NFL Week 18 Tiers, Reactions and Every Team Described in One Sentence

To be honest, I completely forgot about this weekly series in the wake of the Damar Hamlin situation. That’s really the only football-related story I’ve been paying attention to this week. On top of that, I felt it would’ve been disrespectful to sort of “move on” and resume normal business as usual regarding the NFL.… Read More NFL Week 18 Tiers, Reactions and Every Team Described in One Sentence

We Just Saw the Greatest College Football Playoff Ever

We got not one but two amazing games. This has never happened before. We’ve had the college football playoff in place since 2014, meaning we’ve now had 9 years of semifinal games–18 games in total. Prior to this year, there were only three truly great, truly memorable games among them: 2014 Ohio State vs. Alabama,… Read More We Just Saw the Greatest College Football Playoff Ever

Has LeBron Finally Reached His Breaking Point with the Lakers Front Office?

He’s had enough: His numbers are great but the real telling stat is that the Lakers are +64 when he’s on the floor and -68 when he’s off over the last 9 games. So basically they squander whatever lead he’s built every time he goes to the bench–and in only 1/3 of the minutes it… Read More Has LeBron Finally Reached His Breaking Point with the Lakers Front Office?

Derek Carr Has Been Benched in Vegas — Has He Played his Last Game for the Raiders?

Kind of a surprise given that the Raiders aren’t officially eliminated from the playoffs yet: Not only is Carr benched, he’s basically been kicked off the team: I mean, come on, does anybody buy this? “To avoid the distractions,” the Raiders are saying. When a QB gets benched he normally sits there, on the sideline,… Read More Derek Carr Has Been Benched in Vegas — Has He Played his Last Game for the Raiders?

Big Time College Football Programs Do Not Play Each Other Very Often

Ohio State has been playing football for 111 years. Georgia has been playing for 119 years. They did not face each other until 1993, and they have not faced each other one time since then. Guess who was the quarterback for Ohio State in that game? Kirk Herbstreit, who will be calling the Georgia-Ohio State… Read More Big Time College Football Programs Do Not Play Each Other Very Often

NFL Week 17 Tiers and Reactions: Zach Wilson Defrauded the Jets, Hackett Gets Canned after 15 Games

The Chargers have just beaten the Colts on MNF and clinched a playoff berth for the first time in Justin Herbert’s career. I’m happy about that, because Herbert is definitely too good to not be in the playoffs. Here are my new tiers for week 17. A lot of people are moving the Cowboys up… Read More NFL Week 17 Tiers and Reactions: Zach Wilson Defrauded the Jets, Hackett Gets Canned after 15 Games

Rob Pelinka and Jeanie Buss Continue to Waste LeBron’s 20th Season

The Lakers were up 54-43 on Dallas at halftime on Christmas Day, but then got outscored 51-21 third quarter and wound up losing 124-115. They are now 13-20 on the season. We are just about at the point where LeBron’s 20th year has officially been wasted by the most incompetent front office in professional sports,… Read More Rob Pelinka and Jeanie Buss Continue to Waste LeBron’s 20th Season