1. NFL Draft 2010: Are Highly Drafted Running Backs a Thing Of The Past?

    Over the past week, two hall of fame running backs, LaDainian Tomlinson and Michael Westbrook, were unceremoniously dumped from their respective teams. The news barely registered a shrug from most sports fans...

    DScot Written by DScot about over 4 years ago 412 reads 3 comments

  2. Rating the Dixie Beat Downs: The 2005 vs. 2008 Iron Bowls

    With the 2009 Iron Bowl rapidly approaching, talk of Iron Bowls past has been abound.   Recently, the subject of which was the bigger blowout—the 2005 Iron Bowl or the 2008 Iron Bowl—was ...

    DScot Written by DScot about over 4 years ago 750 reads 2 comments

  3. Alabama's Passing Problem: Who's Really To Blame?

    After eight grueling weeks that included match-ups with three top 25 teams, five conference games in a row, and being one meaty Terrance Cody paw away from suffering it’s first loss, Alabama finally got a break this weekend...

    DScot Written by DScot about over 4 years ago 604 reads 0 comments

  4. NBA Ref Lock-Out? Throw Away the Key

    Like any great relationship that comes to an unfortunate end, one can usually pinpoint the exact moment that caused everything to go horribly, horribly wrong...

    DScot Written by DScot about almost 5 years ago 242 reads 1 comments

  5. Five Reasons Why Saban Will Retire at Alabama

    Earlier this week, local columnist/ radio talk show host/ pot stirrer Paul Finebaum published a column declaring that University of Florida head coach Urban Myer would jump at the chance ...

    DScot Written by DScot about 5 years ago 930 reads 7 comments

  6. Exclusive Licenses: It's in the (Worst Interest of) the Game

    For the first time in a while, I fired up Madden '09 last night to resume my Detroit Lions dynasty. I’m on my sixth game of my second season, playing at home against the Cleveland Browns...

    DScot Written by DScot about 5 years ago 126 reads 0 comments

  7. Tim Tebow and the Magic Ticket (Humor)

    Much has been made about the recent appearance of Florida Gator quarterback Tim Tebow sitting courtside in Orlando during Game Six of the Eastern Conference Finals between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Orlando Magic...

    DScot Written by DScot about 5 years ago 1,254 reads 8 comments

  8. Minor League Baseball: The "Real America"

    God bless the Yankees and their decision to slash premium seat prices. Now, a family of four can enjoy premium seats for another Chien Ming Wang shelling at just under the blue-book value of a 1999 Pontiac Grand Am...

    DScot Written by DScot about 5 years ago 50 reads 0 comments

  9. Glen Coffee: Why Running To NFL a Smart Move

    Alabama running back Glen Coffee has decided to forego his senior season and enter the NFL draft. On the surface, it looks as if this is the case of another slightly above average player blinded by the visions of dollar signs in his eyes...

    DScot Written by DScot about over 5 years ago 658 reads 6 comments

  10. The Iron Bowl: The Greatest Rivalry In Sports (By Far)

    The Iron Bowl is, without a doubt, the greatest rivalry in sports. Or, it is the greatest rivalry in sports that don’t divide fans by religious affiliations or hooligan clans...

    DScot Written by DScot about over 5 years ago 684 reads 4 comments

  11. Alabama-LSU: Tide, Tigers in Giving Mood, but Alabama Takes West Title

    Apparently Florida is the most feared team in the nation, because for 60 minutes and one overtime period in Baton Rouge on Saturday, it seemed as if neither LSU nor Alabama wanted the privilege of representing the West versus the Gators in Atlanta...

    DScot Written by DScot about over 5 years ago 182 reads 0 comments

  12. Alabama Basketball Picked to Win SEC West...Wha?!?

    I’m sure you’ve heard this question sometime in your life: “If a tree falls in the forest, and nobody is around to hear it, does it make a sound?” Who really knows the ...

    DScot Written by DScot about over 5 years ago 516 reads 0 comments

  13. Being General Manager: What Goes On Inside the Head of an NBA GM

    The NBA draft is known for head-scratching picks. Long, consistent achievement at a high collegiate level is trumped instantly by a performance in a private workout, or a few inches of height...

    DScot Written by DScot about 6 years ago 910 reads 7 comments

  14. Open Mic: GM—The Newest Sports Fantasy

    Ah, the NBA draft. There’s really nothing like it—the fashion, the second and third guessing, the complete disregard for significant accomplishment on the collegiate level, the selecting ...

    DScot Written by DScot about 6 years ago 503 reads 1 comments

  15. Johns Flushed: The Curious Career of an Alabama Football Enigma

    After being arrested for selling cocaine to an undercover police officer on at least 5 occasions and subsequently getting dismissed from the team, the Jimmy Johns’ career at as an Alabama football player is over...

    DScot Written by DScot about 6 years ago 435 reads 0 comments

  16. Why Alabama Will Win the SEC West in 2008

    Contrary to popular belief, we actually have four different seasons here in the Heart of Dixie. We have football season, recruiting season, spring football season, and “waitin’ on football season” season...

    DScot Written by DScot about 6 years ago 2,521 reads 59 comments

  17. Confessions of a New Chicago Cubs Fan: "What's This About a Curse?"

    At first, I didn’t want to admit it to myself. And God forbid if my wife ever found out. Much to my dismay, all of the warning signs were there. I found myself anxiously awaiting its arrival for the first time that I could remember...

    DScot Written by DScot about 6 years ago 519 reads 6 comments