“Republican Denver Riggleman — a man who once wrote a book titled Mating Habits of Bigfoot and Why Women Want Him — just beat out Democratic challenger Leslie Cockburn (Olivia Wilde’s mom) for the U.S. House of Representatives in Virginia’s Fifth Congressional District seat.”

I haven’t read Mr. Riggleman’s book and, Lord willing, I never will, but my impression is that there’s no erotica involved. He has written about the psychology of Bigfoot believers, and the title is meant to put a light-hearted spin on it.

CFP rankings, week 11

As expected, Michigan crept into the Big Four. Next week, four of the top ten (Including #1 and #2) have games against other ranked opponents.

As usual, Sagarin’s computer rankings don’t give Notre Dame, Syracuse and UCF as much respect as the CFP committee.

* The Irish are ranked 12th by the computer, versus 3rd by the committee.
* UCF is valued 23rd by the computer, but 12th by the committee.
* Syracuse is 13th in the CFP rankings, at which the computer utters a low, mechanical chuckle. The Orangemen are rated 44th by the computer, which is below TCU, a team with a 4-5 record.

On the other side of the coin, the computer really likes both Iowa and Washington, ranking them in the top ten.