1. Put Up or Shut Up in the AFC West

    First of all, the Broncos' less than convincing performance against the Bills Sunday was a cause of much exasperation to me Sunday as I contemplated what might have been...

    Brad James Written by Brad James about over 5 years ago 241 reads 7 comments

  2. Arachnophobia Strikes Montana as Richmond defeat Grizzlies, 24-7 for FCS Title

    While the Richmond athletic department has seen its bright moments, such as the 1968 Tangerine Bowl win over Ohio and the 1991 NCAA Tournament which saw the No. 15 seed Spiders upset No. 2 Syracuse, things haven't been overly spectacular...

    Brad James Written by Brad James about over 5 years ago 198 reads 3 comments

  3. The Holmgren Era: A Time of Greatness

    When one peruses the numerous NFL games this weekend, sadly because of their horrendous season, the Seattle Seahawks' game against the New York Jets isn't a highlight at first glance...

    Brad James Written by Brad James about over 5 years ago 91 reads 4 comments

  4. Excellence Transcends Race

    To start off this article, let me preface my comments thusly: RACISM SUCKS. Those who perpetrate it are horrendous human beings and fail to understand that people of many races have done wondrous things...

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  5. Irving Fryar: An NFL Great Deserving a Nod from Canton

    For some reason, when I was watching my Tivoed broadcast of the Eagles and Browns Tuesday morning, I thought of the great Eagles receivers of the past...

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  6. BCS, Share the Wealth, for the Good of Bulgaria

    This is a response to Lisa Horne's article "The BCS Picks the Wrong Miss World" so I dedicate this to her. Pictured above is the gorgeous Miss Bulgaria Tourism 2008...

    Brad James Written by Brad James about over 5 years ago 80 reads 4 comments

  7. Disappointment In Carolina

    This will be a brief post, but as a shoutout, let me suggest that perhaps Steve Smith is a viable candidate for league MVP. Yes, Drew Brees and Kurt Warner have been magnificent for the most part, but few wideouts can impact their teams the way Smith can.

    Brad James Written by Brad James about over 5 years ago 92 reads 5 comments

  8. Memo to Division I: This Is How It's Done

    Even though the fall semester is over, it becomes expedient for me, Professor James, to lecture Division I on how a college football playoff must work if it doesn't want to face scorn and ridicule the rest of its days...

    Brad James Written by Brad James about over 5 years ago 156 reads 5 comments

  9. Mike Shanahan and Jerry Sloan: Excellence in the Rockies

    Here in the mountain valleys of Utah, we have witnessed excellence that is virtually unprecedented in its sphere. Between the Denver Broncos and Utah Jazz (although I cheer for the Mavericks ...

    Brad James Written by Brad James about over 5 years ago 176 reads 9 comments

  10. Bears and Saints Meet In Crucial Showdown

    In an up and down season for the Chicago Bears, things could be looking up. Although the Vikings might still have the services of Kevin and Pat Williams and while the Bears' Thursday ...

    Brad James Written by Brad James about over 5 years ago 329 reads 2 comments

  11. Have Faith: A NCAA Football Playoff Could Be Forthcoming

    For all of his flaws, the old ball coach (as pictured here) may soon have his dream and I will as well. Thanks to our friends at www.sportsbybrooks...

    Brad James Written by Brad James about over 5 years ago 151 reads 3 comments

  12. Broncos-Chiefs: Denver Earns Huge Win Over Kansas City

    Let the hating commence! There are some people who just don't want to acknowledge that the Denver Broncos are legitimate contenders this season (see Michael Lombardi of nationalfootballpost, and jealous Charger fans)...

    Brad James Written by Brad James about over 5 years ago 288 reads 5 comments

  13. The NFL In Canada

    As the crow flies, the distance is not significant between Buffalo, N.Y. and Toronto. On a day where you can make it to St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada unscathed by traffic from Buffalo, the complete trip can be made in less than two hours...

    Brad James Written by Brad James about over 5 years ago 181 reads 5 comments

  14. Well Dunn Tampa Bay Buccaneers!

    He may not be the Buccaneers' MVP (that honor must go to Joey Galloway in my opinion or perhaps Antonio Bryant) nor the primary impetus of their success (that honor obviously goes to Monte Kiffin ...

    Brad James Written by Brad James about over 5 years ago 164 reads 5 comments

  15. Has The NFC North Power Balance Shifted?

    I do not condone cheating in any way. For this reason, Bill Belichick with his snarky and controversial behavior has become in my mind one of the more vilified figures in the NFL today...

    Brad James Written by Brad James about over 5 years ago 421 reads 6 comments

  16. New York Jets Grounded As Denver Broncos Soar

    First of all, Angel Navedo deserves major plaudits for taking this loss like a man. Jets fans, unlike their Patriot, Charger, and Raider counterparts are not a-holes so way to stay classy Jet Nation, or whatever you call yourselves...

    Brad James Written by Brad James about over 5 years ago 591 reads 6 comments

  17. Life's a Brees In New Orleans

    Here for your viewing pleasure is the caricature of an excellent man and signal-caller. In a season that has seen the New Orleans Saints experience agonizing losses (see the defeat at the hands ...

    Brad James Written by Brad James about over 5 years ago 360 reads 6 comments

  18. Jason Whitlock, I Love You but You're Wrong!

    Jason Whitlock is a decorated journalist for our partner www.foxsports.com, and we are privileged to have his columns occasionally appear here on B/R...

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  19. Donovan McNabb's Last Stand in Philly?

    Before this day draws to a close, I'd be remiss if I didn't wish Donovan McNabb a happy birthday and wish him the best of luck wherever his career takes him in 2009...

    Brad James Written by Brad James about over 5 years ago 87 reads 2 comments

  20. Count Out the Baltimore Ravens, Nevermore

    Every summer, as I get my new copy of the NFL Record and Fact Book (an excellent read, I assure you), I leaf through the customary stats and try to make projections about who the surprise teams will be in any given season...

    Brad James Written by Brad James about over 5 years ago 366 reads 1 comments

  21. Do Fans Have the Right to Cheer at Games?

    In south central Utah, where I grew up and am currently matriculating at Mid-Utah Radio, I have a two-and-a-half hour drive to Salt Lake City to watch the Utah Jazz, and an 8-hour drive in either ...

    Brad James Written by Brad James about over 5 years ago 164 reads 7 comments

  22. The "Edge" of the Road for James?

    I'd like to start with a trivia question in today's article. Who has more career rushing yards, Edgerrin James of the Arizona Cardinals or degenerate murderer O.J. Simpson? If you answered "James," give yourself a pat on the back...

    Brad James Written by Brad James about over 5 years ago 158 reads 4 comments

  23. LeBron James Out of Line?

    I'm not taunting Clevelanders with this article, even though I am a Broncos fan. Therefore, I would hope residents from Ashtabula-Akron along the shores of Lake Erie will not be offended by my words...

    Brad James Written by Brad James about over 5 years ago 445 reads 7 comments

  24. The College Football Playoff Onus Is on Obama

    It is a unique impression I have received which manifests that I should write this article about Barack Obama, as he apparently has designs of endearing himself to numerous Americans who follow college football on a weekly basis...

    Brad James Written by Brad James about over 5 years ago 139 reads 4 comments

  25. Broncos-Falcons: Denver's Rookies Pay Huge Dividends in Win Over Atlanta

    As the Denver Broncos have now won two games in a row, their numerous injuries notwithstanding, the stellar rookie class of 2008 (featuring the likes of Eddie Royal and Ryan Clady) deserves much of the credit...

    Brad James Written by Brad James about over 5 years ago 443 reads 4 comments