1. The Top 10 Most Powerful Coaches in SEC History

    Since 1933, the Southeastern Conference has produced some of the best football in the country. Naturally, when you are considered by most experts as the best football conference in the country, ...

    Stacey Mickles Written by Stacey Mickles about almost 5 years ago 9,791 reads 47 comments

  2. 10 Sports Figures Who I Am Tired of Hearing about This Year

    Please make it stop! All of these sports figures have been in the news wayyyyyyyy too much and as my two-year old niece would say “I’m tired” of hearing about this people...

    Stacey Mickles Written by Stacey Mickles about almost 5 years ago 195 reads 1 comments

  3. 10 Questions I'd love to Ask at SEC Media Days

    This week thank God is SEC Media Days, the third biggest day in the SEC next to kick-off and signing day because we are officially almost one month away from kick-off of the 2009 football season...

    Stacey Mickles Written by Stacey Mickles about 5 years ago 62 reads 2 comments

  4. NASCAR Needs a New Points System

    What sport has a points system that has its driver with the most wins in 11th place in the standings? Of course NASCAR. I’m far from being a NASCAR expert, but something is wrong with the system if your leader in wins is not No...

    Stacey Mickles Written by Stacey Mickles about 5 years ago 84 reads 11 comments

  5. If it Wasn't for the Williams' Sisters, Where Would American Tennis Be?

    While we are giving thanks this Fourth of July weekend for our freedom, let's pause and be grateful that American Tennis is still alive and well because of the Williams' sisters...

    Stacey Mickles Written by Stacey Mickles about 5 years ago 41 reads 0 comments

  6. The Most Important Events to Affect Bama Football The Last 26 Years

    When Coach Paul “Bear” Bryant died in January 1983, it was not only the death of an icon, but the death of an era in Alabama football too. For almost 30 years, this man and his program dominated college football...

    Stacey Mickles Written by Stacey Mickles about 5 years ago 331 reads 3 comments

  7. Top Five Hottest Drivers in NASCAR

    Normally when you think of the hottest drivers in NASCAR, you think of guys who are really good drivers who are burning up the racing circuit, but I’m talking about guys who are not only hot on the track, but off the track as well...

    Stacey Mickles Written by Stacey Mickles about 5 years ago 483 reads 21 comments

  8. Lefty Blows Yet Another Major Again Today

    Is Phil Mickleson one of the biggest chokers in sports today? Harsh question I know, but before Tiger, Phil Mickleson was one of the biggest stars in golf and the biggest hope for American golf...

    Stacey Mickles Written by Stacey Mickles about 5 years ago 23 reads 0 comments

  9. Dirk Nowitkzi Case Is a Cautionary Tale For Athletes

    Dirk Nowitkzi has had a rough last couple of months. Not only did his team lose in the playoffs to the Denver Nuggets, but the woman he was engaged to, Crista Ann Taylor, was arrested and sent to jail on charges of fraud...

    Stacey Mickles Written by Stacey Mickles about 5 years ago 218 reads 5 comments

  10. 15 Years After OJ Chase and What Has This Country Gained?

    15 years ago yesterday, I was sitting in my dorm room at the University of Alabama watching the NBA Finals when the game was interrupted by a special news report: OJ Simpson fleeing the police...

    Stacey Mickles Written by Stacey Mickles about 5 years ago 91 reads 0 comments

  11. The Most Hated and Controversial Figures in Sports Today

    Love them or hate them (and for most of you it's hate) these sport figures are some of the most talked about and influential personalities in sports today...

    Stacey Mickles Written by Stacey Mickles about 5 years ago 1,065 reads 8 comments

  12. Allegations and Sanctions Hurt Big Time College Football

    I was listening to a talk show one morning here in my hometown and the topic was about USC. As most of you already know, USC is being investigated by the NCAA for violations by the football and basketball programs...

    Stacey Mickles Written by Stacey Mickles about 5 years ago 399 reads 6 comments

  13. Text Book Scandal May Mean More Trouble For Bama

    The University of Alabama just received 24 hours notice from the NCAA about the status of their student-athletes involvement in a text book scandal...

