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Rivalries remind us importance of history

This week’s picks column is dedicated to rivalry week in college football, a force so potent it’s able to make an old leaky bucket appear charming.

Thankfully, the Hatfields-McCoys mindset in this part of the country hasn’t delved into the ridiculous. No Iron Skillet (TCU-SMU), Crab Bowl Trophy (Navy-Maryland), Telephone Trophy (Missouri-Iowa State) or Glazed Ferret (OK, I made that one up).

At least not yet. So hat’s off to the Old Oaken Bucket, Jeweled Shillelagh and the like. You’re a much-needed dose of history for an industry that could use a few more refresher courses.

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