I’ll offer a few thoughts on Johnny Manziel and the first weekend of the 2013 college football campaign. This week’s Fantasy Man-Crush features a daring 64-year-old woman. You’ve likely heard the tale of Diana Nyad at this point, but perhaps you couldn’t push past Jameis Winston’s Monday night performance or the incessant ranting about Manziel. [...]

Don’t worry. I’ll celebrate Matt Harvey’s heroics in grand fashion on the Dome come Wednesday. I wanted to acknowledge and celebrate a great off-field act from Dodgers star Matt Kemp. The video of Matt Kemp’s gracious and heartwarming act in San Francisco has dominated social media for the better part of the past 24 hours. [...]

At some point, I’ll circle off to the world of hitters and celebrate the mammoth home runs launched by slugging outfielders and first basemen. I’ll applaud Mike Morse, Troy Tulowitzki, Carlos Gonzalez and try to estimate the distance traveled by Chris Davis’ moon shot. Perhaps we can bust out the stopwatches and time Elvis Andrus [...]

I found this one on The Big Lead a little while ago and had to watch it twice. I’ve interviewed a number of Hollywood stars in my travels and on radio, and there’s always a personal project or passion that elicits a great response and gets out of The Chris Farley Show “Remember when … [...]

The long-time left-winger of the San Jose Sharks has begun this shortened NHL season on a tear. Patrick Marleau entered Thursday night’s game against the Edmonton Oilers with a six-game scoring streak, a run that included five multi-point games. Marleau opened the season with multi-goal games to propel him to the top of the category. [...]

I like bravado. I like swagger … and I have to like what I’ve seen from the Detroit offense. Sure, the Vikings got after Stafford early, but he knows the cure-all. Get the ball in the direction of Calvin and marvel at the effort.