I’ve been traveling this week in the pursuit of Fantasy Football greatness. So, some of the tidbits and barbs launched across the sporting world have escaped my radar. However, a cursory search of the day’s events and a quick trip into the Twitterverse yielded many 140-character quick-hits on the new Aaron Hernandez feature in Rolling […]

We love inspirational speeches. There’s no question about it. From the time we first grab a glove to hit the diamond, buckle a chinstrap or sit down in the classroom, we’re looking to be inspired. Coaches, teachers and parents work to find the proper words to elevate our performance and keep us on the path […]

Harmon returns to the microphone to chat up a big day in the legal world … at least there seem to be a lot of sports stories working through courts. — Bill Belichick took to the microphone to address the Aaron Hernandez situation while Hernandez appeared in court. — A doctor who examined Alex Rodriguez […]

It’s a year of change in 2013. The longtime heroes of fantasy defenses, Brian Urlacher and Ray Lewis, have entered retirement. Ed Reed is playing with the Texans, who have the freakishly athletic J.J. Watt leading the charge. How quickly will Brian Cushing get back in the mix? Let’s light up the rankings and let […]

Harmon’s Blog 7.12 runs through the world of fantasy baseball and Major League Baseball box scores. He knowingly nods to those who watched SharkNado and talks injuries and adult diapers. Yeah, Harmon’s got a little bit for everyone. Baltimore first baseman Chris Davis went 1-for-3 with his major league-leading 34th home run in Thursday’s 3-1 […]

The highly-publicized jersey exchange occurred this weekend in Foxborough. Fans lined up around Gillette Stadium to take the opportunity to swap out their Aaron Hernandez No. 81 jerseys. The Patriots offered a limited number of players in the exchange program. There were no Tim Tebow jerseys to be had. Those had to be purchased separately. […]

It’s been a whirlwind week of updates in a sporting world that is normally quiet in late June. The Stanley Cup Final concluded on Monday night. The Blackhawks’ Game 6 win against the Bruins was about the only normal thing to occur. The hammer dropped on former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez in […]

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Harmon hits the microphone on a Friday to chat up the NBA Finals and the dominance of LeBron James. We’ll save the “legacy” debates for a later day. This day is about honoring the clinic put on by the divisive star. Harmon touches on the evolving Aaron Hernandez case, a bit of Major League Baseball […]

These might be my favorite bits from “Late Night” with Jimmy Fallon. Whenever he bridges the sarcasm and wit with music, good things happen. Just go find the Neil Young bits. Here’s the third iteration of “Tebowie,” where Fallon pays tribute to the quarterback while donning David Bowie-like garb from the 70s. We saw the […]

“We’ve already talked about him enough.” That was Bill Belichick’s response to the inevitable crush of questions regarding the Patriots’ signing of Tim Tebow. I enjoy the fact that the patented Belichick dismissal of the question happened already. It’s the attempt to make Tebow “Just A Guy.” Naturally, the 24-hour news cycle that thirsts for […]

Harmon returns to the microphone, the first “Inside The Swollen Dome” podcast for 2013, to discuss this week’s NFL Playoffs – Divisional Round. Peyton Manning and the Broncos fall: Who’s to blame? Ryan survives. Brady marches on … and Kaepernick becomes a superhero.

The eyes of the sporting world are starting to drift toward London for this iteration of the Summer Olympic Games. The Olympic Trials have been televised in prime time, and my Twitter feed has been chock-full of updates about fantastic finishes, the glory of Michael Phelps and that excitement that builds just ahead of the […]

Don’t call him Matt Damon. Don’t talk of him having an accent. He represents San Mateo. It’s Tom Brady having some fun at a Los Angeles area Dick’s Sporting Goods. Tom Brady’s Wicked Accent from Tom Brady

Ravens coach John Harbaugh joined 98 Rock in Baltimore to discuss an upcoming 5K in support of the Robert Packard Center for ALS Research. In addition to his discussion of the event and whether he could out-run the team’s linemen (he’s got his eye on Bryant McKinnie), Harbaugh was asked about the Saints and cheating […]

“I think a couple times he needed to get rid of the ball. It just didn’t look like he had a hold on the offense.” To those who tuned out the media following the weekend’s Divisional Playoffs, you’d probably assume that this was more of the fallout from the Jets’ locker room. Instead, future Hall […]

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I shan’t get too crazy into the Nevada lines, but there are two games that piqued my interest when they were released this week. 1. Oregon is favored by 31 1/2 points over UCLA. UCLA lost to USC by a count of 50-0 on Saturday night. Rick Neuheisel was dismissed by the team on Monday. […]

Michael Lombardi of the NFL Network reports that Randy Moss had decided to retire. Fantasy owners were curious to see whether Moss would receive a chance to put the odd journey that was 2010 behind him. Instead, he’s hanging up the cleats. Remember, he started the year with New England and posted a few huge […]

A reported emerged from The Columbus Dispatch on Sunday morning that former Ohio State superstar, Super Bowl champion and fantasy hero (if you were in IDP leagues) Mike Vrabel would join the coaching staff. In an offseason replete with scandal, disappointment and the dismissal of head coach Jim Tressel, Buckeyes fans finally got something to […]

I saw this story off of Forbes.com regarding the most influential athletes, as compiled by E-Poll and Nielsen Media Research. From the article — “surveyed over 1,000 adults as to the athletes they considered influential, while also assessing their likeability and awareness levels. Only those known to at least 20 percent of the respondents were […]

He stands 6-foot-9. Seriously, he’s got to stay low and drive to keep those passing lanes open. Solder is a converted tight end who used his hands well and learned quickly — he was a finalist for the Outland Trophy in 2010. The Patriots have a ton of picks, as you well know, so they’ll […]

I’m guessing you’ve heard the edited version of the press conference by now. Here’s the full edition, including the witticisms and deadpan delivery.

Mike Harmon and John Halpin reconvene for the first time in awhile to discuss the divisional round of the NFL playoffs. Harmon proffers his predictions, they talk a bit about their MLB mock draft and have some fun with the glory of snow days. F15 Wednesday: Halpin Returns Check out the archives at Fantasy15Podcast.com .

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On Wednesday, another lottery will be conducted. NFL teams will place their ballots in the voting box. It’s a quick agenda: YES or NO on Proposition 84 As the whole sporting world knows, Brad Childress informed his team on Monday that Randy Moss wouldn’t be rejoining the squad for prep work in advance of the […]

I’ll write more about this later. I’ll wrap my head around it while completing the day’s road work. For now, I just need to wonder. Is Brad Childress just grasping at straws? On Monday, the Vikings waived Moss. He’d been with the team just several weeks and had opened up the offense for Percy Harvin […]