The best and worst of March Madness, Week 1

Monday, March 24th, 2014

It is joy. It is pain. And we cannot get enough. Every NCAA tournament opening weekend is memorable, but 2014 was particularly hellbent on taking the cake with its mix of upsets, overtime games and improbable buzzer beaters. Yet for all that brilliance, there is an equal amount of sorrow. Sure, no ...

Tennessee Left With Options, Just Not Many

Thursday, January 14th, 2010

After Will Muschamp turned down the chance to be the head football coach at the University of Tennessee, the Volunteers have been left standing at the altar without a bride. Lane Kiffin's departure has caught Tennessee's athletic department completely surprised and unprepared for what to do with the future of ...

NCAA Tournament Thoughts: Day One, Early Session

Thursday, March 19th, 2009

I guess you could call this a running diary, but it's really more just my thoughts as the games progress. There will be very little rhyme or reason to the updates, they'll just arrive as things come into the cosmic skull jelly that rests between my ears. Enjoy. Games on right ...

2008 Maui Invitational Preview

Monday, November 24th, 2008

As many of you know, I'm a lucky bastard. Every year in late November, I head to Maui with my family to spend Thanksgiving on the beach. But along with relaxing in paradise, we also make sure to attend the EA Sports Maui Invitational, which is easily the nation's best ...

ACC Preview: At Least It’s Not The Big East

Tuesday, August 26th, 2008

I was this close to not writing an ACC preview at all. This conference is decent, but let's face it, it's not pretty. There's one team that really has the potential to be great this season, and the rest are looking at 10-2 being a wildly successful season, so 8-4 ...

Ladies, Meet Long Wang

Tuesday, August 5th, 2008

This one's hard to believe, so you may want to pour yourself a stiff drink. There is -- and again, we can't possibly make this stuff up -- a member of the North Carolina wrestling team named Long Wang. (Don't try Googling this -- trust us, you're better off just clicking ...