The Big Hit | Of Homers and No-N0’s…

by Ken Napzok September baseball is here. The air is getting crisp and sharp. Playoff runs are picking up or dying on the vine. The last of the 40-man roster call ups are making their dreams come true. And the long journey of a baseball season is about to reward those that have been on the adventure from the start.  It all comes into focus.  … Continue reading The Big Hit | Of Homers and No-N0’s…

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Tony Toe Trick? By joining the Patriots, Antonio Brown may have hoodwinked us all

by Jordy McElroy After hearing the news of his release from the Oakland Raiders, a shirtless Antonio Brown ran around a fenced-in backyard on Saturday, celebrating like he had just been pardoned from a life sentence. Never mind the fact that he had forced his way out of Oakland, but he also left $30 million in guaranteed money sitting on the table.  How could anyone … Continue reading Tony Toe Trick? By joining the Patriots, Antonio Brown may have hoodwinked us all

Degenerates Guide to UFC 242 (Betting Lines)

by Chad Cooper The UFC Lightweight title will be unified this weekend in Abu Dhabi as the undefeated champion Khabib Nurmagomedov faces the interim champ, Dustin Poirier, at UFC 242. Main card, which can only be purchased at watched on ESPN+, begins at 1 p.m. CST. If you love wrestling, this is your card.  Main Event UFC Lightweight Championship Khabib “The Eagle” Nurmagomedov (27-0) vs. … Continue reading Degenerates Guide to UFC 242 (Betting Lines)

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

Bill O’Brien might not be around long enough to see the Catastrophe he caused the Texans

by Jordy McElroy Houston Texans coach and de facto general manager Bill O’Brien fired up his grill like most over the Labor Day weekend. However, instead of the alluring smells of hot dogs and hamburgers sizzling over a fire, the charred stench from an imploding franchise billowed out of NRG Stadium in the wake of a pair of franchise-altering trades. Three-time Pro Bowler and former … Continue reading Bill O’Brien might not be around long enough to see the Catastrophe he caused the Texans

Degenerate’s Dozen Week 1 College Football Picks

By Chad Cooper We started off hot last week going 3-0, so let’s keep the $$$ flowing. A full slate is upon us including a Sunday night game between Oklahoma and Houston, which we have a play on. Here are our Degen’s Dozen for Week 1.  Friday, Aug. 30 UMass @ Rutgers (-16.5, 54.5) TV: Big 10 Network Scoop: This line opened -11 for Rutgers … Continue reading Degenerate’s Dozen Week 1 College Football Picks

Don’t be Surprised when Jacoby Brissett leads the Colts to the Playoffs

by Jordy McElroy A solemn Andrew Luck walking off the field of Lucas Oil Stadium to a chorus of boos seemingly sounded the death knell for the Indianapolis Colts. The 29-year-old quarterback’s early retirement prompted longtime fans to treat his exit like a eulogy to their playoff hopes, while blatantly ignoring the prospective potential burning beneath the surface in backup Jacoby Brissett.  Luck might have left the … Continue reading Don’t be Surprised when Jacoby Brissett leads the Colts to the Playoffs

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HUNGman: How Being The Elite Prepared Adam Page for All Out Title Opportunity

For “Hangman” Adam Page, Saturday night’s All Elite Wrestling heavyweight championship match against Chris Jericho Saturday night at ALL OUT represents the culmination of a long, hard journey to the top of the wrestling industry that otherwise may not have existed without a dick joke and the creative freedom of Being The Elite. Before appearing as part of the fan-favorite webshow started by The Young … Continue reading HUNGman: How Being The Elite Prepared Adam Page for All Out Title Opportunity

Walk off into the Football Sunset should be Permanent for Rob Gronkowski

by Jordy McElroy A typically jubilant and jesting Rob Gronkowski stood in front of media members on the brink of tears on Tuesday, after giving a horrifying depiction of the toll football had taken on his body. He spoke on the realities of the game beyond the adrenaline-fueled, celebratory spikes and chest bumps.  When the curtains closed and the audience went home, those were the … Continue reading Walk off into the Football Sunset should be Permanent for Rob Gronkowski