I saw this earlier on Saturday morning and felt compelled to share. Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band performed in Auckland, New Zealand this week. Springsteen opened the show with an acoustic set before breaking into his traditional extended set. Part of that acoustic set became a viral sensation — a rendition of “Royals” [...]
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Last month, radio stations descended on the Sheraton Times Square for the annual congregation that accompanies the Super Bowl. During the week leading up to the game, current and former players, Hollywood stars and media personalities do interviews with these stations, often to promote a product or charitable cause. They generally roll through their careers, [...]
Greetings, Everyone – It’s been a wild and hectic week here in New York City as we prepare for the power and glory of Super Bowl XLVIII. I’ve been caught up in the spectacle, the pageantry, the mania of Super Bowl week in New York City (I know New Jersey’s the site for the game, [...]
NFL history is filled with big plays, heroes, villains and unforgettable figures. Bill Romanowski was one of the most outspoken and dominant defensive forces in the game during his career. Romanowski played 16 years in the NFL, spending time with the San Francisco 49ers, Philadelphia Eagles, Denver Broncos and Oakland Raiders. He appeared in four [...]
Before he departed for Sundance, Rainn Wilson stopped by “The Jason Smith Show” on FOX Sports Radio to talk about his lifelong love of the Seahawks, the role of Fantasy Football on “The Office” (and Harmon’s sit-start advice failings) as well as his new television and film projects. Come on. Tell me you don’t want [...]
One of the most passionate voices in sports talk, Dave “Softy” Mahler of KJR in Seattle, joined “The Jason Smith Show” on FOX Sports Radio to talk up the rivalry, Joe Montana’s critique of Colin Kaepernick, extreme concession stand treats, the “Twelve-Cent Starbucks” promotion, the buzz around the greater Seattle area and, of course, the [...]
“The Jason Smith Show” on FOX Sports Radio welcomed Heisman Trophy winner and NFL legend Eddie George to the show to talk Ken Whisenhunt’s arrival in Tennessee, Chris Johnson’s future, Championship Weekend and what it would take to lure him to the top spot in Cleveland. Take a listen to Eddie George. ————– You can [...]
It’s finally here. You’ve navigated injuries, failed draft picks, “Ninjas” or “Sleepers” that didn’t wake up, bad beats and the occasional wrong lineup decision. You’ve made your way to the fantasy title game or the runner-up contest. Harmon’s back to help with his Week 16 Championship Fantasy Football Rankings. Do you trust Brees on the [...]
Sometimes it’s just entertaining to dive inside the numbers and evaluate the good, bad and ugly of the NFL season. In the next 24 hours, I’ll dole out my Week 16 rankings and picks. For the moment, I’m pausing to review the Quarterback position and shake out quarterbacks scored on a weekly basis. Forget about [...]
We tried to keep it short, so rolling out Marvin Jones, replacements for Jordan Cameron (concussion) and throwbacks to players like Jordan Todman and company couldn’t be done. Of course, as this Championship Week rolls on, numerous players are being shut down. Matt Schaub is back into the mix for the Texans. Ben Tate is [...]
I always say that the world could use a little more Bootsy Collins. As I ponder suit choices for Super Bowl coverage in New York, I can’t help but thing that one of these numbers would bring down the house. Listen to Bootsy’s tribute to Peyton Manning.
Buffalo (-3 1/2) at Jacksonville: Buffalo Buffalo Chicago (-1) at Cleveland: Cleveland Cleveland Philadelphia (-6 1/2) at Minnesota: Philadelphia Minnesota San Francisco (-4 1/2) at Tampa Bay: San Francisco San Francisco New England at Miami (-2 1/2): New England New England Houston at Indianapolis (-5 1/2): Indianapolis Indianapolis Seattle (-9 1/2) at New York Giants: [...]
Injuries are causing problems across the NFL for fantasy owners. If you’re chasing following Denver’s loss, you’re reaching deep for high-ceiling running backs and wide receivers. No AP. Go get it. Fantasy Football Rankings powered by FantasyPros
Harmon’s back with the next round of rankings for Week 15. We’re anxiously awaiting word on Adrian Peterson, Toby Gerhart, Eddie Lacy and a host of would-be stars in this all-important playoff week. Either way, Thursday Night Football between the Chargers and Broncos promises a scoring barrage. Can we top last week’s touchdown parade?
Harmon reunites with Tracy Hackler of Panini America to discuss new trading card releases (Immaculate Basketball), the autograph redemption process (and a huge mail day for people waiting on Tom Brady product), jersey cards, the NFL Playoff picture and Black Friday. According to a study by industry experts, Panini’s “Black Friday” promotion drove nearly $1.4 [...]
The Fantasy Football Playoffs begin with a huge battle – look at me sell – in the AFC South between the Texans and Jaguars. Do you trust Maurice Jones-Drew and his four-game scoring streak? Are you willing to gamble with Case Keenum? It’s a schedule that includes some high-scoring games (DAL-CHI, NYG-SD and maybe TEN-DEN?) [...]
We see a lot of strange stories flow through the inbox and across our television screens related to sports passions running wild. We see the frenzied, sign-carrying fans on “College GameDay.” The competition continues to grow with the advent of new television networks (FOX Sports 1, NBC Sports Network, CBS Sports Network), 24-7 radio networks [...]
If you’ve ever wanted to grab your friends and dominate the Super Bowl and New York City, your dream can come true. StubHub has teamed with Virgin America and Hudson New York to put together a ridiculous package for this year’s title game. You’ve got game tickets, airfare, hotel rooms and a party covered. Go [...]
As I made my rounds to procure the vital pieces for the holiday dinner (read – liquor and desserts), I heard an interesting piece on NPR that just seemed so appropriate. We’d noticed a change in the shelf considerations at the local grocery stores this fall. The craft beer selections have been creeping into the [...]
The week started strong with a 2-1 record against the spread on Thanksgiving Day. The late touchdown from Roethlisberger to Cotchery (failed 2-point conversion) gave us a curious win. We can keep the discussion of the Mike Tomlin play rolling, as I’m sure the NFL will chime in soon. Game Straight Up Against The Spread [...]
My head is spinning. I just can’t believe that Week 13 of this NFL season is already upon us. I found a cafe to work up some numbers ahead of the week and lingered as drunken revelers strolled down the street. The people-watching was absolutely fantastic. My hope had been to sleep a little later [...]
The short week brings us tryptophan-induced comas, mountains of food and THREE NFL games to get Week 13 started. It’s the final week ahead of the Fantasy Football Playoffs in many leagues, so owners are splitting hairs to find the right starter. Do you trust the Hot-Cold young options, like a Case Keenum? Do you [...]
It’s win or go home with the playoffs looming. As we cruise into Week 12 of the NFL season, some fantasy owners are looking for “safe,” consistent options. Others are willing to throw caution to the wind to find a high-ceiling option for an advantageous matchup. To that end, I took a moment to chart [...]