I placed a wager with a friend last NFL off-season. Convinced that Mike Glennon was the hottest commodity on the market, my friend figured that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who already had their quarterback of the future in Jameis Winston, would Continue reading
I like to be liked. Overall, I think I’m a pretty likeable guy. I’m sure there are a number people out there who don’t care much for me but in general, I don’t think I am hated. Being hated would Continue reading
It’s times like these where I have to convince myself I know something about football. I try, I really do, but these first three weeks have been a jagged little pill to swallow. Just ask my bookie. Welcome to your Continue reading
What a wild weekend it was. After a hot, first week picking college football games with Zen-like precision, my Week One NFL wagers were horribly ill-advised. Were it not for a few lucky college parlays, I’d currently be standing on Continue reading
A friend of mine who is a non-sports fan (yes, I do have some of those) made an interesting observation the other day as scrolling headlines on the TV above us continued to report news of the NFL’s latest black Continue reading
One of the most underrated and commonly forgotten press conferences of all time is Rasheed Wallace’s “Both Teams Played Hard.” It falls slightly short of Allen Iverson’s “We Talkin’ ‘Bout Practice” but then again, what doesn’t? Back in 2003, Rasheed Continue reading
On a glorious Sunday afternoon, NFL fans were treated to two captivating football games that, when it was all said and done, totally lived up to their billing.
In one of New York’s five boroughs, a brand new basketball coach coaching in a brand new basketball arena tries something never before seen on the sidelines, a trick straight out of a Bad News Bears movie, just to see Continue reading
I worked for a trucking company for the better part of nine years. One of my many responsibilities was managing truck drivers.
A reader recently asked me why I hadn’t written anything about Tim Tebow being picked up by the New England Patriots. What’s to say that hasn’t already been said?