1. Caleb Campbell: A Feel Good Story?

    By now most football fans have heard the story of Caleb Campbell the Army football player who is getting a chance to play in the NFL after getting drafted in the 7th round by the Detroit Lions...

    John Falcetta Written by John Falcetta about 6 years ago 557 reads 3 comments

  2. Draft Day: A Chicago Bears Fan's Nightmare

    Every year NFL fans get ready for draft day with the hope that their beloved team will get the pieces needed to build a Champion. We watch the buildup for months after the Super Bowl to this weekend...

    John Falcetta Written by John Falcetta about 6 years ago 905 reads 3 comments

  3. Memo to Brett Favre: Come Back or Shut Up

    This is getting very old. It seems everyday there is a new Brett Favre story from some "source" that is close to his agent, or Brett himself telling a small newspaper back home some outlandish garbage about coming back...

    John Falcetta Written by John Falcetta about over 6 years ago 2,072 reads 41 comments

  4. After NCAA Championship: A Choke, a Smile, and a Huge Payday for Bill Self

    Memphis choked away a National Title last night. There is no way around that. Does that take away from the Kansas Jayhawks' accomplishment? Not a chance...

    John Falcetta Written by John Falcetta about over 6 years ago 547 reads 1 comments

  5. Cleaning Up MMA: The Fight Against Steroids

    I've been a sports fan all my life, and no sport has moved me more than MMA.I still remember the first time I saw a UFC fight—at UFC 4. Watching Royce Gracie beat Dan Severn despite giving up 90+ pounds was an inspiration...

    John Falcetta Written by John Falcetta about over 6 years ago 2,626 reads 12 comments

  6. Wake up TNA. Leave the past where it belongs

    For those of us who are sick of Vinny Mac shoving the same old same old down our throats TNA has long looked like a great alternative. But looks can be decieving...

    John Falcetta Written by John Falcetta about over 6 years ago 781 reads 1 comments

  7. Blind Justice?: Barry Bonds, O.J. Simpson, and Biased Prosecutors

    The Federal Government has finally indicted Barry Bonds on perjury and obstruction of justice charges.Now we can all sleep easier at night.The persecution of Bonds will make America stronger...

    John Falcetta Written by John Falcetta about over 6 years ago 1,429 reads 10 comments

  8. Juiced Up: What Ron Zook Means to Illinois

    Eight minutes and nine seconds.That's a lifetime in football.Ohio State and Illinois had combined for 14 points in under two minutes to start the game. Now the underdogs had to run out 8:09 to preserve the win...

    John Falcetta Written by John Falcetta about over 6 years ago 2,511 reads 17 comments

  9. Navy Blues: Why Charlie Weis Should Be Done at Notre Dame

    The last time Navy beat Notre Dame was 1963.Roger Staubach won the Heisman Trophy. President Kennedy was alive. The Vietnam War was barely underway; Woodstock and the moon landing were six years off...

    John Falcetta Written by John Falcetta about over 6 years ago 3,318 reads 36 comments

  10. Wellness?: WWE Suspensions Are Curious

    The WWE announced this week that 2 more wrestlers have been suspended for wellness program violations. Finally naming the offenders is a positive first step in stamping out the huge drug problem in Pro Wrestling...

    John Falcetta Written by John Falcetta about over 6 years ago 1,661 reads 4 comments

  11. Is It Just Me Or...: Knuckleheads of the week

    Is it just me or...Should Manny Ramirez learn to read the freakin' scoreboard?Or at the very least the series standings?It amazes me that this guy continues to get a free pass from the media and fans—it's just Manny being Manny, they say...

    John Falcetta Written by John Falcetta about almost 7 years ago 1,195 reads 8 comments

  12. Sting Wins TNA Title

    So Sting is the new TNA Champion? what exactly does this accomplish for the expanding company? In my View absolutly nothing...

    John Falcetta Written by John Falcetta about almost 7 years ago 872 reads 5 comments

  13. Is It Just Me, Or...: Tony Romo Feels the Heat

    Is it just me or......is the media glare getting to Tony Romo?Living in Dallas, I get to see way too much of this guy...

