The B.C.S. Busters Volume Four (2007-2009)

  On behalf of Place To Be Nation, college football and its flawed B.C.S. era get the ultimate do-over Be sure to check out Volume One, Volume Two, and Volume…

College Basketball November Round-Up

Freshman debuts, surprising tournament results, and conference shake-ups have made up the first month of the college hoops season Welcome to the debut of my continuous recap of the week…

College Basketball’s Big Bang

This year’s Champions Classic in Chicago will be one of the most anticipated tip-offs in the history of the sport In late 2010, a three-year deal was agreed to by…

In Search of Hockey

On October 1st, the NHL opened its 2013 regular season with a marquee matchup pitting the defending champion Chicago Blackhawks against the Washington Capitals.  The game in many ways was…

The Lost Franchises

How greed, short sightedness, and bad bounces buried the ABA’s Spirits of St. Louis and Kentucky Colonels at the last second It is quite often that when you read long-winded…

Return of the Hack: Instant Replay & Other Musings

One step forward, fifty steps back. That is MLB’s standard operating procedure. I love that they are finally admitting Instant Replay is needed and will be implemented in 2014. It…

The Sports Night Wars

The story that ESPN does not want you to read Back in 1994, when the young Fox Network and its entrepreneur Rupert Murdoch got in on the sports action and…

JT’s Running Diary: 2013 Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest

I am a man of traditions. I like to mark my year by certain events, parties, holidays and other special traditions. Somehow, the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest has become…