What to do, what to do: Roger Goodell contemplates changes in NFL conduct policy

If you haven’t heard the names Ray Rice or Adrian Peterson lately, you haven’t been paying much attention to your surroundings. The NFL in all its facets, from commissioner to owners to coaching staff to players, has come under tremendous Continue reading

Rethinking the modern athlete’s place in society

In one of the more poignant sports commercials of all time, Charles Barkley told America that he was not a role model.  Of course, Chuck was just trying to sell some shoes in the process but his point resonates to Continue reading

An NFL season review, how Las Vegas was wrong and the crowning of a new champion

Another regular NFL season has regrettably come to a close, bringing us plenty of surprises that nobody saw coming back in September.

Dennis Rodman speaks to the youth of today and other horrific ideas perpetrated by the publishing industry

I read somewhere that Dennis Rodman is putting out a children’s book.  More power to him.

Heisman Trophy winners or runners-up: Who made the better pros?

A buddy and I were recently discussing past Heisman Trophy winners.  After all, it is that time of year. As we all know, bringing home the most coveted, individual award in college athletics doesn’t necessarily guarantee success in the NFL.

The NFL Network announces its best of the best: The top 100 players of 2011

In the midst of a season-threatening lockout, the NFL Network recently compiled its list of the league’s best 100 players, as voted on by the players.  It’s a dastardly and devious attempt to take our minds off the lockout, while Continue reading

Hail or Rail Scale Christmas Edition: Big Ten, Falcons, Tom Brady, Gene Chizik, Greg Oden, Tony Parker, Kyle Brotzman and the Vikings

Welcome to edition three of our Hail or Rail Scale.  In the past, we’ve honored (and dishonored) Steve Spurrier, Zenyatta, Cecil Newton and Randy Moss among others. This time around we’ve compiled a brand new list of inductees who will Continue reading

Chumpservations, Vol. 16 Wishful Thinking Edition: Randy Couture takes out Brett Favre, Roger Goodell AND fantasy football

UFC sells out Did anyone else find last weekend’s Randy Couture-James Toney match gimmicky

What to watch this weekend (Oct. 24-25)

This Saturday’s college slate gives us a quick breather from the top-ranked, head-to-head matchups we’ve seen so much of lately. The weekend features only one contest between ranked teams and a number of distinct favorites squaring off against theoretically lesser Continue reading