ACC Network Moving Along

This is going to be a nice, quick shout-out to all the Atlantic Coast Conference haters out there, especially that “dude from West Virginia”.   Remember all those folks who predicted doom and gloom for the upcoming ACC Network, particularly in the midst of all those layoffs at ESPN?  According to John Ourand and Michael…

Sooner Fans Do Not Deserve Bob Stoops

Color me “shocked as hell”. In what was has to be in the running for “Shocker of the Year”, Bob, aka “Big Game Bob”, Stoops stepped down as head coach of the Oklahoma Sooners yesterday.  Citing his desire of leaving on his own terms while in good health, it seemed more like a retirement than…

Notre Dame Football Move to ACC Is the Inevitable…

Notre Dame football is the sports version of one of the mysteries of life.   Instead of asking questions like, “what is the meaning of life”, “if a tree falls in a forest and no one’s around, does it make a noise” and “what came first, the chicken or the egg”, college sports fans have…

Myles Garrett Is Top Pick by Default

In two nights we sports fans will be glued to our TVs, computers and smartphones.   Not the NBA playoffs (as exciting as it is), not baseball, and we can’t even find the NHL playoffs on TV (damn Gary Bettman).  It’s the NFL Draft, baby.  Every year we get to pontificate over several things heading…

2016 NFL Playoffs: Divisional Round

The divisional round is special because not only this is “rematch weekend”, this may very well be “revenge weekend” when it’s all said and done. With the exception of Atlanta-Seattle, the other games feature rematches of past ass-whoopings during the regular season.  Will those losers come back and represent, or will it be more of…

Move Over SEC Football, the ACC Best This Season

Sports, just like events in everyday life, go through cycles of superiority.   There have been several examples of this in the NBA.   The Detroit Pistons passing the Boston Celtics in the 1980s.  The Chicago Bulls passing the Pistons in the 1990s.  The Indiana Pacers passing my beloved New York Knicks in the late…

Lane Kiffin: the Gift That Keeps on Giving

Remember that classic line from the movie “Friday” when Smokie asked Craig the question we’ve laughed at ever since? “How the hell you get fired on your day off?!” Gavin what happened to Lane Kiffin yesterday, one more question could be added to the “Quote Hall of Fame”: “How the hell did you get fired…