1. Carolina Panthers Week 5 Report Card: Grading Every Unit in Loss to Saints

    It’s beginning to sound like a broken record: The Carolina Panthers (1-4) played good, hard-nosed, exciting football on Sunday against the NFC South-leading New Orleans Saints (4-1), but they were not quite good enough for the win...

    Jimmy Grappone Written by Jimmy Grappone about 3 years ago 313 reads 3 comments

  2. Long Live Al Davis: A Broncos Fan's Eulogy for the Man in Silver and Black

    Vive le roi! Long live the King! Long live Al Davis and his "Commitment to Excellence." Al Davis (1929-2011), owner of the Oakland Raiders , former Raiders coach and commissioner of the AFL, passed away today at the age of 82...

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  3. Week 5 Preview: New Orleans Saints to Visit Carolina Panthers for NFC South Tilt

    SETTING THE STAGE Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints (3-1) will visit the Carolina Panthers (1-3) in Charlotte, North Carolina this weekend in an NFC South matchup with huge ramifications for both teams...

    Jimmy Grappone Written by Jimmy Grappone about 3 years ago 73 reads 1 comments

  4. NFL Week 4: Panthers Observations in Loss to Hester, Forte and Chicago Bears

    Here are five observations from the Carolina Panthers ’ 34-29 loss to the Chicago Bears on Sunday...

    Jimmy Grappone Written by Jimmy Grappone about 3 years ago 311 reads 3 comments

  5. Week 3 NFL Picks: 5 Reasons Carolina Panthers Will Beat the Jacksonville Jaguars

    Here are five reasons the Carolina Panthers will beat the Jacksonville Jaguars : 1. Rookie QB Matchup Thanks to his record-setting passing performances in the first two games, Cam Newton is the early leader for NFL Rookie of the Year honors...

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  6. Cam-Azing! Cam Newton Lights Up Cardinals Secondary in Panthers' Road Loss

    I Was Wrong I'm man enough to admit when I'm wrong, and boy was I wrong about Cam Newton . Throw for two touchdowns and run for another on the road against the Arizona Cardinals ? No way...

    Jimmy Grappone Written by Jimmy Grappone about over 3 years ago 550 reads 2 comments

  7. Maryland Fooball Uniforms Inspired by State Flag or Lady Gaga?

    If you tuned into tonight's matchup between the "University of Maryland Under Armours" and the "The U Scandals," you were likely interested in seeing how the suspension-plagued Miami ...

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  8. Rory McIlroy's US Open Victory Makes Him Most Likely to Exceed Tiger Woods

    Just as Tiger never was the next Golden Bear, Rory McIlroy is not the next Tiger Woods , nor should we want him to be. Rory, after all, is human...

    Jimmy Grappone Written by Jimmy Grappone about over 3 years ago 225 reads 2 comments

  9. Tiger Woods Withdraws from PLAYERS with Injured Scorecard and Sore Knee

    Ponte Vedra Beach, FL— Tiger Woods withdrew from THE PLAYERS Championship golf tournament at TPC Sawgrass this morning after recording a six-over-par front-side 42 on a bum wheel...

    Jimmy Grappone Written by Jimmy Grappone about over 3 years ago 289 reads 2 comments

  10. 2011 Wells Fargo Golf Championship at Quail Hollow: A Marshal's Perspective

    In just seven short days I will be among hundreds of marshals and thousands of other volunteers working behind the scenes of the PGA's Wells Fargo— formerly Wachovia and Quail ...

    Jimmy Grappone Written by Jimmy Grappone about over 3 years ago 2,473 reads 4 comments

  11. VCU Rams Have Puncher's Chance to KO Heavyweight Kansas Jayhawks in Elite Eight

    Any given Sunday. Anything can happen. That's why they play the game. All too often in sports, as well as in life, the big name teams, the corporations, the establishment get their way at the expense of the little guys...

    Jimmy Grappone Written by Jimmy Grappone about almost 4 years ago 845 reads 5 comments

  12. UNC Tar Heels Gut out Epic Win over Miami Hurricanes in ACC Tournament Thriller

    This game was over, or so everyone watching thought. Down by 19 points with less than 10 minutes to go, UNC seemed headed for a surefire defeat as the Miami Hurricanes looked ...

