The Jets and Bills kicked off Week 2 of the 2016 NFL season with an unexpected high-scoring affair. Ryan Fitzpatrick carved up the Buffalo secondary, while Sammy Watkins’ foot injury limited his impact for Tyrod Taylor. The Bills’ lack of production – 98 total offensive plays in two games – also pushed offensive coordinator Greg […]
Happy Birthday, Star Wars. As we commemorated Memorial Day on Monday, I spent some time relaxing with my family grillside. I scrolled through my Twitter feed and saw a note from one of those “This Day In ….” accounts. Yeah, I’m one of those people who loves information overload and follows too many Twitter accounts. […]
In the aftermath of NBA commissioner Adam Silver’s historic announcement of Donald Sterling’s banishment from the league, a number of luminaries stepped forward to express their interest in becoming the new owner(s) of the Clippers. We’ve heard from Oprah Winfrey, Floyd Mayweather, Dr. Dre and Diddy, among others. One other legendary Los Angeles figure had […]
I don’t know how much I need to add to this one. This photo of the legendary rapper & actor, Ice Cube, appeared on the Los Angeles Dodgers’ official Twitter page.
Breaking news normally doesn’t fall into our collective lap on Friday afternoons. It definitely doesn’t occur on the Friday of a long holiday weekend most years. Of course, it’s not every year that a free agent like Dwight Howard commands the attention of the media. Without a written statement or saying a word (or taking […]
As longtime readers know, I grew up on the South Side. Yes, it needs to be capitalized. The White Sox have long turned to trainer Herm Schneider to monitor player health, and his ability to rehab players is the stuff of baseball legend (Bo Jackson, anyone?). Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports wrote a piece chronicling […]
Twitter and other social media outlets can be your best friend and an invaluable source of information exchange. Take the communal involvement in the aftermath of the Boston bombings or the daily silliness in 140-character blurbs about sports and pop culture. If you are a fan of a league, a team or a particular television […]
I don’t believe this early-afternoon announcement on “NFL Signing Day” comes as much of a shock, but future Hall of Famer Tony Gonzalez announced that he has decided to return for the 2013 season. “I informed the Falcons I would like to return for one more shot.” Gonzalez had said all along that he was […]