Coaching carousel takes turn for the worse: College Football’s least shocking surprise

My good buddy J-Dub just wrote a post where he used the plot of “A Fish Called Wanda” to explain to us that professional sports are a nasty business. I’m not quite sure why he spent his holiday weekend telling Continue reading

Steve Sarkisian and Fireball Cinnamon Whiskey: A marketing match made in heaven

Coaches say the darnedest things. Coaches liquored up on Fireball kick it up a notch. You’ve probably heard by now that USC Head Football Coach Steve Sarkisian had one too many cinnamon whiskey shots at a pep rally recently, then 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. 

Florida Gators to play for a national championship in two easy steps: So you’re saying there’s a chance

Watch me as I rile up Gator fans.  This should be pretty easy considering I’m one of them and we’re a rather excitable bunch. Gator faithful, you can still win yourselves a national championship! 

The myth of the USC quarterback

Matt Barkley.  Mark Sanchez.  John David Booty.  Matt Leinart.  Carson Palmer. Over the past fifteen years, these are the names of the gentlemen that we, as college football fans, have been led to believe are the second coming of the Continue reading

Same Name creates awkward love triangle between Reggie Bush, SportsChump and Kim Kardashian

These days, original ideas are harder and harder to come by, which probably explains why there are so few decent shows on television.

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.

The pay-per-view event we would ALL like to see

“I’m an idea man, Chuck” -Michael Keaton as Bill Blazejowski in Night Shift Hey, I have ideas too. Good ones sometimes. And just like every other sports fan, I have unanswered questions.