2017 Florida Football Preview

In 2014, Jim McElwain, Florida’s head coach, said that he could win SEC football games with his dog Claribelle at quarterback. Florida had continued to struggle to fill the quarterback position ever since #15 won a Heisman and rode off to glory. John Brantley to Jacoby Brissett to Tyler Murphy to Jeff Driskel to Treon … Continue reading “2017 Florida Football Preview”

Braves Sweep the Worst Team in Baseball in a Doubleheader and It Actually Feels Like An Accomplishment!

The Braves haven’t won on a Wednesday in 4 weeks. So what do they do? They win 2. Against the Phillies. Hey, works for me! Plenty to say, surprisingly, about two wins in August against a terrible team. Considering how bad we’ve played against the Phillies, you might be surprised to find out that this … Continue reading “Braves Sweep the Worst Team in Baseball in a Doubleheader and It Actually Feels Like An Accomplishment!”

Tennessee Volunteers Preview (by Smitty)

A Look Back The Vols entered 2016 as the favorites to win the SEC East. And it appeared they were a team of destiny after Josh Dobbs hit Jauan Jennings on the final play to beat Georgia. Tennessee’s magic started to run out during their come from behind thriller against Texas A&M. Then the wheels … Continue reading “Tennessee Volunteers Preview (by Smitty)”

‘I still hear your sea winds blowing’ …. Braves 6 Rockies 7

  https://youtu.be/ToUszCrccsI Wanted to play this, this week,  for a couple of obvious topical reasons. And it’s my favorite Jimmy Webb /Campbell song. Peace to him and succor to all those damaged.   A good game of baseball tonight. Up and down, good and bad, tight all the way through until that last double play. … Continue reading “‘I still hear your sea winds blowing’ …. Braves 6 Rockies 7”

Off Day Thoughts–State of the Rebuild

So what do we know about the success of the Braves’ rebuild so far? Nothing. Well, not nothing. We know that the Hector Olivera trade was an unmitigated disaster. We know that the Braves weren’t really competitive in the year they moved into the new ballpark. We know that the decision four years ago to … Continue reading “Off Day Thoughts–State of the Rebuild”