Friday, September 01, 2006

Football Woes

My friend Scott is going to come over tomorrow to watch a college football game. No, not Iowa. No one in Iowa City will be seeing Iowa unless they at the game. (more on that later) His alma Mater, East Carolina has this deal with an online company to air all of their football games online but this year they "upgraded" their system and for whatever reason it doesn't work for Mac computers. From what Scott says, 90% of their subscriptions are PC's so basically they are screwing the 10% who are Mac users. That doens't really make sense to me but whatever. Luckily for Scott I have CSTV so he can watch the game anyway! Take that! I didn't know I had this channel. When I upgraded my cable package so I could get the tennis channel, I got like 10 other sports channels with it. I don't watch any of them because all I wanted was the Tennis Channel. And yes the Tennis Channel is worth the $3.99 more a month I pay for the privilege! I *heart* the Tennis Channel! The funny thing is I will be at work when Scott is here watching the game. Normally, I don't think I would be comfortable with someone else being in my apartment when I wasn't here but Scott is a real stand up guy. I know he isn't going to do anything that I would disapprove of and anyway, he did help me move so it's the least I can do. Of course this does mean I have to make my place more presentable. Yes, I am still not completely unpacked. I did get a for more boxes out but I kind of just left things on the floor and not in their new places. Hey, At least they are out of their boxes!

Things seem to have worked out well for Scott but for some Iowa fans not so much. I guess ESPN, who broadcasts Iowa games, is only goinig to show them on ESPN U. Mediacom, the only cable company in town, does not carry ESPN U. I wonder how many new Direct tv satelites were put up this week? *lol* Now, this doesn't really bother me. I've never been a big college football fan or even a big Iowa fan even if it is my alma mater. Actually, I'm really happy about this because now I don't have to worry about the Iowa game cutting into my US Open coverage! :D Uninterupted bliss! Well, not completely. I think Kgan is going to carry that damn telethon. Yes, I know it's for a good cause but why does it always have to be on the same time as tennis? I guess I should be happy with what I get.

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