1. Mardy Gilyard: St. Louis Rams Newly-Acquired Draftee Provides Bright Future

    While Mardy Gilyard comes from humble beginnings, his new beginning could allow him the chance to shine. He certainly has not set the bar low for himself. The fourth round selection out of Cincinnati chose the No...

    Brandon Boyd Written by Brandon Boyd about 4 years ago 1,119 reads 12 comments

  2. Media Darlings Favre and Tebow Have Lots In Common

    It doesn't take a lot to capture the attention of football fans. A nice play here, a nice play there, and in the next instant, the player is being discussed like a blockbuster movie...

    Brandon Boyd Written by Brandon Boyd about 4 years ago 2,280 reads 19 comments

  3. Keep Fighting For Those Millions, Michael Crabtree

    The 49ers and Michael Crabtree are living a quote from Ralph Waldo Emerson. "Money often costs too much." An adviser to Michael Crabtree recently said that Michael Crabtree would be willing to ...

    Brandon Boyd Written by Brandon Boyd about almost 5 years ago 1,145 reads 14 comments

  4. Penn St.: Expect Another Great Season

    Last year, the Nittany Lions ended their season with a whimper. Losing to USC in the Rose Bowl sent them a message: To be the man, you've got to be the man. Just like last year, they have a great chance to do just that...

    Brandon Boyd Written by Brandon Boyd about almost 5 years ago 776 reads 1 comments

  5. Underlooked Storylines Going into the Texans' Preseason

    Every Houston fan knows that this is a make or break season. Either make the playoffs, or something (or someone) is going to break...

    Brandon Boyd Written by Brandon Boyd about almost 5 years ago 187 reads 1 comments

  6. Predicting the Entire NFL Season

    Be prepared for a long one, folks. I'm predicting everything! Awards, standings, breakout players. Everything. You see the man pictured, Adrian Peterson? He's your MVP. We'll cover that...

    Brandon Boyd Written by Brandon Boyd about almost 5 years ago 612 reads 24 comments

  7. Karl Malone: The Mailman Doesn't Deliver as a Man

    Karl Malone had a storied career as a member of the Utah Jazz and Los Angeles Lakers. He's one of the NBA's 50 Greatest Players. He's a 14-Time All-Star. He averaged 25 points throughout his career...

    Brandon Boyd Written by Brandon Boyd about almost 5 years ago 4,981 reads 18 comments

  8. Dunta's Inferno: It's Time to Settle Dunta Robinson's Contract

    $9,957,000. Seems like a lot of money, doesn't it? Most people would be happy earning it in one year. Not Dunta Robinson. It's not the money that's the issue; rather, it's the reason why he is making that money this season...

    Brandon Boyd Written by Brandon Boyd about almost 5 years ago 280 reads 1 comments

  9. Texans Provide Interesting Fantasy Options

    The key to succeeding in Fantasy Football is simple. Get lucky. Fantasy Football players have to work the waiver wire, wheel and deal with the best of 'em, and pray that their players do well while avoiding injury...

    Brandon Boyd Written by Brandon Boyd about almost 5 years ago 173 reads 0 comments

  10. LeBron James Belongs in Wine and Gold

    New York. Chicago. Los Angeles. New Jersey. Detroit. LeBron James can go anywhere he wants in 2010. However, I'm willing to guarantee that LeBron James will stay in the same city that he has been in his whole NBA career...

    Brandon Boyd Written by Brandon Boyd about 5 years ago 165 reads 5 comments

  11. Keep Faith in Athletes, Even through Tough Times

    We, as fans of many various sports, tend to put our athletes on pedestals. “Oh, they wouldn’t do that! They’re athletes!”Athletes are just like the rest of us. They make mistakes...

    Brandon Boyd Written by Brandon Boyd about 5 years ago 67 reads 2 comments

  12. Brian Cushing Looks to Shine in Houston

    The No. 56 has a lot of history in the NFL for linebackers. The number has been held by current bone-crushers like Shawne Merriman and legends such as the original LT, Lawrence Taylor...

    Brandon Boyd Written by Brandon Boyd about 5 years ago 363 reads 4 comments

  13. Ricky Rubio Just Doesn't Fit in Minnesota

    Ricky Rubio has made a name for himself in the past few weeks. Not only through his play, which has been compared to stars like Pete Maravich and Jason Kidd, but also through his off-court problems...

