Pro Bowl switching to “Draft” format – Nobody Cares

Pro Bowl switching to “Draft” format – Nobody Cares

Apparently, the NFL is likely to move to a “draft” format for the Pro Bowl starting in 2014, according to CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora who cites “league sources.” The draft format would possibly consist of team captains picking players for each team after fan voting is complete. The league hopes this would […]

Tony Romo’s Contract Is Not As Bad As You Think

Tony Romo’s Contract Is Not As Bad As You Think

With the recent Tony Romo contract, the debate has hit a new feverish pitch about just what Romo is worth as a quarterback.  For Cowboys fans, the reactions are mixed.  It’s quite literally a 50/50 split on those who love Tony Romo and those who hate him. Before I get into where Romo ranks among […]

That Narrative Doesn’t Work: How Sports Media Outlets Inaccurately Portray Athletes

That Narrative Doesn’t Work: How Sports Media Outlets Inaccurately Portray Athletes

“Famous people are just more interesting.” So says Penny Lane, a fictional character in the 2000 film Almost Famous directed by Cameron Crowe.  Penny’s response comes when her friend and aspiring rock journalist William Miller asks if she has any “normal” friends.  The line is said in a tongue-in-cheek manner, but the truth is that […]