the very near future. Thank Baby Boilers your timing could not be better- You're entering the picture right when it's needed.

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