Here’s the main problem with March Madness office pools: they’re seemingly always won by Judy in Accounting who has watched exactly ZERO college basketball games this year and knows nothing about the sport. It’s insulting when those of us who follow the sport fairly closely get embarrassed by people who pick winners based on mascots. […]Read More March Madness 2019: Breaking down the bracket + my picks to win
NOTE: I wrote this story last year before the articles were posted on 1580TheFanatic.com. I’ve updated a few parts since then…but a year later, I couldn’t agree more with all of these suggestions! Don’t get me wrong – sports are my world…but they’re far from perfect. A few tweaks here and there might make all […]Read More Five Things I’d Change in Sports (Updated)
Always a fun sports week with college basketball’s National Championship Game on Monday night followed by the best week of the pro golf weekend, or at least the most prestigious, The Masters. Starting off the week with the final game of a tumultuous NCAA Basketball season – the sport has been through the ringer since […]Read More Predicting Tonight’s National Championship Game Winner + This Weekend’s Masters Contenders
Seriously…could the selection committee have done a WORSE job putting together this bracket? Leaving out USC was bad enough (I know they didn’t have many Quadrant 1 wins but they certainly passed the eye test to me) but seeding Arizona 4th in the SOUTH bracket with Virginia AND Kentucky!? Stupid. Don’t tell me there wasn’t […]Read More March Madness: Breaking down the bracket + my picks to win
Was Saturday’s final 2017-18 home game against California the end of an era at McKale Center? Unfortunately the answer is yes and here’s what I think happens next: 1. Regardless of what happens in the NCAA Tournament, I’d be surprised if Sean Miller returned as Arizona’s head coach.Read More Predicting the Future of the University of Arizona’s Basketball Program
Well folks, the answer to both questions to lead off this column is unfortunately yes. -If Eagles QB Carson Wentz sustained a torn-ACL as feared late-Sunday, Philadelphia’s chances at winning the NFC are all but over. Sorry Eagles fans, while I’m somewhat of a Nick Foles believer (considering he’s a fellow Arizona Wildcat), he’s not […]Read More Monday Musings – December 11th: Are the Eagles toast without Wentz? And is ASU basketball top-5 worthy?
What’s happening with college basketball and the FBI scandal that broke on Tuesday isn’t good for the sport. That might be an understatement. College basketball may be wrecked to shreds sooner than later. The pride and spectacle of March Madness may fade into oblivion. It’s no secret that players have long been paid to go […]Read More Friday, 9/29 Quick Hitters: My Thoughts on the scandal involving UofA Basketball + Best Bets