Were it not for Auburn's surprising resurgence this football season, the marquee game Saturday in the Deep South would be Clemson at South Carolina.
OK, we know the picks normally hit the streets on Thursday. You know this too.
In case you needed a reminder that the National Football League is a business, consider that the Tennessee Titans waived offensive lineman Kevin Matthews on Tuesday.
It's a fair time to start wondering about NFL positioning. Teams atop the standings are fighting for position in the playoff picture and, more importantly, home-field advantage.
Is any team in a generation more prepared for the big stage than Alabama? No way.
Wow, what a weekend. What a sports roller coaster.
Four or five weeks ago, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga football season still very much a work in progress, Mocs coach Russ Huesman made an interesting observation.
KNOXVILLE — When it comes to whom the Big Orange Nation views as Public Enemy No. 1 for its struggling football program, former Tennessee coaches Lane Kiffin and Derek Dooley and former athletic director Mike Hamilton now have some company.
KNOXVILLE — It's unlikely Joseph Ayres will ever have even the vaguest recollection of his first trip to Neyland Stadium to watch a University of Tennessee football game.
Another week in the rearview, and we're speeding toward a weekend in which there are a few high-profile college football games. And none of them involve Auburn. That's a good thing this week, considering the roller coaster the Tigers have been on the last month or so.
We have tried a varied number of picks each of the last two weeks and achieved a deeper and more thorough mediocrity in our for-entertainment-only ventures. Alas.
By now, you are almost assuredly aware of the allegations and charges against the Marion County High School football program.
RINGGOLD, Ga. -- When you own the record for most major league postseason pitching wins with 19, there are a lot of great moments to reflect on. But Andy Pettitte is asked most often about his first World Series victory back in 1996 against the Atlanta Braves.