In case you missed them, here are recent teachable moments:
▪ OK, so maybe Alabama is pretty good.
▪ The 49ers go in a different direction by hiring a highly successful college coach. Wait a second …
▪ The joy of being the nation’s No. 1 men’s college basketball team is temporary.
▪ It’s impossible to tell which NFL team will be the next to leave St. Louis. But it’s easy to nail down how many teams that will make: Three.
▪ A 31-point lead somehow looks shaky against the Seahawks.