1. Florida Gators Go from a Bare Cupboard to an Embarrassment of Riches

    What a difference a year makes. Last year, the Florida Gators back court was so thin they had a local high school kid seize an opportunity to go to summer school and graduate in ...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 3 years ago 1,207 reads 11 comments

  2. NASCAR Sprint Cup 2011: New Points System Working Just Fine Thus Far

    Five races into the 2011 season, we can now get a little glimpse of what the new points system is going to look like down the road...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 3 years ago 531 reads 2 comments

  3. NCAA March Madness: Florida Gators' Hearts Broken at the Elite Eight

    Someday, the Florida Gators and their fans will look back on the 2010-11 basketball season and smile. Today is not that day. Florida let a Final Four appearance slip through its fingers against Butler on Saturday...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 3 years ago 487 reads 10 comments

  4. NCAA Tournament Sweet 16: Predicting the Teams That Will Move on

    There are some very interesting games in the Sweet 16 this year. We have a rematch from last year's tournament (Florida vs. BYU) that went two overtimes. We have a game between two double-digit seeds (Florida State vs...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 3 years ago 2,385 reads 13 comments

  5. Florida Gators Advance to the Sweet 16 with a Third NCAA Win over UCLA

    What's the big deal about UCLA? Florida beats them like a rented mule. What's up with the rest of the college basketball world? When Florida met UCLA for the national title in 2006, UCLA had won 24 of their last 25 games in the Final Four...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 3 years ago 795 reads 16 comments

  6. NCAA Tournament Scores, Results: March Madness Live Blog; Analysis and Reaction

    Today could be Coach Bruce Pearl's final game at Tennessee. Athletic Director Mike Hamilton all but said as much on the radio this week in Knoxville...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 3 years ago 1,848 reads 0 comments

  7. NCAA Bracket 2011 Results: Florida Gators Sharp in Big Tournament Win over UCSB

    The Florida Gators look like a team with their eyes on the Final Four. On a day full of upsets, and near-upsets of some heavyweights, Florida started their first-round game against UC Santa Barbara with a bang...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 3 years ago 1,100 reads 16 comments

  8. Florida Gators Come Up Short in the SEC Tournament

    It was a very disappointing end to a great SEC season for the Florida Gators on Sunday in Atlanta. The Gators had one of those days where the ball just wouldn't drop for them...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 3 years ago 296 reads 21 comments

  9. NCAA Bracket 2011 Predictions: Beware These Teams When Filling out Your Bracket

    The NCAA Tournament is upon us. It's time to fill out your brackets. Which team will get hot and win six in a row? It could be anybody, right? You hear someone say it every year, "all ...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 3 years ago 2,652 reads 7 comments

  10. SEC Basketball Tournament: Day Two Live Blog

    Day two at the SEC Tournament gives us some nice matchups. First we have Georgia against Alabama. Many feel this is an NCAA elimination game. I think both teams should be in the tournament regardless, but the loser will be sweating Selection Sunday...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 3 years ago 1,599 reads 0 comments

  11. SEC Basketball Tournament: Day One

    Welcome to the SEC Tournament Live blog. First up we have Auburn and Georgia followed by Ole Miss and South Carolina. Georgia really needs this one as they are on the NCAA bubble...

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  12. SEC Tournament Predictions: The World's Largest Indoor Cocktail Party?

    The SEC Tournament tips off on Thursday in the Georgia Dome. This year's tournament promises to be one of the best ever. Parity is the word of the year in the SEC. Anybody could win this thing...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 3 years ago 508 reads 3 comments

  13. Florida Gators Have a Championship Winning Week; Time To Think Tournament Win

    The regular season is over. What a season it was for the Florida Gators! Despite some erratic play in the beginning, and some embarrassing losses to Jacksonville, UCF and South Carolina, the Gators closed the season out on fire...

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  14. Orlando Magic Trades Did Not Work Out: Gilbert Arenas Is a Bust

    Earlier this season, when it was plainly obvious that the Orlando Magic would have to do something other than stand pat if they wanted to be a serious contender, the general manager, Otis Smith, pulled off some blockbuster trades...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 3 years ago 2,409 reads 29 comments

  15. Florida Gators Meet Alabama for the SEC Championship

    The Florida Gators had their six game win streak stopped on Saturday at Rupp Arena by the Kentucky Wildcats. Though it would have been nice to snap Kentucky's 32 game home win streak, the Gators will not complain about gaining a split for the week...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 3 years ago 426 reads 20 comments

  16. NCAA Tournament: Which SEC Teams Will Make It?

    The SEC regular season heads into its final week. Looking ahead to the postseason, there are several SEC teams in the running for the Big Dance. Some are a lock to make the field, others not so much...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 3 years ago 2,213 reads 5 comments

  17. The 100 Greatest Players in SEC History Part III

    OK people. Here it is. The final installment of the 100 Greatest SEC players. Here are the links to the first two for you newbies. http://bleacherreport.com/articles/548811-the-100-greatest-players-in-sec-history-part-i http://bleacherreport...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 3 years ago 849 reads 4 comments

  18. Florida Gators Continue To Roll in SEC Play but Face a Tough Stretch

    Another great week for the Gators ended with a win at LSU. Baton Rouge, Louisiana is a place UF normally has trouble in, not having won there since 2003. But the Gators pounded the ball inside to their big men in the first half to build a 40-25 lead...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 3 years ago 279 reads 0 comments

  19. Gatorade Duels at Daytona 2011: NASCAR Needs To Go Back To the Old System

    Thursday is the Gatorade Duels at Daytona. The Thursday before the Daytona 500 used to be one of the biggest days in racing...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 3 years ago 902 reads 11 comments

  20. 10 NCAA Men's Basketball Programs That Will Need New Coaches

    First let me state that I believe too often that college and pro sports teams get rid of their coaches too soon. They hire someone and expect immediate results. The reason these teams hired a new coach is because they weren't very good...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 3 years ago 4,516 reads 31 comments

  21. Florida Gators Have Another Stellar Week. Time To Start Talking SEC Championship

    The Florida Gators had another fantastic week. They are now 8-2 in the SEC and 19-5 overall. They are ranked 17th and are currently 15th in the RPI with a strength of schedule ranking of 7th in the nation...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 3 years ago 582 reads 2 comments

  22. Super Bowl Champion Green Bay Packers: They Made the Right Move Letting Favre Go

    OK Brett Favre . It's time to admit it. The Packers made the right move when they went to Aaron Rodgers three years ago. I know, I know, at the time it looked strange. But it worked...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 3 years ago 195 reads 0 comments

  23. Super Bowl XLV: 10 Players Who We Would Look at Differently If Not For One Game

    Super Bowl Sunday. There is no day bigger in American sports. Legacies are made and sometimes changed forever. A big Super Sunday and you can land a cushy gig with Fox or CBS for the next ten years, maybe end up in Canton Ohio...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 3 years ago 2,058 reads 16 comments

  24. The Top 10 College or High School Basketball Movies of All Time

    I don't know about the rest of you, but I LOVE a good sports movie. I will watch even bad ones. Heck I will even watch the sequels. I even like movies like "Eight Men Out," which if you aren't a baseball fan would bore you to tears...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 3 years ago 25,510 reads 17 comments

  25. Daytona 500 Monkey Has Been Spotted, So Whose Back Is He on Now?

    The Daytona 500. It is THE Big One. It's the "Super Bowl" of racing. You win it, you are immortalized in the racing community. Even if it's all you ever win. Derrike Cope, Tiny Lund, Jamie McMurray, Ryan Newman, Dale Earnhardt Jr, etc...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 3 years ago 1,040 reads 4 comments