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S2, EP. 4: Melissa Jacobs, Founder/Managing Editor of TheFootballGirl.com

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Melissa Jacobs career in sports media is as accomplished and fascinating as any you will find in this business. (more…)

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Ep. 3: Jim Trotter, ESPN NFL Reporter

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ESPN NFL reporter, Jim Trotter, joined me on the podcast to discuss recent player’s early retirement (2:00), players lives beyond football(4:00), The Los Angeles Rams/ San Diego Chargers relocation (11:00), sports journalism’s changing nature (13:30), and his book, Junior Seau: The Life and Death of a Football Icon (25:00).

 

NFL 2016: Roger Goodell Makes A Lot Of Money, But Remember Who He Works For

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Roger Goodell’s salary has been the subject of hot debate the last few days. But remember who he works for and what he’s actually supposed to do and it makes (only a little) more sense. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File) 

News flash: NFL Commissioner, Roger Goodell, makes a lot of money. 

All jokes aside, there is something I can’t seem to wrap my mind around: How is it that since 2006 Goodell, who has made $180.5 million dollars since succeeding Paul Tagliabue in August of 2006, has managed to make such a staggering amount despite, really, only succeeding at one thing: fleecing the players in collective bargaining agreement. (more…)

NFL 2015: 90 Days From Kickoff, Here Are 7 Storylines To Keep An Eye On Heading Into Minicamp

Peyton Manning has averaged 613 pass attempts per season since he signed with the Broncos after the 2011 season. Will a dramatic offensive philosophy shift under new head coach Gary Kubiak cause a conflict?

Peyton Manning has averaged 613 pass attempts per season since he signed with the Broncos after the 2011 season. Will a dramatic shift in offensive philosophy under new head coach Gary Kubiak cause a conflict?

With NFL OTAs wrapping up and Minicamp set to begin next week, there are plenty of storylines to monitor as the 2015 NFL season approaches. Here are seven I think are worth following.  (more…)

Jameis Winston Situation Shows Deeper Issue With Institution Of Football

Winton's discipline issues at Florida State have put his playing future in jeopardy

Winton’s discipline issues at Florida State have put his playing future in jeopardy

I was listening to the radio and the topic turned to something I hadn’t thought about in quite some time with regards to the NBA.

Do you remember what the NBA used to be like? Serious drug problems, fighting in arenas, image issues; Whatever was associated with bad was associated with the NBA. (more…)

National Football League 2012: New York Giants Antrel Rolle’s Words For Bengals Star AJ Green Could Come Back To Haunt Him

I expect to see this more than once on Sunday from A.J. Green

I know what A.J. Green meant, and I can assure you it was nothing more than a passing comment.

But when New York Giants safety Antrel Rolle decided to up the ante with his response to Green’s assessment that the Giants have “a lot of holes” in their defense he opened a can of worms he may well regret this Sunday when the two teams meet in Cincinnati.  (more…)