Is NFL treating Rush Limbaugh’s bid with fairness?

October 14, 2009

rushDuring his brief stint as a commentator on ESPN’s Sunday NFL Countdown pre-game show back in 2003, conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh was forced to resign after making this controversial comment about Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb.

Brett Favre: career renaissance at 40?

October 7, 2009

In one of the most anticipated games of the season, in two rabidly partisan Midwestern states, Brett Favre has gone from beloved icon of the Green Bay Packers to leader of the hated Minnesota Vikings. The dislike reached Hatfield-McCoy proportions Monday night when Favre triumphed 30-23 over the team he proudly represented for sixteen years.

The Lineman picks a Bengals blitz

October 2, 2009

That’s better, 5-1 and Pick of the Week as well; the Lineman is on a roll. But Week Four looks scarier than Ray Lewis coming at you on a blitz.

The Lineman says avoid the trap, take the Bears

September 26, 2009

NFL/Ouch, the Lineman took a couple of hard hits last week but is still narrowly about 50-50 so still standing. A win by the Colts over the Phish on Monday saved the day but better to come this week – gulp.

The Lineman is on a roll, Texans at Titans awaits

September 18, 2009

Not a bad Week 1, the Lineman will certainly take 4-2 but looks ahead to a tougher Week 2.

Go one-on-one with The Lineman this NFL season

September 9, 2009

steelersAnother NFL season is upon us and the Lineman knows there is no chance of it being a perfect one. But hey, it’s not whether you win or lose; it’s if you covered the spread.

Winnipeg sends former NFL star Pacman Jones packing

September 4, 2009

Ricky Williams, Doug Flutie and Warren Moon are among former NFL players who’ve deftly used Canada as a springboard to resurrect their careers south of the border, and Adam “Pacman” Jones seemed on the verge of following in their footsteps, albeit under very different circumstances.

Favre soap opera is getting a little tired

August 20, 2009


The Brett Favre saga continued this week when the future Hall of Fame quarterback un-retired yet again to join the Minnesota Vikings.

Technology and the modern sports fan

August 18, 2009

NBA/“What are you doing?” This simple question is the basic premise of Twitter, the growing social media website that has transformed how many fans get their daily dose of sports news.