A War of the Words: The week Nick Saban and Patrick Beverley had nothing nice to say

Falling squarely in the category of “If You Have Nothing Nice to Say, Go Ahead and Let It Fly,” we have Alabama head coach Nick Saban and Los Angeles Clippers shooting guard Patrick Beverly coming in tied for first.  With Continue reading

The Collapse of the Mullen Empire (in four grueling acts)

Act I (Nov. 13, 2021 – Nine days before the Mullen firing) Dan Mullen is the head football coach at the University of Florida. (Editor’s note: Read on. It gets better) Mullen’s been a busy man these days.  I wonder Continue reading

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

Ohio State odds don’t justify premature panic

I love a healthy dose of recency bias, especially when you parlay it with a pinch of panic and a just a hint of woe is me. With only four, completed football games under their belt, Ohio State Buckeyes fans Continue reading

Thoughts on a wild, wild few weeks of sports: Chumpservations revisited (Vol. 39)

“What in the wide, wide world of sports is going on here?” Slim Pickens as Taggart in Blazing Saddles, 1974 It’s been a while since I’ve put some random thoughts down on paper. Between holidays, birthdays and deaths in the Continue reading

Per your request, some final thoughts on the college football season

A few readers have asked my thoughts lately on the national title game, a proverbial mail bag in space if you will.  It was almost as if the prospects of another Alabama championship left them feeling all empty inside.  Understandably Continue reading

Helpful suggestions how to determine College Football’s fourth and final playoff spot: 2017 Edition

We take a short time-out from our annual Nick Saban-Urban Meyer Invitational for this news bulletin! ONLY ONE OF THESE TWO COACHES WILL BE INVITED TO THE PLAYOFFS!!! Ah… but which one, the announcement that every Buckeye and Crimson Tide Continue reading