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There isn’t much to add. I was on-air at FOX Sports Radio on Wednesday night as the annual ESPY Awards telecast occurred. The social media response to Stuart Scott’s speech when receiving the Jimmy V Award left me anxiously awaiting my arrival home to hear it. It’s a mighty powerful eight minutes and three seconds [...]

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At the end of August, the NFL agreed to $765 million to settle a lawsuit with 4,500 players and families regarding accusations that the league withheld information about the long-term effects of frequent head-to-head contact. You can see the details in this New York Times article. The documentary sets the timeline for the investigation of [...]

It’s easy to be cynical given the seemingly unending flow of sad, sobering news and information received through our phones, televisions and social media outlets. I regularly read the newspapers of my hometown of Chicago, and many headlines refer to the litany of shootings in the city at large. So, it’s always a welcome sight [...]

This past week, the Stanley Cup Final concluded with a Blackhawks victory over the Bruins in Boston. The next big event on the sports calendar was the NBA Draft and with it, myriad questions about trades and free agency. And, of course, there was some drama regarding the No. 1 pick. The Cavaliers shocked the [...]

Day one of the NFL Draft is in the books. A full 27 of the 32 players logged on my mock draft made the cut on Thursday night, with seven hitting spot on (six plus the Atlanta deal). I got back behind the microphone to recap the first round, the good, bad and ugly, Geno [...]

“Basically, it’s just a dumb idea and we (discuss) it that way.” Five-time NBA champion and grizzled veteran Kobe Bryant disagrees with Commissioner David Stern’s desire to eliminate players over the age of 23 from future Olympics. Bryant succinctly labeled it “a player’s choice” and spoke openly of the fact that the push for such [...]