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Professional sports are trying to feed our desire for sports, Johnell‘s got some ideas — or something.
Saquon and McCaffrey are arguably the best running backs in the league, and both the Giants and the Panthers should consider not extending them past their rookie deals, writes Johnell Pannell.
Tom Brady Flying South to Steer the Buccaneer Ship, writes Jay Holt.
Which NFL Teams Plan to Update Their Uniforms This Spring? Jay Holt‘s got you covered with the sneak peek.
Sean Alcide wants the world to know about BRANNDANNART, the youngest black lead photographer in the NFL.
Here is the last stop you're going to need before the big game tonight including prop bets, predictions, and the future for two of football's brightest teams. Paul Cortese previews the Super Bowl. Here's all you need to know going into the big game.
The Mamba Mentality is a microcosm for life. It's a relentless hunt for yourself. It is recognizing your weaknesses and turning them into strengths. It is eliminating doubt and fear from your consciousness. It is an absolute refusal to accept defeat. To me, that is Kobe Bryant -- writes Johnell Pannell.
Kobe was more than an athlete. We lost part of our past, present, and future. Here's a reflection on the greatness of Kobe, by Paul Cortese.
Brian Rebelo cooks up his NFL Mock Draft 1.0 ahead of the draft combine.
Concerned about the actions of some professional athletes, Paul Cortese talks about his personal experience with Brain Trauma and it's effects.
Paul Cortese reminisces as he explains what Martin Luther King Jr. means to him.
With Eli Manning's time with the Giants inevitably coming to an end, Sean Alcide reflects on what Eli meant to him as a lifelong Giants fan.
"They've beaten the Lakers in both matchups on this young season and it just seems like they have the Lakeshow's number," writes Sean Alcide.
As the NFL season winds down, Paul Cortese provides an in-depth breakdown of some of your favorite, and not so favorite quarterbacks from this season.
With the Cowboys' season down to this Sunday's showdown against the Eagles, Johnell Pannell says this is Dallas' Butterfly effect.
Ken Griffey Jr. used to drip "cool" when he played. Everyone wanted to be him -- the swing, the smile, the backwards hat. Mike Trout isn't that person, and we all suffer for it. Is this your king? Paul touches on baseball's biggest star.
Johnell Pannell takes on one of the hotter topics going around sports right now;
"For a league that prides itself on its players making stands, they need to take their ball and play elsewhere."
Paul Cortese touches on the ongoing standoff between the NBA and China.
No Hollywood ending for the Dodgers, again. What's the script for Kershaw moving forward? Johnell Pannell digs into the Dodgers' crushing game 5 loss in the NLDS.
Brace yourselves, the NBA season is among us! Here's the ultimate hoops preview -- with a breakdown of all the contenders -- brought to you by our very own, Paul Cortese.
Johnell Pannell gives you a close look at the MLB postseason; teams to look out for, as well as who will be crowed World Series Champs.
As a former Division 1 athlete, Paul Cortese breaks down his thoughts on college athletes being paid.
Paul Cortese has got you covered with complete NFL predictions; from division winners, to Super Bowl champs, to the 2020 draft order.
Paul Cortese' message to the fans;
You’re an idiot if you booed Andrew Luck for retiring.
How would you grade the NFL offseason? Paul Cortese believes it was a total failure; read why.
Jay Holt lets us all know why Jay-Z’s partnership with the NFL is the Takeover we need.
Are quarterbacks becoming wildly overpaid? Should teams turn the tables on the contract demands on signal callers in the NFL? Johnell Pannell makes his case for a change.
Who are the best 10 running backs in the NFL, and in what order? Paul Cortese ranks his 10 top backs on in the league. See who's his top ranked back on the gridiron.
Columnist Paul Cortese tells you exactly why things will be different in the Big D this fall, and why you should be ALL IN on the Dallas Cowboys this coming season.
Esther Alexis brings you distinguished chatter on the "Body of An Extravert" podcast on a biweekly basis, now available on all digital platforms.
Sean Alcide recaps the good, the bad and much more from Day 1 of Giants' training camp in East Rutherford, NJ. #Sports
Does major league baseball need more than just the All-Star game? Johnell Pannell says yes, and makes a compelling proposal.
"When your body is the vehicle driving you towards money and notoriety most people can only dream of, you have got to take the utmost care in ensuring it runs at peak performance for as long as possible."
With all of the turmoil with the NBA's most popular franchise, its biggest star will again have to shoulder a turnaround, and once again, prove the doubters wrong.
King James faces the biggest challenge of his NBA career.
The Antonio Brown Sweepstakes: Who's going to make a play on AB's out route? Jay Holt breaks down some viable options
"It doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure out there's clearly a standard African American figures/athletes are held to that's far different from that of Caucasians."
Baseball continues to dip in fandom, and with Machado and Harper still unsigned, more problems arise for the sport. Sean Alcide explains:
Amidst the Anthony Davis trade request, Johnell Pannell dialogues about the new generation of athletes taking back the control over their careers.
