NFL Week 4: Playoff odds and replacement refs

Five. That’s the number of teams since 1990 that have made the playoffs after starting the season 0-3. It’s been 21 years with only 5 success stories. Not good for fans of the New Orleans […]

49ers Season Shattered as Gore Breaks Hip

It’s been quite the season for the San Francisco 49ers. After being preseason favorites to win the division, the 49ers started off 0-5. During the five game slide, they made the decision to fire the […]

Pigskin: It’s what’s for dinner

So I watching a recent episode of Friday Night Lights (shame on you if you’ve never seen it) and viewed a scene in which the wily Buddy Garrity talked his way into announcing East Dillon […]

Little Things and The Playoffs

Little Things from the NFL’s 2009 Season: 88 players in the NFL had at least one carry of 25 yards or more, including New York Jets punter Steve Weatherford. Not among the 88: Philadelphia Eagles […]

The Weekend: A Prequel

It’s been an interesting week in the sports world. The boxing match we’ve eagerly awaited, Manny Pacquiao vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr., finally looks set. The return of “The Answer” is no longer in question. And […]

Week 9: When Fungus is Acceptable

Hiding in Plain Sight Last week Derek Fisher of the Los Angeles Lakers played 34 minutes and recorded 0 points, 0 rebounds, and 0 assists. He managed two steals and two personal fouls and without […]