One week after firing their head coach, the University of Miami boarded a plane to Durham, North Carolina to play in one of the most bizarre football games you’ll ever see. Me? I was at work. It was Halloween night, Continue reading
Not that the Ol’ Ball Coach needs any confirmation from yours truly but do you know how I know Steve Spurrier was a great coach? Because everybody I knew that wasn’t a Florida Gator fan absolutely despised the guy. Ask Continue reading
A not-so-great man once gave me the best advice of my life. He told me, “the number one killer of old people is retirement.” His point at the time was simple. If you want to be the best at something….you Continue reading
Adam Morrison is an easy target. The former Gonzaga, NCAA Co-Player of the Year was spotted at his alma mater’s Elite Eight matchup against the Duke Blue Devils. Ironically, it was former Dukie JJ Redick with whom he shared that Continue reading
In the wake of the Donald Sterling scandal, comedian Chris Rock gave a hysterical yet true depiction of wealthy white America in his opening monologue of the 2014 BET Awards. “Now let me get this straight. An 83-year old white Continue reading
I was rummaging through a friend’s old Playboy collection recently (no, we weren’t in his tree house) when I stumbled upon one of their college basketball preview editions. I asked if I could borrow the magazine for a “Where Are Continue reading
I heard a great point the other day. I wish I could remember who brought it up first. My apologies to whomever it was but please allow me to build upon that premise.
“There’s nobody guarding the passer! Kentucky doesn’t have anybody on the ball!” -Dick Vitale, March 28, 1992
Since I subscribe to various, sports-related e-mail groups, including University of Florida basketball, I recently discovered that Erving Walker, the diminutive point guard from Brooklyn, New York, became the Gators’ all-time assist leader, breaking Ronnie Montgomery’s previous record of 503.
See, gang? This is why I never dunk a basketball, and I swear my ever-decreasing vertical leap (not that there ever was one) has anything to do with it.