Two quarterbacks in the NFL today epitomize this concept. Brett Favre, while undoubtedly one of the all-time greats, was anointed by the sports media after quarterbacked the Packers back to greatness. Jason Campbell, the former Redskin and current Raider quarterback, has not received such benediction from the sports media elite. The differences between the two, in terms of media coverage, fan treatment, and league perception are evident. To be clear, these two players have very different histories, but the NFL is certainly a “what have you done for me lately” league.
The MLB season is passing its one-third mark this week; time flies when you are having fun. Nate Schlatter looks at the ups and downs, hot teams and cold players, that are defining the young baseball season.
Once upon a time, when Pete Rozelle was still commissioner, there was a brash young QB named Jim McMahon. McMahon came into the league after a college career that saw him rewrite the records (in a number of ways) at his university, the conservative BYU. As the QB of the Chicago Bears, he was the […]
Taxes, spending, budgets, politics…….oh the heck with them! My Dodgers are about to…..sink without a trace. From the best record in baseball to losing 3 of 4 against the Pirates! I guess there is always hope with Manny, Matty, and Andre. My Browns are well, my Browns. I guess there is always hope for next […]