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Will Bears be next to trot with Fox?

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

The Broncos sent coach John Fox packing on Monday after Denver's disappointing playoff exit to Indianapolis, but he may not have to change the colors in his wardrobe. Logic dictates that the defensive-minded coach would be a logical fit for the defensively challenged Bears, who have yet to fill their vacancy ...

Can Rex Ryan be the savior of Buffalo?

Monday, January 12th, 2015

Only in Buffalo could a coach coming off a 4-12 season be turned to as the man with the answers. But when you've missed the playoffs 15 straight years in an era where the rules are very heavily rigged to prevent such incompetence, at some point you've got to do something ...

Stuart Scott’s ESPN2 Debut a Cornucopia of 90s Awesomeness

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

We said goodbye to Stuart Scott this week, which is sad. But death makes us celebrate life and bring up joyful memories which had long been forgotten. It is the best way of coping with such things, I suppose. One of those memories is of Scott's debut at ESPN -- specifically ...

The 6 worst NFL quarterbacks to ever win a playoff game

Friday, January 2nd, 2015

Arizona Cardinals fans are a hardy bunch, spending many a year frying in the bleachers of Sun Devil Stadium while watching a terrible football product. Now Cardinal fans finally get to support a winner in a climate-controlled environment, with Saturday's game at Carolina marking the franchise's fourth playoff appearance since moving ...

Report: David Shaw to stay at Stanford

Monday, December 22nd, 2014

The hottest new trend in Pac-12 coaching? Letting everyone know that you are staying at your current job rather than leaving for a better one even if it is unclear anybody was actually going to offer you a better job. Jim Mora Jr. was the pioneer in this movement when he ...

Milwaukee Brewers to open ‘Selig Experience’ museum

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

Seattle proudly boasts the Experience Music Project, a museum inspired by native son Jimi Hendrix. Starting next year, Milwaukee will proudly (?) boast (?) the Selig Experience, a museum inspired by native son Bud Selig. You think we're kidding. But we're not. The Selig Experience will be a 1,400-square foot exhibit will ...

Big 12 commish Bob Bowlsby needs to stop being an idiot

Monday, December 8th, 2014

In the week before and after the College Football Playoff committee selected its inaugural Final Four, no one did more to embarrass himself and his league than Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby. And it would be in the best interests of the league's members for Bowlsby to shut his trap ...

Big-time college athletics still hates the little guy

Thursday, December 4th, 2014

Intercollegiate athletics are a far bigger deal in the United States than anywhere else in the world, and perhaps that makes sense given that no other form of sport is more reflective of the American way. Despite being money-making machines, all American pro leagues have some form of socialism in the ...