NFL Picks Week 13 – Who Ya Got?

The byes are finally over, so it’s time for my annual “I Have All The Answers For NFL Scheduling” screed. The NFL needs to go to 18 games – 6 games with the other teams in your division, 4 games with the teams in 1 division in the other conference (rotating), and 8...

Boycotts – Misplaced aggression

Few things are as fascinating as boycotts. For the past few decades, they have become a favorite protest tool. It seems quite natural – an organization leaves you aggrieved, so you call for a boycott of their product. Hit ‘em in the wallet, you think, and they’ll...

What We Learned NFL Week 12

Race for the bottom is on. So who is the biggest early-season fraud – Carolina or Jacksonville? Both started 3-1, and Carolina went on to 6-2. Neither has won since. You can make a case for Carolina losing every remaining game (I think they will). Jacksonville is on...

What We Learned SEC Week 13

We learned OT needs fixing. AGAIN! How did the current overtime structure get built? I think it was either a severely drunk man or a 7-year-old child. Even if you are one of those wimpy, cupcake, most-unmanly-man-in-the-world guys who cries, “It’s not FAIR to not give...

Thanksgiving Takes – Making It Positive

Earlier this week, Kyrie Irving of the Boston Celtics made waves with an off-color Thanksgiving take. After his team had lost to the New York Knicks, dropping them to 9-9 in a season where they are expected to contend for an NBA championship, Irving was overflowing...