Things that make you go Brrrrrr!

Brrrr football sign

“I’m Mister Snow. I’m Mister Icicle. I’m Mister Ten Below. Friends call me Snow Miser.” The Year Without A Santa Claus, 1974 While gratuitously spreading suntan lotion all over our bodies, those of us who live in Florida tend to 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.

The adventures of Captain Obvious, Vol. 1: Arian Foster admits to receiving money while playing football at the University of Tennessee.

I’ve bent a few rules in my day. I’ve cut the tags off of mattresses even though the good people who manufacture those mattresses have instructed me not to do so. 

Two great quarterbacking minds plot to rid the world of Tim Tebow: Another work of complete and total fiction

“Peeeeeeyton!” “Johnnnnnny!!!  Or should I say… boss?” The two Hall of Fame quarterbacks embraced then sat down to dinner to finalize their plot to rid Denver of a quarterback who had become inexplicably more popular than them.

The biggest eff yous in sports: 2011 edition

“I see you drivin’ ‘round town with the girl I love, and I’m like….” -Cee Lo Green

They said what?!? Albert Haynesworth on the Redskins, Evan Longoria on Rays fans and an end to our mosquito crisis

Not Haynes-worth it The least hard-working man in show business is at it again. 

Chumping to Conclusions about Alabama, Boise State, Terrelle Pryor, UCLA, Tennessee, Steve Spurrier, Donovan McNabb, Calvin Johnson and when a completion is not a completion

Is Alabama really THIS good?  Let me get this straight.  They played their first two games without their starting running back.  Their second game was against a school we thought would be a worthwhile opponent in Penn State and they Continue reading

Winners, losers and also-rans from an opening weekend in college football

There’s not always a lot that can be told from the first weekend of college football.  Most major programs schedule patsies as warm-ups for their season.  But some winners and losers became very clear this Labor Day weekend.

The rise of the hybrid athlete

At any given time, there are nine players on the baseball diamond, five on the basketball court and eleven on the football field. Each sport has designated positions for its players.

What to watch this weekend (Oct. 24-25)

This Saturday’s college slate gives us a quick breather from the top-ranked, head-to-head matchups we’ve seen so much of lately. The weekend features only one contest between ranked teams and a number of distinct favorites squaring off against theoretically lesser Continue reading