1. Virginia Tech Football and Frank Beamer: A Coaching Shake-Up Needed for Hokies?

    The Virginia Tech Hokies' second-half meltdown against the Stanford Cardinal in the Discover Orange Bowl down in Miami the other night was nothing short of embarrassing...

    Jeff Cockey Written by Jeff Cockey about almost 4 years ago 3,260 reads 27 comments

  2. Tim Tebow Riding Pine? Jim Harbaugh to Broncos, Cardinals, Wolverines or 49ers?

    What should Jim Harbaugh, head coach of the Stanford Cardinal, do now? He has some awfully intriguing options. Jim has an extension offer from the Cardinal to stay in Palo Alto and lead the Cardinal to another great Pac-10 season...

    Jeff Cockey Written by Jeff Cockey about almost 4 years ago 980 reads 3 comments

  3. Virginia Tech vs. Stanford: New Orange Bowl Digs for the Maroon and Orange

    The Virginia Tech Hokies have new helmets for this years Orange Bowl against the Stanford Cardinal. Orange Helmets,for the first time in Virginia Tech history, will be worn in the game paired with our white uniforms...

    Jeff Cockey Written by Jeff Cockey about almost 4 years ago 4,152 reads 9 comments

  4. 2011 NFL Draft: Panthers, Bengals, Bills and Lions Sing Hail to the Redskins

    Are the Washington Redskins to succeed where others are beginning to fail? Are Daniel Snyder and Mike Shanahan actually somewhat intelligent? Let’s not jump the gun, folks, but ...

    Jeff Cockey Written by Jeff Cockey about almost 4 years ago 4,553 reads 59 comments

  5. Donovan McNabb and Daniel Snyder: The Death of My Beloved Washington Redskins

    I could gush about Joe Gibbs and his three Superbowl trophies that sit in the entrance to Redskins Park...

    Jeff Cockey Written by Jeff Cockey about almost 4 years ago 808 reads 5 comments

  6. BCS Done: NCAA Division 1 College Football Playoffs to Begin in 3 to 4 Years?

    That's what Mark Cuban says. With the exception of purchasing a major league baseball team—he failed with the Cubs and the Rangers—Mark Cuban is pretty much money (pun intended)...

    Jeff Cockey Written by Jeff Cockey about almost 4 years ago 197 reads 5 comments

  7. Red Sox-Yankees, Patriots-Jets, Celtics-Knicks: 10 Reasons Boston Beats New York

    Let me start this column by saying that I am extremely biased on this subject and have allowed that fact to infiltrate every aspect of this article. This piece, for the most part, focuses on sports and is an opinion column that reflects my opinion ...

    Jeff Cockey Written by Jeff Cockey about almost 4 years ago 848 reads 28 comments

  8. Boston Red Sox Carl Crawford & Adrian Gonzalez: Big Bats That Need Big Nicknames

    With so many high profile faces coming to the Boston Red Sox, it seems only fitting that some big time nicknames be assigned...

    Jeff Cockey Written by Jeff Cockey about almost 4 years ago 1,397 reads 11 comments

  9. Cliff Lee: The New York Yankees or the Texas Rangers? A TAXING Decision

    The Cliff Lee decision, barring any unforeseen final efforts like the Nationals offering Jayson Werth-like money, seems to be narrowed down to the Texas Rangers and the New York Yankees...

    Jeff Cockey Written by Jeff Cockey about almost 4 years ago 797 reads 2 comments

  10. Dallas Mavericks' Owner Mark Cuban Has a Few Choice Words For the NJ Nets Owner

    We need more people in professional sports like Dallas Mavericks’ owner Mark Cuban . There is never a question as to his dedication...

    Jeff Cockey Written by Jeff Cockey about almost 4 years ago 719 reads 11 comments

  11. Armchair Manager: How Would You Set the Red Sox Power Packed Lineup?

    Buster Olney, through ESPN , has given us his projected Red Sox batting order. Let’s critique, shall we? According to Buster Olney, the Red Sox will lead off with 2008 ...

    Jeff Cockey Written by Jeff Cockey about almost 4 years ago 669 reads 17 comments

  12. Catcher Confusion: Russell Martin to Red Sox, Yankees or Blue Jays?

    It appears that the Red Sox are not finished capping off one of their most notable winter meeting sessions to date. Evidently Adrian Gonzalez and Carl Crawford were not enough...

