IF ALL THE college graduates and lofty Ph.D.s at UNM can’t come up with a loss recovery plan for UNM Athletics after multiple years of losses (without letting attorneys for coaches call the shots), maybe it’s time to scrap the biggest loser — football.
IF JEFF SIEMBIEDA thinks there were 26,000 at the New Mexico Bowl Saturday, he surely wasn’t sitting where I was, facing the West (Press Box) side of the stands. You could have taken that whole side and fit them nicely into one side of Wilson Stadium. It’s sad that Albuquerque residents won’t support their hometown bowl game, but that doesn’t mean Siembieda should be using “alternative facts.”
— Joe, ABQ
ALBUQUERQUE NM Sports Hall of Fame …Got it right! Johnny Johnny Johnny.
— The Grizz
LADY LOBOS can be competitive in the Mountain West; but they aren’t quite ready for primetime. Losing to an average Oklahoma team by more than 40 points? No need to worry about keeping an eye on the polls the rest of the year.