LaVar Ball: the Black Marv Marinovich

We black people have been feeling ourselves all day today. After all, we helped get Doug Jones elected as US Senator from Alabama – ALABAMA!!!  Folks like my fraternity brother Roland Martin, Joy Reid, Van Jones and others have been preaching the notion of black folks recognizing our power. Then there’s LaVar Ball. This negro…

2017 NFL Week 15 Power Rankings

My Top 10/Bottom 3 NFL power rankings heading into Week 15: Top 10 1. Philadelphia Eagles 2. Pittsburgh Steelers 3. New England Patriots 4. Minnesota Vikings 5. Jacksonville Jaguars 6. New Orleans Saints 7. Carolina Panthers 8. Los Angeles Rams 9. Atlanta Falcons 10. Los Angeles Chargers Bottom 3 30. Indianapolis Colts (almost put the…

Hey Browns Fans, There Is Hope…

Saying fans of the Cleveland Browns have to be frustrated is the understatement of the year. Cleveland fired general manager Sashi Brown two days ago (just after 1 1/2 years on the job!). While I agree with the firing, I’m wondering why in the hell owner Jimmy Haslam allowed an baseball analytics dude in Brown…

2017 NFL Week 14 Preview

Game of the Week Philadelphia Eagles at Los Angeles Rams We have been treated to consecutive weeks where the best in the NFC have gone head to head (non-divisional games). Rams at Vikings one week, Saints at Rams the next. Followed by Vikings at Falcons and Eagles at Seahawks. This game puts a nice bow…

2017 NFL Week 14 Power Rankings

Behold, my NFL Top 10/Bottom 3 power rankings heading into Week 14… Top 10 1. New England Patriots 2. Minnesota Vikings 3. Philadelphia Eagles 4. Pittsburgh Steelers 5. Los Angeles Rams 6. New Orleans Saints 7. Seattle Seahawks 8. Carolina Panthers 9. Jacksonville Jaguars 10. Baltimore Ravens Bottom 3 31. New York Giants 32. Indianapolis…

The College Football Playoff: The Alabama Invitational

Editor’s note: shout out to Shannon Sharpe for coining the phrase used in the title of this rant.  Check him out on “Undisputed” from 9:30 to noon weekdays on FS1. I knew the College Football Playoff committee didn’t want to leave Alabama out when they ranked the Crimson Tide #5 after their beatdown at the…

Jimbo to Texas A&M: Huh???

College football has given us a few head scratchers over the last few years. Maryland leaving the ACC (where it was a charter member) for the Big Ten. Nebraska leaving the Big 12 for the Big Ten. The bizarre Tennessee football coach search saga (now that weak-ass athletics director for fired). Time to add the…