While writing below about professional football I went to see how my Alma Mater Columbia was doing this season. Columbia is still living in the glory of their Rose Bowl victory over Stanford back in 1934. Of late they are embarrassingly bad and this year is no exception. They have lost every game including losses to Albany and Monmouth who I assume were added to the schedule to give them a fighting chance. When I discussed the team with a friend who works and went to Princeton he sent the following email:

“Yes, Princeton is in fast company among those who have conquered the mighty Lions. I have a scheduling tip: Princeton played Davidson a couple of weeks ago, whose only win in the past 2 year has been against someplace called College of Hope. I would expect that their schedule is filling up fast, but perhaps it isn’t too late.”

I responded: “There is no Hope.” Here is a video of the victory way back when…