2019 NCAA Tournament Preview

Ah, March Madness – how have I missed thee. With some of us getting drunk on St. Patrick’s Day out of the way, we can all make plans to filling out two, three and sometimes seven brackets in preparation for the 2019 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. Lots of intriguing story-lines here, one that includes some…

The Cleveland Browns Are ALL IN

We are truly living in the NFL bizarro world. I mean, to type the title of this rant is borderline insane. The Cleveland Browns are making moves. Let’s re-read what I just typed: “the friggin Cleveland Browns are MAKING MOVES”. The same Browns — the ones I’ve derisively dubbed the “Brownies” the last several seasons…

The Winner in Antonio Brown Trade: AB Himself

The NFL Trade “heard around the world” happened over the weekend. My Pittsburgh Steelers traded Antonio Brown to the Oakland Rrrrraiders for a third- and fifth-round pick in this year’s draft.  While I was shocked that Pittsburgh was able to garner two draft picks from Oakland, the Steelers clearly got fleeced for a talent like…

Steelers Are to Blame for AB Trade Mess

So much for “several teams” interested in trading for Antonio Brown. The Buffalo Bills announced they have pulled out of trade discussions with my beloved Pittsburgh Steelers late last night, saying they will focus solely on free agency and the draft. This came on the heels of several of those aforementioned teams (Titans, Washington, Raiders…

I’d Take Kyler Murray at #1 Overall

I know there some – bump that, A LOT – of people are not feeling Kyler Murray as a top overall pick. Hell, I know there are some who do not think he should be chosen in the FIRST ROUND. I know a lot of NFL general managers, scouts and coaches did not like Murray’s…

The NFL Combine Cautionary Tale (Again)

Another year, another few days of the NFL’s meat market — ERRRR, I mean the NFL Combine. College football players convene with NFL coaches, general managers and scouts in what is the ultimate job interview for the upcoming NFL Draft next month.  From the interviews conducted, to the various drills that allow GMs, scouts and…

Should Zion Shut it Down? Depends…

Yeah, I’m hedging my bets a bit. Can’t y’all tell from the title? Everyone who knows me well know the following: I am a graduate of North Carolina State University (class of 1997, baby!), which means… I think Carolina sucks, and… Duke swallows So the only outcomes I ever hope for whenever Duke and UNC…