LeBron’s marketing team drops free-falling Manziel

Friday, January 8th, 2016

At this point, one might wonder if a kitchen pot full of firecrackers placed at the foot of his bed would provide a sufficient wake-up call for Johnny Manziel. But if there's anyone capable of getting the wayward QB's crap together, LeBron James seems like a pretty good candidate. Johnny Football ...

Browns will interview Matt Patricia for head coaching position

Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

Matt Patricia may be the next in a long line of former Bill Belichick assistants to get a shot at running his own team. Reports claim the New England Patriots have granted the Browns permission to interview their defensive coordinator for Cleveland's head coaching vacancy. The 41-year-old Patricia - who you ...

Bengals are NFL’s biggest loser in Week 17

Monday, January 4th, 2016

Conventional wisdom dictates that no one in the NFL had a worse Sunday than the New York Jets, who merely needed a win in Buffalo to clinch a spot in the AFC playoffs. They were the only team facing a cut-and-dried "win and get in" scenario, and they blew it ...

Peyton Manning HGH charges shouldn’t be shocking

Tuesday, December 29th, 2015

Fandom is continuing its unbeaten streak as an incubator of willful naivete as acolytes of Peyton Manning find a report that links the quarterback to use of human growth hormone to somehow be inconceivable, either because he does or has played for their favorite team, or because he seems like ...

Carolina Panthers still have tough road to perfection

Monday, December 21st, 2015

After Carolina eked out a dramatic 38-35 win at New York on Sunday, the national media finally seems to be buying into the concept that the Panthers are good enough to run the table after spending the first half of the season speculating that the Patriots were the team with ...

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 ...

Miracle in Motown Could Save the Packers’ Season

Friday, December 4th, 2015

[caption id="attachment_30300" align="aligncenter" width="472"] (Photo credit: Duane Burleson, Associated Press)[/caption] The old sports adage says to play until the clock hits zero. Sometimes you have to keep going a little longer than that. The hope of victory seemed rather bleak for the Packers when they had the ball at their own 21-yard line ...

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 ...