Whoever wins the Super Bowl on Sunday, we can all be thankful that we at least know one thing – it won’t be the Patriots.
Why the Pro Bowl should go far away
By MIKE HERNDON Would you pay to watch Emeril Legasse and Bobby Flay eat a box of Cheez-its? To see Lizzo hum to herself at the dentist’s office? To watch Stephen King scribble “For a good time, call” on a… Read More ›
Any all-time NFL team without Drew Brees is an all-time joke
By MIKE HERNDON He is the NFL’s all-time leading passer in yardage and touchdowns. He has taken a franchise that had won only one playoff game in its history to eight playoff appearances, three NFC championship games and one Super… Read More ›
Are we in the last days of dynasties?
By MIKE HERNDON Are we in the last days of dynasty in professional team sports? The Golden State Warriors looked like they were ready for the offseason as they slogged through a 105-92 loss on their home floor to fall… Read More ›
Welcome to the new NFL Draft era
With the first pick of the 2019 NFL Draft, the Arizona Cardinals selected Kyler Murray, quarterback from the University of Oklahoma. Hallelujah! Finally, a team with the first pick in the NFL draft selected a quarterback without the weight of… Read More ›
Mocking the NFL draft: My guess is as good as yours
Part of the fun of trying to figure out what 32 groups of secretive people are going to do with millions of their bosses’ dollars is that they aren’t going to tell you the truth about it until afterward. And… Read More ›
No ‘outside the box’ thinking required – sign Russell Wilson now
Standard NFL business practice implies that a team signs its franchise quarterback, no matter the cost. The deal simply gets made. But should we expect the people making the personnel decisions for the Seattle Seahawks to march to conventional wisdom’s… Read More ›
Can a secondary pro football league like the AAF ever survive?
By MIKE HERNDON The Alliance of American Football is no more, suspending operations before it could even finish its first season. Say it with me, loudly for those in the back: You cannot run a professional sports league on a… Read More ›
The Big Chest Manifesto: How to get what you want by acting the fool
By MIKE HERNDON Are you mad at one of your co-workers? Maybe jealous of another one? Think you should be making more money? Here’s what you do: First, don’t show up for a few days. Then after the boss takes… Read More ›
A disinterested prediction for Super Bowl LIII
By MIKE HERNDON Who’s going to win the Super Bowl on Sunday? Who cares? In one corner we have the Evil Empire, a team that will be playing in the Super Bowl for the fourth time in the last five… Read More ›