Mike Venditti Blogs

Inside the Mind of Ditti: Hurry Up and Draft

The 2017 NFL Draft is just a few days away and it really can't get here quickly enough. The build up to this thing every year is beyond the realm of nauseating. The talking heads speculate, then re-speculate. They change their minds from Mock Draft 1.0 to Mock Draft 4.0 without any football taking... Read More

Inside the Mind of Ditti: It's Not Tebow...It's You.

I hate having to do this, but I must. Everybody take a deep breath, relax and wait to see what I have to say before attacking me. Tim Tebow is currently 7/45 with 2 HR and a .154 batting average for the New York Mets' Low-A club the Columbia Fireflies...and he's having the time of his life. As a... Read More

Inside the Mind of Ditti: News and Notes

When I used to co-host a morning show in Orlando, I would try to write Inside the Mind of Ditti blogs every morning and would wrap up weeks with a "News and Notes" column. So I'm bringing it back and playing the old reverse card from Uno and doing in on Mondays! So here we go... Video of Molina has... Read More

Inside the Mind of Ditti: Incorrect MLB Predictions

Opening day is upon us and while I still have a few hours before the first pitch in Tampa this afternoon...it's time for some outlandish, hopeful and most likely incorrect predictions for the 2017 MLB season! First and foremost, I want to dedicate this piece to my father, Alfred Venditti, who... Read More

Tales From The Cockpit: Respect Given is Respect Earned

Our Gamecocks men's basketball team is heading to the Final Four. The women's team could follow them tonight. Clemson won the National Championship in football. Coastal Carolina won the National Championship in baseball. It remains a GREAT time to be a college sports fan in the Palmetto State...but... Read More

Inside the Mind of Ditti: Palmetto State Pride

What a time to be a sports fan in the state of South Carolina! With the South Carolina Gamecocks Men's and Women's teams both reaching the Sweet 16 yesterday, the Palmetto State sports world has not stopped buzzing. It all began with the Clemson Tigers two seasons ago. Clemson had reached their... Read More

Tales From The Cockpit: On The Diamond

The college baseball season is in full swing and it's time to revive Tales From The Cockpit for the sport I love most! Our Gamecocks are not off to the type of start we had all hoped for heading into this season and after dropping 2 of 3 games to rival Clemson, people are pretty upset with Head... Read More

Inside the Mind of Ditti: "The Comeback"

I'll be the firs to admit it...I knew the game was over when Matt Ryan found Tevin Coleman for a 6-yard touchdown making it 28-3 in the 3rd quarter. I just knew it and so did you. So did everybody. This was the day that "Freezing Cold Takes" has dreamed of on Twitter. Not one person, Patriots fan... Read More