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?

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How many Super Bowls can Patrick Mahomes win with the Chiefs?

by Jordy McElroy When the Kansas City Chiefs selected Patrick Mahomes with the 10th overall pick of the 2017 NFL Draft, they could have never predicted the immediate impact he would have on the team. Two Pro Bowls, a league MVP, a Super Bowl title and a Super Bowl MVP—Mahomes was the Category 5 storm no one saw coming. After engineering a fourth quarter comeback … Continue reading How many Super Bowls can Patrick Mahomes win with the Chiefs?

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

Who really deserves an apology: Stephen A. Smith or Donald Cerrone?

by Jordy McElroy Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone’s physical undoing in the UFC 246 main event against Conor McGregor spilled outside of the cage, shockingly, and rapidly descended into an awkward feud between UFC voice Joe Rogan and ESPN talking head Stephen A. Smith.  After watching Cerrone get smashed up in 40 seconds by the former two-division UFC champion, Smith didn’t mince any words when delivering his … Continue reading Who really deserves an apology: Stephen A. Smith or Donald Cerrone?

Patriots should stay away from Philip Rivers

by Jordy McElroy New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has earned the right to ride off into the sunset as a Los Angeles Charger if he so chooses in the offseason. But the Patriots would do good to stay away from any Freaky Friday-like experiments that would send Brady to Los Angeles and Philip Rivers to New England. Stay the hell away. Rivers had a … Continue reading Patriots should stay away from Philip Rivers

THE BIG HIT | Derek Jeter… One Vote.

One vote.  One. Vote. Derek Jeter is going into the Hall of Fame one vote short of being the second player ever unanimously sent into immortality. He would have joined his teammate Mariano Rivera. Yet one person decided to make a statement about Jeter. A protest? Maybe. An oversight? Nah. A Red Sox fan? Possibly. Right now, we don’t know because Major League Baseball hasn’t … Continue reading THE BIG HIT | Derek Jeter… One Vote.

Patrick Mahomes may have to run for his life at Super Bowl LIV

by Jordy McElroy The stampeding herd of the San Francisco 49ers’ ferocious defensive front can be heard galloping off in the distance. Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes would do well to start running right now to ensure he gets a head start for Super Bowl LIV. The bull is rapidly approaching, and there will be no hiding in that red jersey wrapped around his … Continue reading Patrick Mahomes may have to run for his life at Super Bowl LIV

49ers QB Jimmy Garoppolo proving he’s better off for leaving the Patriots

by Jordy McElroy Jimmy Garoppolo could have followed in the footsteps of Tom Brady if he opted to stay with the New England Patriots. That towering shadow as the successor of the greatest quarterback of all time would have blotted out the warm rays of sunshine in San Francisco. Beaches, money, palm trees and a Super Bowl-contending team with electrifying talent on both sides of … Continue reading 49ers QB Jimmy Garoppolo proving he’s better off for leaving the Patriots

Remember the Titans: How Tennessee can Build off their Failed Cinderella Run

by Jordy McElroy The clock struck midnight and the Cinderella Tennessee Titans had to leave the dance on Sunday. An improbable AFC Championship run came screeching to a halt in the rollicking madhouse at Arrowhead Stadium, where even fairy tales pale in comparison to the might of Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes. But there were teachable moments that could help the Titans close the … Continue reading Remember the Titans: How Tennessee can Build off their Failed Cinderella Run