It’s been Favre too long

Favre head scratcher

When Sports Illustrated announced it was putting Brett Favre on its latest cover (slow week in the world of sports?), I looked back to find the last time I wrote anything of note about him. It was 2011. Goodness, has Continue reading

You don’t get to pick your nickname

Doug Rushes

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have a running back on their roster.  His name is Doug Martin. A few years ago, Martin looked like he might be the tailback of the future.  In 2012, his rookie season, Martin played in all Continue reading

What the hell is going on in… ?

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What the hell is going on in Philadelphia? Chip Kelly is 51 years old.  He’s been around football a long time.  He’s coached in high school, college and now the pros.  I’m pretty sure if he’s a racist, we would Continue reading

Your job should you choose to accept it: Rename Hooker Rehab and win fabulous prizes

Hooker rehab

Two years ago, Warren Sapp was one of the happiest men on the face of the earth.  He had just been inducted into the NFL Hall of Fame after a lifetime of hard-nosed football.  He served as a well-respected member Continue reading

The truth revealed

Tom Brady hands

Paul Pierce is NBA basketball player.  His nickname is “The Truth.” The other night, with his Washington Wizards down by three, Pierce made a miraculous last second, off-balance shot to tie the game and send it into overtime. Except it Continue reading

Draft day leaves a town divided

Jameis a Buc

Buccaneers fans have waited months for an answer.  Their clock started ticking the moment they lost last season’s final game.  It was one of fourteen losses they suffered in 2014, just another year at the office for Tampa faithful. Having 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

NFL representatives prove they still don’t know how to act

blg 31 vikings giants

Just when we thought we’ve seen it all as sports fans, the animals that comprise the NFL have provided us with a whole new level of embarrassment, for you see, we’ve now resorted to grown men duking it out in Continue reading