1. Did Brad Keselowski Win the Sprint Cup, or Did Jimmie Johnson Lose It?

    Congratulations to the new Sprint Cup champion Brad Keselowski and the No. 2 team, owned by Roger Penske , who now adds a Sprint Cup title to all of his other championships...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about 2 years ago 647 reads 11 comments

  2. Miami Marlins Fire Sale: Do the Marlins Deserve the Criticism?

    Today, baseballs fans and pundits are ripping the Miami Marlins for duping the Florida taxpayers into building them a new stadium at the site of the old Orange Bowl, signing a bunch ...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about 2 years ago 1,326 reads 14 comments

  3. Phoenix Fireweorks: A Crazy Day in the Chase for the Sprint Cup

    WOW! So many things to talk about after the Phoenix Chase for the Sprint Cup race, it's hard to know where to start. Though, I suppose we should start with the Chase results...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about 2 years ago 518 reads 0 comments

  4. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Are There Any More Changes That Could Improve It?

    It seems like there are little tweaks to it every year. The Chase for the Sprint Cup started out as the top 10 drivers in points after Race 26. Then it went to the top 12, supposedly because Dale Earnhardt Jr...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about 2 years ago 422 reads 4 comments

  5. NASCAR's Iconic Numbers: 48 and Jimmie Johnson Join the Group

    Drivers in NASCAR jump form job to job these days, like they do in many other sports. There was a time when drivers drove for the same car owners for their whole career...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about 2 years ago 1,101 reads 6 comments

  6. Jimmie Johnson or Jeff Gordon: Who Has Been Better over His Career?

    If both were to never step into a race car again starting today, who would be able to say he had a better career, Jimmie Johnson , driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet , or Jeff ...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about 2 years ago 3,848 reads 39 comments

  7. Talladega and Daytona Races: The Best Driver or a Coin Flip?

    After the race Sunday, as the whole field was being towed back to the garage on wreckers and nobody could figure out where their favorite driver finished, Jeff Gordon was asked about the half-empty grandstands...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about 2 years ago 571 reads 4 comments

  8. Talladega: The Chase for the Sprint Cup Really Starts Here

    The other day, I heard somebody on ESPN say that the leader of the points after the Dover race has never gone on to win the Chase. I thought, "That's odd...I wonder why...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about 2 years ago 992 reads 0 comments

  9. South Carolina Football: Steve Spurrier Has an Apology To Give

    First, let me say that there is no bigger fan of Steve Spurrier than this guy. I love Steve. He is the man as far as I am concerned. Which makes this difficult to write...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about 3 years ago 1,382 reads 111 comments

  10. MLB: Top 10 Most Dramatic Home Runs

    What makes September and October baseball the most intense, nerve-wracking, most awesome game there is? It's a few things: 1. These teams play 162 games. Not 16 games. Not 82 games...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about 3 years ago 720 reads 0 comments

  11. Florida Gators Football: Top 10 Greatest Players of All Time

    The University of Florida has produced many great players. Some went on to NFL greatness. Others did not but were fantastic college football players. It's hard to pick just 10. With that in mind, I'm sure I will get some arguments on some of my picks...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about 3 years ago 14,941 reads 5 comments

  12. MLB Playoffs: Tampa Bay Rays Pull off Miracle to Oust the Boston Red Sox

    In the summer of 1989, a movie starring Tom Berenger, Corbin Bernsen, Charlie Sheen and Dennis Haysbert was released about a sad sack baseball team, the Cleveland Indians , making an improbable run to the postseason...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about 3 years ago 486 reads 0 comments

  13. 5 Reasons the Florida Gators Will Beat Alabama

    OK, I will probably live to regret this, but I am going out on a limb and predicting that the Florida Gators will upset the Alabama Crimson Tide this Saturday...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about 3 years ago 432 reads 2 comments

  14. UCF Knights Choke Away 2 Games at a Most Inopportune Time

    Coach George O'Leary could have been elected mayor of Orlando a couple of weeks ago, but now, he has some of the UCF Knights fans using the "F" word. No, not that "F" word. (Well, maybe that one, too...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about 3 years ago 292 reads 16 comments

  15. MLB Playoff Picture: Can the Tampa Bay Rays Finish the Red Sox Off?

    The 2011 Major League Baseball playoff picture is about as cloudy as it could be with one week left in the season. This is a great thing. There is nothing better than a 162-game season coming down to the last days with the postseason on the line...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about 3 years ago 1,001 reads 7 comments

  16. Florida Gators and Will Muschamp Take the Show on the Road to Kentucky

    This week will mark the first road game for the Florida Gators in the Will Muschamp Era when they travel to Lexington, Kentucky to take on the Wildcats. On paper, this looks to be a complete mismatch...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 3 years ago 498 reads 2 comments

  17. Florida Gators vs. Tennessee Volunteers: The Rivalry That Almost Was

    It is the third weekend of the college football season. So, on 3:30 p.m. this Saturday on CBS you will be able to find the Tennessee-Florida game. It's always one of the first CBS SEC games of the year...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 3 years ago 3,427 reads 126 comments

  18. Florida Gators Football 2011: After the UAB Game We Will Know

    Last year about this time I wrote a couple of articles about how I could tell all I needed to know about how the season will be after watching the first two games. And I was right...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 3 years ago 3,183 reads 14 comments

  19. Denver Broncos' Handling of Tim Tebow Is Why They Will Again Lose 12 Games

    Some organizations are just losers. Oh they may luck out every so often, but look at their past decade or so and you see consistent failure. When teams keep drafting high in the order every year, you wonder why they never seem to get any better...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 3 years ago 1,896 reads 169 comments

  20. Florida State to the SEC? This Florida Gator Says Bring It On!

    So the hot rumor on ESPN and around the state of Florida is that the SEC and Florida State are in discussions about the Seminoles leaving the ACC and joining the SEC...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 3 years ago 1,443 reads 20 comments

  21. Florida Gators 2011-12 Men's College Basketball Schedule Is a Brutal One

    The 2011-12 men's college basketball schedule is out for the Florida Gators. If they win 20 games again this year, they are a lead pipe lock for the NCAA tournament. This schedule is going to be one of the nation's toughest...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 3 years ago 2,202 reads 8 comments

  22. College Basketball: Are One-and-Done Players a Necessary Evil?

    One-and-done. It's a new term that has caught on in college basketball. It's as prevalent as the pick-and-roll these days. One-and-done players are ones that go pro after their freshman season...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 3 years ago 891 reads 55 comments

  23. College Football Tour 2011: The Games to Attend Each Week

    If I had a lot of money and time on my hands, and I wanted to take a season off from being a die hard Gator fan, I would travel around the country each week to a different venue to watch my favorite sport, college football...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 3 years ago 2,887 reads 83 comments

  24. Tampa Bay Rays Need to Shift from Buyer to Seller at the Trade Deadline

    It is time to give up on the 2011 season for the Rays . I know it's early. I know there is still a lot of baseball left to be played. Yeah, I get it. I also get that the Rays just cannot hang with the Red Sox or the Yankees this year...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 3 years ago 710 reads 3 comments

  25. Florida Gators Football 2011: What Should Fans Expect?

    As a lifelong fan and follower of the Florida Gators, this time of year is always exciting for me. I am normally counting the days down until toe meets leather. This year, though, not as much as usual...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 3 years ago 3,175 reads 29 comments