1. Peyton Manning's Next Act: Money Talks, Dome Homey?

    Peyton Manning could possibly be on a new team come August. Where he will land? After considerable discussions with the best armchair quarterbacks in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, I am guessing either the Washington Redskins or the Minnesota Vikings ...

    Alan Lupiani Written by Alan Lupiani about over 2 years ago 1,252 reads 2 comments

  2. "Flanny," the Baltimore Orioles and Memories at Memorial Stadium

    When I heard that former Baltimore Orioles star Mike "Flanny" Flanagan had died, it affected me personally. I grew up in Rochester, NY, and followed the Rochester Red Wings, the Orioles AAA affiliate during this time...

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  3. 48 Unfullfilled Expectations Regarding The 2010 NFL Season

    Each NFL season comes with it's own expectations and I had a good time putting together this list of forty eight regarding the 2010 season...

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  4. 10 Reasons Why Vince Lombardi Would Not Make It As a Head Coach in the NFL Today

    I put together this slide show as a way of commemorating the great Green Bay Packer coach Vince Lombardi and also to show how the NFL has changed over the years. It has often been said that Lombardi utilized football as a metaphor for life...

    Alan Lupiani Written by Alan Lupiani about over 3 years ago 2,902 reads 1 comments

  5. Thoughts on Roger Clemens

    Roger "The Rocket" Clemens captivated baseball fans far and wide when he burst onto the national scene in the early 1980's as a star collegiate pitcher for the University of Texas, ...

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  6. News Flash: Brett Favre To Replace Drew Brees and Start Super Bowl for Saints

    This could possibly be the biggest sports scandal ever. In an unprecedented move, I have just learned that Brett Favre will be the starting quarterback for the New Orleans Saints in the Super Bowl...

    Alan Lupiani Written by Alan Lupiani about over 4 years ago 1,447 reads 4 comments

  7. Bolts Buffoonery Beckons New Beginning in San Diego

    I have never been so dissatisfied with a team's performance as I was last night in the San Diego Chargers loss against the NY Jets ...

    Alan Lupiani Written by Alan Lupiani about over 4 years ago 527 reads 3 comments

  8. Fox Kicking CBS's Ass In Online NFL Coverage: Part One

    To my dismay, foxssports.com has been more innovative than cbssports.com regarding NFL coverage this pre-season. I have never been a big fan of the conservative Fox network, however, Fox has ...

    Alan Lupiani Written by Alan Lupiani about almost 5 years ago 137 reads 2 comments

  9. Cage Match to Determine Cleveland Browns QB Battle

    In an unprecedented move, Cleveland Browns head coach Eric Mangini will wage a no-holds barred cage match to determine his starting quarterback for this season...

    Alan Lupiani Written by Alan Lupiani about almost 5 years ago 512 reads 8 comments

  10. My Hate-Envy Relationship With Raider Nation

    My first encounter with Raider Nation occured about two weeks ago when I filed an article entitled, Al Davis, Ebenezer Scrooge, Timothy Geithner, and Darth Vader...

    Alan Lupiani Written by Alan Lupiani about almost 5 years ago 945 reads 39 comments

  11. NFL to Implement Mandatory Gender Testing

    According to my league mole, the NFL, in an attempt to stay ahead of the world wide "gender bender" craze in sports, will begin testing players for gender identification purposes effective immediately...

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  12. Michael Vicks' for the Birds, Literally!

    Did anyone notice but me? Michael Vick went from being a Falcon to an Eagle, keeping his teams' logo in the majestic bird's of flight realm. hmmmm...

    Alan Lupiani Written by Alan Lupiani about almost 5 years ago 379 reads 3 comments

  13. Brandon Marshall to Become Poker Dealer

    Here's the latest on troubled NFL star, Denver Broncos WR Brandon Marshall: My embedded NFL source has just revealed to me that Marshall, generally unhappy over the last year or ...

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  14. Brett Favre: "My Wife Made Me Do It!"

