Now that Dead & Company has officially announced plans for a month-long summer tour, the question many John Mayer fans have been wondering is whether or not the guitarist would hit the road in support of his forthcoming solo album, The Search For Everything, due out sometime in early 2017. The answer to that question has now been answered.Dead & Company Announces Summer 2017 Tour DatesWith the Dead dates set and announced, Mayer has confirmed that he will be putting in some serious time on the road with a bit of a touring segue of his own, as he states in his most recent Facebook post, “The Search For Everything -> spring solo tour -> Dead & Co. summer tour -> solo summer tour -> tour tour tour.” So, fear not, all of you adoring John Mayer (solo) fans, this news should be just enough to whet those appetites. Take a listen to his latest single “Love on the Weekend” below.“Love on the Weekend”:
Web site Euroclubindex has published the new list of the best European clubs, and best ranked club from BiH is Željezničar.Željezničar is at 237 place with 1854 points, Sarajevo at 262 place with 1790 points, and Borac from Banja Luka is at 299 place with 1665 points.The best clubs of Europe are Barcelona, Real Madrid, Man Utd, Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund.
Almost every year, OU finds itself heading into November in the title conversation. But whether it’s three straight BCS Championship game losses or four consecutive College Football Playoff defeats, the Sooners also find themselves falling short — sometimes woefully so — of winning the big game.MORE: LSU hands Oklahoma another SEC-style beatdown in PlayoffSo what gives? Why are the Sooners good enough to reign in the Big 12 Conference, but not good enough to finish the deal on the championship-deciding stage?“We’re continuing to make strides,” coach Lincoln Riley said Saturday night. “There’s no doubt about it. I mean, just putting yourself here four times in five years is — I mean, that’s so hard to do, man. It’s so hard to do. So I think we’ve made some great improvements with the program.”Saturday was, without question, a setback toward any progress made this year. The Tigers, playing without their only proven running back (Clyde Edwards-Helaire played only a few snaps because of a hamstring injury), shattered Peach Bowl and College Football Playoff records with 692 total yards of offense and 31 first downs.Oklahoma has failed in seven straight big-game defeats now. The Sooners have been outclassed when the opponent had superior talent, and they’ve been outplayed when the talent was similar.“You play really good teams in this Playoff,” Riley said. “And when you don’t play your best ball, good teams are going to take advantage of it.”Before Saturday, this season looked like it could be different. Riley went into this season needing a complete defensive restoration, and for most of 13 games, he got it. New defensive coordinator Alex Grinch brought the Sooners back from college football’s defensive abyss and established a new mentality. OU finished last season 114th nationally in total defense, but went into bowl season ranked 24th this year, an improvement of 90 spots in the NCAA rankings.But Grinch’s rebuild took a hit in this game without three starters: Defensive end Ronnie Perkins (first on the team in sacks) was suspended for failing a drug test; Free safety Delarrin Turner-Yell (second on the team in tackles) broke his collarbone in practice; nickelback Brendan Radley-Hiles was disqualified in the first quarter after a targeting penalty.How much did their absence weigh on Saturday?“I don’t know how you measure that,” Riley said.Here’s how: 63-28. The Sooners’ defense, already light on elite talent and thin on depth, probably had no chance against college football’s most prolific offense. Without those defensive starters, it became a grotesque mismatch.MORE: Takeaways from LSU’s record-breaking Peach Bowl winRiley said it was difficult to find a balance between lamenting the sting of losing another big game by five touchdowns and celebrating the big-picture success of another 12-2 season.“I’m excited about where we’re heading defensively,” Riley said. “I think we’ve just scratched the surface about how good we can be on that side.”Whether it was Bob Stoops or Riley at the reins of the Sooner Schooner, the problem has been that the opponent just had way more upper-crust talent. Heisman-winning quarterback Joe Burrow threw for 403 yards and seven touchdowns in the first half alone. Justin Jefferson caught nine passes for 186 yards and four touchdowns before the Tigers built a 49-14 halftime lead.Oklahoma fans have seen it before, but Riley hadn’t. The largest margin of defeat in his three-year career was just 11 points. Maybe Riley can lean on Stoops for how to handle such a disaster.The 2005 BCS national championship game — that brutally bad 55-19 blowout at the hands of top-ranked USC — was 38-10 at intermission. The Trojans had a pronounced advantage in talent that night in the Orange Bowl, too, and when some Oklahoma players folded their tents, things got ugly.In Oklahoma’s two return trips to Miami, the Sooners (led by Heisman winner Sam Bradford) lost 24-14 to a Florida team that was loaded with NFL players in 2008. Last year, led by Heisman winner Kyler Murray, lost 45-34 to an Alabama team that jumped to a 28-0 lead behind a similarly primed elite roster.After restoring Oklahoma’s glory in just his second season by beating Florida State 13-2 in the 2001 Orange Bowl for the national championship, Stoops’ first big postseason loss came three years later in the BCS title game, against LSU in the 2004 Sugar Bowl against LSU. Nick Saban and his staff faced a Sooner squad (led by Heisman winner Jason White) that had been compared to the best teams of all time. But LSU was more physical and made more plays in New Orleans, prevailing 21-14.The Sooners had a shot at breaking the trend two years ago when, led by Heisman winner Baker Mayfield, they built a 17-point lead on Georgia in the 2018 Rose Bowl. But the Oklahoma defense couldn’t hold on, allowing the Bulldogs to win 54-48 in overtime. That OU team featured an offense that was historically good behind Mayfield, and a defense that was historically bad under Mike Stoops.It was the same formula the Sooners followed in losing to Alabama last year: Murray set records offensively, but Mike Stoops coordinated the worst defense in school history before he was fired at midseason.MORE: Updates, scores and highlights from LSU’s record-breaking win ATLANTA — Oklahoma has a College Football Playoff problem.The Sooners, historically and contemporarily, are one of the elite programs in college football. But after Saturday’s 63-28 semifinal beatdown against No. 1 LSU (14-0) in the Peach Bowl, they have now gone 19 seasons without a national championship, the longest drought in school history since their first title in 1950. And some of the seven losses, like this one, were just plain ugly. The Peach Bowl was its own game, and had nothing to do with either of the last two Playoff losses, nor the 37-17 Playoff loss to Clemson in the 2015 Orange Bowl, nor any of Stoops’ BCS title game defeats.But the common thread is undeniable, and has now stretched over 19 years and multiple postseason blowouts: Oklahoma continues to rule the Big 12, but when measured against the LSUs, the USCs, the Floridas, the Clemsons and the Alabamas of the college football world, the Sooners have a Playoff problem.“This program has championship DNA,” Riley said. “We kind of find a way. And we’ll be back.”