    Brandon Boyd Written by Brandon Boyd about 5 years ago 738 reads 52 comments

  14. "Super" Mario Wililams Proves Doubters Wrong

    Let me tell you something about Mario Williams. The man has faced as much scrutiny as the President. After becoming the first selection in the 2006 NFL Draft over hyped college stars Reggie Bush ...

    Brandon Boyd Written by Brandon Boyd about 5 years ago 319 reads 16 comments

  15. Football Fan Feels Heartbreak Of FĂștbol Fans

    I have a confession. Today, I watched soccer. I'm not proud of it, in fact, I haven't told any of my friends yet. I was bored. Really bored. I had seen on ESPN.com that the US was to be playing Brazil for the Confederations Cup...

    Brandon Boyd Written by Brandon Boyd about 5 years ago 224 reads 4 comments

  16. Searching for Shaq's New Nickname

    The Diesel. Shaq Fu. The Big Aristotle. Superman. The Big Cactus. The Big Shaqtus. Wilt Chamberneezy. Shaqovic. What hasn't Shaquille O'Neal been called? It seems like wherever Shaq goes, a new nickname follows...

    Brandon Boyd Written by Brandon Boyd about 5 years ago 628 reads 3 comments

  17. The Newest NBA Trend: Penny Pinching

    Wait, what?This was my reaction after hearing that Richard Jefferson had been traded to the Spurs. The players he was traded for? Bruce Bowen, Kurt Thomas, and Fabricio Oberto...

    Brandon Boyd Written by Brandon Boyd about 5 years ago 143 reads 1 comments

  18. Griffin Faces Pressures Of Becoming First Overall Selection

    Blake Griffin is a freak.In a good way, of course.He has the perfect combination of strength, athleticism, and work ethic. To add to that, he will likely be the No...

    Brandon Boyd Written by Brandon Boyd about 5 years ago 114 reads 1 comments

  19. NBA Mock Draft Version 1.0

    The Draft is quickly approaching. In fact, it's under a week away as of right now. I'll have two mock drafts. One now, and one the day before the draft, after I have read countless rumors and predictions...

    Brandon Boyd Written by Brandon Boyd about 5 years ago 263 reads 0 comments

  20. "Psycho T" Faces Crazy Criticism As Draft Approaches

    "He’s overrated. He’s too short. He’s white. He’ll never be a good professional."Tyler Hansbrough has heard it all...

    Brandon Boyd Written by Brandon Boyd about 5 years ago 58 reads 4 comments

  21. My Top Ten Heisman Candidates

    The Heisman Trophy is one of the most prestigious trophies in all of sports. It boasts winners such as Doak Walker, Roger Staubach, Marcus Allen, and Carson Palmer...

    Brandon Boyd Written by Brandon Boyd about 5 years ago 324 reads 22 comments

  22. Wake Forest PG Teague Rising Up Draft Boards

    The man has credentials. He was a 2009 NCAA Second Team All-American, averaging over 18 points per game for Wake Forest. He scored 34 in a victory over eventual champions, North Carolina...

    Brandon Boyd Written by Brandon Boyd about 5 years ago 172 reads 0 comments

  23. The Top 10 Tweets from Athletes in the Past Week

    When discussing athletes who use Twitter, who better to have a picture of than the "Big Twitter" himself, Shaquille O'Neal. Athletes use Twitter in many ways, whether they communicate with fans, congratulate fellow athletes, or leave random messages...

    Brandon Boyd Written by Brandon Boyd about 5 years ago 302 reads 0 comments

  24. My Ten Candidates for NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year

    Yesterday, I went over my top 10 candidates for Offensive Rookie of the Year. Today, we go to the other side of the ball. Linebackers seem to win the award often, so a lot of the list is composed of them - I have 6 in my preview...

    Brandon Boyd Written by Brandon Boyd about 5 years ago 2,081 reads 8 comments

  25. Clippers Announce Intent To Draft Tim Tebow (Satire)

    In a shocking development, the Los Angeles Clippers announced today that they will be selecting Tim Tebow with their selection in the NBA Draft. "Let's face it; we just cannot be trusted with this pick," said GM Mike Dunleavy...

    Brandon Boyd Written by Brandon Boyd about 5 years ago 334 reads 2 comments