1. 'Splain This: Of Markets and Major Sports Leagues

    I have a bone to pick with the heads of the "Big Four" professional sports leagues: How is it that you guys have so many teams and still can't figure out which markets do and ...

    Adam Amick Written by Adam Amick about over 7 years ago 223 reads 8 comments

  2. Revenge of the Tar Heels: Part 2

    Despite setbacks at the hands of the Wolf Pack, Yellow Jackets, and Hokies, the North Carolina Tar Heels won the ACC today with a resounding victory over Duke...

    Adam Amick Written by Adam Amick about over 7 years ago 301 reads 0 comments

  3. Revenge of the Tar Heels: Part 1

    Seems the UNC Group Therapy has seen it's first signs of success. The Lady Tar Heels downed rival NC State in the ACC Final 60-54. The Lady Heels lost to the Wolfpack 72 to 65 on February 16th, so this was sweet revenge...

    Adam Amick Written by Adam Amick about over 7 years ago 322 reads 0 comments

  4. Mavs Win... Again. This is NOT a Recording

    Are the Dallas Mavericks going to lose again this season? Right now they've won 22 straight at home, and won a franchise-record 15th straight tonight by dismissing the Orlando ...

    Adam Amick Written by Adam Amick about over 7 years ago 153 reads 0 comments

  5. Kevin Harvick Runs Flat, Passes the Broom to Matt Kenseth at Fontana

    Two weekends into the 2007 racing season, "sweep" is the word in NASCAR. After Kevin Harvick pulled the Busch/Cup double at Daytona, he was the only driver in position to keep Matt Kenseth from doing the same in Fontana...

    Adam Amick Written by Adam Amick about over 7 years ago 282 reads 0 comments

  6. A UNC Group Therapy Program

    Paging Doctor Roy Williams! Paging Doctor Roy Williams! You're needed in ICU Two stat! "Doctor Williams here." Doctor, your team is on collapse watch. "I was afraid of this...

    Adam Amick Written by Adam Amick about over 7 years ago 266 reads 0 comments

  7. 'Splain This: Why No One Cares About Barry Bonds' Steroid Use

    We all know the story about performance enhancers and professional athletes. Barry Bonds and countless others have used them. Rafael Palmeiro even went in front of a sham congressional committee, wagged his finger Slick Willie style, and lied, well...

    Adam Amick Written by Adam Amick about over 7 years ago 259 reads 9 comments

  8. Spartans Slay #1 Badgers

    Well, I guess we've gotten the answer to who was going to sit in the ejection seat of number one in NCAA Men's Basketball. And how long they'd be there before someone pulled the handles for them...

    Adam Amick Written by Adam Amick about over 7 years ago 499 reads 1 comments

  9. Fantasy NASCAR Team Crashes at Daytona

    Ouch. That describes not only my, but a number of people's first week in the 2007 season of Fantasy NASCAR. Things were looking beautiful about half-way through the race, indeed, at the 150-lap make I was three-quarters of the way to brilliance...

    Adam Amick Written by Adam Amick about over 7 years ago 157 reads 0 comments

  10. Daytona Double: Harvick Edges Martin in the 500 to Complete NASCAR Weekend Sweep

    Kevin Harvick pulled off the weekend sweep by dominating the last 40 laps of Saturday's Busch Series race, then beating Mark Martin to the finish line of Sunday's 49th Daytona 500 by a yard as a melee ensued behind them...

    Adam Amick Written by Adam Amick about over 7 years ago 251 reads 4 comments

  11. All Eyes on NASCAR: What to Watch for in the Daytona 500

    As the last practice sessions wind down, excitement and expectations are starting to peak for Sunday's 49th annual Daytona 500 Nextel Cup Race...

    Adam Amick Written by Adam Amick about over 7 years ago 146 reads 4 comments

  12. Why the Wisconsin Badgers Should be College Basketball's New Number One

    After winning the national championship in 2006, the Florida Gators started the college basketball season ranked number one in both the AP and Coaches Polls. They lost to #12 Kansas in week three, and were succeeded by UCLA...

