Can’t We All Just Get Along: The Jerry Jones-Ezekiel Elliott, Kobe Bryant-Shaquille O’Neal-Dwight Howard, Ben Roethlisberger-Antonio Brown edition

Summer is over but the heat is still burning strong. There’s a whole lot of bickering going on these days. If you don’t believe me, just turn on your television set. Of course, I don’t watch much broadcast news. An Continue reading

Breaking up is hard to do: The Ezekiel Elliott Edition

In 1993, Hall of Fame running back Emmitt Smith held out. He was unhappy with his contractual arrangement with the team that drafted him, the Dallas Cowboys. Entering his fourth year as one of the NFL’s most promising young backs, Continue reading

Terrell Owens not going to Hall of Fame… induction

“I don’t want to belong to any club that will accept me as a member.” -Groucho Marx Plenty of athletes have been ripped for their off-field indiscretions over the years. Contract disputes, bar brawls, drug use, extra-marital soirees, we’ve seen Continue reading

NFL Commissioner puts round peg in round hole: The Ezekiel Elliott No-Brainer edition

Rarely do I defend Commissioner Roger Goodell – he’s hardly the defendable one – but for one brief moment, can we cut this guy some slack?  For the first time in a long time, the Commish finally got something right.  Continue reading

Welcome to America where winning is everything, unless you’re Tony Romo

There’s been an inordinate amount of talk lately about Tony Romo.  After fourteen seasons in the NFL, the veteran Cowboy quarterback has finally decided to hang up his cleats.  Not by his choosing, of course.  The Cowboys didn’t want to Continue reading

Not only college teams dance this March, Twitter’s commentary on NFL free agency

College basketball’s March Madness isn’t the only dance craze sweeping the nation this month.  In 32 cities around the country, NFL GMs, coaches and owners sit in their war rooms and discuss doling out higher salaries than those given to Continue reading

National Football Beleaguered

This is a down year for the NFL. Do you know how I know that?  It’s not because all the networks which air their product claim ratings are down over 10% from last year.  That could be just random disinterest Continue reading