Ray Lewis spent 33 minutes at Hall of Fame thanking Ray Lewis

The Football Hall of Fame inducted Former Baltimore Ravens Ray Lewis yesterday. Lewis spent 33 minutes speaking and dancing on stage with one of those wireless headsets. If anyone needed a heavy microphone bolted to the floor so they could not wander the stage, it is Lewis. Why can’t all players inducted into the Football Hall … Continue reading “Ray Lewis spent 33 minutes at Hall of Fame thanking Ray Lewis”

LeBron James signs four year deal with the Lakers

LeBron James left the Cleveland Cavaliers as a free agent for the second time in his career and signed a four year, $154 million deal with the Los Angeles Lakers. Will fans in Cleveland burn his jerseys for the second time? I hope not. The fumes from a burning polyester jersey can’t be good for the respiratory system. Who … Continue reading “LeBron James signs four year deal with the Lakers”

‘Sunday Night Football’ is taking a giant hit in the ratings

From CNN: NBC’s “Sunday Night Football” match up between the Baltimore Ravens and the Pittsburgh Steelers brought in 17.2 million viewers on Sunday night. That number was down 35% from last year’s Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants game, which was the most-watched prime time regular season since Thanksgiving 2015. Yes. NFL viewership is down. … Continue reading “‘Sunday Night Football’ is taking a giant hit in the ratings”

Ravens release tight end Dennis Pitta

The Baltimore Ravens released veteran tight end Dennis Pitta today. Five days ago Pitta re-injured his right hip in practice. Because he broke his hip in 2013 and in 2014, Pitta signed a waiver after that allowing the Ravens to release him if he injured his hip again. Normally an NFL team would not be allowed … Continue reading “Ravens release tight end Dennis Pitta”

If you have a problem with the Ray Rice story, blame Diane Ruberton

It seems the entire sports world has been wringing its collective hands over the Ray Rice elevator video. Some have been calling for NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to be fired over his handling of the entire situation. It’s hard to watch the video and understand how Goodell could suspend Rice for only two games. What I … Continue reading “If you have a problem with the Ray Rice story, blame Diane Ruberton”

The NFL now has a strict policy on violence

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has established severe new rules for off-the-field violence, not just domestic violence. It applies to all NFL employees, not just players. It was approved by all 32 team owners and will not need to be approved by the NFL Players Association. From ESPN: Violations of the Personal Conduct Policy regarding assault, … Continue reading “The NFL now has a strict policy on violence”