NFL Diary: Week 7

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Maybe it’s the fact that Halloween is just around the corner, but Ryan Bradley can’t help notice that this season just keeps getting weirder and weirder. Week 7 of his NFL Diary.

NFL Diary: Week 4

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Vince Wilfork is done for the season, the Saints expose the Dolphins, and Kiko Alonso performing just as Ryan Bradley predicted. Week 4 of the NFL Diary.

NFL Diary: Week 3

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Jay Cutler playing well in a contract year, Colin Kaepernick struggling behind a struggling O-line, and Eli Manning doing his best Mark Sanchez impersonation. Week 3 of Ryan Bradley’s NFL diary.

Praising Sportsmanship, Raising Sportsmen

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An inspirational story and a reminder that “Sporting” has two definitions.

2013 NFL Preview: NFC East and North

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Ryan Bradley continues his 2013 NFL preview. Today he turns his attention to the NFC.

The Grief Performance: Football’s Concussions and Controversies

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Ronald Metellus on concussions, Manti Te’o, and the complicity of fandom.

Five Troublesome Things About The NFL

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It’s actually more like one big troublesome thing with five subsections.

Why I Don’t Like Tim Tebow

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There are two types of sports fans in 2012 America. Jim Jividen is in the group that dislikes Tim Tebow.

Would You Let Your Son Play Football?

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Joanna Schroeder wonders what the recent deaths of NFL players say about the disposability of men in our culture.

Playing a Bad Hand

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Before Rashied Davis got a shot at the NFL, he was trying not to get shot in his home town.

Why a Wussed-Out NFL Won’t Suck

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With all eyes focused on the current NFL lockout, it’s easy to ignore the looming concussion crisis.

The 10 at 10: January 24

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R.I.P. Jack LaLanne, Jay Cutler called a Coward, and how Chinese students see the U.S.: the 10 at 10.

Good Men Picks: NFL Conference Championships

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Last week one commenter described Good Men Picks as “what it would look like if ‘People’ had a sports section.” So we’re picking based on the celebrity lookalike for each team’s quarterback.

How’d that taste New England?

“Uh…they scored more points than we did.” Bill Belichick, Patriots I was 1-3 this weekend in picking playoff games.  That’s sad.  For those of you who don’t know, I did sports talk radio for a few years.*  That makes my performance this weekend totally pathetic and makes me kind of a jackwad.  That’s OK, though.  […]

Good Men Picks: Divisional Playoffs

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A good man is an honest man, no? Well, that’s gonna be the theme of Good Men Picks this week.

Good Men Picks: Patriots or Bears?

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It’s a rematch of Super Bowl XX. Can you feel the excitement? No? Neither can I, but it should actually be a pretty good game.