UFC Sao Paulo left little hope for future Marquee Contenders for Jon Jones

by Jordy McElroy UC Sao Paulo had to dig deep into the MMA vault for legends like Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza to carry a card in Brazil, while adding a fresh pinch of familiarity to a bland light heavyweight division dominated by one man: Jon Jones. Not even a whimsical stroll down memory lane was enough to jog the nostalgic senses back … Continue reading UFC Sao Paulo left little hope for future Marquee Contenders for Jon Jones

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THE BIG HIT | It’s Award Season

By Ken Napzok THE BIG HIT It’s the baseball award season! So gather ‘round, friends, and let’s get ready to crown the legends of 2019 and lock them away forever. All votes are in (and have been since the regular season ended), so let’s start looking at the players currently clearing space on the shelves of their dens.  By the time this column falls into … Continue reading THE BIG HIT | It’s Award Season

Myles Garrett’s Despicable Act will be the Final Nail in the Coffin for the Undisciplined Browns

by Jordy McElroy Even after a victory, leave it to the Cleveland Browns to still find a way to lose. Whatever the entity was in “Final Destination” has clearly penetrated the depths of Jimmy Haslem’s organization to perpetually wreak havoc in new and innovative ways. It’s the Jersey Shore of professional football—the rapidly approaching train wreck that you know is coming and decide to watch … Continue reading Myles Garrett’s Despicable Act will be the Final Nail in the Coffin for the Undisciplined Browns

THE BIG HIT | The Greatest Baseball Moment of the 2019 Season

by Ken Napzok The greatest moment of the 2019 baseball season did not take place on a Major League field. There wasn’t a multi-million dollar stadium full of fans watching and it was not broadcast on a major network with Joe Buck’s voice taking us through it. It was not in the World Series or down the stretch run days of September. There was no … Continue reading THE BIG HIT | The Greatest Baseball Moment of the 2019 Season

Music City Meltdown will be remembered as the game that cost the Chiefs a Super Bowl

by Jordy McElroy It doesn’t take 20/20 hindsight to see the damage the Kansas City Chiefs caused to their playoff hopes in Sunday’s jaw-dropping 35-32 upset loss to the Tennessee Titans. Coach Andy Reid stood in the center of it all, as he rightfully should, absorbing all of the blame, while his players stayed behind in the showers scrubbing away the stink from their most … Continue reading Music City Meltdown will be remembered as the game that cost the Chiefs a Super Bowl

Enough is enough! NFL must put an end to the Antonio Brown saga next week

by Jordy McElroy In an effort to avoid egg on its face, the NFL has walked a tightrope on the ever-evolving sexual assault allegations surrounding former All-Pro receiver Antonio Brown. Yet, the inevitable might still be a possibility due to the persistent waffling on a subject matter that has clearly overstayed its welcome. It’s time to put an end to the circus act and lean … Continue reading Enough is enough! NFL must put an end to the Antonio Brown saga next week

Patriots and Ravens’ Sunday Night Spectacle might have been an AFC Championship preview

by Jordy McElroy An electric performance by quarterback Lamar Jackson led the Baltimore Ravens to a surprisingly lopsided 37-20 win over the New England Patriots on Sunday. It was a night of celebration for the Ravens earning their biggest win of the season, but it was also one of understanding the war with the Patriots in 2019 could be far from over. Move over New … Continue reading Patriots and Ravens’ Sunday Night Spectacle might have been an AFC Championship preview

UFC 244 Recap: Nate Diaz calls out Jorge Masvidal, Doctor and The Rock after bad Stoppage

by Jordy McElroy The baddest mother [expletive] on the planet championship fight came as violent as advertised with two of the UFC’s most iconic prizefighters, Nate Diaz and Jorge Masvidal, going toe-to-toe at UFC 244 on Saturday night for a uniquely conceived title.  After three rounds of action, Diaz wore the crimson mask of the carnage that had ensued for the first 15 minutes of … Continue reading UFC 244 Recap: Nate Diaz calls out Jorge Masvidal, Doctor and The Rock after bad Stoppage

Bumbling Jets created Jamal Adams Problem (when there didn’t need to be one)

by Jordy McElroy Jamal Adams was all in on the New York Jets until he found out they weren’t all in on him. Leave it to Gang Green to alienate the only young, generational talent on their roster that actually wanted to be on the team. Are you really surprised?  This is the same Jets organization that traded Bill Belichick for a first-round draft pick … Continue reading Bumbling Jets created Jamal Adams Problem (when there didn’t need to be one)

THE BIG HIT | The Story Has Been Told

By Ken Napzok When I was a kid obsessed with the game, rooting for my heroes, and dreaming about taking the field myself, the Sporting News put out a couple of books called The Series: An Illustrated History of Baseball’s Postseason Showcase. The first one I procured was after the 1990 World Series and they updated it each year for a few seasons. (So go … Continue reading THE BIG HIT | The Story Has Been Told