Upon a recent, giggly cellphone conversation about football and all things otherwise, Croshere and I broke into a discussion about the current state of the NFL and more specifically the contracts offered the league’s highest-profiled position. Croshere’s hypothesis, which we’re Continue reading Salary disparities and the NFL quarterback contract: Guess who’s missing from this year’s playoffs.
Let’s talk about James Harden for a moment. On Saturday evening, the Rockets announced that they had signed James Harden to the richest contract ever awarded an NBA player. Harden’s “supermax” extension will pay him $228 million through 2023. If Continue reading Houston Hopes Handsome Harden Handshake Doesn’t Humiliate
It happens every year. As reliable as the sun setting in the west or Blake Griffin getting hurt in the playoffs, some soon-to-be millionaire does the most inexplicable thing, costing himself a well-established reputation and more importantly, a bundle of Continue reading Your official NFL Draft Primer
This is hardly an original concept. The television show Survivor made it popular many moons ago. I never watched the show, or maybe I did once against my will, but I’m pretty sure it wasn’t the first elimination-style game show Continue reading The voting off
And so ends the Philadelphia experiment. Football “mastermind” Chip Kelly has been fired by the Eagles with one game remaining in the regular season. Their next game, much like the sixteen other ones they played this season, has now been Continue reading Twitter Chips away at Kelly firing
This pre-season, two NFL players have been talked about more than any others. Those two men are Michael Sam and Johnny Manziel. (And BOOM! Just by mentioning those two names in my opening paragraph, my website received a million more Continue reading Michael Sam sacks Johnny Manziel!!! In other less important news, Sam Bradford is out for the season.
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.
“We live in a cynical world, filled with tough competitors.” – Tom Cruise in Jerry Maguire
There sure has been a lot of talk about quarterbacks these days. In Minnesota, Donovan McNabb is out, Christian Ponder is in. In Washington, Rex Grossman is out, John Beck is in. In Oakland, Jason Campbell is hurt, Carson Palmer Continue reading Understanding our obsession with quarterbacks
This Saturday, I traveled to Gainesville to witness the marital vows of an old poker buddy, so before we even start talking about sports, I’d like to extend my most sincere and heartfelt congratulations to Damion 2.0 and his beautiful Continue reading The night I knocked out Brock Lesnar and other tall tales from the weekend in sports