The Fields are empty

By Ken Napzok The sounds we love are silent. The dugouts are bare. The fields are empty.  There is no crack of the bat, the smack of ball hitting glove, no roar of the crowd.  Baseball, like most of the world, has been put on hold.  As the worldwide situation surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic exploded around all of us, baseball followed the NBA and NHL … Continue reading The Fields are empty

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Jimmy Garoppolo missed his Tom Brady Moment

by Jordy McElroy San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan knew what he had in quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, and by halftime of Super Bowl LIV, the rest of world did as well. Shrouded by a stellar rushing attack and the league’s most feared defense, the clandestine playoff run of Garoppolo was undone by the Kansas City Chiefs on the one stage where the darkest secrets … Continue reading Jimmy Garoppolo missed his Tom Brady Moment

Seahawks Reuniting with Marshawn Lynch is Stuff of Legend

by Jordy McElroy Oakland is home to Marshawn Lynch, but Seattle will always be home to Beast Mode.  That terrifying downhill runner that has truck-sticked over countless souls hopped on a plane ride on Monday destined for the Seattle Seahawks’ facility. After passing a physical, a Christmas reunion of seismic proportions between Lynch and the running back-needy Seahawks was confirmed in the wee hours of … Continue reading Seahawks Reuniting with Marshawn Lynch is Stuff of Legend

Exclusive: Kevin Owens talks to Booker T about In-Ring Influences, Developing Promo Skills and Social Media

FLAGGED has this exclusive first look at 2x WWE Hall of Famer Booker T speaking with current WWE Superstar Kevin Owens about his early life, how he got into wrestling, his favorite superstars, and how he developed his promo skills. Owens also discusses his recent run in WWE, being on the road, the advice that Stone Cold Steve Austin gave him, why Shawn Michales vs. … Continue reading Exclusive: Kevin Owens talks to Booker T about In-Ring Influences, Developing Promo Skills and Social Media

Browns’ Odell Beckham Jr. Experiment was a Complete and Utter Failure

by Jordy McElroy Odell Beckham Jr. seemingly had it all in Cleveland—the best friend No. 2 option in Jarvis Landry, the confident young quarterback in Baker Mayfield and the burgeoning Browns organization seemingly on the fast-track to success. If only foresight was 20/20.  Landry went from being the No. 2 to the No. 1 receiver on the depth chart, and Mayfield has thrown more interceptions … Continue reading Browns’ Odell Beckham Jr. Experiment was a Complete and Utter Failure

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

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)