Knowing Your Place:  What College Sports Programs and Booty Calls Have in Common

I used to have a friend, still do actually, who used to preach the expression “Know your place” when it came to women and relationships. I would talk to him regularly about my goings on with the opposite sex.  Many Continue reading

When murky unmurks: College football’s long and winding road and a contest to end the season

Saturday surprises continue to fill in the blanks of this college football season.  But before we get into all that, and our fabulous contest, I thought we’d check in with our Big Ten correspondent, Robbie aka Croshere, who was gracious Continue reading

Cmon Duke Fans, Which R are you filled with?

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

Mascots and prejudice: The ongoing saga of the Washington Redskins

I’ve got an old friend whose name is Dan Gleason.  We used to call him “Rocket” Dan.  Despite being one of the elder statesmen among our merry band of bar-dwelling, hoop-shooting Gator fans, Dan had a solid game and a Continue reading

White lies and White-out: All one needs to become a college head coach

“Have you ever been experienced?  I have.” –          Jimi Hendrix The first time I can recall hearing that a coach had lied about his job experience involved George O’Leary. It was 2001 and O’Leary was applying for the head coaching Continue reading

This week in As The Coaching Carousel Turns…

What a bizarre few days this has been for football coaches, more so than normal even.  If neck braces, nepotism, runway dismissals and billionaire babblings don’t scream made-for-television drama, I don’t know what does.

Revisiting the uselessness of pre-season college football polls

After watching this wild and wacky bowl season, it dawned on me that this year’s final college football rankings will look quite a bit different than they did back in August. I’m not faulting anyone for being unable to predict Continue reading

SportsChump and the The Wife Hates Sports talk writer’s block, Penn State football, Super Bowl predictions and the pros and cons of being single during football season

I have this friend who perpetually suffers from writer’s block. He’ll e-mail me from time to time, asking me for ideas or ways to generate more traffic to his site.