    Stacey Mickles Written by Stacey Mickles about 5 years ago 468 reads 7 comments

  14. Tony Franklin's Summer of Discontent

    Who said summer is boring? Summer in the state of Alabama is never boring. There is always some activity going on. Last year it was the buzz surrounding Tony Franklin’s new offense at Auburn...

    Stacey Mickles Written by Stacey Mickles about 5 years ago 422 reads 5 comments

  15. The Top Five Alabama Receivers Of All-Time

    Who is the greatest receiver in Alabama history? there are a lot to choose from and it's hard to make a list like this because I know I will have forgotten someone who probably deserves to be on here...

    Stacey Mickles Written by Stacey Mickles about 5 years ago 1,715 reads 13 comments

  16. Is USC Looking Down The Barrel Of an NCAA Gun?

    So, the NCAA is finally going to investigate the USC Trojans; and a cheer was heard all the way from South Bend, IN, to Tuscaloosa, AL...

    Stacey Mickles Written by Stacey Mickles about 5 years ago 448 reads 51 comments

  17. The Best and Worst of the SEC

    I always enjoy these types of articles this time of year mainly because it gives us something to talk about until kick-off in August. My list I hope will be a little unique and cause a little stir among you SEC fans...

    Stacey Mickles Written by Stacey Mickles about 5 years ago 377 reads 8 comments

  18. Kentucky Sells Its Soul to Return to College Basketball Prominence

    When the University of Kentucky hired John Calipari as their new men’s basketball coach, you knew it was going to be the either biggest hire in their history or one of the biggest mistakes...

    Stacey Mickles Written by Stacey Mickles about 5 years ago 144 reads 0 comments

  19. Congress Should Leave The BCS Alone

    Why is Congress messing with the BCS? Don’t they have enough to do instead of messing with college football? I mean seriously, we got a bad economy, a flu epidemic, and these clowns are worried about trying to get a college football playoff...

    Stacey Mickles Written by Stacey Mickles about 5 years ago 44 reads 0 comments

  20. Will Less Distractions Equal More Wins For The Cowboys In 2009?

    It’s been a few months since Terrell Owens and a few others have left for the greener pastures or been sent out to pasture and if you noticed, all is quiet in Valley Ranch. There is no daily T...

    Stacey Mickles Written by Stacey Mickles about 5 years ago 19 reads 0 comments

  21. SEC Coaches Needs to take a Cue from Nick Saban

    This has been an interesting offseason in the SEC with all the talk among certain coaches about cheating, limo rides, rip shirts etc. Through this entire offseason one thing has been a consent; Nick Saban...

    Stacey Mickles Written by Stacey Mickles about 5 years ago 538 reads 9 comments

  22. NASCAR Needs More Bad Boys and Better Rivalries

    NASCAR has always relied on two things: fast cars and rivalries. Lately, the latter has been lacking. Everyone seems to be too nice these days towards each other. Heck, even Dale Earnhardt Jr...

    Stacey Mickles Written by Stacey Mickles about 5 years ago 198 reads 30 comments

  23. Top Five College Football Coaches on the Hot Seat in 2009

    It’s never too early in the year to discuss what college football coaches are on the hot seat this coming season. Last year the names were obvious: Tommy Bowden, Sly Croom, Ty Willingham and Phil Fulmer...

    Stacey Mickles Written by Stacey Mickles about 5 years ago 1,836 reads 13 comments

  24. Why 2009 Could Be Alabama's Year

    Entering last season, the Alabama Crimson Tide football team was coming off a very unimpressive 7-6 record after starting 2007 with a 6-2 record. Most college football experts didn’t expect the Crimson Tide to be that much better in 2008...

    Stacey Mickles Written by Stacey Mickles about 5 years ago 1,290 reads 13 comments

  25. Michael Vick's Second Act

    Americans are used to giving people second chances. We gave Bill Clinton a second chance after we found out about his scandalous affair with an intern. We gave Kobe Bryant a second chance after he was accused of raping a young woman in Colorado...

    Stacey Mickles Written by Stacey Mickles about 5 years ago 25 reads 0 comments