Author: Jake Crain

It’s Another College Football Groundhog Day

My boss has a pretty famous saying: “Facts don’t care about your feelings.” And when it comes to college football, that couldn’t be more true. Most of us want parity; we really want to believe our team has a chance to win the whole thing. Unfortunately, outside of four fanbases right now, that is just …

New Contract Proves Nick Saban Is One Of A Kind

This week, University of Alabama head football coach, Nick Saban, agreed to a $93.6 million contract extension that extends through February 2030. He will earn $11.7 million per season.  Not only does Saban’s agreement surpass Kirby Smart’s $11.2 million per year contract at Georgia, but it also includes a clause stating Saban’s guaranteed compensation can …

College Football Saved My Life

This past weekend, we welcomed back the college football season with open arms, and it got me thinking: Why do I love this sport so much? What does it mean to me? I was raised in a football family. My father, Kurt Crain, came from nothing and ended up being an All-American linebacker at Auburn …

Is Bill Belichick On His Way Out?

With six Super Bowl wins to his credit, Bill Belichick will most likely go down as the greatest head coach in NFL history, and deservedly so. Fast forward to today, though, and I feel confident in saying that Belichick is on his way out and will never win another Super Bowl. I am not saying …

Megan Rapinoe Is The Worst

If you thought that a place was horrible, racist, homophobic, and anti-women, would you accept one of the highest medals that country awards? Probably not. If the Taliban called me today and said they wanted to award me a medal, I would tell them to kick rocks. Enter Megan Rapinoe, a person that literally despises …

Why Tiger Is The Most Important Athlete Ever To A Sport

When you look at all of the legends we’ve seen help grow their respective sports — achieving monumental victories and racking up championships along the way — some names come to mind right off of the top. Jordan. Gretsky. Mays. LeBron. Pele. Brady. Athletes so special they can go by just one name. But none …