When news of the big, bad, bully-cognito first surfaced months ago, I tried to give former Dolphins (extremely) offensive guard Richie Incognito the benefit of the doubt. When I heard of the verbal tiffs and inflammatory texts exchanged between Incognito Continue reading →
What the hell is going on with professional football players these days? You have one guy, Darren Sharper, who was just arrested for date-raping the females he would meet in bars, as if being a good-looking and obviously wealthy, professional Continue reading →
“That’s right, that’s right. We bad! Uh huh!” -Richard Pryor, Stir Crazy, 1980 We’ve talked a lot about fandom over the past few months, more specifically when it is acceptable for sports fans to switch allegiances and what rights we Continue reading →
Well, that was a riveting Super Bowl. Not! If you feel bad about not being entertained, consider the fact that the most watched program in US television history was even more of a downer for Colorado residents and those bearing Continue reading →
What a bizarre few days this has been for football coaches, more so than normal even. If neck braces, nepotism, runway dismissals and billionaire babblings don’t scream made-for-television drama, I don’t know what does.
On the eve of NFL Playoff weekend, I lay in bed listening to sportscasters talk about how unfair it was that the Green Bay Packers, winners of the NFC North, were awarded a home playoff game by virtue of winning Continue reading →