The following is mostly SATIRE, say, about 3/5th's, 2/5th's analysis, and 5/5th's fractions The Bears visit the Meadowlands to take on the Jets for Monday Night Football. What are keys to the game for each team? For the Jets to win 1. Rex Ryan must build his defensive scheme around stopping Brandon Marshall. Once the Jets D has accomplished that, they can -- oh sh*t! There goes Alshon Jeffrey! Tou
By Greg Fortier on Sep 18, 2014
There were some excellent team and individual performances this past weekend, but nothing had a significant affect on the current race for the Heisman trophy. Marcus Mariota did what was expected of him in Oregon’s big win over Craig Bohl’s Wyoming Cowboys, completing over 80 percent of his passes for nearly 300 total yards and four touchdowns. Despite Georgia’s loss to South Carolina in Columbia,
By Tyler Waddell on Sep 17, 2014
It doesn’t take much for a supposedly clever headline to turn into the preferred narrative when discussing a story. Referring to the flurry of negativity surrounding the NFL, it’s now trendy to consider it the “worst week in NFL history.” Ray Rice, Greg Hardy, Ray McDonald and Adrian Peterson – all have contributed to the declining image of the NFL, so much so that advertisers are expressing displ
By Paul Lebowitz on Sep 17, 2014
Things have gone from bad to worse to even more worse for the National Football League, as TMZ reports that the actual football – that’s right, the ball itself – is being investigated in a triple homicide. The report surfaced after the Football, probably blowing off steam after a rather turbulent NFL week, launched itself into a bender riddled with drugs, gambling, prostitution, the abuse of a chi
By Greg Fortier on Sep 17, 2014
The 2014 New York Giants are a mess on both sides of the football. The defense can't make clutch stops. New York's offense may be just as bad, if not worse, than it was last September. Following this past weekend's loss to the Arizona Cardinals, the Giants are facing a must-win game against an unbeaten Houston Texans team that has a defense that will be looking to make life difficult for New York
By Zac Wassink on Sep 17, 2014
Opinion Most businesses in the United States focus almost exclusively on the bottom line. In recent years, some companies such as Starbucks and Chick-fil-A have gone out on a financial limb by taking stands on social issues and risking losses by angry customers taking their business elsewhere. Such acts included Target and fellow retailer J.C. Penney both thumbing their noses at anti-gay boycotts
By Mike Sarzo on Sep 16, 2014
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By John Egan on Sep 18, 2014
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