When the Kansas City Chiefs went into the 2012 NFL season, their team goals were probably competing for the division title, a playoff berth, and even the dream of everyone involved with the NFL, a Super Bowl championship. But their season quickly went south and the team became the laughingstock of the league. The Chiefs finished the season with a 2-14 record.
Just how bad were they? Towards the end of the season, a twitter page was created (@StanziNation) urging the Chiefs’ management to start Ricky Stanzi at quarterback. Yes, not Matt Cassel or Brady Quinn, Ricky Stanzi. But the one good thing to come out of the Chiefs’ awful season is that they get the Number 1 overall pick in the upcoming NFL Draft. What will the Chiefs do with the pick? Who else will be picked over the course of the top 10? I’ll tell you what I think in my mock draft... More »
Well, the Baltimore Ravens are your 2013 champions of the world. But man, what a game that was. Now, if you didn’t watch it, here is a recap: The Ravens led going into halftime 21-6, and the first play of the second half was Jacoby Jones going for a 108-yard kickoff return. It was first a 109-yard return but they had changed it to 108. Anyway, after that a power outage happened with about 7:49 to go in the third quarter. More »
There aren’t many bigger moments to get upstaged by your older brother than during the NFL playoffs. But unfortunately for 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh, that’s exactly what happened to him. He pulled of a comeback win against the Falcons, holding them scoreless in the second half in order to assure a Super Bowl berth. More »
The last two Heisman trophy winners, Johnny Manziel and Robert Griffin III, have very similar playing styles. They both are great pocket passers, but their biggest weapon is when they get outside the pocket and pick apart defenses with their feet. More »
“Root, root, root, for the home team,” says the famous baseball song. But some fans don’t just “root.” They take rooting to a whole different level, with costumes, horns, and much, much, more. Here are some examples of some of the most insane fanatics over the years.More »
Between the screaming fans, the Million-Dollar Band, and Alabama’s stellar football team, an Alabama football game is the place to be on a Saturday afternoon. The top-ranked Tide really show how to play with class and bring 100,000 fans together. I was one of those fans last week at the Crimson Tide’s home game against Western Kentucky.More »
Sports and steroids seem to be going hand in hand these days. Just this past August two Major League Baseball players who were leading their teams to the playoffs tested positive for steroids and were suspended. A seven time Tour de France winner was stripped of all Tour de France titles and banned from cycling for life for allegedly using illegal performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs). More »