Josh Heupel’s Hiring Process

By Mark Nagi No matter the success you have had as a head coach in the past, transitions typically present some challenges. New Tennessee football coach Josh Heupel is learning that firsthand. He’s been on the job for over two weeks and his coaching staff is still a...

Living the Buyout Life

By Mark Nagi When I was younger, I had dreams. I wanted to be the play by play voice of the New York Rangers. No, that didn’t pan out, but other dreams were realized. I have two smart and wonderful daughters, a roof over my head, a steady job… I know how blessed I am,...

Tennessee Football Continues to Amaze

By Mark Nagi I’m speechless. Actually, no I’m not speechless. I’m just perplexed. How does Tennessee’s football program continue to screw things up, time after time? Last week, the University of Tennessee fired Jeremy Pruitt “for cause.” That means they expect that...

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,...