1. Prelude to an Ugly Truth: (SLY) Fox's Involvement With Bleacher Report

    I don't know why this didn't occur to me earlier, but it just hit me this instant. I was messaging Stoker Mac (b/r's preeminent boxing authority), asking him about articles of his that have been deleted...

    Daniel Shanks Written by Daniel Shanks about 5 years ago 109 reads 3 comments

  2. The Day of Reckoning Is Upon Us: NFL Contest Winners Made Known

    Before I start what should be one of my last b/r diatribes, I have to send a special thank you to Spenser Harrison. Why, you ask? Well, young Mr. Harrison sent me the link of the cbs NFL correspondent contest winners, which was released July 29...

    Daniel Shanks Written by Daniel Shanks about 5 years ago 207 reads 27 comments

  3. Stop Beefing: Personal Attacks on B/R Need to Stop

    I think the group War said it best: Why can't we be friends? Or to quote Rodney King: Can't we all just get along? Over the past few weeks, I've noticed a troubling tendency on Bleacher Report...

    Daniel Shanks Written by Daniel Shanks about 5 years ago 39 reads 63 comments

  4. Parting Shot: My Biggest Issue With B/R

    "The path of righteous man is beset on all sides by the inequities of the selfish and the tyranny of evil men. Blessed is he who in the name of charity and good will shepherds the weak through the valley of darkness...

    Daniel Shanks Written by Daniel Shanks about 5 years ago 698 reads 53 comments

  5. Five More Things I Hate About You: B/R Bash '09 Continues (Satire)

    So I was all ready to do a fun little quiz with y'all. I had cropped in on the "EYE" (as in cbs IS WATCHING US. WAKE THE HELL UP.) and the cbs for the people thinking, reinforcing the fact that cbs owns bleacher report...

    Daniel Shanks Written by Daniel Shanks about 5 years ago 480 reads 23 comments

  6. B/R Extends Olive Branch, But Is It Poisonous?

    In the last few days, I have been ranting and raving about the cbssports.com correspondent contest. Whether you agree with what I'm saying or not (some have been 100 percent behind ...

    Daniel Shanks Written by Daniel Shanks about 5 years ago 261 reads 42 comments

  7. The Worst Things about B/R, Part I

    Sigh. I knew this day would come. It's a day of reckoning. What I want everyone to understand is that I really had fun doing this. But I didn't get in this to have fun. I was looking to advance my career...

    Daniel Shanks Written by Daniel Shanks about 5 years ago 234 reads 27 comments

  8. Feeling Used, Abused and Confused: My B/R, cbs, NFL Saga

    Disclaimer: I don't give a, hold on. What's that? (Muffled talking from B/R suit) Wait a minute folks. (mumbles) I can't use the word cr@p? Why not? (more commentary from the suit) Oh, I see...

    Daniel Shanks Written by Daniel Shanks about 5 years ago 392 reads 50 comments

  9. The Best Things about B/R in my First (and last) Two Months (Satire...or Not?)

    Before you stop and say to yourselves, "I know that dude from somewhere, but I don't drink red wine or like Phish (love the food and the ice cream though). Where do I know him from? This is a guy named Zander Freund (I think that's his last name)...

    Daniel Shanks Written by Daniel Shanks about 5 years ago 268 reads 14 comments

  10. In Search of an Explanation for Deletion

    So I just got back from church this morning, and I found that my articles about Rush Limbaugh were deleted. This has never happened to me before, and I'm kind of at a loss for words, to be completely honest...

    Daniel Shanks Written by Daniel Shanks about 5 years ago 193 reads 46 comments

  11. Trouble Ahead? Potential Roadblocks in Florida Gators' Quest for back-to-back rings

    When it comes to projecting the 2009 National Champion, the easy bet is Florida. All that talent coming back on defense, all the promise coming back on offense. Oh yeah, and then there's Tim Tebow, Florida's steam engine...

    Daniel Shanks Written by Daniel Shanks about 5 years ago 1,224 reads 55 comments

  12. Hey B/R Editors: Stop Screwing With My Headlines

    I recently read a comment by the incomparable Mr. Leroy Watson that went a little something like this (I'm paraphrasing this a bit). The best stories about B/R are the ones that have a lot of truth to them...

    Daniel Shanks Written by Daniel Shanks about 5 years ago 223 reads 31 comments

  13. Florida's Non-Conference Schedule Is the Laughingstock of Major College Football

    After a headline like this, I feel obligated to let the Gator Nation know that I am about the most extreme Gator fan I know...

