All tagged NFL

The Daily Show and Guns

On Oct. 9, Trevor Noah and Neal Brennan assessed the debate on gun control by joking about getting NFL players to hold up AR-15s in order to provoke legislators to pass a reasonable, preventative bill. Do talk show hosts realize the magnitude of their power and the impacts of their “jokes?”

Predicting the Studs and Duds of the 2016 NFL Draft

Since we are less than a week away from the draft (which will be televised on ESPN Thursday April 28th), I want my predictions for each selection in the top ten on record. To clarify, I am basing these predictions based on what I think other teams will do rather than what I personally would do. Moreover, I think it would be boring for there to only be predictions for the top selections. So, I am also going to project whether each player will be a “stud” or a “dud” over the course of his career. Hopefully no one will look back at this when one of my duds becomes a Hall of Famer. 

Ranking the Greatest Finishes In Sports

The final moments of this game easily rank as some of the most thrilling I have ever seen. But was Villanova/UNC the greatest finish in sports history? Without further ado, here is my take on the greatest sports endings; and for the fun of it, they will be joined by comparisons to famous movie climaxes that aroused similar feelings of emotion. Fair warning, spoiler alert!

Goodbye Sherriff

On Monday, Peyton Manning, arguably the best quarterback in NFL history, announced his retirement after an illustrious 18-year career. Manning, who turns 40 at the end of this month, spent the past four years with the Denver Broncos after spending the first 14 seasons of his career with the Indianapolis Colts. 

How Important is the NFL Combine?

The National Football League’s scouting combine, an event that has exploded in coverage in the last decade, wrapped up last week.  Even if you are an avid football fan like myself, you really did not miss much. However, if you watch Sportscenter or read articles on many sports websites, you will find that the combine always receives a lot of attention.