Difficult Super Bowl Trivia: Part 1

Photo: Getty Images Deion Branch and Julian Edelman Branch had 11 catches for 133 yards, on 12 targets, against the Eagles in Super Bowl XXXIX. Four of those receptions, including a 27-yarder and 21-yarder, came on New England’s first drive after halftime, a 69-yard march that culminated in Brady’s two-yard touchdown pass to Vrabel. On … Read more

Whatever happened to Travis Fulgham?

Travis FulghamPhoto: Getty Images Every fantasy football player knows the name Travis Fulgham as someone who either lost them a matchup or won them several matchups during the middle of last season. Fulgham was the Philadelphia Eagles’ leading receiver in 2020. Between Weeks 5 and 8, Fulgham recorded 27 receptions, 378 yards, and three touchdowns. … Read more

Please, please, please let’s all commit to no more Ben Roethlisberger than absolutely necessary

Buh-bye.Image: Getty Images The word cloud was way too much. Ben Roethlisberger’s career is likely over, and of course NFL broadcasters were going to give him a figurative standing ovation on his way out. The Monday Night Football crew gushed over him all throughout what is believed to be his final game at home for … Read more

Tonight we’ll find out who Matthew Stafford really is

Image: Getty Images The moment of truth has arrived. Tonight, Matthew Stafford will be naked. And NFL America will be watching. Stafford, the Los Angeles Rams quarterback, will have nowhere to hide. Better yet, there will be no one to pass the blame onto, either. This will be about Stafford. His present. His past. And … Read more

Leave Bruce Brown alone — it was a foul, not a flop, that injured Kevin Durant’s knee

KD will be out until after the All-Star Game after a knee injury.Image: Getty Images It has been an up-and-down, one-step-forward one-step-back kind of a season for the Brooklyn Nets. Their next 4-6 weeks might go down, back, and off to the side as resident MVP candidate Kevin Durant will be sidelined for that span. … Read more

The NBA All-Star voting process seems to up the ante on ridiculousness every year and 2022 is no exception

Paul GeorgePhoto: Getty Images Let’s be honest, the NBA All-Star balloting process is one of the most absurd in professional sports. Growing up, I was never a fan of the fan vote, basically determining who plays in the game. But I don’t blame the fans entirely because fan is short for fanatic, after all. I … Read more

Wild Card NFL Betting Primer: Best Over/Under, Spread, Teaser and Prop Bets

JaQuan Hardy (l.) and Corey Clement and the Dallas Cowboys are in the playoffs.Image: Getty Images The playoffs are upon us, including the first-ever Monday Night Football postseason affair. Of course, it was all fun for those who were tailing the column throughout the campaign, but getting content would be just silly. We want more, … Read more

Man City is running away with the Premier League title, so what can the rest of the EPL teams still win?

Alexis SanchezImage: Getty Images Liverpool, Chelsea, Manchester United, and (of course) Man City are all alive and in the round of 16, which starts in about a month (Feb. 16). The path to the quarters for Chelsea and City appears to be a little easier — the former play LOSC, a team they beat twice … Read more

Who’s facing more heat on Monday night: Kliff Kingsbury or Matthew Stafford?

The Heat is uh uh uh uh ON!Illustration: Getty Images If the Cardinals had beaten the Lions, Arizona would be NFC West champs right now. Let me repeat that…IF THE CARDS HAD BEATEN THE 1-11-1 LIONS, THEY WOULD BE NFC WEST CHAMPS! If the Cards had beaten the Panthers (albeit they would’ve had to do … Read more

Hit the road, Novak

/the saga of Novak Djokovic continues.Image: Getty Images No-vax Djokovic is having a hell of a time trying to play in the Australian Open, a Grand Slam he has won a record nine times, because it turns out this pandemic is serious business. He had his visa revoked for a second time and faces deportation … Read more