According to a story published by Sports Illustrated in 1964, the Rose Bowl originally invited Dartmouth, which declined due to the length of the coast-to-coast trip; Alabama, according to reports at the time, needed four days to make the journey by train.
(Other reports indicate that Princeton, Colgate and Tulane were each considered to varying degrees.) Coached by Wallace Wade, the Crimson Tide had cruised to a 9-0 record during the 1925 regular season, allowing only seven points all season and piling up 30.8 points per game.
Not to worry, Uncle Sam has done the leg work for lonely Americans, using their own tax dollars. Rand Paul, Kentucky Republican, reveals how the National Science Foundation (NSF) helped fund a 2013 Stanford University study that saw researchers examining speed dates to determine how to have the perfect date and make the best connection with someone new.“We wanted to see if there is anything about the interaction that matters or is it really just what I look like, what I do, what my motivation is.
Is it all things that are psychological or in my head or is there actually something in how we hit it off?
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” Stanford researcher Dan Mc Farland said of his study in a 2013 paper.
The study cites three NSF grants, which contributed to this project, totaling .5 million. Mc Farland and Dan Jurafsky examined nearly 1,000 four-minute dates and found that women are pickier than men when choosing a mate. tax dollars to bankroll a speed-dating study that should have been left to the private sector, NSF wins this week’s Golden Hammer; a weekly distinction awarded by The Washington Times highlighting examples of wasteful federal spending.
Photo by Cristina Fletes-Boutte, [email protected] Jah Spellman (with glasses), 13, an 8th grader at Marian Middle School in South County, raises her hand to answer a question on business etiquette on Wednesday, April 15, 2015.
The Crimson Tide are perceived as bigger, stronger, faster and meaner, unbeaten through 13 games and favored by three scores in some Las Vegas sports books.
UW, in some ways, is being treated as if it should simply be happy to have been invited to play in this game. UW and Alabama do not have an extensive history with one another. But each of those matchups was marked by some sort of historical significance.
That is especially true of their first-ever meeting, the 1926 Rose Bowl game, which Alabama won, 20-19, in what is now commonly known in Tuscaloosa as “the football game that changed the South.” “If you look at the history of Alabama football through the eyes of an Alabama curator, they would say the 1926 Rose Bowl and the 1978 game in Seattle were two of the most important games they ever played,” said David Torrell, curator of the Husky Hall of Fame.
Hard as it might be to believe, there was a time when Southern football programs were deemed inferior to those on the east and west coasts.