UConn comes to town

UConn comes to town By Mark Nagi For 13 years, whenever Tennessee faced UConn in women’s basketball, the world of American sports took notice. Hall of Fame coaches. Hall of Fame players. Rabid fan bases. High stakes. And on Thursday night, that rivalry will be renewed...

More Fantasy Football Depression

More Fantasy Football Depression By Mark Nagi Folks, if there is one thing that I have learned in my 50 years on this planet, its that it is better not to care. You don’t get hurt that way. Every year I play fantasy football… in multiple leagues, and (almost) every...

Lumps of Coal All Around

Lumps of Coal All Around By Mark Nagi The Christmas season is finishing up but there is still time to hand out lumps of coal for those in the sporting world. We’ll do this for no rhyme or reason, on a local, national, and even international scale. If they played...

Family Time… With the New York Rangers

Family Time… With the New York Rangers By Mark Nagi I love the New York Rangers and I love Madison Square Garden. Even if they don’t love me back. I’ve been a New York Rangers fan since 1979. I was 6 years old when the underdog Rangers went on an unexpected run to the...

The Heisman Trophy is Irrelevant

The Heisman Trophy is Irrelevant By Mark Nagi Back in 1997, some 25 years ago, Peyton Manning was favored to win the Heisman Trophy. He threw for 3819 yards (3rd in the nation) and 36 passing touchdowns (4th in the nation). He had led Tennessee to the SEC title....

Bama bias is real

Bama bias is real By Mark Nagi At this point, I’m surprised the College Football Playoff committee doesn’t simply turn this into a five-team playoff with Alabama getting an automatic berth while playing the winner of the 2 vs 3 game. If you haven’t been paying...