    Jimmy Grappone Written by Jimmy Grappone about almost 4 years ago 367 reads 7 comments

  13. Charlotte Bobcats: Gerald Wallace Trade To Portland Trail Blazers Shocks Fans

    It was a shocking day for Charlotte Bobcats fans and season ticket holders who woke up last Friday morning to learn that the only All-Star in the seven year old franchise's history, ...

    Jimmy Grappone Written by Jimmy Grappone about almost 4 years ago 291 reads 9 comments

  14. Jordan's Bobcats Continue Winning Ways In Epic Comeback Vs Thunder

    OK, so this isn't going to be a full fledged article, but I just wanna say, "How about them Bobcats!" The team was down by 19 to a streaking OKC team and potential league MVP candidate, Kevin Durant, and they came back to win by eight tonight going away.

    Jimmy Grappone Written by Jimmy Grappone about almost 5 years ago 88 reads 1 comments

  15. Brady Quinn Hopes to Succeed Among Long Line of Post-Elway Broncos QBs

    QB Brady Quinn was traded from the Cleveland Browns to the Denver Broncos today for RB Peyton Hillis and a future 6th round draft pick. As a Broncos fan, I approve this trade...

    Jimmy Grappone Written by Jimmy Grappone about almost 5 years ago 682 reads 5 comments

  16. Charlotte Bobcats Become Contender After Split Decision Over Miami Heat

    The Charlotte Bobcats have arrived. They are relevant both in the NBA and in Charlotte, North Carolina. They are finally, dare I say it, Players...

    Jimmy Grappone Written by Jimmy Grappone about almost 5 years ago 307 reads 2 comments

  17. 49ers-Cardinals: Frank Gore, Defense Shuffle Way To Division Win Over Cards

    This was a game that had to make San Francisco 49ers' head coach Mike Singletary smile from eye to eye. Monday Night Football commentator Mike Tirico summed up tonight's matchup between the ...

    Jimmy Grappone Written by Jimmy Grappone about 5 years ago 261 reads 1 comments

  18. Eagles on Pace for 60 Points, Mike Vick More Than Mopping Up

    The Philadelphia Eagles offense had its way with the New York Giants defense in the first half of tonight's featured NFL game and Mike Vick even got into the act...

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  19. John Elway, Terrell Davis, and Seven More Reasons To Love the Denver Broncos

    On a day in which the Denver Broncos lost once again to their greatest post-Elway nemesis, the Indianapolis Colts, I have decided to share seven of the great many reasons why the Denver Broncos are my favorite team...

    Jimmy Grappone Written by Jimmy Grappone about 5 years ago 2,282 reads 19 comments

  20. Saints, 49ers Stage Rare Comebacks During Week 7's Sunday, Blowout Sunday

    This may be the first time their names have ever been uttered in the same sentence, but thank goodness for Drew Brees and Alex Smith...

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  21. Tyrese Rice Is Nice, but Stephon Curry Is the No. 1 Gunner

    Rice Outlasts and Outplays Nation's Top-Ranked Team His friends may call him Reese, but his game is much sweeter than any candy bar images his name might conjure. And he always seems to leave his opponents in pieces...

    Jimmy Grappone Written by Jimmy Grappone about almost 6 years ago 756 reads 2 comments

  22. Shanahan Orange Crushed: Joins Kiffin, Mangini, Crennel as Former AFC Skips

    I didn't want to write anything at first. I really didn't know how to react. Except to text my parents. And my girlfriend. And everyone else in my phone book that I thought even remotely followed professional football...

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  23. Al Davis Uses His One Phone Call To Break Up with Lane Kiffin

    Long Live Al Davis and Long Live Raiders Futility The man who coined the phrase, "Just win, baby!," and made "Commitment to excellence" synonymous with the once proud Oakland Raiders pro-football ...

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  24. Coffee Maker, Clipboard, Center: The Ideal Progression for NFL Quarterbacks

    Call me old fashioned. Call me conservative. Call me what you will. But when it comes to calling signals in the NFL, rookies should be made to wait...

    Jimmy Grappone Written by Jimmy Grappone about over 6 years ago 726 reads 17 comments

  25. Craig Littlepage and Al Groh Go A Sign Too Far with University of Virginia Ban

    This is a blog I wrote on my myspace page last week concerning UVA Athletic Director Craig Littlepage's admonition against the sign toting, Wahoo supporting student body...

    Jimmy Grappone Written by Jimmy Grappone about over 6 years ago 582 reads 2 comments