The first trailer for the forthcoming Will Smith vehicle “Concussion” landed on Monday. Peter King included it in his MMQB piece. I’ve watched it several times and have seen the attention-grabbing headlines that have taken over social media and entertainment/sports websites. Many of these headlines include some variation of the “Movie that the NFL doesn’t […]

Elvis57Doll

This is one of the greatest things I’ve seen in recent memory. I’m feeling like I want to sell off anything extraneous in my house to participate in the ridiculous Elvis auction on eBay. The header image displays a doll released in 1957. I’ve never seen it before. The auction includes a number of autographed photos, […]

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“Blue – You’re My Boy!”  You all have heard the movie line and probably shouted it from the top of your lungs on multiple occasions. Well, “blue” has a whole other meaning and is blowing up social media and news sites mid-week. “Deep Blue” is now the lead in the summer of the shark, and video […]

Crystal

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve undoubtedly heard the captivating tale of newly re-signed Los Angeles Clippers big man DeAndre Jordan. His sojourn to Dallas and the fallout over a decided lack of communication have become the stuff of internet legend and countless punchlines. Suffice it to say, Jordan reconsidered his intent to […]

lebron

Earlier this week, the Cleveland Cavaliers were defeated by the Golden State Warriors in the 2015 NBA Finals (4-2). I’ve heard the arguments all week about how the health of Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving flipped this from a Cleveland sweep to a Warriors victory. That’s some specious thinking, to my mind, to say that […]

MJSD

The Rolling Stones hit the stage on May 24th to open their 15-city “ZIP Code” tour. Mick Jagger and Keith Richards led the band through a 20-song set, including many of the classics. The band re-released the classic “Sticky Fingers” album this week, thereby opening up the legendary album for consumption by a new generation. […]

StarWarsPoster

Happy Birthday, Star Wars. As we commemorated Memorial Day on Monday, I spent some time relaxing with my family grillside. I scrolled through my Twitter feed and saw a note from one of those “This Day In ….” accounts. Yeah, I’m one of those people who loves information overload and follows too many Twitter accounts. […]

KobeSuit

Last week, the Chicago Bulls were eliminated from the NBA Playoffs by LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. A report immediately surfaced that the Lakers would be interested in replacing Byron Scott with embattled Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau. Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak appeared on AM570 LA Sports with Bill Reiter and Leeann Tweeden to dismiss […]

FooFighters

A friend of mine lamented his early holiday travel plans on Facebook earlier today. The source of his angst was the release of Pre-Sale information for the 2015 Foo Fighters Tour. Unlike the usual chase to a “virtual waiting room,” Foo Fighters are going old school for this tour. Sure, you’ll be able to log […]

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The Afghan Whigs made a new friend last year when they performed with Usher at South By Southwest. The full performance from the band appears below (Usher shows up at the 13:30 mark). Last week, The Afghan Whigs played in Brooklyn and were joined onstage once again by Usher. He acknowledged a win by the […]

kotwc

The Eagles and their fans, including a prominent actor, have been hyping Sunday night’s home game against the Giants better than any broadcast partner could possibly ever could. Bradley Cooper, star of “The Hangover” and “Silver Linings Playbook” (among others), started the smack-talk earlier in the week. Well, the Eagles themselves upped the ante through […]

BeatsStudio

One of my favorite stories of the week came across the wires when Colin Kaepernick was fined for wearing his “Beats By Dre” headphones. We’ve been talking about a lot of heavy issues related to NFL off-field transgressions in columns and on radio and television, so a discussion about official headphones and fining players who […]

We know of Snoop Dogg’s affinity for the Pittsburgh Steelers, as evidenced by the vitriolic rants posted against offensive coordinator Todd Haley. He’s been a leader of youth football in the greater Los Angeles area, and several players have elevated their games to the NFL level. We’ll, he’s also the proud father of a player […]

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The magnificent run of Matthew McConaughey added another chapter this week as the Academy Award Winner addressed the Texans Longhorns. Coach Charlie Strong brought McConaughey, a longtime Longhorns fan, to practice in search of some inspiration and, let’s face it, to relax the squad after a rough start. Of course, McConaughey channeled one of his […]

FavreMicro

Everyone in the sporting world rushed to take their shot at former NFL MVP Brett Favre once the first of his MicroTouch ads hit the airwaves this week. I’ve called Favre the “Yoked-Up Santa Claus” on the radio for quite some time now, so I was sad to see the beard go. Some derisively mocked […]

kotwc

I saw the headline “On to Cincinnati” regarding Bill Belichick’s Wednesday press conference. Now, nobody expected the Patriots coach to reverse course and suddenly become verbose and forthcoming in the wake of Monday’s crushing loss to the Chiefs. His smirk and stare in his post-game press conference was about all you needed to see. Well, […]

ArethaFranklin

Aretha Franklin took to the stage for “The Late Show With David Letterman” and delivered a powerhouse performance of Adele’s “Rolling In The Deep.” Of course, putting the term “powerhouse” behind Aretha Franklin’s name is redundant. Just watch the clip.  

FrozenOlaf

I remember sitting in the theater and watching a world of trolls, magic and a talking, singing snowman looking for “warm hugs.” I imagined this Disney “Frozen” world linking to the stories that had come before it and looked for the inevitable “Easter eggs” planted therein. This runaway freight train of a movie spawned numerous […]

kellymichael

This showed up in my timeline earlier today, a random, juvenile joke from the “LIVE with Kelly and Michael” show. Given the gravity of many of the sports stories we’ve been tracking over the past several weeks, this random bit of a chuckling Strahan opposite a straight-faced Ripa was a nice diversion. <iframe width=”574″ height=”350″ […]

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As we know, the fantasy football world is stacked with pundit and scribes looking for clever phrasing to complete their analysis. I would raise my hand and proudly declare myself to be one of those analysts seeking to make a point with a (sometimes) witty analogy or turn of phrase. Well, that point has not […]

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Rank Name Team Bye Week 1. Drew Brees NO 6 2. Peyton Manning DEN 4 3. Aaron Rodgers GB 9 4. Matthew Stafford DET 9 5. Tom Brady NE 10 6. Matt Ryan ATL 9 7. Andrew Luck IND 10 8. Philip Rivers SD 10 9. Jay Cutler CHI 9 10. Cam Newton CAR 12 […]

StoneCold

We all love creating lists and debating the merits and shortcomings of our favorite Hollywood stars and athletes. After all, poll questions get you thinking about putting players, teams and films/television shows in perspective and stir emotions. Some dismiss the polling process as a quick check-box exercise, but that’s selling it woefully short. The best […]