    John Falcetta Written by John Falcetta about almost 7 years ago 1,338 reads 2 comments

  14. Yankees-Indians: Don't Blame Alex Rodriguez Alone

    The Yankees are down two games to none against the Cleveland Indians going into today's Game Three in the Bronx.Alex Rodriguez is hitless in the series...

    John Falcetta Written by John Falcetta about almost 7 years ago 1,045 reads 2 comments

  15. Fresh Blood: What John Cena's Injury Means for the WWE

    John Cena went down with a torn pectoral muscle last Monday night on Raw. Early reports suggest the WWE champion may be out for up to a year.I've never been a big Cena fan—but I won't kick a man when he's down...

    John Falcetta Written by John Falcetta about almost 7 years ago 8,081 reads 33 comments

  16. Williams Reinstatement: Don't Trust Ricky Williams

    Here we go again.It's that time of year—baseball is starting the postseason, the NFL is heating up, NCAA football is in top form...And Ricky Williams is trying to come back from a drug suspension...

    John Falcetta Written by John Falcetta about almost 7 years ago 1,179 reads 4 comments

  17. MLB Division Series Picks

    This postseason is looking to be the most exciting in years. Here is how I see the first round playoff series matchups turning out: Cubs v. DiamondbacksEveryone is taking the Cubs in this one...

    John Falcetta Written by John Falcetta about almost 7 years ago 1,009 reads 0 comments

  18. Brett Favre: The Most Overrated QB Ever!

    Brett Favre set the all-time touchdown record.That’s great. Favre really is a great QB and I will never dispute that.Now that he has the TD record he will most likely get the interception record as well...

    John Falcetta Written by John Falcetta about almost 7 years ago 3,532 reads 91 comments

  19. Is It Just Me, Or...: Panic Time in the NFL

    Is it just me or......did the Bears season end the day they traded Thomas Jones?That one move took the heart and soul out of the Bears offense—especially when you consider that they got nothing in return...

    John Falcetta Written by John Falcetta about almost 7 years ago 908 reads 0 comments

  20. MLB Awards: Rodriguez, Rollins Earned the Hardware

    It's October, which means it's time to hand out MLB regular-season awards...American LeagueMVP: Alex RodriguezThis one's a no-brainer. The only question for A-Rod is how he'll perform in the postseason...

    John Falcetta Written by John Falcetta about almost 7 years ago 949 reads 7 comments

  21. Is It Just Me, Or...: How We Cover Sports Tirades

    Is it just me, or......didn't we all see the Milton Bradley meltdown coming from a mile away?How could the Padres not know that this guy is a habitual knucklehead?It doesn't ...

    John Falcetta Written by John Falcetta about almost 7 years ago 1,058 reads 4 comments

  22. Chicago Blues: Rex Grossman Isn't the Answer for the Bears

    I'm a life-long Bears fan.I've suffered through a long line of horrible QBs—from Cade McNown and Eric Kramer to Moses Moreno and Steve Stenstrom.But enough is enough.I've stood by Rex Grossman for the last two years...

    John Falcetta Written by John Falcetta about almost 7 years ago 918 reads 3 comments

  23. Is It Just Me, Or...?: Enough O.J. Already

    Is it just me, or......have the media hounds been lying in wait for O.J.?Did you see Marcia Clark? Wow—she looked like a mummy from a cheesy horror flick. Lay off the facelifts, Marcia...

    John Falcetta Written by John Falcetta about almost 7 years ago 1,373 reads 2 comments

  24. Disrespecting the Champ

    The big news in Mixed Martial Arts is that Dallas Mavericks billionaire owner Mark Cuban—with the help of Dallas native and MMA great Guy Mezger—is now starting a new MMA promotion...

    John Falcetta Written by John Falcetta about almost 7 years ago 2,207 reads 21 comments

  25. Is It Just Me?: Roger Goodell Blows It with the Patriots

    Is it just me, or......has the NFL blown it with the Patriots?The decision not to suspend Pats head coach Bill Belichick is a slap in the face to every NFL fan who watched Roger Goodell play bad cop with the league in the offseason...

    John Falcetta Written by John Falcetta about almost 7 years ago 21 reads 2 comments