    Jeff Cockey Written by Jeff Cockey about almost 4 years ago 696 reads 2 comments

  13. Red Sox-Yankees: Crawford and Gonzalez, With Cliff Lee As "Mike Donovan"?

    What a time for the Internet connection to go on the fritz. Really, unnamed Internet service provider, in the middle of the winter meetings? During the offseason, from Thanksgiving to Christmas is the equivalent of October in-season...

    Jeff Cockey Written by Jeff Cockey about almost 4 years ago 490 reads 0 comments

  14. AL Fan Finds an NL Team: Will the Washington Nationals Be in the Pennant Race?

    It looks as though I might have finally found my favorite National League team. As a huge Boston Red Sox fan I find it difficult to root for another team, especially one in the ...

    Jeff Cockey Written by Jeff Cockey about almost 4 years ago 72 reads 5 comments

  15. Virginia Tech vs. FSU: Why Fan Support Is So Important in College Athletics

    It was a cold and precipitous night in Charlotte, North Carolina for the ACC Championship game between the Virginia Tech Hokies and the Florida State Seminoles...

    Jeff Cockey Written by Jeff Cockey about almost 4 years ago 1,543 reads 17 comments

  16. Adrian Gonzalez From The Padres To The Red Sox For Casey Kelly Plus Others

    Could I be more excited? Doubtful. Seriously, I could try, but I don’t see it happening. It’s so far, as of the writing of this column, unconfirmed, but when Buster Olney says that it’s a done deal we can pretty much assume that it is...

    Jeff Cockey Written by Jeff Cockey about almost 4 years ago 606 reads 3 comments

  17. Why Tyrod Taylor is the Right Virginia Tech QB To Beat Florida State

    Maurice DeShazo was the first one that I experienced, if memory serves me correctly. From there we went to Jim Druckenmiller (as an aside, when one is in college it is always fantastic to have a QB with the name Druckenmiller...

    Jeff Cockey Written by Jeff Cockey about almost 4 years ago 570 reads 3 comments

  18. Red Sox-Yankees: First a Jeter Rumor, Now a Rivera Report. Is Papelbon Bitter?

    First, talk of a possible Jeter offer and now a reported proposal to have the Sandman enter Fenway. Say it ain’t so Mo, say it ain’t so. Apparently it is so but it is not coming to fruition...

    Jeff Cockey Written by Jeff Cockey about almost 4 years ago 344 reads 2 comments

  19. Derek Jeter in a Red Sox Uniform Or Forever a NY Yankee? It's a Sweet Dream.

    Please do not wake me; it is such a peaceful slumber. My dream—this dream—would normally be a nightmare...

    Jeff Cockey Written by Jeff Cockey about almost 4 years ago 482 reads 5 comments

  20. Randoms: The Gators, Ted Williams, Boise St., Derek Jeter and Tiger's Harem

    “Randoms” is a column housing the whimsical tidbits that consume my day. Most are sports related, but as with all my columns, a small dose of the arbitrary is thrown in...

    Jeff Cockey Written by Jeff Cockey about almost 4 years ago 239 reads 0 comments

  21. NFL Head Scratchers From Week 11: Things That Make You Go Hmmm...

    A short list of ten things that made me scratch my head in amazement or would it be more accurately described as bewilderment. I am sure that you guys can add many more "things that make you go hmmm...

    Jeff Cockey Written by Jeff Cockey about almost 4 years ago 252 reads 0 comments

  22. Brady vs. Manning: Rapunzel Or The Vol, We Answer "Who Is The NFL's Best QB?"

    There has always been a lot of talk about who the best quarterback is in the NFL. Some, like my father, tend to speak about the best ever. He swears up and down that Johnny Unitas will never be topped as the greatest ball slinger to ever take a snap...

    Jeff Cockey Written by Jeff Cockey about almost 4 years ago 281 reads 0 comments

  23. Carolina Panthers: After a Few AM Beers, I Found Something To Cheer About

    I was excited as I drove down the 405 South to Hermosa Beach for the 10 a.m. showing of the Panthers/Bucs game (Yep, 10 a.m. It’s the left coast folks, there’s no sleep in the Sunshine State)...

    Jeff Cockey Written by Jeff Cockey about almost 4 years ago 442 reads 2 comments