Former National College Football/Basketball Columnist for Los Angeles Times

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@DufRankman — 12,591 followers, 25,607 tweets

Feb 27, 2017

RT @slmandel: How did the long-mighty SEC devolve into Alabama and a bunch of 8-4 teams last year? I decided to examine: https://t.co/lRts0kIXR3

Feb 27, 2017

I'm not arguing....just wondering why they have identical profiles considering what u mention....  https://twitter.com/dbluetroy/status/836038834584313857 

Feb 26, 2017

UCLA\St. Mary's are 26-3 within 3 RPI spots of each other (15 v 18). St. Mary tougher SOS (82 v. 84). Miles apart in mocks (not arguing)

Feb 26, 2017

NCAA committee data [point "wonk" stat. Realtime RPI strength of schedule. St. Mary's (82). UCLA (84). Huh?  http://realtimerpi.com/college_Men_basketball_rpi.html 

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Technically Sports Editor Cal State Fullerton Daily Titan. Received $300 stipend. Then Fullerton Daily News Tribune

Have you ever used a typewriter?

You bet. I started on typewriter at the LA Times back in 1981 shortly before move to computers. Remember glue pots?

How is social media changing news?

By the second....