From Jumbo to Ram: Waldron takes experience from Tufts to NFL

When the stadium lights shut off and the players hang up their cleats for the offseason, there are still plenty of coaches and executives working tirelessly to deliver the fine-tuned product that is the NFL.  For one team, the Los Angeles Rams, a key contributor to the year-round grind is none other than Tufts University […]


Off the Gridiron: NFL mock draft top 5

With the NFL Combine having already gotten started, it seems like an appropriate time to begin a mock draft and speculate where college football’s outstanding prospects will be playing professionally next year. 1) Cincinnati Bengals: Joe Burrow, Quarterback, Louisiana State In his 2019 season at Louisiana State University, Burrow threw for 5,671 yards and 60 […]


Off the Gridiron: Grading NFL’s newest head coaches

With the conclusion of the Super Bowl, the 2019–20 NFL season is over and the 2020–21 NFL season has immediately begun. I will begin my preview of the upcoming NFL season by grading teams’ head coaching decisions. Carolina Panthers: Matt Rhule In a move to put his own stamp on the franchise, owner David Tepper […]


Postgame Press: Tanks for no memories

A not-so-great film father figure once said: “If you’re not first, you’re last.” I wondered about this quote recently as I pondered the Chicago Bulls. In the NBA, a league built on superstar talent that seems to have more and more “superteams” popping up, is it better to be just under first, or the worst? […]


Postgame Press: Spread holiday cheer

Content warning: This article discusses domestic violence. The sports news cycle has been filled with bad news recently. There has been a lot of press coverage of the cases of Addison Russell, Reuben Foster and, most recently, Kareem Hunt. No doubt about it, there are some bad people in professional sports. There’s no place for […]


Bird’s Eye View: No Redskins on Thanksgiving

Football on Thanksgiving is an American tradition almost as old as the holiday itself. Though the actual event from which we derive Thanksgiving occurred in 1621, when members of the Wampanoag Tribe celebrated a successful harvest with Plymouth settlers, it wasn’t until President Abraham Lincoln that the holiday was made official in 1863. Yale and Princeton played the […]


The Coin Toss: NFL playoffs?

Welcome to The Coin Toss, where I make some bold, unlikely predictions about your favorite professional sports. First, let’s recap last week’s NFL games. It had to happen at some point. Last week, I noted that I had always gotten at least one prediction correct. It seems that I jinxed myself, as all three of my […]


Vinny’s Variety Pack Week Eight: Something old, something new

I recently found out that a member of my family is getting married, which got me thinking: isn’t having a fantasy football team like marriage? Let me explain. You devote all of your time to your team, sometimes you have a few bad weeks and get angry at your team, but then you have a […]


The Coin Toss: NBA season predictions

Welcome to The Coin Toss, where I make some bold, unlikely predictions every week about some of your favorite professional sports. First, a quick recap of last week. I had the Browns topping their season high in total offense. They didn’t perform horribly against the Bengals, but their 352 yards were about 80 short of my […]


The Coin Toss: NFL Week 7

Welcome to The Coin Toss, where I make some bold, unlikely predictions every week about some of your favorite professional sports. First, let’s recap last week’s NFL games. I said that the Chiefs would beat the Raiders, and they did not disappoint. Kansas City’s defense propelled the team to a 26-10 win. My second prediction was that […]


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