Sports are really something, don’t you think? About a month ago the Jets were garbage, Sucking for Sam and heading for an ‘oh-fer’ while the New York Football Giants (NYFG) were the darlings of the tri-state sport scene and picked by many to be a Super Bowl contender. Now as we sit here in NFL Week 6 the Jets are tied for first place in the AFC East and have the same record as the New England Patriots, Sam now Sucks, and the NYFG are imploding.
There’s been a movement afoot for years to get college athletes paid since the cat is out of the bag with regard for how much money colleges make on sports, combined with the reality that the concept of amateurism has long been dead.
The Hype Machine has been in overdrive all summer in anticipation for Saturday’s Floyd Mayweather, Jr-Conor McGregor ‘fight.’ The fact that people are apparently paying for this fight illustrates how much trouble we are in as a society.
Player safety has been a hot topic regarding all levels of football for the better part of a decade, as former NFL players have been diagnosed with, and suffered from, a variety of conditions and diseases related to head injuries. Including death.
WFAN, New York City’s iconic, first-of-its-kind, sports talk radio station has outlived its usefulness. Formerly the home of unique and dynamic talk-show personalities, the on-air talent at ‘the Fan,’ is dull and boring, and so are their shows. Regardless of the time slot.