(Rather than scheduling Media Day on its traditional Tuesday, NFL dignitaries decided to hold Super Bowl Opening Night on Monday, hoping to avoid Joe, Chris, Brad and Ralphie by bamboozling them. It worked. But had they attended, here is what they would have asked members of the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers, sponsored by 3 Spoons Yogurt)
Joe: I'd like to ask Peyton Manning if he is going to hang it up after this game win or lose.
(By Richard A. Rampello)
Will Judge Manuel Mendez be the new Judge Ito? It is unlikely. However, his “very soon” injunction decision could crush two companies. Admittedly, this is a fallout of capitalism, although the idea of free market is debatable here, given the government is interjecting, yet it is not about cost. No, FanDuel and DraftKings are potentially illegal gambling sites, according to Kathleen McGee, the chief of the attorney general’s Internet Bureau.
The Portland Timbers made MLS history of their own with their franchise’s first every MLS Cup championship. This is really amazing, if you consider the fact that it was only back in 2011 that this franchise entered the league. From expansion to champion in five years not too bad, if you ask me. I’ll go ahead and admit it. I never if thought of the Timbers as a possible champion heading into the playoffs, but that is what is so amazing about our sport. Sometimes the team you don’t think will do anything makes that long run and wins it all.