President Coolidge told us that the business of America is business and the National Collegiate Athletic Association is one of the biggest businesses in America. Penn State football wasn’t far behind until the scandal broke. What I told Pal Joey was that the Jerry Sandusky mess was a product of a much bigger issue: university football and basketball going absolutely nutty; or becoming a professional as the NFL and NBA..
It was great to have a guy like that. Getting to know him and working out with him I can see why he was as great as he was. It was a great workout partner to have and to learn from. Coach Brian Smith on Delano Hill:”Delano Hill is a great guy. He can play man to man and he’s got cover skills. He is very versatile and great tackler.
Every week, fans of the pro game suffer through an endless parade of mind numbingly inane commercials and tedious punditry in heady anticipation of the holy grail of the sport . The hard hit. There’s nothing like watching oversized, testosterone addled men willfully hurl themselves at each other to get the blood of the American sports fan pumping.
Shakir, one of two four star recruits who signed with the Broncos in December, is one of the reasons there’s optimism at the wideout spot despite the graduation of Cedrick Wilson. Writes Kyle Bonagura: “Shakir had offers from Arizona, Boston College, Colorado, Illinois, UCLA and Washington State, among others, but he decided to head to the Mountain West. Shakir’s offensive versatility he can play slot, outside, running back, returner should allow him to carve out a niche for the Broncos early on.” The opportunity is certainly there..
Javorius Allen, running back, USC. 136. Tray Walker, cornerback, Texas Southern. The irony here?While nothing shady has been uncovered as far as Brady or the Patriots go (up till now, anyway), this whole episode hasrevealed something pretty interesting:Although women often get typecast as the “mean girls,” men aren’t exactly immune to cattiness and simple petty jealousy. The New York Daily News, who ran with the story, even included a GIF of Brady tearing up (more on that in a bit), along with reader responses of the “Awwpoor thing!” kind. Niiice..
I think the greatest triumph I achieved is bringing great crafted beer to South Florida. When I came here twelve years ago, the best beer you could get was maybe a common import. Now I see dozens and dozens of restaurants carrying great microbeers and hundreds of thousands of people drinking them..