1. Donovan Has Uttered the "E" Word, but Is Florida Basketball Back?

    The dreaded "E" Word has crossed Billy Donovan's lips. The word that the last Gator basketball team that was taken seriously had to live with, sometimes like a weight around its neck...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 4 years ago 937 reads 11 comments

  2. It's College World Series or Bust For This Florida Gators Baseball Team

    The Florida Gators, often the little brother to traditional baseball powers, Florida State and Miami, have arrived. This year's team may have arrived a year ahead of schedule, but now that they are there, it's World Series or bust...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 4 years ago 106 reads 0 comments

  3. Tampa Bays' Rays Can Start Printing Their Playoff Tickets

    Go ahead and make your plans. The Tampa Bay Rays are a playoff lock. I know there is still three-fourths of the season left. It doesn't matter. The Rays are going to the post season...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 4 years ago 162 reads 4 comments

  4. The Ultimate Sports Curse: The City of Cleveland

    If you are an native of Cleveland, or just a big Cleveland sports fan, you may want to stop reading now. If you choose to keep reading, make sure there are no sharp objects within reach...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 4 years ago 9,572 reads 2 comments

  5. With Alex Tyus Returning, Florida Is Overstocked for a Change

    Alex Tyus pulled his name out of the NBA draft at the deadline and will return to the Florida Gators for his senior season. This is good news for the Gators, but not all of them. Someone will have to go...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 4 years ago 632 reads 9 comments

  6. Whatever Happened To Playing Baseball the Right Way?

    When I was growing up, I learned everything I know about baseball from watching TV. My dad was more of a football guy. He still is. He knows the basics when it comes to baseball, how to throw, catch, camp under a fly ball, etc...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 4 years ago 790 reads 8 comments

  7. Phoenix Suns, You Are Dead Wrong

    Firstly, let me be clear. I do not hate Mexican people. I have very dear friends who are Mexican. In fact I am going to a ball game this week with one of them. His last name is Gonzalez...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 4 years ago 1,327 reads 92 comments

  8. So the Florida Gators Have the Best GPA In the SEC?

    The figures are out. The Gators basketball team has the best GPA in the SEC. Guess who barely cracked a 2.0. If you guessed the SEC Champion Kentucky Wildcats, you'd be correct...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 4 years ago 363 reads 8 comments

  9. The Media Bashing of Tim Tebow Is Even More Sinister Than I Thought

    We all heard it. We all read it. We all saw it. The sports media's seemingly endless bashing of Tim Tebow before this year's draft was outrageous...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 4 years ago 1,041 reads 25 comments

  10. Billy Donovan's Recruiting Class for Florida Hoops Looks Promising

    He didn't get Brandon Knight or Ray McCallum, but the class being brought in by Billy Donovan may turn out to be a very good one after all. Recruiting can be a crap shoot as all Gator fans have found out in recent years...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 4 years ago 732 reads 8 comments

  11. Is the NFL a Complete Joke Yet? The Tim Tebow Debacle is the Last Straw

    I used to be a big fan of the NFL. Now? Not so much. Why not? Because the NFL is beyond boring. Golf is more interesting. Watching paint dry gives it a good run for the money...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 4 years ago 2,117 reads 72 comments

  12. Tampa Bay Rays Have the Look of a World Series Contender

    Don't look now Red Sox fans and Yankees fans, but you've got some competition. The Tampa Bay Rays are back. Baseball season is a marathon, not a sprint. Two weeks do not make a season...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 4 years ago 502 reads 12 comments

  13. The Florida Gators Are Well Represented in the NBA Playoffs

    Coach Billy Donovan has quite an impressive resume at the University of Florida. He has two National Titles, three Final Four trips, three SEC Tournament Championships, and ten NCAA Tournament trips...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 4 years ago 422 reads 10 comments

  14. Did Billy Donovan Anger the Basketball Gods?

    Is God an Orlando Magic fan? Or maybe a Kentucky Wildcats fan? Because ever since those two were jilted by Billy Donovan, he seems to be having a serious run of bad luck. Think back to this time three years ago...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 4 years ago 831 reads 12 comments

  15. What Are the Top Five College Basketball Programs of All-Time?

    On Monday we will crown another NCAA Champion. Most believe it will be the fourth title for The Duke Blue Devils. It will be Duke's 10th NCAA Title game and the 8th under Coach K. Those are some pretty significant numbers...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 4 years ago 1,740 reads 8 comments

  16. John Calipari and the "One and Done" Rule: Are There Any Winners?

    At this time one year ago, the University of Kentucky was in a quandary. The Wildcats were desperate. They needed a new coach. More than that, they needed a coach that would have an immediate impact...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 4 years ago 2,001 reads 28 comments

  17. Urban Meyer, You Need to Calm Down

    Oh Urban Meyer. What's with the tough guy routine? Newsflash, Urban. You're a FOOTBALL COACH! That's all. You may have the love and admiration of millions of Gator fans including me, but here's something you need to get: It's not all about you...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 4 years ago 3,039 reads 107 comments

  18. Florida's Billy Donovan Needs To Either Go or Stop the Rumors

    I suppose it's flattering. It's nice to be asked. Billy Donovan sure gets his fair share of flattery. First it was the Grizzlies. Then it was Kentucky. Then it was the Magic which he actually took, for a few days...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 4 years ago 831 reads 1 comments

  19. March Madness: Just that Quickly, It's All Over for the Florida Gators

    Just hours into the first full day of March Madnes and just that quickly it's all over for the Florida Gators season...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 4 years ago 310 reads 2 comments

  20. NCAA Tournament Expansion Is on the Horizon, So Get Used To It

    Bob Knight has weighed in on it. Dick Vitale has talked about it. Now the movers and shakers are considering it. Might as well get used to it. The NCAA is going to get bigger...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 4 years ago 103 reads 0 comments

  21. 2010 NCAA Tournament Bracket: The Top 5 Players To Watch in the South

    It's March Madness time again people! This weekend is the greatest in all of sports. Four solid days of wall to wall college basketball! This is Christmas for grown ups. Now, I know I watch a lot of college hoops all year...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 4 years ago 359 reads 0 comments

  22. Florida Gators Slip into 2010 NCAA Tournament Bracket

    Put away the home whites! Dan Werner's last home game really was on Senior Night! No more NIT! The Gators are in! Thank you God! Thank You! That's the only explanation I can come up with...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 4 years ago 873 reads 5 comments

  23. NCAA Bracket 2010: Nothing More For The Florida Gators To Do Now

    Will it be enough? 21 wins and 12 losses. Not exactly a stellar record for the Florida Gators' basketball team. But is it enough to get them into the NCAA Tournament? We'll know in a couple of days...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 4 years ago 990 reads 1 comments

  24. The Greatest Cinderellas in NCAA Tournament History

    Ahh the NCAA Tournament. March Madness. The upsets. The Buzzer Beaters. There's nothing like it. Every game is a Game 7. The loser goes home and the winner moves on...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 4 years ago 2,074 reads 9 comments

  25. SEC Tournament Bracket: For Florida and Auburn, It All Comes Down To This

    Thursday night Florida will take on Auburn at the SEC Tournament. Many of the network pundits believe that this game will decide Florida's NCAA Tournament fate. Sound familiar? Last year Auburn and Florida met in the semifinals...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 4 years ago 427 reads 2 comments