Saban to Bucs? Sounds like dreaming to me

January 13, 2016 general

Wednesday, 6 a.m. If you are going to dream, dream big. If you are going to imagine, imagine wild. If you are going to try to make up a rumor, well, make one up that will get some buzz, right? All of which explains the brand new Nick-Saban-to-the-Bucs reports that seem to be making the […]

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Alabama adds one more title to its dynasty

January 12, 2016 Florida State University

Monday, 6 a.m. Start with the coach. In college football, you always start with the coach. This one is a small, aging man who is constantly in a bad mood. In fact, it has become a bit of a punch line what a grump Nick Saban is and how seldom he seems to get a […]

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Alabama keeps adding titles to its legacy

January 11, 2016 College Sports in Florida

Monday, 6 a.m. The University of Alabama invented the idea of fourth-and-one. Also, it invented the idea of going for it. And so it goes. There are stories and myths, fables and lore. There are invented championships and reworked history. There are great moments and great fabrications. This is a football program that seems like […]

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Alabama’s Saban has surprised even Bear Bryant

January 1, 2016 College football

Friday, 6 a.m. If Bear Bryant were coaching today, this is how he would have spent his Saturday night. He would have lit a cigarette and drawn from it. He would have sipped deeply from his bourbon. He would have sighed heavily. Then he would have said this about Alabama. “Damn, but those boys are […]

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Random Thoughts: What would the Rays pay Price?

December 6, 2015 general

Hi, I’m the linesman in the Clemson-North Carolina game, and does anyone know what those stripes on the field are for? Offsides? – David Price could be making $31 million a year with the Rays, of course. All he would need would be the right six numbers and Lotto to climb to $28 million a […]

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