Humble Pleas: How about some common sense?

Welcome to my Monday morning collection of thoughts. Let’s talk about guns I don’t know about you but I am getting to the point where I am desensitized to all of the mass murders that happen in this country and that is a terrifying thing. A term like “campus shooting” has become a part of our lexicon. Multiple lives…

Katy Perry to Play Super Bowl XLIX

Baby, you’re a firework! Katy Perry has officially signed on to perform during the halftime show for Super Bowl XLIX. The pop icon certainly has the status to keep people tuned in to watch, and that could eclipse last year’s record setting 111.5 million viewers. Perry recently joined ESPN’s “College GameDay” where she talked shop…

NFL Week 6 Preview

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NFL Week 5 Preview

Minnesota Vikings (2-2) at Green Bay Packers (2-2) – Thursday, 8:25pm, CBS/NFL Network This looked like a fantastic primetime game in preseason. Ok, a pretty good one. Ok, decent. Now? A little bit less. I keep wanting to call the Vikings awful, but even without Adrian Peterson they’re 2-2, just like most of their division….

NFL Week 4 Preview

New York Giants (1-2) at Washington Whoozywhatsits (1-2) – Thursday, 8:25pm, CBS/NFL Network The Giants travel to Washington to take on the legendary Kirk Cousins and his Native American-based football team. The Giants have recovered from their dreadful opening Monday nighter against the Detroit Lions to slightly lose to the Arizona Cardinals and beat up…

NFL Rundown Weeks 1 and 2

A Horrible Start Off The Field The first two weeks of the NFL is in the books, and we already have a high profile and long overdue release and suspension, the internet (justifiably) calling for Roger Goodell’s head, a sexual assault lawsuit for noted scumbag Jerry Jones, one of the league’s top running backs using…

Wes Welker Suspended For Being Too Scrappy

Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker received something other than a football on Tuesday – a 4 game suspension. Welker, perhaps best known as WELKAAAAAAHHHHHH, is reported to have been suspended for use of the amphetamine MDMA (or Molly) at the Kentucky Derby. Welker won a buttload of money at the Derby and handed out…

Predicting The Eagles Record

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An Open Letter to the Cleveland Browns

Let’s distill the news that came from ESPN Radio yesterday: Johnny Manziel kept sliding down the NFL draft board The Cleveland Browns, who have an awesome history of drafting quarterbacks, were interested in Johnny Football. Dowell Loggains, the Browns’ head coach received a text from Manziel that said “I wish you guys would come get me. Hurry…

On Michael Sam, Coming Out, and Being a Big Deal

First, let’s get one thing out of the way. Michael Sam is not the first gay NFL player. He’s the first player to come out before being drafted, and if all goes well, he’ll be the first out player to take the field. When Michael Sam was drafted by the St. Louis Rams in the…

This Awesome Week May 4-10, 2014

Welcome to the This Awesome Week, a look back at the week that was. Instagram girl of the week This week’s girl is Danish model Nina Agdal. She’s 22 and already been on the cover of SI’s swimsuit issue. Follow her on Instagram here. Music, apps and fun If you want to try something new, The…

So, A Skip, A Vice and a Lead Walk Into A Curling Rink…

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. Curling was apparently not invented by a couple of Scandinavian stoners who had a few brooms, big rocks, and plenty of free time on their hands. The sport originated in Scotland roughly around the 1400s. That makes the sport older than hockey, basketball, football, and baseball. Mind: blown….