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In Defense Of ‘Small Potatoes Bowl’

It’s only a matter of time before some wisecracking college football writer dubs the newly renamed Famous Idaho Potato Bowl the Small Potatoes Bowl. Maybe it’s already happened. It’s been a whole day and a half since Boise’s postseason bowl game introduced its new moniker to the world. So who knows? We’re not much for this newfangled Googling thing here on the back 40 (and we’re not talking 40 yard line, either). Smart alecks, your harvest time has arrived. If you can’t find a way to bash Boise’s contribution to college football’s postseason mashup, turn in your credentials. Meanwhile, Idaho, put on your game face and develop a thick skin. No biggie: after all, we all know the skin’s the best part of a baked-to-perfection russet/Kevin Richert, Idaho Statesman. More here.

Question: What current college football bowl name is currently the worst?

Hucks Poll: Labrador Hurt Himself

  • Wednesday Poll: A plurality of 40% (42 of 105 respondents) of Hucks Nation voted that Congressman Raul Labrador hurt himself by voting “no” on the debt ceiling deal. 28 of 105 (26.67%) said he helped himself politically with his vote, while 22 of 105 (20.95%) said the vote has no impact on his political career. 13 were undecided.
  • Today's Poll: Do you like the new name of the Humanitarian Bowl: Famous Idaho Potatoes Bowl?

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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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