1. The Top 10 Sports Movies of All Time

    After many years as a sports fan, it's time for me to 'fess up. Along with my enjoying sports as a fan, athlete, and youth coach, there is something else that I enjoy and have a passion for—films...

    Derek Hart Written by Derek Hart about over 5 years ago 685 reads 2 comments

  2. Five Intriguing NCAA Football Rivalry Games For 2008

    As everyone knows, the college football season is starting to head down the home stretch. We are approaching—starting this Saturday—my absolute favorite time of the year on the intercollegiate gridiron...

    Derek Hart Written by Derek Hart about over 5 years ago 559 reads 10 comments

  3. The Wake of Tyrone Willingham at Washington: His Biggest Mistake

    This past Saturday, the University of Washington Huskies went to the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum to face the USC Trojans...

    Derek Hart Written by Derek Hart about over 5 years ago 667 reads 0 comments

  4. The Black College Football Experience: The Best Kept Secret In Sports

    The Saturday of Thanksgiving Weekend, 1991. Having had more than my fill of turkey and parades with overstuffed balloons, I made a point that afternoon to tune in to NBC for a football game televised from New Orleans...

    Derek Hart Written by Derek Hart about over 5 years ago 1,214 reads 7 comments

  5. WHAT GOES AROUND, COMES AROUND: My Thoughts On O.J. Simpson's Fate

    On October 3, 1995, a jury in Los Angeles found Orenthal James Simpson not guilty of murdering his wife and her waiter friend, setting off a huge amount of rage and frustration among ...

    Derek Hart Written by Derek Hart about almost 6 years ago 422 reads 4 comments

  6. COLLEGE FOOTBALL: My Favorite Traditions And Rivalries

    Now that college football is in full swing, it would be remiss of me to not discuss my favorite traditions and rivalries, after previously going over my favorite fight songs and mascots...

    Derek Hart Written by Derek Hart about almost 6 years ago 689 reads 3 comments

  7. COLLEGE FOOTBALL: A Few of My Favorite Things

    The college football season has officially begun! For the next four months, the hopes, dreams, and pride of colleges, collegians, boosters, and alumni across America will rise and fall with every first down, interception, field goal, and touchdown...

    Derek Hart Written by Derek Hart about almost 6 years ago 229 reads 1 comments

  8. UCLA FOOTBALL: 2008 Preview - New Beginnings

    Athlon's and The Sporting News picks them to finish 4th in the Pacific-10 Conference. Lindy's and the Pac-10 coaches pick them 5th. Phil Steele and his publication picks them 6th. Sports Illustrated says they will finish 4-8...

    Derek Hart Written by Derek Hart about almost 6 years ago 251 reads 0 comments

  9. Six Ways That Baseball's Still The Champ Over Football

    It's getting to be that time of year. In a few weeks, football season will begin with all the trimmings that go along with it: Tailgating for three days before the game, parking oneself on the ...

    Derek Hart Written by Derek Hart about almost 6 years ago 284 reads 0 comments

  10. Twenty Reasons Why College Football Is Better Than Pro Football

    1. College football has cheerleaders who actually lead cheers. Pro football has "cheerleaders" who are actually showgirls with pom-poms. 2. College football has marching bands...

    Derek Hart Written by Derek Hart about almost 6 years ago 1,616 reads 8 comments

  11. College Football: My Idea for a Conference With Perspective

    In just a few weeks the college football season will begin. Pomp, pageantry, and tradition will reign once more at institutions of higher learning across America, from the Midnight ...

    Derek Hart Written by Derek Hart about almost 6 years ago 344 reads 3 comments

  12. A Proposal to (Finally!) Have a College Football Playoff

    Over the past two decades or so, there has been much controversy, griping, and complaining over the fact that the Division I-A level of college football—now called the Football Bowl Subdivision—has no true playoff system...

    Derek Hart Written by Derek Hart about 6 years ago 517 reads 6 comments