During the first half of Monday’s highly-watched FIFA World Cup match between the United States and Ghana, there was a moment that sent fans scrambling for the DVR remote. The first-minute goal by Clint Dempsey obviously got a ton of run immediately and dominated the highlight shows and Jozy Altidore’s injury stopped everyone in their [...]
Last weekend’s selection of Michael Sam by the St. Louis Rams in the 2014 NFL Draft was an historic moment for the league. This summer, Sam will attempt to become the first openly gay player in the NFL. It’s a story that transcended the sports world and became a huge talking point across all media. [...]
I saw this one while traversing the hometown newspaper the other day and had to smile. The Chicago Tribune included an article detailing former Chicago Bears coach Mike Ditka’s decision to become a spokesman for Al’s Beef and Nancy’s Pizza. The original Al’s is nestled behind my high school – St. Ignatius College Prep – [...]
Mike Delio, a pitcher for Carle Place High School in Long Island, pitched a perfect game on Tuesday night. Delio did so in his first varsity start. Oh, and he struck out every batter he faced. On Thursday night, Delio joined “The Jason Smith Show” on FOX Sports Radio to talk about the game, his [...]
The Minnesota Golden Gophers cut down the nets after defeating Larry Brown’s SMU Mustangs. Check out the video. The Gophers applied a double-team … from the coaching box. Richard Pitino and his Gophers received a little bit of support from his father, Rick, who was sitting behind the Minnesota bench. Watch behind the bench in [...]
I saw this on my timeline earlier today from ESPN Denver. I don’t think I need to add anything to John Elway’s words.
It’s that time again. The Sprint Cup Series invades Las Vegas Motor Speedway this weekend. Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Kevin Harvick have already experienced the thrill of Victory Lane in 2014. Hendrick teammates Jimmie Johnson and Jeff Gordon have been the most successful drivers in Las Vegas. Salary Cap restrictions forced me to eschew the [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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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
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?) [...]
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 [...]