Alabama is in the playoffs, but can they beat LSU?

The first College Football Playoff rankings for the 2015 season were released this week.  Alabama (#4) who lost to Ole' Miss (#18) is ranked higher than Florida (#10) who beat Ole' Miss, badly. I am baffled. Watch the discussion on college football and the top stories in sports on YouTube:   .

Michigan State won a battle, Michigan is winning the war

ESPN host of His & Hers, Jemele Hill claimed that Michigan State University owns Michigan.  I present the facts to show that she is wrong. Watch on YouTube: Shavannia responds to Jemele Hill on Michigan v. Michigan State football  Game on! SW @MzGridiron

Sports Word of the Week! TARGETING

Targeting (American Football) - A player takes aim at an opponent for purposes of attacking with an apparent intent that goes beyond making a legal tackle or a legal block or playing the ball. Some indicators of targeting include but are not limited to: Launch - a player leaving his feet to attack

Sports Word of the Week! DEFENSELESS PLAYER

Defenseless Player (American Football) - A player who is especially vulnerable to injury because his physical position and focus of concentration is especially vulnerable to injury. Examples of defenseless players are: a. A player in the act of or just after throwing a pass. b. A receiver attempting

Who is a Leader?

Have you ever wondered if you were born too early? It would be dishonest to tell you I didn't have this feeling after reading each story of the women entering the ranks of professional men's sports in ways never thought possible even a decade ago. A space simply off limits to me and countless other

A Road Less Traveled into the National Football League

I just finished watching the Dallas Cowboys and former LSU offensive lineman La’el Collins’ introductory press conference. As Jerry Jones, owner and general manger noted, press conferences for undrafted free agents in the NFL simply aren’t done. But, as Jones also noted, this isn’t your ordinary

Sports Word of the Week! 19TH HOLE

19th Hole (Golf) - The bar at the clubhouse on a golf course. Join the Conversation I am not on a foursome, but I will be ready to swing at the 19th hole.

Sports Word of the Week! ACE (Golf)

Ace (Golf) - When a player hits the ball into the hole on his first and only stroke. Also called a hole in one. Join the Conversation No one on my foursome got an ace on the course today.

Baseball players go to spring training, so should you

The 2015 Major League Baseball (MLB) campaign is in full swing.  Players did not go from vacation straight to bat.  They spent a month and a half getting ready for this campaign.  They used this time to perfect existing skills, develop new techniques and prepare to have the best season possible.  Just