NFL Draft

Why you can’t believe anything you read heading into NFL Draft

Those of us who cover the NFL for a living understand the months leading up to the NFL Draft represent the league's lying season. Agents, organizations and players...
Anthony Banda

Top Diamondbacks prospect Anthony Banda remains humble on the way to the top

Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Anthony Banda is a very humble young man who has no regard for the No. 1 status that has been allotted to him within...
NBA Playoffs

Moving NBA MVP announcement back is annoying, but it’s the wave of the future

Who will win the NBA MVP this year? Russell Westbrook? James Harden? Someone else? The league is going to make its fans wait longer than normal to...
Texans, Tom Savage

After Tony Romo’s retirement, the Texans have no good options at quarterback

The story always seems to be the same in Houston. A strong supporting cast with no quarterback. After the Brock Osweiler signing turned into a miserable failure...
April 2, 2017; Rancho Mirage, CA, USA; Lexi Thompson reacts following her loss in playoff against So Yeon Ryu during the final round of the ANA Inspiration golf tournament at Mission Hills CC - Dinah Shore Tournament Cou. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Why golf needs a controversial ruling at 2017 Masters

Pro golf needs a rules makeover. What will lead to that? The genuine outcry that would come from a controversial and bizarre penalty costing a popular player a...

A case for Isaiah Thomas as the NBA MVP

All the talk surrounding the NBA's MVP race has focused on Russell Westbrook and James Harden out west. That makes some sense considering these two guards have...
Noah Syndergaard

Noah Syndergaard’s perfection of sinker will spark dominant season

Noah Syndergaard sent a clear message to the rest of the National League in the New York Mets opening day win over the Atlanta Braves. When you...
Mets fan

MLB predictions for 2017 that don’t suck

Every year the geniuses at ESPN, MLB Network, blah blah blah, make their MLB predictions on who's going to make the playoffs, win the World Series and...
Jeurys Familia

Jeurys Familia’s suspension proves pro sports doesn’t care about domestic violence

"Well, he was drunk." I had to pick my jaw up off the floor when a Mets fan explained to me how she viewed the situation. New York Mets closer...
Richard Sherman Seattle Seahawks

Is Richard Sherman delusional about Colin Kaepernick?

When asked by ESPN recently if Colin Kaepernick is being blackballed because of his controversial political stance, Seattle Seahawks All-Pro cornerback Richard Sherman had this to say: "I'm...
2013 NFL Draft, EJ Manuel

Was the 2013 NFL Draft worst ever for QBs?

With 2017 NFL free agency in full swing, it forces us to examine the quarterbacks on the move from the 2013 draft class. That particular NFL Draft class...
It's about time the Carolina Panthers get Cam Newton pass protection NFL Week 1

Panthers’ failure of Cam Newton comes home to roost

There's one job an NFL front office has that's paramount. It stands above the rest. Protect your franchise quarterback. Once you have been given the ability to...
Sashi Brown is already one of the NFL's top general managers

Browns’ Sashi Brown already one of the best general managers in football

The NFL is stuck in the past, both culturally and in regards to the game of football itself. While other sports have transitioned to an analytics-friendly approach since...
Cowboys

Why Dallas’ defense could doom the ‘Boys

The Dallas Cowboys are in trouble. A 13-win juggernaut in 2016, the Cowboys were held together in part by a defense that showed few cracks -- finishing...

Will the Patriots continue to play the rest of the NFL like a fiddle?

"To easily and deftly manipulate someone to suit one's own needs, ends, or benefits." That's the official definition of playing someone like a fiddle. It's also pretty much how...
Myles Garrett

Browns have easy choice at No. 1 thanks to Myles Garrett

The Cleveland Browns could do a number of things with the No. 1 overall pick of the 2017 NFL Draft. They could trade it away for a...
NBA Finals NBA MVP LeBron James Kevin Durant Golden State Warriors Cleveland Cavaliers

Why the NBA’s lack of competitive balance is a good thing

Perhaps the most frequent criticism lobbed by those who love to hate the National Basketball Association is the lack of parity within the league. As things stand today,...
Sacramento Kings

One significant detail shows how much the Sacramento Kings just don’t get it

At this point, we all understand that the Sacramento Kings are among the most dysfunctional franchises in American sports these days. Whether you're talking about the way they...

Falcons already failing first post Super Bowl test?

The Atlanta Falcons' organization and their fans are still reeling from an embarrassing meltdown against the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LI. The team blew a...
Clippers, Doc Rivers

It’s finally time for the Clippers to blow this whole thing up

The Los Angeles Clippers currently sit at 29-14 and as the fourth seed in the Western Conference. They also boast the fifth-best record in the NBA. Normally, that's...

Message to Baseball Hall of Fame voters: Be consistent or get out

Baseball Hall of Fame voters are a joke. You've probably read something like that in past years. Unfortunately, you're likely to be reading that in future years, too,...
Dak Prescott Dallas Cowboys

Heartbreaking loss to Packers will only make Cowboys stronger

There's an old saying that we learn from our failures. That what doesn't kill us only makes us stronger. That losing only makes us hungrier for success....
Jed York

49ers seeking accountability, will they get it where it matters most?

The San Francisco 49ers are the last NFL team with a coaching vacancy. Barring an unforeseen late firing or retiring, they will be the last team to...

Will Philip Rivers follow the Chargers to Los Angeles?

Lost in the entire dynamic of the Chargers officially announcing their move to Los Angeles are the players. It's something we don't focus on too often. They are...