1. Should MLB Terminate San Francisco Giants' Rights to San Jose for the Athletics?

    Let me say to begin that I have long dreamed that the Oakland Athletics would move to my hometown of San Jose. The issue has long been that the San Francisco Giants "own" the rights to the San Jose market, which in my opinion is anachronistic...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 5 years ago 1,036 reads 6 comments

  2. JaMarcus Russell Delivers the Coal, Raider Nation Must Have Been Naughty

    Yet again, Raider Nation saw the difference made by the presence of Bruce Gradkowski at quarterback, instead of former number one pick JaMarcus Russell...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 5 years ago 949 reads 21 comments

  3. No Longer the Wizards Of Oz: Why the New England Patriots Suddenly Look Ordinary

    All the talk lately has been about the state of the New England Patriots, which have struggled in the latter half of the season. The Patriots have lost to the Saints, Colts, and division rival Dolphins...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 5 years ago 403 reads 15 comments

  4. White Liar: Is This The End of Tiger Woods' Chance to Catch Nicklaus?

    I could not resist the ironic pun of, "White liar," especially after I recently heard the Mianda Lambert song, "White Liar," which seems to encapsulate the Tiger Woods saga perfectly...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 5 years ago 130 reads 0 comments

  5. The Challenge: Why the Oakland Raiders Can Win Out To Finish 2009

    Earlier this year, newly acquired defensive-tackle Richard Seymour guaranteed that the Raiders would be in the postseason. Barring an extraordinary change of events, that is unlikely to happen for the Raiders...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 5 years ago 1,078 reads 11 comments

  6. Raider Receivers Emerge in Wild Fourth Quarter to Upset Steelers

    Wow. What a fourth quarter that was!  After a defensive struggle between the Steelers and Raiders for three quarters, both offenses exploded in the fourth quarter for a combined five touchdowns, ...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 5 years ago 842 reads 26 comments

  7. Saying It Now: Why the Tennesse Titans' Chris Johnson Should be NFL MVP

    At this point in the season, NFL fans have certainly started to question who will be the NFL MVP. The three names heard most often are the usual suspects: Peyton Manning, Brett Favre, and Drew Brees...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 5 years ago 414 reads 0 comments

  8. Why Tom Brady Is the Most Overrated Quarterback of All Time

    As Peter Griffin would say, "You know what really grinds my gears?" Tom Brady. I make no bones about that, but that does not necessarily mean that the facts don't support my conclusion. The facts, in fact, support the actuality of that as fact...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 5 years ago 3,772 reads 54 comments

  9. Stating The Obvious: Why Jon Gruden Should Coach The Redskins

    As a Raider fan, one of the worst days in my memory was when Al Davis traded Jon Gruden to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. At the time, it seemed like a fleecing for the Raiders, but Gruden had changed ...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 5 years ago 766 reads 8 comments

  10. Why Al Davis Should Hire Joe Lombardi As Offensive Coordinator

    Recently, I wrote an article in support of Raiders coach Tom Cable, after I had written an article earlier this season that expressed my discontent with the Raiders coach...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 5 years ago 810 reads 9 comments

  11. Why I Support Oakland Raiders Coach Tom Cable

    So far this NFL season, Raiders fans have seen much of the same old same old. But what has been different, it seems, is that the players are starting to care when they lose, rather than brushing it off carelessly because they get paid either way...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 5 years ago 519 reads 23 comments

  12. Cult Of The Quarterback: Why NFL Rules To Protect The QB Erode The Game

    Here is a topic that grinds my gears: the debate on whether the NFL should inordinately protect the quarterback, and whether it makes the game better. Frankly, I think it makes the game worse...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 5 years ago 1,267 reads 31 comments

  13. Little Prayers: How the Oakland Raiders Can Finish 2009 Strongly

    Anytime I talk about faith without having my beliefs attacked, it feels like a sin. The reason why is because I do believe that anytime a person wants others to follow that person in order to learn more about Christ, it is a sin...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 5 years ago 1,279 reads 7 comments