    Adam Amick Written by Adam Amick about over 7 years ago 249 reads 21 comments

  13. NCTS, Busch Daytona Roundup

    If Friday night's NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series and Saturday's Busch Series races at Daytona are any indication, we can expect...well...the unexpected for Sunday's 500...

    Adam Amick Written by Adam Amick about over 7 years ago 240 reads 0 comments

  14. 'Splain This: When NASCAR Innovation Is Against the Rules

    "I'm gonna give you a bigger fuel line that'll carry an extra gallon of gas..." So said Robert Duvall to an unfinished stock car chassis in Days of Thunder...

    Adam Amick Written by Adam Amick about over 7 years ago 405 reads 3 comments

  15. The Duel 150s at Daytona

    The Duel 150s at Daytona—the qualifying races to determine who will be in Sunday's Daytona 500 and where they will start—lived up to they hype today with two exciting finishes, some surprises, and some not-so-surprising incidents...

    Adam Amick Written by Adam Amick about over 7 years ago 201 reads 0 comments

  16. Front Row is Sweet for Robert Yates at Daytona

    If you haven't caught on that NASCAR is mainstream, or think that sponsorship is always beer- or tool-related, check out the front row for this Sunday's 49th Annual Daytona 500. It's bound to touch your sweet tooth...

    Adam Amick Written by Adam Amick about over 7 years ago 147 reads 0 comments

  17. Racing 101, Part 3: Daytona 500 Qualifying

    For most styles of auto racing, there's a simple qualifying formula: best speed. Drivers take their cars out on the track, either in groups (Champ Car, F1) or by themselves (NASCAR's various series), and run one or two laps or a timed period...

    Adam Amick Written by Adam Amick about over 7 years ago 340 reads 3 comments

  18. When 14-2 isn't good enough

    The clock radio goes off this morning, and realizing my wife isn't up yet I race in to get our daughter up and moving. Once back to bed, I hear the teaser for the sports report: Marty Schottenheimer fired as head coach of the San Diego Chargers...

    Adam Amick Written by Adam Amick about over 7 years ago 233 reads 1 comments

  19. NASCAR Season Opens with a Shootout at Daytona

    Saturday night, the engines of NASCAR's Nextel Cup Series roared to life for the first racing event of the 2007 season. In the end, it was Tony Stewart who drove away with the checkered flag at the Budweiser Shootout...

    Adam Amick Written by Adam Amick about over 7 years ago 154 reads 6 comments

  20. Budweiser Shootout Musings

    After some fantastic driving by the wife to get us home from a birthday party, I settled in for the first NASCAR race of the year—the non-points Budweiser Shootout at Daytona Superspeedway...

    Adam Amick Written by Adam Amick about over 7 years ago 175 reads 0 comments

  21. Well, nuts!

    It was bound to happen, sooner or later. One of the top-two ladies hoops teams were going to go down... Take that first loss. The gooseegg erased.Damn if it had to be the Lady Tarheels...

    Adam Amick Written by Adam Amick about over 7 years ago 342 reads 0 comments

  22. NHL All-Star Game Goes Unwatched, and It's Easy to See Why

    In case you missed it, last Wednesday night the NHL held its not-exactly annual All-Star Game at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas...

    Adam Amick Written by Adam Amick about over 7 years ago 195 reads 5 comments

  23. Feel That Chill? It's Hockey Time

    It's the fourth of October in Dallas, Texas. The State Fair is underway, the Red River Shootout is this weekend, and the weather report: sunny and hot, with a high in the 90's...

    Adam Amick Written by Adam Amick about almost 8 years ago 260 reads 2 comments

  24. The Chase After Two: Kansas Preview

    Race three in The Chase for the Nextel Cup finds the teams clicking their heels and heading to Kansas Speedway for the Banquet 400...

    Adam Amick Written by Adam Amick about almost 9 years ago 147 reads 0 comments

  25. F1 Silly Season Gets...The Man?!

    Since getting Speed Channel on DISH Network back in June, I've been enjoying watching the Formula One World Championship unfold on Sunday mornings (for the most part, being the races are in Europe)...

    Adam Amick Written by Adam Amick about 8 years ago 295 reads 0 comments