1. NFL Divisional Round: Baltimore Ravens at Pittsburgh Steelers: My 3 Wishes

    Show me someone who claims not to like the NFL divisional playoffs and I will show you someone who is a heretic, a hypocrite or a craven liar...

    Richard O'Hagan Written by Richard O'Hagan about almost 4 years ago 319 reads 4 comments

  2. Cricket: New Zealand Seek Redemption After Hamilton Debacle

    The problem with a two-Test series is that if you make a complete hash of the first game you absolutely have to win the second...

    Richard O'Hagan Written by Richard O'Hagan about almost 4 years ago 55 reads 1 comments

  3. Cricket: Australia Triumphant As England's World-Record Run Ends

    All good things come to an end, they say, and so it was for England's record-breaking run of eight successive Twenty20 International wins. The world champions were always second best during the second international in Melbourne...

    Richard O'Hagan Written by Richard O'Hagan about almost 4 years ago 173 reads 0 comments

  4. NFL Draft: Whose Draft Is It Anyway?

    We are still more than 48 hours from the first one-round, mid-week Draft day in NFL history and I hate the idea already. Of all the shameless, ratings-grabbing acts perpetrated by the League in the past few years, this one stinks higher than most...

    Richard O'Hagan Written by Richard O'Hagan about over 4 years ago 48 reads 0 comments

  5. NFL Championship Matches: My Three Wishes

    1. I Wish The Vote For Season Awards Came After The Super Bowl Surely this is a no-brainer? The regular season stops at Week 17, but we don't anoint the team which has the best record at that point as the champions...

    Richard O'Hagan Written by Richard O'Hagan about almost 5 years ago 120 reads 0 comments

  6. NFL Divisional Playoffs: My Three Wishes: Raiders, Seahawks, and THAT Game

    1. I Wish People Wouldn't Call It The Game Of The Season I know that it was the highest scoring playoff game ever. And I know that it was exciting from the first series—where Aaron Rogers ...

    Richard O'Hagan Written by Richard O'Hagan about almost 5 years ago 942 reads 15 comments

  7. NFL Wild Card Weekend: My Three Wishes

    1. I Wish That Shane Lechler Could Get The Respect That He Deserves No, I haven't gone completely mad. I am using my first wish of the week on that much maligned NFL player, the punter...

    Richard O'Hagan Written by Richard O'Hagan about almost 5 years ago 158 reads 0 comments

  8. NFL Week 17: My Three Wishes—Steve Smith, the Pro Bowl, and More

    1. I Wish I Were As Tough As Steve Smith I have had my fair share of sporting injuries over the years—including breaking my arm twice...

    Richard O'Hagan Written by Richard O'Hagan about almost 5 years ago 358 reads 0 comments

  9. Cincinnatti Bengals, Kansas City Chiefs and More: NFL Week 16 Wishes

    1. I Wish the Bengals Everything I've never had much time for the Bengals. To my mind, they have in recent years become a team of woeful underachievers whose failings are not helped by an owner ...

    Richard O'Hagan Written by Richard O'Hagan about almost 5 years ago 215 reads 0 comments

  10. NFL Week 15: My Three Wishes—Browns, Eagles, and Vikings

    1. I Wish the Browns Played Like That More Often I know this is going to sound strange, especially after some of the things I have said about them this year, but after seeing Cleveland grind ...

    Richard O'Hagan Written by Richard O'Hagan about 5 years ago 374 reads 0 comments

  11. NFL Week 14: My Three Wishes

      1. I Wish I Could Believe That the NFL Was Serious about the Whole Concussion Thing   For my money, it is all very well saying that you are tightening the rules on when a player can return ...

    Richard O'Hagan Written by Richard O'Hagan about 5 years ago 108 reads 1 comments

  12. NFL Week 13: My Three Wishes

    1. I wish the Colts would change the script Does anyone else feel like Colts' games are getting to be like a bad movie plot? There's only so many times a side can allow themselves to go in ...

    Richard O'Hagan Written by Richard O'Hagan about 5 years ago 213 reads 0 comments

  13. NFL Week 12: My Three Wishes

    1. I wish the NFL would just drop the whole 17/18 game season idea Yes, the NFL has one of the shortest seasons of any professional sport. But so what, it is also one of the biggest income generators, too...

