NFL Rakes In Over $1million In Fines For Non-Mask Compliance From Coaches

Ratings down? Losing revenue because of reduced fan capacity? No worries, Roger Goodell will find a way to fill that bottom line if it’s the last thing he’ll do. The NFL has now completed 2 weeks of their 17 week season and have yet to have any COVID19 problems. There have literally been zero reportedContinue reading “NFL Rakes In Over $1million In Fines For Non-Mask Compliance From Coaches”

Nebraska Official Says BIG10 Football Will Return – Announcement Tonight

Thank you! It’s about time they put an end to this madness. We want to play. The players, coaches, fans all want to play. The ridiculousness of this all has gone on for too long. College football returned last weekend and it just emphasized how crazy it was that schools across the country were playingContinue reading “Nebraska Official Says BIG10 Football Will Return – Announcement Tonight”

Thoughts Into The Weekend vol. 14

Happy Friday, friends. September, to me, always means that we are officially in the Fall. So, happy autumn! Seriously, I know that we are headed towards cooler weather because I am already noticing that the daylight that we felt we had till 9pm just 2 weeks ago has been cut off by almost an hour.Continue reading “Thoughts Into The Weekend vol. 14”

#WeWantToPlay – The Fight For A Season

On Sunday it seemed that collegiate fall sports, including college football, were almost on the brink of being cancelled after a bunch of suits and university Presidents who serve on the B1G conference committee supposedly had been meeting all weekend trying to figure out a way to squirm out of the season. This comes atContinue reading “#WeWantToPlay – The Fight For A Season”

Thoughts Into The Weekend vol. 11

I’m writing this on a train as I journey back to Bloomington, Indiana. I’m not taking the most conventional route, but it’s not always a straight line that can yield the best results. This train, that got delayed for 90 minutes because of a fallen power line, is on its way to Philadelphia where IContinue reading “Thoughts Into The Weekend vol. 11”

The Redskins Are Changing Their Name

The initial news dropped just before 4th of July weekend that the Washington Redskins would “look into” changing their name due to mounting pressure from corporate sponsors, specifically Nike and FedEx (FedEx owns the naming rights to Washington’s stadium). Today they made the announcement official that they will be retiring the name “Redskins”. This isContinue reading “The Redskins Are Changing Their Name”

Chess vs. Checkers – Patriots Sign Cam Newton

It’s negotiations 101, create a no-lose situation for both sides. That’s an offer neither can refuse. And that’s exactly what happened Sunday night when Adam Schefter broke the news that the New England Patriots were signing former league MVP Cam Newton to a 1 year deal to join the 6 time Super Bowl champions whoContinue reading “Chess vs. Checkers – Patriots Sign Cam Newton”

Thoughts Into The Weekend vol. 6

On one hand I feel like this summer is already over. On the other hand it’s not even the 4th of July yet. The initial quarantines and pandemic has completely messed up my mental calendar. Time is such a construct that I might just watch Interstellar on repeat this weekend. Just Kidding it’s gonna beContinue reading “Thoughts Into The Weekend vol. 6”

Give Reggie His Heisman Back

It was just 15 years ago that running back Reggie Bush earned his Heisman Trophy in a landslide victory. It was then 5 years later that he had to return the Heisman himself because he received “illegal” gifts and benefits from USC boosters and sports marketers to play for the Trojans. The collection of theContinue reading “Give Reggie His Heisman Back”