When the Kansas City Chiefs went into the 2012 NFL season, their team goals were probably competing for the division title, a playoff berth, and even the dream of everyone involved with the NFL, a Super Bowl championship. But their season quickly went south and the team became the laughingstock of the league. The Chiefs finished the season with a 2-14 record.
Just how bad were they? Towards the end of the season, a twitter page was created (@StanziNation) urging the Chiefs’ management to start Ricky Stanzi at quarterback. Yes, not Matt Cassel or Brady Quinn, Ricky Stanzi. But the one good thing to come out of the Chiefs’ awful season is that they get the Number 1 overall pick in the upcoming NFL Draft. What will the Chiefs do with the pick? Who else will be picked over the course of the top 10? I’ll tell you what I think in my mock draft... More »
The Midwest Regional showcased some of the most anticipated matchups of the NCAA tournament. Louisville, Duke, Michigan State, and Oregon all converged at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis for the event, March 29-31.More »
Most of the time, people get the viewpoint of the athlete they see on the screen, in the field or on the court. This time, I had the very special chance to get the perspective of two people who are VIPs in the running world: brothers Garrett and Elliott Heath.More »
Spring Training is a cool time of the year. In Florida, they call it the Grapefruit League. In Arizona, it's the Cactus League. The league is well-named since there are a lot of cactus here! I went to a game between the World Series Champion San Francisco Giants and the Oakland Athletics near the end of baseball’s preseason. It was a perfect day with not a cloud in the sky. I was able to get there early enough to watch batting practice. More »
Most sports fans know it as March Madness, but this really is the championship tournament of the NCAA men’s Division I basketball. This tournament has a long history and is filled with years of interesting games. Millions of Americans “fill out a bracket,” trying to predict the winners of all 67 games. For the first time in my life, I filled out a bracket. More »