Vols hire Kevin Steele. What does it mean?

By Mark Nagi Tennessee’s football program is floundering. Recruits are de-committing. Assistant coaches are bolting. Their head coach has been in COVID-19 quarantine, not seen in nearly a month. Making matters worse, an internal investigation is underway to determine...

A look ahead at 2021 in the world of sports

By Mark Nagi Well, it is that time again. Time to get out the crystal ball and make some predictions on the year ahead in sports. Some are actual predictions… some are tongue in cheek. It’s a fun game figuring out which are which! Let’s light this candle. In January,...

I am a Fantasy Football Champion

By Mark Nagi It finally happened. After 25 years of playing fantasy football, many of those years playing in more than one league, I can finally put a fantasy football championship on my resume. My team, “Schiano Sunday,” beat Russell Smith’s “Freshwater Sarks” 115-75...

The Direction of Tennessee Football

By Mark Nagi Tennessee’s 2020 season was one to forget. From a six-game losing streak to a quarterback quandary that was never solved, to a total of seven losses that were each by double digits…  let’s just say that the Vol Network won’t be producing any special...

The Price of College Football ‘Progress’

By Mark Nagi This season has not been an ideal one for the Tennessee Volunteers. They started strong, then didn’t win a game for over two months. They lost six straight games for the first time since 1988. 2020 was worse as each of those defeats were by double digits....

Fantasy Football Hates Me

By Mark Nagi I’m writing this article at 2:24 a.m. on Wednesday, December 9, a few hours after the final NFL game of the week. Baltimore beat an awful Dallas team tonight 34-17, but that’s not the big news. I’m here to type a rambling, hopefully, coherent piece on why...