AWESOME article. I love anything that will snipe the hell out of overblown Yankees hyperbole.
As for the season being boring, well...when your team is in a pennant "race" within your division that does not involve a battle of wins but is instead a race of "who will suck more?", you tend to become a bit disinterested yes.
Michigan against the SEC: 20-5-1 (7-3 in bowl games)
Fixed that for you. Locally, Joe is a godsend; his work on Cardinals radio was tremendous (the man can be quite hilarious,) and he's almost as good on local Cards' TV broadcasts. But on Fox he's produced all to hell and comes off as a pompous ass.