4 years / $40 million. He fits the system, he’s an every down player, he has a high motor, he takes them from average to contender….the money and phrases from day one of NFL free agency.
In reality you should be thinking; Boy that’s a lot of money for the numbers that he has put up for his age, will he fit the locker room, will he be a leader, will he live up to the contract, how much does he count against the cap and if he stinks how quick can my team cut him loose without throwing a bunch of dead money on to the salary cap, will his girlfriend (s) or wife and kids like the city???… Read the rest
Minnesota State Rep. Pat Garofalo tweeted out, “Let’s be honest, 70% of teams in the NBA could fold tomorrow + nobody would notice a difference w/ possible exception of increase in street crime.”
To say that’s an unfortunate and uncomfortable remark would be an understatement.
Mr. Garofalo said that he meant that because of the NBA’s high arrest rate and softer penalties for positive drug tests. He also stated that he meant nothing more than that other than the culture of the pro athlete is to consider themselves above the law.
Most would say that this is a veiled racist remark considering 70-80% of the league is made up of African Americans.… Read the rest
A baseball player takes PEDs. He hides the truth, lies about his tests and wants to proclaim his innocence from the highest mountain only to be proven a phony and to then be looked upon as a pariah by those who used to adore him as well as by those pessimists who never believed that his numbers were real.
The purists want him banned from the sport for life. “To cheat the game is the ultimate disgrace”, they say.
The sanctity of the records not to mention the occupation of a roster spot from possibly another deserving player is enough to cast a scarlet letter across the chest of your uniform for the rest of your playing days.… Read the rest
The Steinhafel’s Big Unit’s Poker Run benefiting Fisher House has doubled in size!!
This year we have 2 special dates in 2 different cities:
Sunday, May 25th (Memorial Day Weekend)
Sunday, August 31st (Labor Day Weekend)
More info to come re: Sign-up and destinations!
About The Fisher House of Wisconsin:
The Fisher House program is a unique private-public partnership that supports America’s military in their time of need. The program recognizes the special sacrifices of our men and women in uniform, as well as the hardships of military service, by offering shelter and support during a medical crisis.… Read the rest
Bart Starr walked into our lives professionally in 1956. After 5 championships, 2 Super Bowl MVPs, 4 Pro Bowls, 9 years of coaching and 44 years of service to the Vince Lombardi Charitable Foundation, Bart Starr is stepping away from the public spotlight.
Starr and his wife Cherry, who will be married for 60 years this coming May, stood at the podium and graciously thanked everyone for their support and then made the announcement that Vince Lombardi’s quarterback, who just turned 80, wanted to rest and spend time at home.… Read the rest