Why Is the Little League World Series Televised?

Congrats to the team from California who won the Little League World Series this past weekend.  Those kids will have memories that they will share with their kids and grandkids for the rest of their lives. Too bad ESPN’s family of networks made some money off of them. I have a huge problem with ESPN’s…

Richardson not Wrong in What He Told Newton

Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson told a local sports radio talk show host about the suddenly controversial conversation with Cam Newton before this year’s draft. He told Newton not to get any tattoos nor piercings during that conversation, with the point being that he wanted a clean-cut player as the face of his franchise. This…

Best QBs in the NFL

Another day, another spirited “Who’s the best” debate. I was listening to “Mike and Mike in the Morning” when co-host Mike Greenberg received lots of hate mail for ranking Phillip Rivers ahead of Ben Roethlisberger.  People argued Big Ben has more rings than Rivers (2 rings to none), but Greenberg argued that Rivers has better…

Wanna Fix the BCS? Add a “Plus 1”

I tuned in to ESPN’s Outside the Lines yesterday morning to see “College Football: Blueprint for Change” special.  I must say I was not disappointed. It was compelling all the way around.  Two of the most influential college football coaches in the game (Nick Saban and Bob Stoops) engaged in good debates with ESPN’s college…

New Kickoff Rule Sucks

The more preseason games I see, the more I hate that stupid new kickoff rule.  Not only is it a stupid rule, it’s a stupid-ass rule. The NFL moved the kickoff from the 30-yard line to the 35, citing player safety concerns.  You should have heard the sarcasm coming from FOX Sports’ Joe Buck when…