Aldon Smith’s Relapse and Troubles Were Predictable Apr22

Aldon Smith’s ...

While away on vacation I was not shocked to read that Aldon Smith was arrested for telling authorities that he had a bomb in an airport while also appearing to be intoxicated. Sadly the news came as no surprise as I had written, and unfortunately correctly predicted that Smith faced a long...

Richard Sherman and DeSean Jackson: We Ain’t Gangstas Apr08

Richard Sherman and ...

  You can take the boy out the hood, But you can’t take the hood out the homeboy are the lyrics to the chorus of The Comrads’ 1997 single “Homeboyz”. It appears that both Richard Sherman and DeSean Jackson both of whom have been embroiled in controversies surrounding their alleged gang...

Baseball Season Begins: Football Dominates Americas Psyche Apr02

Baseball Season Begi...

In what was nothing short of a brilliant and funny skit on the differences between baseball and football, comedian George Carlin hit the ball out of the park. Carlin might not have known it at the time, but his skit spoke to why football and not baseball has become America’s sport. Opening...

Jonathan Martin’s Finger Prints All over Incognito’s Hospitalization and Dolphin Stench Mar03

Jonathan Martin’s Fi...

Jonathan Martin is one troubled individual.  He attracted other troubled individuals including Richie Incognito and his merry band of misguided fiends in the toxic cesspool that was the Miami Dolphin organization. Martin’s prints are all over the Miami Dolphin crime scene fiasco and are...

Seriously Troubled Incognito Reflective of Dysfunctional Dolphins Feb17

Seriously Troubled I...

The verdict has come down and Richie Incognito is a man in denial and diagnosable. This is why he took things too far. He consistently exhibits a pattern of thinking that leads to misguided actions-which have now been well documented in Ted Wells report. Incognito has indicated, all along,...

Michael Sam: The NFL’s Version of Kinky Boots Feb11

Michael Sam: The NFL...

Michael Sam has chosen to announce that he is homosexual right before the NFL draft. Although both homosexuality and heterosexuality have been around since the beginning of time, it seems that the NFL as it is being portrayed is the last bastion of untouched, purified heterosexuality where...

Richard Sherman Is a Victim of An Overly Appropriate Society Jan21

Richard Sherman Is a...

In the heat of victory and after intense, brutally fought game Richard Sherman indicated that he said to Michael Crabtree “good game” patted him, and then Crabtree pushed his hand into Sherman’s facemask– and Sherman lost it. He was clearly enraged when Erin Andrews interviewed him as...

The New England Patriots: How To Deal With Disappointments- Once Again Jan20

The New England Patr...

The New England Patriots are by any standard a very successful franchise. Their record is unparalleled having won the most games of any team since their last Super Bowl win in 2004. The Patriots have also made the post season most frequently since their last Super Bowl appearing in 8 of 9...

NFL Divisional Playo...

The NFL Divisional Round is quickly approaching. Saturday features two great match-ups. Football at its best!  First up, the Seahawks against the underdog Saints followed by the magical comeback kid Andrew Luck and the Colts versus the polarizing but also resilient-brilliant Tom Brady and the...

RG3’s Athletic Ability and Social-Emotional Intelligence Are Discrepant Jan08

RG3’s Athletic...

It is amazing but not surprising that RG3 can go from a media darling to villain in just a few short years.  However when either you or a family member has been linked to less than enhancing statements, stories and rumors it is not so hard to do. Not only has RG3 accomplished this, he has...

Fired Coaches and Fans Deal With Psychological and Emotional Adjustments Dec30

Fired Coaches and Fa...

Black Monday is upon us, already many coaches have been let go, and there is little doubt that there are more firings to come.  The reactions from fans, players, and those within their respective organizations is overwhelming, but I can assure you that the coaches who were let go are...

In Sports And Life Blown Calls Can Have Devastating Effects Dec29

In Sports And Life B...

Every single week during the year various sports leagues release statements which are basically a mea culpa for the mistakes that their officials made. Some are worse than others and their mistakes can have drastic effects on the lives and careers of both players and coaches. This is the...

Aaron Rodgers Returns: The Emotional Nightmare Is Over For All Dec27

Aaron Rodgers Return...

The Packers have announced that Aaron Rodgers will return this Sunday to face the Chicago Bears after missing nine weeks with a broken left collarbone.  The showdown between the Packers and the Bears will determine the NFC North Division Champion. The discussion of whether or not Rodgers...

The Loss Of Tony Romo Is Emotionally Devastating For The Cowboys Dec23

The Loss Of Tony Rom...

The amount of air that is coming out of the hopes and dreams of the Dallas Cowboys 2013 season is creating chills across many parts of the country, and for good reason, losing an irreplaceable player like Tony Romo is emotionally debilitating and depressing. The emotional and psychological...

Tom Coughlin: Quitti...

As the Giants season winds down there has been speculation about Tom Coughlin’s future with the Giants. The incontrovertible facts are that the Giants have had a lousy season while also not having made the playoffs in way too many seasons during his recent tenure. Of course the two Super...

Jerry Jones: It is A...

Jerry Jones got into the NFL for a myriad of reasons many of which were to fulfill he psychological and emotional needs. Those are very good goals for anyone, and if you can also make a living doing it-well you are sitting pretty.  And Jones most certainly is! It is not everyone who makes...

NFL Owners And GMs Beware: There Are Many Perils In Making a Coaching Change Dec19

NFL Owners And GMs B...

It is that time of year as the NFL season begins to wind down that the speculation begins as to who is going to be fired, stay or leave for another opportunity. Who will have new contracts under their New Year’s tree? Those who are going to make the decisions about who stays and who goes have...

The Patriots: How To Deal With Missed Opportunities Dec16

The Patriots: How To...

The New England Patriots are by any standard a very successful franchise. Their record is unparalleled having won the most games of any team since their last Super Bowl win in 2004. The Patriots have also made the post season most frequently since their last Super Bowl appearing in 8 of 9...

RGlll: A Precautionary Tale of Uncertain Greatness Dec12

RGlll: A Precautiona...

Robert Griffin lll came to the Redskins with mile high expectations he was the next coming of the new age quarterback and looked at as the savior of the Redskin nation. After just ten or so games in uniform it all seemed like it was right out of a fairy tale. A young prince was going to...

RGlll-Shanahan and Synder: Shanahan Is The Odd Man Out Dec09

RGlll-Shanahan and S...

Contrary to popular belief the palpable tension that is emanating out of Washington DC is not from our contentious, and ineffective politicians it is coming from the Washington Redskins organization where it seems that Mike Shanahan and his son are facing the coaching version of the...