As the spring sports schedule started winding down, I have to admit I got a little bit excited knowing I was going to have some nights to myself without work for a while. Between baseball, softball and soccer, there was very little time for rest.
You know how in the old Scooby-Doo cartoons when the gang was chasing the ghost/monster, it almost always ended up in a hallway with a bunch of doors, running in and out of them like crazy and never coming out of the same door they went in? That’s what it looks like in my mind all the time. …
After suffering through approximately an hour and a half of the horribly disappointing finale of “Game of Thrones” series, I spent some time wondering how on God’s green Westeros would I be able to tie this show in with some type of sports article.
I’ve been in Alexander City for more than two years and spent two great summers here, but there’s still so much I haven’t done. The life of a sports editor is a busy one; I’m constantly running from one event to another, trying to cover all our area sports as best as possible and attempting …
Whenever a team wins a championship, the expectations placed upon it grow higher when the next season rolls around. At the same time, some teams experience championship hangover, where the start of said next season sees the defending champion playing rather sluggishly, seemingly still coming…
If you haven’t realized it by now, I exhausted my allotment of creativity about three years ago. If it weren’t for blatantly obvious current events and the constant rehashing of old ideas, my column would conspicuously resemble blank paper.
Over the last few weeks, the focus of the sports world has been on college basketball but now those seasons are finished. And that focus is about to turn back to the professionals as playoffs begin for the NBA and NHL.
Baseball season has returned to us, with both Major League Baseball and Minor League Baseball having thrown their first pitches of 2019 within the past couple of weeks. For me, seeing baseball back is like a breath of fresh air after a long winter.
There are only four more days of college basketball this season which means the long, seven-month wait between games is way too close. However, after a thrilling weekend of Elite 8 games, basketball fans are expecting to see more of the same across the final six games of the season.
Before I get into this week’s column, let me say congrats to the Auburn basketball team. Making it to the Final Four is a dream come true and huge accomplishment. As a ’Bama fan, I am truly jealous.
You may not realize it but the 2019 Major League Baseball season is already underway. And I do not just mean the exhibition games in Florida and Arizona that get us excited every year.
Alabama’s next basketball hire will be a big one. The rest of the SEC isn’t going to wait for the Tide to catch up to the league’s increasingly lofty standards. Four rivals are in the Sweet 16 this year and the conference won’t be any easier next season.
College basketball may not be everyone’s favorite sport but everyone can agree the next three weeks of the NCAA Tournament will bring some of the best excitement sports can offer. I will even go a step further and say the next four days are the best four days of the year as a sports fan.
A few weeks ago, I wrote a column about respecting your coaches. Coaches put in a lot of time and energy into trying to make their players not only better student-athletes but also better people.
The world can be a scary, depressing place. Social unrest at home and abroad, political polarization and uncertain economies can leave us all feeling rather … existential.
The Auburn Tigers wrapped up the regular-season on Saturday with a thrilling victory over the No. 5 Tennessee Volunteers 84-80 in front of a sold-out crowd at Auburn Arena.
The college basketball regular season is winding down, but the excitement of March Madness won’t truly begin for a couple of weeks. The college baseball and softball seasons are just beginning, but we won’t know a lot about the teams until conference season begins in a couple of weeks.
A little more than a decade ago, I really started investing myself into the sport of soccer. I did not know much about it but there were more and more exciting games on television and I wanted to understand what was going on.
The Auburn Tigers swept the Cincinnati Bearcats this weekend in a three-game set at Plainsman Park bringing their overall record to 9-2 on the season.
Every year at the AHSAA basketball championships there are a litany of unbelievable stories. In the AHSAA Radio Network’s 12 years calling games, we have had the privilege of broadcasting contests featuring last second heroics, legendary coaches and eventual NBA superstars.
As I head back to Birmingham this week for one of Alabama’s greatest annual sporting events — the AHSAA Basketball Finals — I can’t help but think about the NBA’s one-and-done rule. It is certainly not a rule that affects many players in our state, but there is one kid in particular who come…