Sports writers aren’t going to lose their jobs to AI just yet

AI predicted that the Kansas City Chiefs will win the Super Bowl — thanks to Tyreek Hill, who isn’t on the team anymoreImage: Getty Images Technology is terrifying. That’s why I still do all my research via newspaper and all my math by abacus. However, when I heard about an AI that could write professional-level … Read more

Dallas Cowboys, Kansas City Chiefs and Baltimore Ravens win

Zeke Elliot celebrates after scoring TD that gives Cowboys a win over lowly Texans.Image: Getty Images There were a handful of upsets in Week 14, but for the most part, chalk held up. The teams that were expected to win, and also contend in the playoffs, held serve during the final week of byes in … Read more

Detroit’s Jared Goff is playing well— the Lions still need to pick a quarterback

Thanks for everything Jared.Image: Getty Images The Detroit Lions are currently 5-7 — two games away from a wild card spot. They have won four of their last five, and their lone loss was by only three points to the Buffalo Bills — a team many people consider Super Bowl favorites. With five games left … Read more

World Cup 2022 Diary: Day 21

Harry Kane missed penalty, Olivier Giroud didn’t. France moves on. Image: Getty Images First things first: As the sport of soccer mourns, take a moment to remember Grant Wahl, a journalist of the highest order. France 2 – 1 England Doesn’t feel right to split either of the games today into “Game of the day” … Read more

Jets fans are right to think the world is against them, says new study

Image: Getty Images The Jets are a poverty franchise. They haven’t been to the playoffs since 2010. I don’t care what the outlook for the team is, until they win a playoff game, my stance on the matter isn’t changing. There’s reason to be optimistic given Robert Saleh’s solid start as head coach, Breece Hall’s … Read more

Jimmy Garoppolo could return to the field in six weeks

Jimmy GaroppoloPhoto: Getty Images It’s Wednesday, Dec. 7, and there is still no clear picture of the timeline for Jimmy Garoppolo’s return to the field. On Sunday, his season was declared over. Just like Trey Lance in Week 2, Garoppolo’s foot got rolled up while being tackled. Lance suffered a broken ankle, and the fracture … Read more

L.A. Rams should take down the banged up San Francisco 49ers on MNF, but only if they shore up a key weakness

The Rams’ O-line has been the problem.Image: Getty Images Opening night was a grand affair for the Los Angeles Rams. In their shiny facility in Inglewood, Calf., they were able to relive the night that they became the second consecutive team to win a Super Bowl in their home stadium. They got the rings, unveiled … Read more

Kyrie Irving, Brett Favre, Cleveland Browns fans

1. Brett Favre Illustration: Getty Images Brett Favre isn’t the first public figure who has been ascribed virtues for no reason other than that he is famous. He became the Green Bay Packers quarterback in 1992, a once-storied franchise that had made the playoffs only twice since their last Super Bowl victory during the 1967 … Read more

Seattle Seahawks’ Geno Smith is making the most of this opportunity by playing historically well

Seahawks QB Geno Smith celebrates in the end zone.Image: Getty Images You remember Geno Smith don’t you? The former New York Jets starting quarterback whose career was derailed in 2015 after getting sucker punched by a defensive player who hasn’t played in the NFL since that season. The guy who replaced Eli Manning for one … Read more

Rihanna signs on for Super Bowl as NFL gets worse

“And now, for your halftime entertainment…”Image: Getty Images Let’s just get right to it. This Rihanna situation feels…uncomfortable. Words like “odd,” “unexpected,” and “wrong” could also be used to describe how most of us are feeling about her decision to perform during halftime at Super Bowl LVII. Just a few years ago, Rihanna was one … Read more