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Cleveland Browns offseason going down the crapper

Friday, February 6th, 2015

Stop us if you've heard this one before: the Cleveland Browns are having a terrible offseason. Actually, don't stop us, because a one-sentence blog post is pretty much worthless to everyone. But even by Cleveland's woebegone standards, the start to this offseason has been a doozy. Here's a rundown of the ...

Was Super Bowl XLIX An Inside Job?

Monday, February 2nd, 2015

In the hours since the stunning conclusion to Super Bowl XLIX, countless commentators, fans and players both retired and current have wondered what on earth the Seattle Seahawks were thinking on their final play call. Rather than give the ball to workhorse running back Marshawn Lynch -- a man nicknamed ...

Two D-League Teammates Ejected For Fighting Each Other

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

Jarnell Stokes and Kailin Lucas were ejected from an NBA Developmental League game on Tuesday night after getting into a fight, which by itself does not warrant headlines -- until you realize that Stokes and Lucas are teammates, and they got into a fight during a timeout huddle. What happened to ...

Bensons play Game of Thrones, New Orleans-style

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

The following story is to be filed in the remarkably thin manila folder marked "Be Glad You Weren't Raised By Rich People." The palace intrigue is thick in New Orleans this week as accusations and lawsuits are flying between factions of Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson's family -- i.e. his ...

Doug Marrone puts the ass in assistant coach

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

Days after guiding the Buffalo Bills to their first winning season in a decade, coach Doug Marrone abruptly walked away from his contract, as was his right during a three-day window at the year's end. It was a stunning move, but one that made sense if he somehow managed to ...

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 ...