Grab your Grains of Salt, NFL Lying Season is Upon Us

by Jordy McElroy ‘Tis the season of rumors in the NFL. It’s that time of the year when up means down, left means right and so on. The only jingles being sung are the fatuous takes aimed at giving life to rumors started by trolls on social media. Forget about the decorative tree filled with ornaments and lights. You’d be better off putting up a … Continue reading Grab your Grains of Salt, NFL Lying Season is Upon Us

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Brady or NOT, Belichick and the Pats Won’t Tank

by Jordy McElroy New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s impending free agency has created a maelstrom of speculative drama that has dominated sports headlines. Every tweet, comment, family trip and personal decision is treated like some long lost bread crumb to solving the Da Vinci Code. Meanwhile, coach Bill Belichick is more preoccupied with solving the problems from last season.  That’s why he reportedly made the … Continue reading Brady or NOT, Belichick and the Pats Won’t Tank

THE BIG HIT | The First Power Rankings of the Season

by Ken Napzok It’s time again to start ranking the week that was in baseball in our own special way. 5 – Kolten Wong’s Glove With all the chaos and drama of this offseason, it’s just nice to see the simple game of baseball played at a superhuman level. It’s a reminder of the game’s inherent beauty and all of our desires to get back … Continue reading THE BIG HIT | The First Power Rankings of the Season

An Overpaid Dak Prescott could be throwing the ball to Dez Bryant in 2020

by Jordy McElroy Jerry Jones often thinks about a reunion with former All-Pro wideout Dez Bryant when he showers, admittedly. It would only make sense if he shampoos while searching for a solution to the disastrous contract situation involving quarterback Dak Prescott.  Leave your rubber duck quips out of this. Grown-ups are conducting business.  Jones has assured the Cowboys are caught between a rock and a … Continue reading An Overpaid Dak Prescott could be throwing the ball to Dez Bryant in 2020

Immediate rematch with Tyson Fury won’t end well for Deontay Wilder

by Jordy McElroy 40 pounds. That’s the weighted number boxing phenom Deontay Wilder believes stood between him and victory in Saturday night’s heavyweight boxing showcase with Tyson Fury. Never mind Fury’s shifty footwork and ability to open up even the strongest of defensive poses like a can.  Wilder believes the weight from the 40-pound costume he wore as a tribute to Black History Month led … Continue reading Immediate rematch with Tyson Fury won’t end well for Deontay Wilder

Panthers Holding onto Cam Newton could Signal a Dud of a QB Market

By Jordy McElroy Saying is saying and doing is doing. The Carolina Panthers obviously weren’t as prepared as they thought to go through with the latter.  Quarterback Cam Newton is reportedly staying put after months of speculation of a possible offseason trade. So many parallels can be drawn to the stereotypical romantic trope, when the guy goes sprinting through an airport to stop someone from … Continue reading Panthers Holding onto Cam Newton could Signal a Dud of a QB Market

Steelers should be the last team interested in signing Antonio Brown

by Jordy McElroy Troubled wideout Antonio Brown’s apology tour has been a step in the right direction towards mending broken relationships, particularly with the Pittsburgh Steelers. A nine-year rollercoaster of a marriage between the two sides is enough to forgive but not forget.  https://www.instagram.com/p/B8eEUdPh-gB/ Steelers coach Mike Tomlin, of all people, should be the most apprehensive man in Pittsburgh about a potential reunion with the … Continue reading Steelers should be the last team interested in signing Antonio Brown

THE BIG HIT | What The Forkball?

by Ken Napzok Ha.  I mean, really now.  Haha.  The most bizarre and troubling baseball offseason in most recent memory has finally come to a close. Pitchers and catchers have reported to camps. Yasiel Puig is still looking for work. And it’s time to not just look ahead — but move ahead.  But… yeah…. wow.  The crown jewel trade of Mookie Betts and David Price … Continue reading THE BIG HIT | What The Forkball?