Tag: sports

Thinking Through LeBron-to-the-Sixers Rumors

I need help. The last couple of months have been a whirlwind for Philadelphia sports fans. It started in early February, when the Eagles, led by a backup quarterback, took down Tom Brady and the Patriots in the Super Bowl. I was pretty level-headed about that, I think. Now, I’m being forced to contemplate the Read More

QB Confidence Index: Rating NFL quarterback situations

The NFL season can dramatically affect one’s confidence — in either direction. Sometimes what you thought you knew in August turns out to be dead wrong. Sometimes you’re happy about that, and sometimes you’re not. Which brings us to the latest edition of ESPN’s Quarterback Confidence Index, also known as the toughest one yet. Remember, Read More

Jerry jones and the Dallas Cowboys

Everyone knows we’re coming to a flashpoint with the Dallas Cowboys and their quarterback situation, but the closer we get to a decision the murkier it seems to get. Following the Cowboys’ impressive and decisive victory over the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones started to backslide on the debate that’s Read More

Cleveland Indian’s ‘Trevor Bauer’ Bloody Hand

Four batters into the game, drip, drip, drip it went, torture for Bauer, who understood what it meant. Toronto Blue Jays manager John Gibbons asked home-plate umpire Brian Gorman to look at the finger, and out of the Indians’ dugout came manager Terry Francona, who said: “It’s not that bad!” At which point Gorman pointed Read More