In recent years, there has been more and more money injected into world soccer/football. This money, of course, is not equally distributed and has only increased the gap between the top teams and everyone else. I’m a big fan of the English Premier League, so I’ll primarily be using the EPL as my reference point. […]Read more "All The Money In The (Soccer) World"
If you’re like me, this is the exact Super Bowl matchup you weren’t rooting for. In the NFC Championship battle of the feel-good stories I was rooting for the Vikings. A team playing a home game for the Super Bowl would have been awesome, the Vikings getting to the Super Bowl with arguably their third-string […]Read more "Super Bowl Preview/Predictions, QB Carousel Update"
Coaching Hires To be honest, before the news broke that he would be the new Bears head coach I had never heard of Matt Nagy. Also, despite it looking easy enough, I’m still not sure if the ‘a’ in his last name is pronounced like the ‘ai’ in ‘bait,’ the ‘a’ in ‘bag’ or the […]Read more "What Have The Bears Been Up To?"
Five years, 200 million dollars, and a private jet for life. I don’t care what your job is or how good at it you are, when you hear those terms for a contract you at least have to blink a few times to make sure you read it right. Those were the reported terms Roger […]Read more "Roger Goodell’s New Contract and the Pay Dynamics of the NFL"
So it’s been repeated ad-nauseum by many that NFL attendance and ratings are down because of protests, and there have even been suggestions by some that the protests have a negative effect on team performance. Is there actually any truth to any of these? Originally, this is all this post was going to be about, […]Read more "Player Protests vs Attendance & Winning and the Greater Threats to the Future of the NFL"