1. Alabama 2012: Tide Receivers Need a "Game Manager" Like McCarron

    Just what qualifies a quarterback as a "game manager" anyway? Somewhere along the line, labeling a quarterback as a game manager became somewhat of a derogatory comment...

    Bryan Powers Written by Bryan Powers about over 2 years ago 2,504 reads 11 comments

  2. Alabama Football: Why Bama's New Defense Won't Truly Be Tested Until SEC Play

    It is no secret that when Alabama begins its defense of the BCS title in September, the defense will be considerably different than it was when they last stepped onto the field. Names like Upshaw, Hightower, Kirkpatrick and Barron are gone...

    Bryan Powers Written by Bryan Powers about over 2 years ago 2,958 reads 16 comments

  3. 6 Possible New Names for the Old BCS Trophy

    The powers that be have finally given in to college football fans, players and coaches from all over the country in giving them what they have wanted for years: a playoff system...

    Bryan Powers Written by Bryan Powers about over 2 years ago 1,034 reads 3 comments

  4. Alabama Football: Super Sophs Set to Explode for the Tide This Season

    As the Alabama Crimson Tide go into their BCS title defense this fall, many names and faces will be different. Gone are a handful of first-round draft picks to the NFL. Gone are offensive and defensive leaders...

    Bryan Powers Written by Bryan Powers about over 2 years ago 2,134 reads 9 comments

  5. Alabama Football: 5 Reasons Why the Tide Are Better off Without Reuben Foster

    By backing out of his verbal commitment to play football at Alabama, Rivals' top linebacker of the 2013 class and second highest rated prospect overall set the entire state of Alabama on fire...

    Bryan Powers Written by Bryan Powers about over 2 years ago 14,348 reads 86 comments

  6. Alabama Football: Week-by-Week Glance at the Tide's 2012 Schedule

    The 2012 college football season is just about six weeks away and, as the first of September creeps closer and closer, fans across the country are starting to calculate their teams' chances for a better season than last...

    Bryan Powers Written by Bryan Powers about over 2 years ago 1,559 reads 3 comments

  7. Alabama 2012: Tide Defense Not Quite as Young as It May Appear

    The Alabama Crimson Tide will soon enter the 2012 season without seven starters from their defense that helped them win last season's BCS National Championship...

    Bryan Powers Written by Bryan Powers about over 2 years ago 1,913 reads 14 comments

  8. Alabama 2012: Nick Saban Is What Bear Bryant Was, Isn't He?

    Ask anyone in the state of Alabama who the best football coach of all time is and you're sure to get the same answer. Even the Auburn faithful will often admit that Bear Bryant was the best there ever was...

    Bryan Powers Written by Bryan Powers about over 2 years ago 1,144 reads 8 comments

  9. Alabama 2012: 3 Men Who Could Stop Tide from a BCS Title Repeat

    Winning a national championship in college football is not an easy thing to do. Winning two out of three is extremely rare. Winning three out of four is almost unheard of...

    Bryan Powers Written by Bryan Powers about over 2 years ago 1,697 reads 13 comments

  10. Alabama 2012: Talent Must Outweigh Inexperience at Wide Receiver

    Answer: Marquis Maze, Brad Smelley , Trent Richardson and Darius Hanks. Question: Who were Alabama's top four receivers in 2011? Unfortunately for the Crimson Tide, all four ...

    Bryan Powers Written by Bryan Powers about over 2 years ago 1,679 reads 10 comments

  11. Alabama 2012: Saban No Stranger to Running Back-by-Committee

    With less than 60 days until the start of the 2012 football season, there is still uncertainty as to who will lead the Alabama Crimson Tide in its quest for a second consecutive BCS National Championship...

    Bryan Powers Written by Bryan Powers about over 2 years ago 3,445 reads 16 comments

  12. Philadelphia Phillies Rumored to Be Shopping Shane Victorino and Cole Hamels

    CBS Sports is now reporting that the Philadelphia Phillies are looking at the possibility of trading Cole Hamels . Fox Sports is also speculating that Shane Victorino may be in the same boat...

    Bryan Powers Written by Bryan Powers about over 2 years ago 2,188 reads 1 comments

  13. New York Mets: Why R.A. Dickey and Johan Santana Are Baseball's Best Duo

    One baffles big league hitters with a hard-thrown knuckler that dances to the plate with unheard of accuracy. The other starts them off with a heater or two and sends them away with one of the game's best circle changes...

    Bryan Powers Written by Bryan Powers about over 2 years ago 370 reads 2 comments

  14. NL East All-Star Candidates: Who Should Join Ian Desmond and Stephen Strasburg

    The 2012 Major League Baseball All-Star Game is just over a week away. In a season that has seen perfect games, no-hitters and unexpected teams in multiple divisional races, it's hard to believe that the halfway point has been reached...

    Bryan Powers Written by Bryan Powers about over 2 years ago 150 reads 0 comments

  15. Chase Utley Returns: 1 of 7 Reasons Not to Write off the Phillies in 2012

    After opening the 2012 season with superstars and offensive leaders Chase Utley and Ryan Howard on the disabled list, expectations were that the Philadelphia Phillies might be in a bit of trouble this year...

    Bryan Powers Written by Bryan Powers about over 2 years ago 835 reads 5 comments

  16. Washington Nationals to Philadelphia Phillies: Grading the NL East in 2012

    It is hard to imagine, but we are just two short weeks away from the halfway point in the 2012 Major League Baseball season. The National League East has clearly established itself as the best division in the Senior Circuit...

    Bryan Powers Written by Bryan Powers about over 2 years ago 168 reads 0 comments