    Richard O'Hagan Written by Richard O'Hagan about 5 years ago 117 reads 5 comments

  14. NFL Week Eleven: My Three Wishes

    1. I wish that the NFL understood Ochocinco I've never been sure what to make of the guy myself, to be honest. For large chunks of the time, he comes across as the biggest idiot alive – the name change, the begging to be traded and so on...

    Richard O'Hagan Written by Richard O'Hagan about 5 years ago 207 reads 0 comments

  15. NFL Week Ten: My Three Wishes

    This being the week that the NFL begins to switch from Monday night games to Thursday night games, there's something of a challenge in finding three things to wish for before the events of the weekend have fully played out or even come into the open...

    Richard O'Hagan Written by Richard O'Hagan about 5 years ago 232 reads 2 comments

  16. NFL Week Nine: My Three Wishes

    1. More of the Return of the Return Men, Please We seem to have evolved into a two season cycle when it comes to returning kicks. In 2007 we had Devin Hester and Josh Cribbs battling it out to be the leading kick returner in the NFL...

    Richard O'Hagan Written by Richard O'Hagan about 5 years ago 188 reads 2 comments

  17. NFL Week Eight: My Three Wishes

    1. That the NFL ban Larry Johnson for a sensible amount of time I don't know where to begin with this one. It is hard to even comprehend someone acting as stupidly as Johnson did last weekend...

    Richard O'Hagan Written by Richard O'Hagan about 5 years ago 112 reads 0 comments

  18. NFL In London: Patriots at Buccaneers

    Coming back to Wembley for the third time was a strange experience. For the first time, the weather conditions were almost perfect, not too hot, not too cold and not a rain cloud in the sky...

    Richard O'Hagan Written by Richard O'Hagan about 5 years ago 214 reads 0 comments

  19. NFL Week Seven: My Three Wishes

    1. That the Weather in London Stays Good It is a known fact that, for all of the NFL’s hype about taking the game to England, the turf at Wembley Stadium is far from the NFL standard...

    Richard O'Hagan Written by Richard O'Hagan about 5 years ago 158 reads 1 comments

  20. NFL Week Six: My Three Wishes

    1. Can We Stop All the Criticism of the Henne Draft, Please? If for no better reason than it is applying hindsight in the most stupid, blinkered way. The 'Fins were coming off what was, at the time, the worst season in NFL history...

    Richard O'Hagan Written by Richard O'Hagan about 5 years ago 180 reads 1 comments

  21. NFL Week Five: My Three Wishes

    1. Can We Have A Week Off From Petulant Wideouts, Please With the week seeing the end of two utterly pointless, mind-numbingly dull mini-dramas, can we please just have seven days of respite ...

    Richard O'Hagan Written by Richard O'Hagan about 5 years ago 75 reads 0 comments

  22. NFL Week Four: My Three Wishes

    1. That JaMarcus Russell responds to the biggest insult ever dealt to a quarterback Sports Illustrated's Peter King mused this week that Russell might be the next Ryan Leaf...

    Richard O'Hagan Written by Richard O'Hagan about 5 years ago 380 reads 7 comments

  23. NFL Week Three: My Three Wishes

    1. Can we have proper injury reports again, please? The outcome of the Favre/Jets injury saga seems to have been that every team is now listing every injury suffered by any of its players, no matter how minor...

    Richard O'Hagan Written by Richard O'Hagan about 5 years ago 182 reads 2 comments

  24. NFL Week 2: My Three Wishes

    Now that the season has well and truly started, it is time to return to my weekly three wishes: 1. That the Gods of Journalistic Hubris take a week off After a summer spent speculating ...

    Richard O'Hagan Written by Richard O'Hagan about over 5 years ago 36 reads 0 comments

  25. NFL Season Preview: In Tweets

    I was challenged to write a preview for each team, but in the style of a 'tweet', so here goes. @ArizonaCardinals Repeating last year is probably beyond them...

    Richard O'Hagan Written by Richard O'Hagan about over 5 years ago 91 reads 0 comments