I like things with a “Mania” or “Sanity” or the like on the like as a suffix to surnames. I guess it started when I was a young boy and heard the opening strains of “Eye of the Tiger.” Don’t tell me that you weren’t transfixed by Hulkamania! In all seriousness, I’m in need of [...]

Peyton Manning is running through his “Free Agent World Tour,” and the list of would-be suitors have lined up around the block. The Broncos, Dolphins and Cardinals have gotten a ton of ink, but you still have the Titans, Texans, Seahawks and several others floating around. I remember folks tossing around the concept of a [...]

Millions of people sat in front of their televisions awaiting the annual unveiling of the NCAA Men’s Tournament bracket. I decided to sit this one out. I’d already experienced several days of uninterrupted “Bracketology,” watched countless games across myriad conferences and waded through blogs, columns and video analysis while preparing for my Sunday morning radio [...]

Week 17 normally translates to “operation shutdown” for many folks. The playoff field is more or less set and only a few games solve anything without a domino effect in motion. Well, Week 17 of the 2011 season certainly had its fair share of twists and turns … and “operation shutdown” for a few teams [...]

It’s only appropriate that my mind drifts to the famous NFL Films “The Autumn Wind” clip (see it here ) as news begins to circulate about the possibility of Mike Leach sailing his pirate ship to Maryland. That battle cry is also playing loudly as the Raiders get set for a Week 15 battle against [...]