  14. Oakland Raiders' Bruce Gradkowski's Heroics Put JaMarcus Russell On Notice

    With every win, I hope as a Raider fan, that it is a sign of better things to come. Since 2003, that has yet to materialize.  Today, however, I actually believed that the Raiders could win when they appeared down and out...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 5 years ago 1,539 reads 20 comments

  15. Why I Love The World Baseball Classic, and the NFL Should Too

    And I'm not just saying that, either. I do believe that in order for professional sports to continue to succeed, they must grow their brands, and dare I say it, globalize...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 5 years ago 73 reads 0 comments

  16. Why I Must Be Delirious: Bengals and Vikings in the Super Bowl

    Though the success of the Arizona Cardinals in 2008-2009 has no direct effect on the outcome of this season, I mention as a way of saying: Don't be surprised if the Super Bowl features the long-running joke known as the Cincinnati Bengals...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 5 years ago 433 reads 6 comments

  17. Former Spokane Indian Zack Greinke Wins AL Cy Young For 2009

    Starting pitcher Zack Greinke of the Kansas City Royals has won the American League Cy Young Award, defeating Felix Hernandez of the Seattle Mariners and Justin Verlander of the Detroit Tigers...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 5 years ago 198 reads 0 comments

  18. Why Bill Belichik Made the Right Call Against the Indianapolis Colts

    Anyone who follows my articles knows that one of my favorite pastimes is to berate the Patriots. I admittedly do so, because it is my only consolation as a Raider fan...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 5 years ago 247 reads 6 comments

  19. How Balloon Boy Proves The Innocence of Tom Cable By Transitive Property

    Today, Richard and Mayumi Heene plead guilty to charges related to the infamous "Balloon Boy" stunt. Mr. Heene pled to felony charges, while Mrs. Heene pled to misdeamenor charges...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 5 years ago 145 reads 3 comments

  20. The Truth About Raiders Coach Tom Cable and ESPN

    I had to address this issue. I thought about saying nothing, because it is a complicated issue, one in which many people have their interests at stake, and so I wonder if I can truly do anything about it, or whether change is even possible...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 5 years ago 712 reads 21 comments

  21. His Words: Rush Limbaugh Has Right To Speak, But No Right To Be Heard

    I'll make this simple. In the recent months, there has been a backlash at the NFL for dropping Rush Limbaugh from the group bidding to buy the St. Louis Rams. Limbaugh's defenders have argued that it violated free speech or ran amuck of free-speech...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 5 years ago 203 reads 0 comments

  22. What I Really Mean: Why Does ESPN Undermine the Oakland Raiders?

    We in Raider Nation have long asserted that ESPN "had it out" for Al Davis and the Oakland Raiders. In the past year, that idea has gone from mere complaints of perception to blatantly clear to objective observers of ESPN coverage of the Raiders...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 5 years ago 626 reads 22 comments

  23. Does God Truly Care If Your Team Wins or Loses?

    Many people just want to side with the winning team, many even skip Church on Sundays, because the game is on, and will feel more resolve in the fleeting of sports victory rather than the eternity of spiritual victory...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 5 years ago 395 reads 4 comments

  24. Oakland Raiders' Quarterback JaMarcus Russell Needs to Man-Up

    After that thumping by the Jets of the Raiders, I don't know that JaMarcus Russell and the Raiders even care. I don't believe that they take pride in themselves or what they do. They seem fulfilled by getting a fat paycheck for doing nothing...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 5 years ago 665 reads 24 comments

  25. Homecoming Queen: With Brady Rule, Should NFL Allow Women to Play Quarterback?

    I have wondered something about The Brady Rule. Since it almost all but negates the ability of a defense to pressure an NFL quarterback, and thus makes the position easier and less physically ...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 5 years ago 646 reads 8 comments