Kyrie Irving has assisted LeBron James plenty in their stint together with the Cleveland Cavaliers, but he may have just delivered the biggest one yet.
Sean Alcide explains his theory.
The NFL's Wild Card Weekend was ... wild. Can the Divisional Weekend top it? We think so. Johnell Pannell gives you some storylines to look forward to ahead of Championship Weekend.
Johnell Pannell and Sean Alcide make their NFL Postseason Predictions. Who will win on Wild Card Weekend? Who will face off in the Super Bowl? Click below to see their predictions.
With top NFL prospects casually opting out to prepapre for the NFL draft, are NCAAF bowl games now as meaningless as ever? Jay Holt makes that exact case.
The Washington Redskins are laying their playoff hopes in the hands on Mark Sanchez instead of bringing in Colin Kaepernick. Sean Alcide tells you why that's an embarrassment for the team, as well as the league.
From shutouts, to wild card races tightening up, to backup quarterbacks saving the day. Which stories made Johnell Pannell's NFL week 15 hottest takes? Check it out!
Jay Holt gets in on the Hot Take fun and gives you a Double Take to sizzle on - on the NFL's week 14!
From the domestic case involving Kareem Hunt to Adrian Peterson tying a Barry Sanders record, the NFL had it's fair share of news. Which news were the biggest?
Johnell Pannell gives you an inside look on his hottest takes from week 13.
The Texans are legit. The Browns win their first road game since ... whatever. Cool stories, but which stories were HOT? Find out in Sean Alcide's week 12 recap.
Week 11 in the NFL ended up with a bang, but there's so much more to take away from this week's games.
Here are Johnell Pannell's week 11 hot takes:
Is Tom Brady officially on the decline? Did Jason Garrett clap his way into keeping his job? Sean Alcide has your 3 Hot Takes from the NFL's week 10.
Jerry Jones may need to shake things up in Dallas, and Todd Bowles may officially be on the Hot Seat. All juicy topics, but do they crack Johnell Pannell's hottest takes?
Sean Alcide and Johnell Pannell follow up on their preseason picks - with their mid-season picks for the remainder of the season.
Clayton Kershaw is one of the all-time great pitchers, but...
Johnell Pannell digs into legacy in sports, and how it impacts some of the greatest athletes we've ever seen.
It's quite clear that Jon Gruden is cleaning house. And although many feel the situation in the bay is an utter disaster, a case can be made that it's just what's needed.
Jay Holt explains;
The Browns have tried over-and over-and over again to find their franchise quarterback, and have failed miserably. Has the fortune finally turned? It appears so.
Jay Holt takes you inside the Browns' journey to finding their guy.
It's been 2 years since Colin Kaepernick first knelt in silent protest of racial injustices in America. Kaepernick has not played professional football since. Some say his actions are anti-American, other say differently. Either way you look at it, can we be honest about Kaepernick?
Johnell Pannell opens up about Colin Kaepernick.
Fitzmagic back? Eli Manning to the bench? Did the Eagles get their groove back in the UK? Lots of steaming stories around the NFL, but Sean Alcide gives you his 3 hottest takes!
Amari Cooper is a Cowboy and Patrick Peterson desperately wants out of Arizona. It was an eventful weekend in the NFL, but Johnell Pannell breaks down the biggest stories from Week 7.
The Brady Bunch. Jameis Winston returns. The Rams seem unstoppable. Lots to talk about from week 6 in the NFL, but Sean Alcide gives you his hottest of takes from the weekend.
Coaches on the hot seat in week 5? Are the remaining undefeated teams on a collision course to Super Sunday? Johnell Pannell digs into the hottest stories from week 5 in the NFL.
Is there a team that will surprise the baseball world? Can the storied Franchises, such as the Dodgers and Yankees reach the Fall Classic? Johnell Pannell breaks down what to expect from this MLB postseason and more..
A lot of teams stepped up, a lot of teams fell off. What stood out the most? Sean Alcide breaks it down.
Should the Tampa Bay Buccaneers believe in Fitzmagic for week 4? Jay Holt weighs in.
Who sizzled? Who folded? Week 3 in the NFL consisted of a lot of unexpected outcomes, but Johnell Pannell gives you his three biggest stories.
Tons of story lines to talk about in week 2, but Sean Alcide picked out the three most intriguing stories that can be of impact moving forward.
The NFL off-season consisted of a lot of moving pieces. But after week 1, who's feeling regretful? Jay Holt provides an inside look.
After a fascinating opening week of the NFL season, Johnell Pannell gives you his three hottest takes.
The New York Giants have inked their most talented star since Lawrence Taylor to a record extension.
Many have described Odell Beckham Jr. as selfish, obnoxious and a diva - but if there's any one word to describe OBJ, it's 'MISUNDERSTOOD',