The Courant's John Woike had a great shot of Randy Edsall sneaking a peak at the Fiesta Bowl Trophy. It must headline the open thread. It MUST.
(Photo Credit: The Hartford Courant) George Springer struck out 4 times in the Huskies' first NCAA game since 1994. It concluded what heretofore shall be known as The Ninth Inning From Hell. Oregon scored 3 runs to break a 2-2 tie. They hit the ball out of the infield once. By a foot.