Tag Archives: NFL

Tom Brady v. the NFL: Deflategate keeps churning up and up

Last weekend, I was chatting with a buddy and came up with a perfect solution to the Tom Brady appeal debacle: Brady accepts a one game suspension (or a record fine) and says nothing more than “I should have done … Continue reading

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Roger Goodell v. Robert Kraft: King v. Kingmaker

The impact of the discipline imposed on the New England Patriots on the relationship between Pats owner Robert Kraft and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. Continue reading

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The Resurgence of the NFC West

Remember the dark days, when the NFC West sent a division champion to the playoffs with a losing record? Where NFL Live’s Trey Wingo kept making the joke, “SOMEONE has to win the division” because all four teams were so … Continue reading

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Random Sports Topics, May ’13

Hello all. Hope you’re well. Happy Summer! 1. Dwight & The Lakers: the final chapter?  Let’s get one things straight: the Lakers were right to trade for Dwight Howard, and both sides are equally right to terminate their relationship after … Continue reading

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When the AFL left Los Angeles

For people of my generation, and even the one before it, the war between the AFL and NFL is a story, told in history books and programs. Some of us saw the NFL tackle the USFL, and all of us … Continue reading

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California Legacy Series: The “Snake” Ken Stabler

In this CLS profile, we look back at the glory days of the Oakland Raiders, and the quarterback who led them there.  A true original, Ken “The Snake” Stabler is not in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, but for … Continue reading

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California Legacy Series: Bill Walsh worked for the Raiders

In the first of a series of blog entries focused on California sports, its history, legacies, and finest hours, I open with an interesting gem of our history, which for the 49ers and their fans, is something not often thought … Continue reading

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