Laughter Is Best Medicine For LeBron, And NFL Picks

If LeBron James wants to get past the PR nightmare that was “The Decision,” he should start by not taking himself so seriously. The Minneapolis Star Tribune had a story in today’s editions about how James will be gunning for the Minnesota Timberwolves this season and, notably, forward Anthony Tolliver. Tolliver, if you remember, did…
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Who Wants To Win The NFC North?

So, NOW who do you think will win the NFC North? And how much are you willing to bet? One thing is for sure: The NFC North appears to be lacking a dominant team. The NFC as a whole appears to be without a dominant team. It’s hard to guess with any conviction who is…
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Brewster Survives Another Day

Despite reports Friday that University of Minnesota football head coach Tim Brewster would be fired if the Gophers lost Saturday to Purdue – and they did lose Saturday – it appears Brewster remains employed by the university. Having said that, I’m not surprised at all that the Gophers would wait a day before making an…
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Too Early For The Panic Button, Vikings Fans?

Nobody can blame the Minnesota Vikings for losing their season opener. Facing the defending Super Bowl champion New Orleans Saints would make Week 1 tough for any team. But losing to the Miami Dolphins in the home opener? That probably wasn’t a scenario Vikings fans envisioned. So with Minnesota and 0-2, while Chicago and Green…
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NFL Week 1 Observations

I watched a lot more NFL action this past weekend than I normally do. My satellite provider had a free preview of NFL Sunday Ticket, and I couldn’t resist wringing every last drop of free football out of it. A few thoughts: As I’ve mentioned before, I’m a Chicago Bears fan. Their win got a…
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