The Wearisome Wild Card Weekend

RAIDERS/TEXANS Brock Osweiler, given the keys back to the starting quarterback position, led the Texans to a convincing 27-14 win over the downtrodden Derek Carr deficient Raiders.   A concussion to the backup he was benched for, Tom Savage, forced head coach Bill O’Brien to put his faith in Osweiler’s precarious… Read more

NFL Week 17 Recaps

COWBOYS/EAGLES Philadelphia got some brotherly love from Dallas’ predominately Dak Prescottless Cowboys with a 27-13 win that featured the return of the Lone Star State’s veteran son, Tony Romo, who triumphed on his first drive completing 3 of 4 passes, capped by a 3 yard touchdown pass. Third string quarterback… Read more

Giants Defense Mauls Lions 17-6, Beckham Steals The Show With Another One Handed Grab

Sunday, on the cusp of suiting up after the regular season, the Giants served up a steady diet of pass rushing defense to end Detroit’s five game winning streak, moving them one step closer to their first playoff berth since they won the Super Bowl in 2011. In the last… Read more

Prescott Is Not All Dak As Giants Defense Helps Manning Edge Dallas 10-7

With their no huddle offense and savvy defense, the Giants denied Dallas a dozen consecutive wins, preventing America’s team from clinching the NFC East on NJ turf. As the only NFL team that’s got Prescott’s number, NY slipped into the Wild Card driver’s seat edging Dallas 10-7, making the Cowboy’s… Read more

Tom Brady And His Brood Put Rams Out To Pasture With 23-10 Rout

Sunday there was no close shave at Gillette Stadium as the Patriots put the Rams out to pasture with a 23-10 win that looked much closer in the rear view mirror. Rookie quarterback Jared Goff relished no favors from his receivers who dropped more passes than a drunken sailor at… Read more

Clippers Annihilate The Nets 127-95 For Their 7th Straight Victory

With my biological NY Knicks stuck in neutral, I’m feeling delight in the dominance of the Los Angeles Clippers, the club I’ve adopted since living in Lob City. After last year’s disappointing season, I was certain that Doc Rivers and his billionaire boss, Steve Ballmer were destined to dismantle the… Read more

Cubs Break The Curse Against Cleveland In Epic Game 7

Holy Cow! The Cubs win the World Series, getting rain-delayed satisfaction in a dramatic 10-inning game seven slugfest, ending 108 years of drought-filled sorrow. Rallying from a 3-1 deficit, Chicago defied the odds of beating a Cleveland team that seemed destined to repeat the feat of their NBA Cavalier cronies…. Read more

Cleveland Takes A Commanding 3-1 Lead At The Expense Of Lackey and Company

Chicago has become Cleveland’s kind of town as they take game 4 in formidable fashion, closing in on their first World Series Championship since 1948. In his second World Series start, Corey Kluber painted the outside corner of the plate, and all Chicago could do was strike out looking or… Read more

Indians Are Hot in Cleveland, Shutting Out Cubs In Game One

In game one of the World Series the red hot Chicago Cubs were cooled off in Cleveland by their destiny seeking Indian rivals. Tribe starter Corey Kluber silenced the Windy City wonder boys with 6 innings of shutout ball – setting a Fall Classic record setting eight strikeouts in the… Read more