Greg Schiano and the Buccaneers long for the days of replacement refs

I saw two things this Sunday that I can’t say I’ve ever seen before, three if you consider the fact that the Buccaneers had a home game televised.

When something means nothing and nothing means something: The NFL’s final pre-season games

I tuned in to the first few minutes of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ final pre-season game against the Washington Redskins last week.  Even though the Rays, who were playing at the same time, had much more on the line, and Continue reading

Ebbs and woes: Tim Tebow, Tony LaRussa, Kim Kardashian, Eagles, Saints, college football realignment and Big Foot

“We live in a cynical world, filled with tough competitors.” – Tom Cruise in Jerry Maguire

Understanding our obsession with quarterbacks

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

Busting out the STFU Meter for Donovan McNabb and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Tired of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Donovan McNabb? Me too. Continue reading

Chumpservations, Vol. 20: Carmelo to the Knicks, NBA trades galore, cell phone downgrades, girl scout cookies… and puppies?

What do NBA trades, Carmelo Anthony, Girl Scout cookies, cell phones and puppies all have in common? Continue reading

Clue-less: A tale of five NFL coaches

Nobody said being an NFL head coach was easy.  This past Sunday, however, was a rough one for five gentlemen in particular, who continue to find fresh and exciting ways to lose football games. 

They said what?!? Albert Haynesworth on the Redskins, Evan Longoria on Rays fans and an end to our mosquito crisis

Not Haynes-worth it The least hard-working man in show business is at it again. 

Chumping to Conclusions about Alabama, Boise State, Terrelle Pryor, UCLA, Tennessee, Steve Spurrier, Donovan McNabb, Calvin Johnson and when a completion is not a completion

Is Alabama really THIS good?  Let me get this straight.  They played their first two games without their starting running back.  Their second game was against a school we thought would be a worthwhile opponent in Penn State and they Continue reading

NFL Preview: Part 2 (NFC)

Here’s part 2 of my NFL preview. To see part one click here. NFC East Gotta be the best division in football, right?