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In the world of sports, occasionally you see one of those rare performances that just create legendary stories. Wilt Chamberlain scoring 100 points against the New York Knicks in 1962, Vince … more
It’s tough when you’ve got a machine rolling and you take a hit to that image—especially when you weren’t considered to be a player in the first place.The Titans once again … more
On what was already an ugly Sunday weather wise, the Tennessee Titans didn’t do much collectively to make it better as they suffered a tragic 21-20 loss in the season opener against the New … more
About 10 years ago, when the last major round of conference realignments came around, I suspected there would be a major shift in the landscape of college sports.Boy did I hit the nail on the head … more
I’m beginning to think I may never get to experience a championship as a fan of any of my teams. No, seriously. It’s been nothing but heartbreak for any of my teams I’m a fan … more
You can give a man a fish and he eats for the day. If you teach a man to fish, he disappears in the woods of West Virginia for a weekend and disconnects from reality for a few days. My favorite … more
I’ve been covering sports for more than a decade. This isn’t just a job for me, this is a passion that I truly try to reflect in my coverage in our area. I remember getting my first job … more
If you’ve ever seen me on the sidelines at a local game in the spring, chances are you’ve seen me wearing my Cincinnati Reds gear. I’ve come to accept that none of my teams I follow … more
I remember where I was when I saw the news that Kobe Bryant had been killed in a helicopter crash. I remember thinking, no way, this has to be fake news. One of the greatest athletes of this … more
Anyone who knows me, knows I’ve done my fair share of traveling in the past several months.One thing I’ve always been told is to travel while you can. Money will return, but time never … more
Baseball drives me crazy sometimes. I feel like in today’s era, the game has changed so much from what made it so great.Sure, the lockout sucked and didn’t do anything, in my opinion, to … more
On December 2, the MLBPA and MLB announced the league would enter a phase of lockout while the two parties negotiated on the new collective bargaining agreement. After negotiations deteriorated in … more
The thing about striving for perfection is nobody ever truly reaches it.In one way or another, you’re going to fall short, as nothing is ever really perfect.Sports have taught me that lesson … more
Bills-Chiefs proves NFL must change OT rules What a weekend of playoff football.In a season without one true dominant team, the divisional round of the NFL Playoffs treated fans to some of the … more
For those that have a favorite college team and others that are simply fans of the sport, college football brings us the best of times and the worst of times.  Comeback stories like that of … more
For over a decade, the Tennessee Volunteers have been in a perpetual state of rebuild after parting ways with Phillip Fulmer.  During Fulmer’s last season as head coach in Knoxville, … more
When Oklahoma and Texas secured their spot in the SEC with a unanimous vote for admission last week, it officially set in motion a cascade of events that will lead to a drastic change in the landscape of college football—a change that nobody seems to want... more
Well, that’s not the start we wanted. Early Wednesday morning, several sports began their Olympic journey in Tokyo, notably with softball and women’s soccer. In a stunning upset, Sweden blanked the U.S. Women’s national team, 3-0, breaking a 44-match win streak by the U.S.... more
Nick Saban began his tenure at Alabama in 2007, and has undoubtedly dominated the SEC since. The last 14 years has produced seven SEC Championships, six National Championships, and two Heisman Trophy winners in Mark Inrgam and Derrick Henry. It is obvious that the Crimson Tide are the favorites to repeat as SEC champions this upcoming season, but they might not hold that spot for long... more
I admit, I got it wrong. Earlier this week, I posted a column concerning members US Women's national soccer team "protesting" the national anthem being played prior to kickoff against Mexico in the final tune up game before the Olympics in a few short weeks... more
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