Time to buy into the Raiders as Playoff Contenders

by Jordy McElroy There was no need for an “I told you so” as Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden proudly stood in front of the media on Thursday night after an impressive 26-24 win over the Los Angeles Chargers. A year of being treated as the punchline team in the NFL, and the Raiders are suddenly sitting second in the AFC West with a … Continue reading Time to buy into the Raiders as Playoff Contenders

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Degenerate’s Guide to College Football Week 8

By Chad Cooper Twitter @thechadcooper Back to back winning weeks and now on a 17-11 ATS run. Let’s keep this money flowing in Week 8 with my biggest betting card this season.  Record ATS: 47-51 Over/Under: 6-8 Leans: 19-16 Friday, Oct. 18 Marshall @ FAU (-4.5, 58.5) Scoop: Home team has won 3 straight in this series and Lane Kiffin’s Owls have now won 4 … Continue reading Degenerate’s Guide to College Football Week 8

5 Things the 2019 Division Series Round Taught Us (that we can pretend we always knew)

by Ken Napzok “I love playoff baseball!” is a sentence — correction proclamation — we’ve all heard a lot this past week. Since the Wild Card games on October 1st, the baseball world has been treated to some absolutely thrilling postseason play. Throw all those fancy words best saved for a Roger Kahn baseball book at the wall because all of them will stick. This … Continue reading 5 Things the 2019 Division Series Round Taught Us (that we can pretend we always knew)

Degenerate’s Guide to College Football Week 6 (Betting Lines)

By Chad Cooper Twitter @thechadcooper Despite losing more than winning last week, we are slowly the closing the gap to get to .500 ATS. Week 6 of the college football season is here and we start on Friday night in California.  Record ATS: 30-41 Over/Under: 5-6 Leans: 11-8 Friday, Oct. 4 New Mexico (2-2) @ San Jose St (2-2) Line: SJSU -6.5, 67.6 Scoop: Both … Continue reading Degenerate’s Guide to College Football Week 6 (Betting Lines)

AFC North is a Muddled Division where even the Depleted Steelers have Hope

by Jordy McElroy After a 27-3 blowout victory over the Cincinnati Bengals in front of a primetime audience on Monday Night Football, a wave of a heartbeat emerged on the electrocardiogram machine hooked to the declining Pittsburgh Steelers. A tremendous defensive effort coupled with an efficient performance by second-year quarterback Mason Rudolph has given the Steelers hope of a fighting chance in the AFC North. … Continue reading AFC North is a Muddled Division where even the Depleted Steelers have Hope

Latest Egregious Hit Worthy of a Lifetime Ban for Vontaze Burfict

by Jordy McElroy It’s a bird, it’s a plane… No, it’s Vontaze Burfict launching himself headfirst like a missile into another defenseless receiver. The Oakland Raiders’ troubled linebacker was suspended for the rest of the season on Monday after landing an egregiously outright dirty hit on Indianapolis Colts tight end Jack Doyle on Sunday. A season-long ban could even be considered as merciful for a … Continue reading Latest Egregious Hit Worthy of a Lifetime Ban for Vontaze Burfict

Stick a Fork in the Jets’ 2019 Season

by Jordy McElroy If a mere introductory press conference had New York Jets coach Adam Gase looking like he had just spent “A Night at the Roxbury,” imagine what he looked like when receiving the back-breaking injury-related news he got on Thursday. Quarterback Sam Darnold is reportedly out indefinitely after being diagnosed with mononucleosis. Star running Le’Veon Bell also underwent an MRI for an injury, … Continue reading Stick a Fork in the Jets’ 2019 Season

Antonio Brown Accused of Rape in a Lawsuit

Just when you thought the Antonio Brown saga ended with him putting pen to paper on a one year deal with the New England Patriots, think again. Today, disturbing details are emerging from a lawsuit just filed against the Patriots new star WR, alleging rape and other sexual misconduct. The lawsuit says that Brown — in three separate incidents, two in June 2017 and another in May … Continue reading Antonio Brown Accused of Rape in a Lawsuit

Mr. Drama Chest: Why Antonio Brown won’t see the end of his Raiders Deal

by Jordy McElroy High school basketball coach Tim Notke once said, “Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.” However, what happens when the talent works hard, but the personality has created an impasse towards success? Therein lies the conundrum for the Oakland Raiders when trying to alleviate the growing headache that is Antonio Brown. The infamous helmet debacle seemed to be cooling down … Continue reading Mr. Drama Chest: Why Antonio Brown won’t see the end of his Raiders Deal

Conor McGregor Punches Elderly Man In The Head for Not Drinking his Whiskey (Video)

This one tops all-time douchebag moves. Conor McGregor punches an older man in the head for purportedly refusing to take a shot of his Proper Twelve Whiskey. TMZ obtained footage of the incident which can be seen below. The attack occurred at the Marble Arch Pub in Dublin on April 6. Conor walked in and lined up cups for bar patrons, looking to buy a … Continue reading Conor McGregor Punches Elderly Man In The Head for Not Drinking his Whiskey (Video)