    Brett Favre , citing retirement fatigue, claims his wife Deanna forced him out of retirement and back out onto the football field. Neighbors repeatedly overheard domestic squabbles between the Hall of Famer and his better half...

    Alan Lupiani Written by Alan Lupiani about almost 5 years ago 5,278 reads 3 comments

  15. Miami's Magic: Killer Bill, Two Chad's and Pat

    One year ago, Bill Parcells and his staff came marching into Miami and completely re-structured the Dolphins. At that time, second year QB John Beck manned the ship for the Fins...

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  16. Mr. Goodell, Please Blow Up the NFL Draft

    What if the NFL draft simply disappeared? The NFL draft started in 1936, probably as a result of an increase in the number of teams joining the league, and an effort to give new teams a chance ...

    Alan Lupiani Written by Alan Lupiani about almost 5 years ago 250 reads 23 comments

  17. My Answer to Raider Nation Regarding Heyward-Bey's Contract

    I took a substantial amount of heat today from Raider Nation for riffing on Al Davis' spending ways in my article, "Al Davis, Ebenezer Scrooge, Tim Geithner, and Darth Vader." Raider Nation has an inner passion that I respect...

    Alan Lupiani Written by Alan Lupiani about almost 5 years ago 1,222 reads 116 comments

  18. Openly Gay in the NFL: Not a Matter of "If," but "When"

    Gay Pride. Coming soon to an NFL stadium near you. That's right, folks. I will be very surprised if an active NFL player does not come out either this year or next. Will the NFL accept him with open arms, you may ask? You bet your ___ it will...

    Alan Lupiani Written by Alan Lupiani about almost 5 years ago 3,395 reads 27 comments

  19. Al Davis, Ebenezer Scrooge, Timothy Geithner, and Darth Vader

    Al Davis appears to be setting the gold standard for the NFL this year. Are we watching a modern version of a "Christmas Carol" with Davis playing the part of enlightened Ebenezer ...

    Alan Lupiani Written by Alan Lupiani about almost 5 years ago 578 reads 61 comments

  20. Philip Rivers and the Bolts: It May Come Down to One More Comeback Win

    Hands down, Philip Rivers has become an elite NFL quarterback. Just take at look at these individual statistics from last season: TDs/Ints: 34 -11 Completion percentage: 65.3 Overall QB rating: 105...

    Alan Lupiani Written by Alan Lupiani about almost 5 years ago 780 reads 4 comments

  21. Analyzing The Starting NFL QB's: AFC West

    There are two brand new gunslingers in the AFC West as Kyle Orton takes the reins of the Broncos and Matt Cassell will sling it for the Chiefs...

    Alan Lupiani Written by Alan Lupiani about almost 5 years ago 377 reads 7 comments

  22. Alan Lupiani's Top Ten Favorite NFL Player Tweets of the Week

    NFL players have joined the twitter craze and are letting us in on what's on their minds during the first week of training camp. I have been tracking this new phenomenon, following NFL players all week long...

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  23. Fox Sports Columnist Mark Kriegel Throws Desperation Heave @oGOchocinco

    My response to Mark Kriegel's column, On the Mark: "Please, Not More Ocho," posted on the FOX Sports website recently, criticizing Chad Ochocinco...

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  24. Blazing Bolts Baffle Colts: A Poetic Recap

    The Chargers shocked the Colts last night, 23 -17… Thanks to Darren Sproles, the ultimate "Mighty Motor" all-purpose back. Leading the Flash's magnificent running attack.Sproles put the Chargers on his back last night...

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  25. Roll Over Tide, Roll Over: BCS Debacle

    The seventh ranked (No. 7) Utah Utes just finished at 13-0. Spanked the Tide tonight in the Big Easy. 31-17. Rodney Dangerfield = Mountain West Conference. "No Respect...

    Alan Lupiani Written by Alan Lupiani about over 5 years ago 626 reads 11 comments