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Alabama Hauls in Another Stellar Class

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If you are a college football fan who was excited to see the mighty SEC take it on the chin in the big bowls this past season, I have bad news. The SEC… Continue reading

Kentucky Drops Second SEC Game 87-82 to LSU

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The Kentucky Wildcats came into this season as one of the favorites to win the NCAA Tournament. And while that is still a real possibility, it is becoming apparent that the “Greatest Class… Continue reading

Peyton Manning vs Richard Sherman Could Decide Championship

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Most of the talk the next 10 days will be about Peyton Manning vs Russell Wilson. While quarterback is the most important position in football and often the team with the better quarterback… Continue reading

NCAA Hoops: Title Up for Grabs This Year

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In the last couple of NCAA basketball seasons, we pretty much knew who was going to win it all by now. Two seasons ago, the Kentucky Wildcats were crushing everyone they played. With… Continue reading

NCAA Football: Looking Forward to the Playoffs in 2014

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The BCS era is over. Some are happy about it. Some, maybe not so much. But when the Florida State Seminoles drove 80 yards in just over 1:00 to beat the Auburn Tigers… Continue reading

The BCS Was Not So Bad After All

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While the UCF Knights, Oklahoma Sooners and Michigan State State Spartans celebrate their BCS wins, let’s reflect on the entire BCS era. Since 1998 college football fans and even some coaches and players… Continue reading

Black Monday Hits the NFL

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You’ve heard of Black Friday. You may have heard of Cyber Monday. Today in the NFL was “Black Monday.” Black Monday is the day after the final Sunday of the NFL regular season.… Continue reading

NFL Needs One More Rule to Make the Playoffs Fair

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The NFL has a playoff system that is one of the best in sports. College football could take a lesson though that no playoff system is perfect. the NFL is no exception. The… Continue reading

Was Kentucky’s Freshman Class Set up to Fail?

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This year’s freshman class brought to play for the Kentucky Wildcats by coach John Calipari was being hailed in the pre-season as perhaps his best ever. Some were wondering aloud if it was… Continue reading

BCS is Finally Gone: Be Careful What You Wish For

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For years, the media and many of the fans of college football have complained that the BCS is unfair. There have been many complaints over the years about the teams getting to the… Continue reading

Auburn Win Over Alabama Greatest College Game of All?

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I have been around for more years than I care to admit now. In all that time I have witnessed a lot of great college football games, both in person and on television.… Continue reading

Does the University of Florida Owe Ron Zook an Apology?

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Ron Zook was the unlucky soul who followed Florida Gators legend Steve Spurrier as head coach. That was going to be a tough act to follow. While some coaches, Jimbo Fisher of Florida… Continue reading

J. J. Worton of UCF Has Highlight Reel Day in Win Over Temple

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Saturday’s UCF Knights 39-36 win over the Temple Owls was one of the best games of the season, if not any season. Since it was a 12:00 start, most college football fans likely… Continue reading

Vanderbilt Beats Florida to End Long Losing Skid in Series

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The Vanderbilt Commodores have beaten the Florida Gators…in football…no seriously, they did. The last time this happened, Steve Spurier had not coached his first game at Florida yet. It was 1988. Ronald Reagan… Continue reading

Did the Celtics Have the Draft in Mind All Along?

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The Boston Celtics have more NBA World Championships than any team in the league. They didn’t get all those rings by being stupid. They know when to hold’em and when to fold’em. The… Continue reading

Florida vs Georgia: Not Much Left to Do But Drink

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The annual border rivalry that is the game between the Georgia Bulldogs and the Florida Gators is known as “the World’s Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party.” Every year tens of thousands of Gator fans… Continue reading

College Playoffs Coming a Year Too Late

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It is a shame that we couldn’t get the four-team college football playoffs this season instead of next season. At the end of October it looks as if there are four teams that… Continue reading

NFL State of Florida Teams Rotting on the Beach

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College football is king in the state of Florida. Fall Saturdays in Florida are almost holidays with packed parking lots full of tailgating and rabid fans dressed in school colors. The rest of… Continue reading

UCF Shocks Louisville to Put Themselves in BCS Race

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Every year it seems we have a “BCS Buster.” Last year it was the Northern Illinois Huskies. In past years it has been the Boise State Broncos and the TCU Horned Frogs. This… Continue reading

Georgia Escapes Tennessee in Overtime With Some Help

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The Georgia Bulldogs narrowly escaped the upset-minded Tennessee Volunteers in overtime 34-31 in SEC action on Saturday. The game was decided by the replay officials who, in our opinion, robbed the Volunteers of… Continue reading

Rays vs Rangers in Game 163

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The Tampa Bay Rays and Texas Rangers played in a regular season game on Monday Night at the Ballpark in Arlington. Funny, it didn’t seem like a regular season game. There were six… Continue reading