On Saturday night, Mark Ingram became the first Alabama player to win the Heisman in the closest vote in the 75 years the award has been handed out to college’s best player. A close second was Toby Gerhart, who had only 5 less first place votes and only 28 points less than Ingram. Texas’ Colt McCoy finished just behind Gerhart and Ingram in third place. Now that the dust has settled and the voters have spoken, the five players divert their attention to their respective upcoming bowl games. Of the five finalists, which will have the greatest impact on their team’s bowl game? Let’s examine the match-ups. Read More »
This past week and the next few weeks are some of the most exciting weeks for college sports fans. Whether you are a casual observer who has the TV on in the background because someone else is watching it; or you are a hardcore obsessive fan who doesn’t want to miss a second of the action (this guy); or something in between, this time of year is for you. I hope you watched the excitement unfold while recovering from your turkey overdose this past week and now have your DVR’s and TIVO’s ready, because the next few months will be a wild ride and you don’t want to miss anything. Read More »
Oklahoma 84 Syracuse 71: This just in, Blake Griffin is good. Real good. He used to be sweet, now he’s elite. Twenty-eight big points last night. Thirteen big rebounds last night. For those of you keeping score at home, that makes at least twenty-five big points and ten big rebounds in each of his first three big games in this here NCAA tournament. Yowza! For those of you keeping score at home, that makes Griffin the first kid in forty years with at least twenty-five points and ten rebounds in each of his first three games of an NCAA tournament. For those of you keeping score at home, the first kid since the imitable Mike Maloy of Davidson in 1969, may he rest in peace. Read More »
(CBS 7:27PM ET) I’m getting out of the prognosticating business. I got a very high turnover rating in this business. Like no business, I know, this business. So I’m not gonna pick a winner, I’m gonna root for one. I’m gonna root for Jonny Flynn. I’m rooting for that high flyin’, electrifyin’, making grown men cryin’, apple pien’, good ole boys drinkin’ whisky and ryein’, in your eyein’, waving good-byein’, I ain’t lyin’, Jonny Flynn. Get your popcorn ready!
Peace out homies! Six Two and Even!
Nets 103 Thunder 99: The Nets win their seventh straight overtime game at home. The Nets win their seventh straight overtime game at home because of the rookie. Because of Brook Lopez. Lopez had thirty-one big points last night. Lopez had thirteen big boards last night. Lopez had his first 30/10 game last night. Awww, you broke your cherry. The last Nets rookie to break his cherry was Keith Van Horn in 1997. Now just remember, never rat on your friends…and always keep your mouth shut. Read More »