Anybody familiar with my work at Yahoo! Sports, FOXSports.com and FOX Sports Radio knows of my affinity for “The Shawshank Redemption,” an obsession that began at its release. It’s on that top-5 leaderboard of movies that you must watch to its conclusion if you spot it on cable television. It’s true. Frank Darabont, Morgan Freeman [...]
When the NFL schedule came out long ago, this Thursday’s NFC South battle between the Falcons and Saints was one of the games circled as a huge test for Matt Ryan’s squad on its path to New York. Alas, injuries and inconsistent play by the offense coupled with a sieve-like defense have sent the Mike [...]
UFC President Dana White was outspoken about the judges’ decision in the George St. Pierre – Johny Hendricks battle at UFC 167 on Saturday night. White blasted the decision to award St. Pierre the victory, thereby causing a wave of responses in social media. He joined Jay Mohr on FOX Sports Radio on Monday morning [...]
I saw this story coming together some time ago, a beautiful city-wide event in support of a Make-A-Wish Foundation wish. I don’t believe in the “all news is negative” slant that many people take when discussing newspapers and the evening news. No, there are positive pieces in the mix. I know that we’re conditioned on [...]
Indianapolis (-3.5) at Tennessee Tennessee Tennessee Cleveland at Cincinnati (-5.5) Cleveland Cleveland Atlanta (-1.5) at Tampa Bay Tampa Bay Tampa Bay Oakland at Houston (-7.5) Houston Houston Washington at Philadelphia (-3.5) Philadelphia Philadelphia Detroit (-2.5) at Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Baltimore at Chicago (-3.5) Chicago Baltimore Arizona (-7.5) at Jacksonville Arizona Jacksonville New York Jets at [...]
You can support LA schools and enter yourself for a chance to be onstage with the cast of “Anchorman” as they read the legendary 2004 script in Los Angeles. The winner will join Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, Paul Rudd, Christina Applegate, David Koechner, Jack Black, Chris Parnell, Danny Trejo, Luke Wilson, Fred Willard, Fred Armisen, [...]
Panini America has made a huge splash of late with its “Flawless” and “Immaculate” Basketball products. You can find full write-ups and images of the basketball products here. But, Panini America has also been in a partnership with the Denver Broncos for the past several years. This Sunday, the Broncos will present a “Salute to [...]
As I’m sure you’re well aware, “Anchorman 2″ will hit the big screen during the holiday season. On Sunday morning, FOX Fantasy with Mike Harmon and Mike North on FOX Sports Radio will welcome one of the stars of the film, David Koechner, to the big show. We’ll be chatting about this film, the legacy [...]
Harmon returns with a pick for the opener for Week 10. It’s time for the Thursday Night Football contest between the Redskins and Vikings. The Redskins are favored by 2.5 in Minnesota. I’ll take the Washington run game (whomever carries it across the threshold) and a few key plays by Robert Griffin III to get [...]
Harmon loads up his early Week 10 Fantasy Football Rankings ahead of the Thursday night game between the Redskins and Vikings. Can AP run wild? Does Mike Shanahan truly hate your fantasy football team? Fantasy Football Rankings powered by FantasyPros
You know I’m a sucker for the “How this works” and behind the scenes-type productions. Each year, “The Hollywood Reporter” does a series of roundtable discussions with filmmakers, actors, directors, etc. This time out, it’s a 54-minute discussion about the screenwriting process. Here’s the description: “Superstar scribes Clooney, Grant Heslov, Julie Delpy, Nicole Holofcener, John [...]
“The expectations of athletes to perform at a increasingly high level has never been more relevant than it is in today current sporting climate. As the NFL seeks to extend the regular season and currently partakes in Thursday night football, the pressure to stay healthy and excel is pushing the envelope in not only traditional [...]
Former NFL quarterback and Heisman Trophy Winner Doug Flutie joined Jay Mohr on FOX Sports Radio to look at the college football world and to delve into the developing Richie Incognito-Jonathan Martin situation in Miami. Here is Flutie discussing his arrival in Chicago and some rough treatment as a rookie with the defending champion Bears. [...]
ESPN rolled with Les Miles as he headed to the office ahead of the big showdown with Alabama. We learn about his family’s breakfast table and that he drives like a boss. Stop. Put your head on a swivel. Barrel through that red light with a nod to “anticipation.”
Running wild in the South Bay this evening with Halloween festivities. I’ll be back to break down Thursday’s game and get you set for the weekend’s action here on SwollenDome.com on Friday.
It’s another rough week in Harmonville. I’ve been floating in the .500 world. This week rolled badly. Game Spread Straight Up Against The Spread Cincinnati at Miami CIN –2.5 CIN CIN Kansas City at Buffalo KC -3.5 KC KC San Diego at Washington WAS -.5 WAS WAS New Orleans at New York Jets NO -5.5 [...]
Kenny Stills of the Saints has become one of the hottest commodities on the waiver wire for Week 9 following his breakout performance against the Bills. Stills would prefer that you keep the fantasy chatter out of his timeline.
The World Series ended on Wednesday night with the Boston Red Sox vanquishing postseason Michael Wacha and the Cardinals in front of a raucous home crowd at Fenway Park. There’s just something about the Dunkin’ Donuts signs out there … Anyway, David Waldstein of “The New York Times” spins a tale of the legendary voices [...]
After reading myriad reports across the social media landscape about the latest sensation in the trading card world, Mike Harmon talks to Tracy Hackler of Panini America. The topic of discussion is “Flawless,” a high-end ($1,250 per box) issue that has collectors and investors rolling the dice to find a big hit. The base cards [...]
Rank Player Team Targets Receptions 1. Harry Douglas ATL 18 12 2. Calvin Johnson DET 17 14 3. Vincent Jackson TB 13 5 4. Antonio Brown PIT 12 9 4. Hakeem Nicks NYG 12 7 6. DeSean Jackson PHI 11 8 6. Pierre Garcon WAS 11 7 6. Stevie Johnson BUF 11 7 6. David [...]
Last year, the Lakers fired Mike Brown very early in the season and replaced him with Mike D’Antoni. We all know what happened to the “Dream Team” concept last year, but D’Antoni and a team of relative unknowns started the 2013-14 season in grand fashion with a win over the Clippers. But, that and Derrick [...]
Harmon rolls up on The House of Blues – Anaheim (in Downtown Disney) for another LIVE podcast to chat up Week 8. Listen live here. Follow Harmon on Twitter @swollendome and look for rankings, injury updates, waiver picks and general madness on SwollenDome.com.
Last week offered a strange set of games. Did you see DAL-PHI becoming a low-scoring affair? Did you see Adrian Peterson as a bystander while Josh Freeman chucked up 53 pass attempts? Well, with six teams OFF (see below) and myriad stars injured, fans and fantasy owners are holding their collective breath for Week 8. [...]