Talking Bull: No Caroline allowed

Who doesn't like the song "Sweet Caroline". Well I don't but that's just a musical thing! For some reason this song has caught on like wild fire at sprinter events... Well ok we all know the reason, and its the "duh duh duhhhhhhhh".

There are better stadium songs, by far, but this has rotted its way into the play list at professional and college sports stadiums. But, given the current political climate, Penn State will have no more of it.

Penn State Nittany Lions cut 'Sweet Caroline' from game days - ESPN
"Absolutely no song changes were made based on lyrics," spokesman David La Torre said. "The song has come up on the list in recent years because it happens to be played in so many other professional and collegiate venues and has no real origination here at Penn State."

I really want to believe La Torre. I want to think that if the song did not have lines about reaching out and touching it would have still have been shown the door. Because if they got rid of it because it's lost is charm then there is hope other schools would dump it.

Buffalo v Georgia Links

Buffalo coach Jeff Quinn: ‘Really, we have nothing to lose’ against Georgia | UGA sports blog
The Bulls will bring 66 players — including 16 returning starters — to Athens on Saturday for a 12:21 p.m. kickoff that will be regionally televised on the SEC network. Five of those Buffalo players are from the state of Georgia. Following are some of the highlights of Quinn’s 11-minute session with reporters, all of them calling in from Georgia . . .

Georgia Vs. Buffalo: Bulls Excited About Opportunity To Play Bulldogs - SB Nation Atlanta
University of Buffalo head coach Jeff Quinn spoke on several different topics during his teleconference on Monday, including the excitement that comes with traveling to Athens to play the Georgia Bulldogs:

UB Volley Baller get conference honors

Liz Scott Named MAC East Offensive Player Of The Week - Buffalo Athletics
University at Buffalo sophomore and UB Invitational Most Valuable Player Liz Scott earned another accolade this morning as she was named the Mid-American Conference East Division Offensive Player of the Week. It was the first time in Scott's career that she has been honored with the weekly award.

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