Vegas, Capitals Make Stanley Cup Finals Must-See

People who’ve been following this blog know that it’s extremely rare to see a hockey rant in these parts. It’s not that I dislike hockey. I’ve attended plenty of games in person and I think it’s the best spectator sport in the world. Living in Raleigh and Washington DC made me a fan of the…

Once Again, the NFL Is Off the Mark with Protests

The people who know me well know how much I love the NFL. How much I look forward to preseason games in August, leading to the ultimate crescendo known as Week One. However, I am disappointed in what the same league that I love and hold dear decided regarding player protests during the national anthem….

The World’s Quickest 2018 NBA Playoff Preview: Conference Finals

After an exciting opening round, the second round was a little more, let’s say, SHORT. Three of the four conference semifinals ending in “gentlemen sweeps” (five games). The other series? A four game sweep by the Cavaliers over the Baby Dinosaurs (which got a coach fired). Will the conference finals bring back the excitement? After…

What Should the Future Hold for the Toronto Raptors?

I meant to write this rant the evening of the Cleveland Cavaliers’ sweep of the Toronto Raptors. In fact, I was so disgusted with the Baby Dinosaurs I was ready to write those jokers off altogether. Then I slept on it. I started to take a deeper analysis into what Toronto has going on as…

The Browns’ Future Looks Good After Draft

I cannot believe I’m about to go on this rant. In fact, I’ve been soooo hesitant to do so because I actually believe the Cleveland Browns — yes, the franchise I call the “Brownies” — are trending up. Before y’all think I’ve lost my damn mind, hear me out on this. The Browns REALLY did…

The World’s Quickest (and Latest) 2018 NBA Playoff Preview: 2nd Round

These NBA Playoffs have gotten off to such an exciting start!  With the exception of the Pelicans’ sweep of the Trail Blazers, the first round was “must-see TV”.  Even those 5-game “gentlemen sweeps” were captivating! Now, let’s see if the conference semifinals will bring us the same level of excitement.  The matchups are pretty tantalizing,…

Mayfield and Jackson: Best QB Picks in First Round

Now before y’all go off on me for an perceived use of hyperbole, understand something. ALL of the top five QBs in this draft are flawed — some could argue VERY flawed. Baker Mayfield’s hot-headedness and off the field issues. Sam Darnold being a turnover machine. Josh Allen’s lack of accuracy and performance in a…