Mar 28

Jeff Pearlman: Macho Man

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So this is sort of weird, but earlier today SI.com posted a profile of Randy (Macho Man) Savage by a writer named Justin Barrasso. And it was very well done, and is certainly worth your time. But as soon as I saw it I thought, “Um … what?” Because much of it concerns Savage’s early …

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Mar 28

NBA Playoff Picture Update: The East goes through Atlanta

Hail to the Hawks: The Atlanta Hawks’ 99-86 win over the Miami Heat combined with the Cleveland Cavaliers’ 106-98 loss to the Brooklyn Nets to clinch the No. 1 seed for the Hawks (on 2 Chainz Night, no less!). The result has seemingly been a foregone conclusion since Atlanta took control of the conference several …

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Mar 28

The Landry Hat: Is This SEC Quarterback In The Dallas Cowboys Draft Plans?

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Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones stirred the media pot a bit this week at the NFL’s annual owner’s meeting when he broached the idea of drafting a quarterback. Consequently, at nearly the same time, the Cowboys held a private workout with a certain SEC quarterback. Jones and the rest of the Cowboys’ …

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Mar 24

Rumors & Rants: Bartolo Colon to start Opening Day for the New York Mets

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Bartolo Colon is going to start on opening day. In the year 2015. That’s a thing that is actually happening. I’ll give you a moment to process that information. Yes, the rotund right hander*will toe the slab on opening day for the New York Mets on April 6 against the Washington Nationals. Colon won the …

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Mar 24

No Guts, No Glory: Whatever happened to Cesaro’s big push WWE?

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I don’t really follow WWE as much as I use to due to the product being pushed towards the younger kids.*But because it is the go home show before Wrestlemania, I decided to tune in to watch and see what story will be told leading into Sunday night. I saw the usually stuff that […] …

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Mar 18

The Landry Hat: Dallas Cowboys Definite Winners In Free Agency

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Ignore what some other people or websites might say: The Dallas Cowboys are winners in the free agency game. It’s actually grown pretty tired and boring over the years debating which teams have emerged as “victorious” in the spending game that has become the kickoff to the NFL new year. Ask yourself these questions: Are …

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Mar 18

Jeff Pearlman: My life as a college newspaper editor

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I didn’t play lacrosse and I had no muscles. So why was I cocky enough to pose like this? Last night, while jumping around the information superhighway, I realized that The Review, my college newspaper, has most of its archives online. I proceeded to spend the next, oh, two hours digging in. The experience brought …

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Mar 10

Saints Trade TE Graham to Seahawks for C Unger

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The Saints had to work to get under the salary cap, and offered some guys up in trade to try to get there. But one name no one expected to be mentioned was tight end Jimmy Graham. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Saints included Graham’s name among the list of players …

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Mar 10

Revis agrees to 5-year, $70M deal with Jets

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The Patriots didn’t exercise their option on cornerback Darrelle Revis’s contract for the 2015 season, which leaves him on track to become a free agent at 4 p.m. ET if they don’t come to agreement on a new deal. The Jets, Revis’s original NFL team, are expected to make a run at bringing him back …

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Mar 06

The Sports Bank.net: Brian Kelly thinks an earlier signing day is inevitable

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Brian Kelly appeared at the opening of the Under Armour brand house on Michigan Avenue in Chicago last night, and spoke with the media members for a few minutes. Notre Dame is of course is a UA school now and a handful of Athletic Department members, including Athletic Director Jack Swarbrick made the trip. Kelly …

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