Tag Archives: football

3 reasons the Saints can still survive Drew Brees’ thumb injury

The Saints were prepared for this day. They’d spent the past two years cultivating the league’s best quarterback room.

So when Drew Brees left Sunday’s NFC Championship Game rematch against the Rams, New Orleans had no reason to panic. Teddy Bridgewater, a 2015 Pro Bowler, was the next man up……………….Read More

NFL Power Rankings: Bears begin season in top 10

The 2019 NFL season is finally upon us, and it’s kicking off in the most spectacular of ways. The Bears will begin their quest for a Super Bowl in front of a national television audience on Thursday night’s season opener against the Green Bay Packers in what will showcase the sport’s oldest rivalry in the league’s 100th-anniversary season………………..Read More

Tactically Naive: The Premier League is making us pay attention in August, which is rude

The Premier League is back

Ah, the Premier League. It seems only yesterday that Manchester City and Liverpool were coming to the end of their epic title race, one that ended only when one side proved to be a fraction less perfect than the other. And now: a new campaign, a new dawn, and perhaps new adventures. Let’s check in on the first week……………..Read More

UEFA Champions League qualifying preview

Six slots remain in the UEFA Champions League’s 2019-20 group stage, and the 12 teams hoping to fill them begin the final round of qualifying on Tuesday and Wednesday.

There are a pair of Americans in the bunch of hopefuls, with Sergino Dest of Ajax and Ethan Horvath of Club Brugge in action on Tuesday………………..Read More