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Orange’s Slice of Reality


If you’re like us you’ve probably binged watched those good shows that you look forward to from the time the first trailer came out, until it is uploaded, legally and otherwise, for general viewer  consumption. When the third season of Orange is the New Black was released, we just couldn’t help ourselves from sipping the […]

A Change Will Do You Good

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - OCTOBER 08:  Tim Tebow #15 of the New York Jets looks on as he warms up against the Houston Texans at MetLife Stadium on October 8, 2012 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

In the football world, there are dozens of examples where a player refutes the pleas from observors for him to make a position change. Ryan Tannehill switched between WR and QB while attending Texas A&M, only to be drafted in the first round for the latter position. Recent draftee Shaq Thompson had many draft analysts […]

A Jurassic State of The Union


The NBA season has come to a conclusion. Chef Curry and the Golden State Warriors managed to beat another LeBron James led team for the Larry O’Brien trophy. Andre Iguodala wins the MVP after being the X-Factor to the Warrios success by allowing the team to go with a smaller line-up against the Cavs bigs, […]

Satellites Crashing the Bonfire


You’d be hard pressed to find a bigger lull during the calendar year in college football than right now. Yes, there are couple high school camps that are going on, and there is sure to be pieces in the works that will document the grind that student-athletes endure in the off-season, but there is a […]

2015: The Season of Bruce


Excuse us for not talking about players from the other side of the ball. It feels like it has been some time since we took a deeper dive into a defender, so lets remedy our lack of attention by focusing on one , linebacker for the Seattle Seahawks, Bruce Irvin. Projecting his impact for the […]

Rice and Pleas


There just isn’t enough time to accomplish everything we want. With only so many hours in a day, we need to eat, sleep, along with social and physical to remain healthy. When it comes to forgiveness, what is the time frame before a wound can heal? We’re talking in the mental and spiritual sense more […]

AP to Remain Not Free

Dec 9, 2012; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson (28) looks on during the third quarter against the Chicago Bears at the Metrodome. The Vikings defeated the Bears 21-14. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports

Amazing a how a year can make a difference in anyone’s life. You can be single to having a family. You could be moderately success to being flat broke. Heck, people could go from stick figure to muscles and curves like a greek sculpture. Perhaps the last example is off base a tad, but Adrian […]

Hard Knocks Houston

Oct 23, 2011; Nashville,TN, USA; Houston Texans running back Arian Foster (23) takes a bow to celebrate scoring a touchdown against the Tennessee Titans during the second half at LP Field. Mandatory Credit: Jim Brown-US PRESSWIRE

Personally, we loved last years edition of the HBO series Hard Knocks.  From Bryan Cox dropping wisdom on rookie Ra’Shede Hageman, or Roddy White harping on fellow wily vet William Moore (WillMo) in practice. The show is not for everyone, yet those of us who are suckers for the game will be glad to get […]

The NBA Draft Combine: This Really Ex...


It’s definitely not the Under Armour Olympics that we’ve grown accustomed to with the NFL showcase in Indy. It has to be better than whatever it is that Major League Baseball. They don’t have prospects breathing through a tube on a exercise bike like the NHL does. Yet, the NBA Combine is falls far below […]

About a Foot Shy


From watching Dwight Howard get hacked on consecutive possessions late in a game to watching an MLB manager pause the game to have a pow-wow on the mound. The sporting world  is filled with instances that may spectators could do without. If you haven’t heard by now, the NFL has decided to move the extra point/PAT (basically […]