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 first three letters of elite spell your New York Giants quarterback

e·lite    [ih-leet, ey-leet]  adjective 1.      representing the most choice or select; best: an elite group of authors.  

The NFL Playoffs: A study in poor sportsmanship

* I wrote this piece three years ago after attending the Buccaneers’ first round playoff game against the New York Giants.  Things were different back then.  Jon Gruden roamed the Tampa sidelines, Jeff Garcia was still taking snaps and the Continue reading

What to watch this weekend (Oct 17-18)

If you thought last weekend featured the only big-time tussle in the bayou, think again. While this weekend’s college slate might at first glance pale in comparison to Florida-LSU, don’t be fooled. Three of the top-five teams in the nation Continue reading

The good, the bad and the fugly: An NFL quarterly

  What have we learned in the first four weeks of this NFL season other than we’re damn glad football is finally back?  We know there are a number of quality teams that are playing some really good football.  Then Continue reading

A woman’s guide to coping with fantasy football addicts

I was sitting at a local watering hole when the gentleman beside me started going on and on about his fantasy football team.  Like I had nothing else better to do than listen to him discuss how he drafted the Continue reading

SACRILEGE!!! Reasons why the NBA Draft is better than the NFL Draft

Shaq to the Cavs!  Vinsanity to the Magic!  Jefferson to the Spurs!  THAT is why I love the NBA come draft time.