1. SEC Tournament 2010 Preview: Is It Kentucky and Everyone Else?

    The SEC Tournament tips off Thursday in Nashville, TN. Kentucky is a huge favorite to win the whole thing. Tennessee would love dearly to spoil the party for all those blue clad Kat fans...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 4 years ago 648 reads 2 comments

  2. 10 Once-Proud College Basketball Teams That Have Become Irrelevant

    Growing up in the 1970s and 1980s watching college basketball in Florida was a challenge. Basketball was so far off the radar here that many times local affiliates did not even cover network telecasts...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 4 years ago 1,446 reads 2 comments

  3. March Madness In The SEC: A.K.A The Wildat Invitational

    After Kentucky dismantles Florida in a few hours, the SEC will descend upon Nashville for the SEC Tournament. For those of you who've never been to the SEC Tournament, here is a preview. Or maybe a post-view...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 4 years ago 186 reads 11 comments

  4. Five Things That Could Burst Florida Gators' Bubble

    It's another nervous March for two time National Championship coach Billy Donovan and his Florida Gators. Florida seemed to have everything under control after beating highly ranked Tennessee a week ago...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 4 years ago 526 reads 0 comments

  5. Florida Gators Have Difficult Task with Vanderbilt and Kentucky Ahead

    First let me state that the Florida Gators, in my opinion, have already done enough to make the NCAA Tournament field this year...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 4 years ago 248 reads 23 comments

  6. I Can Hold My Tongue No Longer. The Officiating in the SEC SUCKS!

    All right, Mr. Slive. When are you going to say enough is enough already? Are Mississippi State fans going to have to throw full water bottles from the second level instead of empty ones? Is ...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 4 years ago 333 reads 4 comments

  7. Enough Bubble Talk: Who Will Win the NCAA Tournament?

    It is pretty widely accepted in the college basketball world that this Kentucky team will have one shot at this before at least two of their Fab Freshmen become lottery picks...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about over 4 years ago 485 reads 10 comments

  8. Guards Erving Walker, Kenny Boynton Are Key To Florida's SEC Tournament Run

    The SEC Tournament: A test of skill and survival. Unless your team finishes in the top two of its division, to win it, a team must win four games in four days. This will be especially challenging for Florida guards Erving Walker and Kenny Boynton...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about almost 5 years ago 231 reads 0 comments

  9. Ticket Punched!: Florida Takes Down Tennessee, Heading To NCAA Tournament

    It is over! The two straight years of NIT bids? Done. Florida is going dancing. I know, I know, there are still three games left. And then there is a little matter of the SEC Tournament. No matter...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about almost 5 years ago 250 reads 2 comments

  10. Are the Cavs Really the Team To Beat in the East?

    Listening to the talking heads on ESPN and TNT, you'd think Cleveland is a lock to go to the NBA Finals. To borrow a quote from another ESPN talking head from a different sport, "NOT so fast my friends"...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about almost 5 years ago 430 reads 10 comments

  11. Can Florida Gators Close the Deal On the Brink of the Big Dance?

    It's been three years. Three long years of frustration for Florida Gator fans. Three years of frustrating losses and late season collapses have kept the Gators from going back to the NCAA Tournament...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about almost 5 years ago 199 reads 0 comments

  12. The Drive For Five Is Alive...and Well For The #48

    Should we just go ahead and give him the trophy now? Might as well. Jimmie Johnson is picking up right where he's left off the last four years. He's won in Fontana, again. Talent and good fortune are a hard combo to beat...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about almost 5 years ago 61 reads 2 comments

  13. Where Has Jeff Gordon Gone?

    There was a time not too long ago when the No. 24 car of Jeff Gordon was the most feared car on the track. Super Speedways, short tracks, intermediate sized tracks, road courses, it didn't matter...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about almost 5 years ago 319 reads 15 comments

  14. Florida Gators Deserve To Be in Your Bracket

    For the next month, now that the Super Bowl is over, the big story in sports will be the NCAA Tournament Selection process.  Everyone from ESPN, CBS sports, and even our own Bleacher Report will be giving you their "bracketology...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about almost 5 years ago 237 reads 4 comments

  15. What Is the Best Ending in Sports?

    Game One of the 1988 World Series. A's vs. Dodgers. Bottom of the ninth. Two outs. The Dodgers call on their best player, Kirk Gibson. He was the MVP of the Leagues Championship Series but was injured and could not play in the World Series...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about almost 5 years ago 206 reads 0 comments

  16. Reducing Scholarships, Not a Playoff, Is the Answer for College Football

    So you're tired of seeing the SEC win all the time? You're sick of the same old schools getting the best recruits? You hate that teams like Utah and Boise State go undefeated yet get no love ...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about almost 5 years ago 332 reads 9 comments

  17. NFL Overtime Rules...And You Thought the BCS was Awful

    Full disclosure here: I am a college football fan. I love college football. I love everything about it. I even like the postseason. This includes the overtime rules. I love it. Both teams get a chance...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about almost 5 years ago 2,279 reads 93 comments

  18. Now, What Do the Vols Cling To, the Fulmer Era, Part II?

    Let me see if I got this right. You had a coach who was 152-52. So you fired him. You hired a coach to take his place who was 5-15. He runs off with another woman...er.....

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about almost 5 years ago 610 reads 10 comments

  19. Congrats To the Bammers: You've Got a Great Team

    Congratulations to Alabama. You are a worthy champion. You guys had a great year and you deserve it. No doubt about it. You beat the best to get there. That Florida team, if not for you, would've gone down in history as the best college team ever...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about almost 5 years ago 52 reads 0 comments

  20. Where Have You Gone Dan Marino? Has It Really Been 25 Years?

    As a boy growing up in the late 1960s and 1970s in Florida, there was only one thing in life you could count upon. Fall Sundays meant the Dolphins were going to be on TV beating the daylights out of somebody...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about almost 5 years ago 361 reads 5 comments

  21. Central Michigan. I Have a Candidate For You

    You need a football coach. I've got one for you. He's a coach that has a winning record. He's a coach that Cincinnati won't steal. Bobby Bowden. I know what you're thinking. The guy is 100. Well actually he's 20 years away from that...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about almost 5 years ago 321 reads 2 comments

  22. So You Want To Unseat Florida? You've Got a Way To Go

    I know Alabama homers are still giddy over their SEC Championship. I don't blame you. It was huge. I know you're pumped about the big game next week. You should be...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about almost 5 years ago 704 reads 56 comments

  23. Will Ingram's Heisman Help Texas?

    We've seen it too often now to just dismiss it as coincidence. The Heisman jinx is too real to be ignored. How many times have we seen this already? The team who's guy wins the Heisman gets beat in the Bowl game...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about almost 5 years ago 1,070 reads 8 comments

  24. Time for You Urban Meyer Haters To Come Up with a New Reason To Hope

    You know who you are. You're the "Urban will be at Notre Dame next year" crowd. The people who were hoping and praying that Notre Dame was still Urban Meyer's "dream job" because as long as he's at Florida, your team has no chance...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about almost 5 years ago 1,069 reads 21 comments

  25. Get Ready Tide and Longhorn Fans, Here It Comes

    Every year at this time we hear the moaning. Is it from eating too much turkey leftovers? No. Is it from too much apple pie? Nope. Too much egg nog? Uh uh. No it's the we-hate-the-college-football-postseason crowd...

    Jim Folsom Written by Jim Folsom about almost 5 years ago 627 reads 17 comments