Book Review: You Can’t Make This Up by Al Michaels and L. Jon Wertheim

You Can't Make This Up

Dominique Wilkins recently told of his early days in the NBA and the first time he had to play against Larry Bird.  Laughing as he reminisced, ‘Nique said the trash-talking that came out of Bird was like nothing he had Continue reading

Cmon Duke Fans, Which R are you filled with?

Duke wins

A not-so-great man once gave me the best advice of my life. He told me, “the number one killer of old people is retirement.” His point at the time was simple. If you want to be the best at something….you Continue reading

Much ado about noggins: 49ers’ defensemen leaves league for healthier pastures

Borland retires

Earlier this week, an NFL player that nobody had ever heard of announced his retirement.  His reason:  fear of irreparable brain damage.  His departure from the game he barely played made national headlines and became yet another reminder of the Continue reading

Another one bites the dust: NFL veterans realize their true net worth

NFL Free Agency

It’s getting bloody out on the tundra and offensive and defensive linemen are still on spring break. By the time next NFL season rolls around, we’re going to need an all-inclusive fan guide to see who’s playing where and this Continue reading

The moral dilemma of the committed sports fan

Peteron to Bucs

Days ago, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell allowed for the reinstatement of Adrian Peterson.  Ironically, only a day before, I wrote about the NFL star that fell from grace.  He was suspended last season for beating his four-year old child with Continue reading

Decisions, decisions: #1s versus #2s over the years

winston mariota

“Torn between two lovers, feeling like a fool” -Mary MacGregor By virtue of finishing dead last in the league in 2014, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers hold the rights to the top pick in the upcoming NFL draft. What to do, Continue reading

Tweeters discuss Warren Sapp’s choice to celebrate Super Bowl Sunday

Warren Sapp

Poor Warren Sapp.  The former Tampa Bay Buccaneer/NFL analyst and recently imprisoned Hall of Famer just made himself a bad, bad call.  Sapp was arrested early Monday morning on charges of soliciting and assaulting a prostitute. Silly Warren.  You should Continue reading

One questionable play call ends an unquestionably historic football contest

The Butler did it

Lost in the blur of our Super Bowl hangover, lost in all the Pete Carroll-bashing and the wondering where Marshawn Marshawn Marshawn was, lost in the fisticuffs immediately afterwards and the inexplicable ESPN comparisons to Bill Buckner was the fact Continue reading