N-I-L doesn’t spell nil but rather the exact opposite

Remember that Simpsons episode many moons ago when the cartoon boldly predicted the Saints would win a Super Bowl.  When the episode first aired, such a thought was laughable, hence its inclusion as a punch line.  The Saints were a Continue reading

Bulletin Board material and Coach’s daughters Tweets: Inspiration comes from the strangest places

I’ve long contended that someone should invent a breathalyzer for laptops and cell phones.  That way people could sober up before blathering all over the internet. I mean, they have them for automobiles.  If you have a lengthy record of Continue reading

Burrow, Luck and Gratitude

“What’s gonna set you free? Look inside and you’ll see. When you’ve got so much to say it’s called gratitude. And that’s right.” – Beastie Boys, Gratitude, 1992 “With a little luck, we can help it out.  We can make Continue reading

Burrowed

I sent a bunch of friends the same, exact text on the Saturday evening that Joe Burrow made sure everyone in America knew his name. I was behind the bar and as a general rule, it’s bad policy to use Continue reading

Hunches in bunches, Part Deux

Last year right around this time, to properly ring in 2019, I wrote a post about placing wagers on a hunch. And it was a good one. (The hunch, not the post.) Prior to last year’s Outback Bowl between Mississippi Continue reading

Dan Mullen’s Relentless Effort

Football season is approaching.  Mmmmmmmm! Springtime is here which means it’s that time of year when head football coaches of major college programs go on statewide tours to promote their program and get fans fired up for the upcoming season.  Continue reading

Book Review: The SIS Football Rookie Handbook: Comprehensive Scouting and Analytics Guide 2019

I go to the race track once or twice a year.  When it comes to betting on horses, I pretty much roll the dice.  There is no method to my madness.  I simply look at the biggest underdogs, box them Continue reading