Buddy Martin Media Sports Blog

It’s been a rough five months for Notre Dame head football coach Brian Kelly, who will be back in 2017 despite a 4-8 finish by the Irish. Athletic director Jack Swarbrick, who extended Kelly last January through the 2021 season, gave his beleaguered coach a vote of confidence during the season. Swarbrick then re-emphasized his … Continue reading Cue Glenn Frey: The Heat Is ON at Notre Dame for Brian Kelly

A day after we remembered that day which has lived in infamy for 75 years now, America lost a true hero from that greatest of generations. Godspeed, John Glenn. When the news alert came across this computer announcing the Thursday afternoon death of the 95-year-old Glenn, a fighter pilot in two wars, an astronaut and … Continue reading No getting the lead out for a real American Hero, John Glenn

Terry talks about his eight dogs and how many a man needs, his fame and some of the NFL’s quarterbacks on this exclusive 30-minute Terry Bradshaw Unplugged. No script here! Only on Buddymartinmedia.com. Click on the banner below!

By WOODY PAIGE WoodyPaige.com Thursday Night Football is killing the NFL. It’s the golden goose corollary. Economists claim that a “continuing source of profit will be exhausted if overused.” This simpleton prefers to suggest that too much of a good thing is a bad thing. One summer while in high school my daughter worked at … Continue reading How much football is too much? Maybe that could never happen!

“Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.” — Alexander Pope I’ll never forget the day my neighborhood was hit by Hurricane Charley and thinking, for a moment, that my wife and I were going to die in the cyclonic cells which engulfed our Punta Gorda home. We knew it was … Continue reading The trauma of unrealistic Gator expectations

Considering the constraints put on them, the members of the College Football Playoff committee got it right Sunday. Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State and Washington are the four best teams heading into the holiday bowl season. Sorry, Penn State. You may have beaten Ohio State, 24-21, on Oct. 22 with the help of a blocked field … Continue reading The Playoff committee got it right … So, too, would a 16-team playoff

The Florida Gators will be staying close to home for the holiday bowl season, drawing a berth in Tampa’s Outback Bowl to play the Iowa Hawkeyes on Jan. 2. Kickoff is 1 p.m. inside Raymond James Stadium with ABC on the telecast. The College Football Playoff rankings were released earlier in the day, and as … Continue reading Final Four: Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State, Washington; Florida draws Iowa in Outback

ATLANTA – Perhaps the best Florida fans can hope for is a little déjà vu. If these 2016 Gators can channel the 1992 Florida team in the 25th anniversary of the SEC Championship Game, then a Custer’s Last Stand could possibly be avoided on Saturday. Not saying Florida will upset Alabama. Three Big Ten teams have a better … Continue reading Spurrier: SEC title game eerily similar to ’92

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pHZguDKgfX8   After 466 days away from the office, Tiger Woods went back to work Thursday.   Woods, who turns 41 later this month, returned to the world golf stage he used to dominate Thursday, and while the result may have not been to his liking or ours – a 1-over-par 73 at the Albany … Continue reading After 466 days away, what does Tiger have left in his tank?

Against Florida State, Florida’s lack of offense was offensive, not a good sign for the Gators going into the SEC Championship Game against No. 1 Alabama’s smothering defense.

Page 17 of 19« First...10...1516171819