    Daniel Shanks Written by Daniel Shanks about 5 years ago 4,921 reads 160 comments

  14. Delving Inside the Minds of Irrational Fans (aka "IFs")

    Before I joined Bleacher Report about two months ago, my discussions about sports were pretty tame. My friends and I pretty much take the same approach when it comes to sports...

    Daniel Shanks Written by Daniel Shanks about 5 years ago 1,314 reads 155 comments

  15. Best Free Agent Signings in Jaguars' History

    In the past, I've touched on some of the worst free agent signings in Jacksonville Jaguars' franchise history. Today I thought it would only be fair to highlight the free agent acquisitions that worked out in Jacksonville's favor...

    Daniel Shanks Written by Daniel Shanks about 5 years ago 10,894 reads 16 comments

  16. The Biggest Free Agent Busts in the History of the Jacksonville Jaguars

    While the NFL Draft is somewhat of a crap shoot, free agency is supposed to be far more predictable. Teams are able to look at a player's production in previous years and project what that player will do for their team...

    Daniel Shanks Written by Daniel Shanks about 5 years ago 705 reads 17 comments

  17. Projecting the Jacksonville Jaguars' Early Returns on 2009 Draft Picks

    For some teams, the NFL Draft is an opportunity to select that one player who will get their squad over the top. For other teams, the draft gives them a chance to take players who will be pillars of the franchise, just not immediately...

    Daniel Shanks Written by Daniel Shanks about 5 years ago 526 reads 7 comments

  18. The Jacksonville Jaguars' Best Second-Day Draft Picks in Franchise History

    Entering the 15th year of the franchise's existence, the Jacksonville Jaguars haven't always been very lucky when it comes to first-round draft picks. R. Jay Soward, Reggie Williams, Matt Jones, Byron Leftwich, etc...

    Daniel Shanks Written by Daniel Shanks about 5 years ago 431 reads 5 comments

  19. Did the Jacksonville Jaguars Need a Backup Safety More Than a Wide Receiver?

    It's official, Jaguar fans. Jacksonville finalized the trade that sent wide receiver Dennis Northcutt to Detroit for safety Gerald Alexander. There's no question that wide receiver and safety were two major needs on the roster...

    Daniel Shanks Written by Daniel Shanks about 5 years ago 251 reads 14 comments

  20. Orlando Magic: Five Reasons The Vince Carter Trade Turns My Stomach

    My fellow Orlando-ans, please forgive me for rehashing old news, but I spent my weekend at Panama City Beach with some old college roommates and didn't have access to a computer. (Translation: I was too drunk/hungover to write anything worth publishing...

    Daniel Shanks Written by Daniel Shanks about 5 years ago 1,150 reads 38 comments

  21. Detroit Pistons: Michael Curry Hiring, Firing Marks End of Pistons' Run

    Well that didn't take long. About a year ago, after another disappointingly premature playoff exit, Joe Dumars vowed to shake things up. He did so in two ways. First, he traded Chauncey Billups for Allen Iverson...

    Daniel Shanks Written by Daniel Shanks about 5 years ago 124 reads 0 comments

  22. San Antonio Spurs: Richard Jefferson Trade Validates San Antonio Dynasty

    Players may win championships, but front offices build dynasties. In the past ten years, perhaps no NBA team has been a more successful dynasty than the San Antonio Spurs...

    Daniel Shanks Written by Daniel Shanks about 5 years ago 1,291 reads 20 comments

  23. Jacksonville Jaguars: Dennis Northcutt on the Trade Block

    ESPN.com's Paul Kuharsky broke a story today that the Jacksonville Jaguars are trying to trade wide receiver Dennis Northcutt. "They have indicated that they intend to trade him and are trying to do so," said Jerome Stanley, Northcutt's agent...

    Daniel Shanks Written by Daniel Shanks about 5 years ago 235 reads 22 comments

  24. AFC Division Breakdown (Two Months Too Early)

    While the NFL regular season is still more than two months away (NOOOOOOO!), football is in the air. When the plethora of NFL preview magazines hit the newsstands, I know that it's time to start thinking about football...

    Daniel Shanks Written by Daniel Shanks about 5 years ago 507 reads 31 comments

  25. How the Minnesota Vikings' Brett Favre Affair Will Ruin Tarvaris Jackson

    As the Brett Favre-to-Minnesota saga continues, the Vikings continue to have a glaring question mark at the quarterback position. Minnesota has looked truly pathetic throughout this process...

    Daniel Shanks Written by Daniel Shanks about 5 years ago 855 reads 26 comments