Since we are upon our great day of gratitude, a pretext for gorging on poultry and then taking our swollen torsos to the nearest television for some football, let’s look to sports for reasons to give thanks.
Okay, whoa. Whoa whoa whoa. Where are you going? Don’t leave. Not rooting for them more than your own favorite teams. That’s not what I mean. Not even rooting for them to win championships. But rooting for them to be good. Rooting for them to be legitimate contenders.
Local cable providers love to remind us that we have nine – yes, nine – professional sports clubs, a way of persuading us to click on this package or that so we can view the screen-in-screen horror we call baseball, football, and basketball.
You laugh now, but there was a time, very recently, when it was a debate. There was a time, when we thought the kid had commandeered the throne. There was a time when, when we thought it was the dawn of one empire, and the dusk of another.
The Drive Wednesday 9-25-13 – Archie Manning joins The Drive to talk about the special that was on ESPN, they get into Archie finding his dad after taking his own life, how the oldest brother Cooper Manning handles being part of the family, and we get into how Eli and Peyton chose to go to their respective schools.
Heading into the bye week, Carolina may have just found the tonic for what ails them – solid defense and a wide-open offense.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers wanted to eliminate talk of coach Ron Rivera’s job security entering the bye week. So they earned their most lopsided victory.
Mac Attack: 09/19/13:We were joined today by the voice of the NY Giants Bob Papa to preview the game on Sunday and to discuss what each team must do to turn things around
This week was the final week that starters were likely to appear in the preseason, offering fans one more indiscernible glimpse of what may lie ahead in the ensuing 17 weeks of NFL battle.
Here’s an update on which NFC teams took a step forward this week, and which ones overwhelmed the training staff with a rash of new injuries…