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Matt Cassel becomes first Cowboys backup to win in 5 years

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

Some sports records will never be broken. Wilt Chamberlain's 100-point game. Joe DiMaggio's 56-game hitting streak. And until Monday night, it started to look like Stephen McGee's mark as "Last Dallas Cowboy quarterback not named Tony Romo to win a game" might move closer to joining that list. Alas, McGee's spot ...

The Cleveland Browns finally hit rock bottom

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

The Cleveland Browns are world-class spelunkers, perpetually finding their way to new lows. No playoff wins since New Years Day 1995? Ain't no thang. Not even the most incompetent thing the Browns have pulled off. Hell, there's a full THREE teams that have gone longer without a playoff win, and none ...

Did Josh McDaniels cost the Patriots a Super Bowl Sunday night?

Monday, November 30th, 2015

Josh McDaniels is one of those guys who likes to show everyone how smart he is. It's a trait that ultimately cost him a head coaching gig in Denver -- his insistence parlayed Jay Cutler into Kyle Orton into Tim Tebow and three lost draft picks -- and on Sunday ...

Chip Kelly the lone reasonable post-Miles plan for LSU

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

Lil' Jon has a song called "Get Outta Your Mind," and if I didn't know better I would assume it is the favorite tune of members of the LSU Board of Supervisors who are intent on making this Les Miles' final year in Baton Rouge despite the fact it will ...

Arrieta’s Cy Young seals his deal as Cubs greatest heist

Thursday, November 19th, 2015

For generations, the Chicago Cubs have been haunted by one particular trade that has been used to highlight the franchise's overall ineptitude: the 1964 trade deadline deal that sent outfielder Lou Brock to the Cardinals for pitcher Ernie Broglio. In two-and-a half years as a Cub, Broglio went 7-19 with a ...

Dancing Drew Stanton wins NFL Week 10 internet

Monday, November 16th, 2015

The Arizona Cardinals went a long way towards wrapping up the NFC West on Sunday night, taking a 3-game lead in the division with seven games remaining thanks to a 39-32 win in Seattle. But the One True Champion of Sunday night, and all of Week 10 in the NFL, was ...

Jay Cutler surpasses Sid Luckman in Bears record book

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

For the vast majority of NFL teams, "the greatest quarterback in franchise history" played sometime within the last 30 years. The passing game has advanced leaps and bounds in that era, so it makes sense. There are exceptions, of course -- you could argue that the Cowboys and Steelers have to ...

Nats to unexpectedly offer managing job to Dusty Baker

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

In Dusty the Washington Nationals trust. CBS Sports baseball insider Jon Heyman broke the news that the Nats will offer Baker their managerial job, which comes as a stunner after it was widely reported to be a done deal that former Padres manager Bud Black would get the gig. According to Heyman, ...