Monthly archives: May, 2017

NFL (No Fun League) is Fun Again

The NFL has developed a reputation for cutting back on any fun the players try to add to the games. This went a little too far when they outlawed excessive touchdown celebrations. Fans love celebrations! Fans at games want to be part of the celebration, and fans watching from home are likely to be imitating …

Our First NFL Player Interview

With the 220th pick in the 2017 NFL draft, the Minnesota Vikings selected Ifeadi Odenigbo, a defensive end out of Northwestern University. Odenigbo, stressed and having all but given up on being selected in this year’s draft, had decided to go out driving with his friends when he got the call from the Vikings. The …

Grilling, Cutting Grass & Soaking up the Sunshine

Living in the moment is sometimes easier said than done. Thousands of self-help gurus have written books and posted videos on the latest trend of not worrying about the future or living in a deep sea of regrets. Just breathe, they say, and pay attention to your breath. Well, if you’re human, you probably have …

Saturday Spitballin’ with Andy: Lou Gehrig Was Right

My blog post is going to be pretty short today, mainly because I have once said what I want to say today. ‘Tis the season for a new beginning, or commencement if you will. It can be scary for some, exciting for some, or just irrelevant for some. This past Saturday was actually my 2nd …

Our Thoughts on This Year’s Fantasy Football Running Backs

The top three running back picks and probably the top three picks in any Fantasy Football draft will be David Johnson, Ezekiel Elliott and Le’Veon Bell. After that, things become a little cloudy.  LeSean McCoy, Jordan Howard, Melvin Gordon, Jay Ajayi, Lamar Miller, Todd Gurley, and possibly rookie running back Leonard Fournette would round out the …