Ian Budding urges us to take a closer look before omitting Julian Edelman from the Hall of Fame conversation.
As long as the fully-vaccinated Sister Jean is with them, Loyola Chicago shouldn’t be given doubt, writes Ian Budding.
For a while, women were content with getting picked to play at recess. Now, not only do they expect to be picked, but they expect to do the picking.
AC Connecticut has partnered with USL to create opportunities for footballers in the greater Danbury area to play professionally, so Sean Alcide caught up with Director of Youth Development and coach, Steven Carneiro, for the latest.
Patriots are going crazy in free agency and Ian Budding has you all covered with their latest signings.
Ian Budding speaks on Cam’s return to New England, and why it’s a win-win for both parties.
DRBTL Season 2! Johnell Pannell sat down with Tasha Swanson to talk photography, a crazy 2020 and what to expect in 2021 and beyond!
We, at Designated Report, are exited to officially announce our partnership with sports networking company, Spoxio.
Some may look at Tim Tebow’s baseball career as a failure, but it was more inspiring than you think, writes Sean Alcide.
If the Seahawks don’t do more to protect Russell Wilson, will he force his way out of Seattle to protect his legacy?
Paul Cortese previews Sunday's big showdown between Tom Brady's Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Patrick Mahomes' Kansas City Chiefs.
For all these greats, you should take the time to enjoy them while you can.
MLB needs to realize they made this recent Hall of Fame mess, and they have to clean it up. Until they make things right, it’s better known as the Hall of Shame.
I were to ask you RIGHT NOW if you needed one game, one drive, to save your life – are you taking Rodgers, Brady or Mahomes?
[Major League Baseball] is struggling and it’s not because of the steroids era but rather due to a narcissistic, self-anointed aristocracy that continually puts its past time over its future.
We never got the Brady/Rodgers Super Bowl matchup we so desperately wanted [but] Championship Sunday is going to be absolutely electric, writes Johnell Pannell.
Bills Mafia continues their tradition of good deeds; donate to Lamar Jackson’s favorite charity after Divisional Round win, writes Ian Budding.
Ian Budding believes that bringing the Cleveland Browns back to relevance should secure Kevin Stefanski as the NFL Coach of The Year.
The history of Ohio State quarterbacks now rests on the shoulders of Justin Fields, writes columnist Ian Budding.
After the Steelers let the Browns into the playoffs through the back door like the United States Capitol Police, the pressure began to shift
[and] after JuJu confirmed he was overlooking the “nameless, gray faces,” the pressure took the two-hour business trip from Cleveland to Pittsburgh.
Cleveland was playing with house money. Story by Johnell Pannell.
The Steelers loss is squarely on the shoulders of one player on their team. One guy wanted to give the Browns bulletin board material for a playoff game. For the Steelers to move on, they need good juju, not bad Juju, writes Paul Cortese.
Another ‘dirty’ hit in a Seahawks playoff game. Is it time to discipline them? Story by Ian Budding.
If Hugh Freeze can coach from a hospital bed within the stadium, there’s NO EXCUSE why ole Kevvy Stefanski can’t be bubbled up in some suite at Heinz Field, writes Johnell Pannell.
“Carson Wentz, Jared Goff, and Dak Prescott have been tied at the hip since they entered the league. Only 1 of their teams handled their contracts properly. Also, a sneak peak at coming Cowboys content.” -Paul Cortese
Have you opened a new location, redesigned your shop, or added a new product or service? Don't keep it to yourself, let folks know.
The NBA is open to the idea of adding more teams to the league. It’s get the league easy money and grows the sport. Here’s a rundown of potential franchises coming your way, writes Paul Cortese.
How sure is your team that your QB is their guy? Year 2 of NFL QB security rankings are out with future projections about the most important position in sports, writes Paul Cortese.
It took a Fitzmagical performance to keep Miami in the hunt - how short of a leash does Tua have in week 17, writes Johnell Pannell.
By winning the last two games, the Jets lost the war for their future. Watching Trevor Lawrence slip away will haunt them for years, writes Paul Cortese.
Johnell Pannell recaps week 15 in the NFL.
Okay, okay! I can admit when I’m wrong - maybe the Ravens aren’t done, writes Johnell Pannell.
Up next on Johnell Pannell‘s ’Shop Small & Local Businesses Initiative‘ is Solutions Conscious Wellness.
Johnell Pannell highlights yet another small business for his Small & Local Business initiative; Brice Built Performance.
Johnell Pannell recaps week 13 in the NFL.
Johnell Pannell sits down with the uber talented, Valley-bread, Shawn Deloney. The grind, Phoenix Suns, Arizona Cardinals and fatherhood are all discussed!
We usually have several coaching spots open each season. This year we could be in for an avalanche of openings. Here’s a look around the revolving doors that will be or could be open, writes Paul Cortese.
Either: COVID is hitting harder than Ray Lewis orThe AFC crown will likely be Kansas City versus... somebody, but the NFC crown seems to be as wide open as Tyreek Hill over the weekend, writes Johnell Pannell.
This NFL season is missing one thing - a villain. Here’s a casting call for someone to save the excitement of this NFL year, writes Paul Cortese.
Johnell Pannell launches a passionate movement, a Shop Small & Local Businesses Initiative.
Can I give you a bold prediction? The Cowboys not only win the division and host a playoff game, but UPSET someone the 5 seed (currently Seattle). Johnell Pannell recaps Week 11 in the National Football League.
Johnell Pannell recaps week 10 in the NFL.
If this team can stay healthy, there is no doubt the Steelers can challenge the reigning Super Bowl champs and have a real opportunity to be playing in Tampa Bay in February. Johnell Pannell recaps week 8 in the NFL.
Your week 7 NFL recap, brought to you by Johnell Pannell.
Johnell Pannell recaps week 6 from the National Football League.
Young LeBron probably cared what people thought about him. Grey-beard LeBron doesn't give a f%*# -- give him his roses, writes Johnell Pannell.
Johnell Pannell recaps week five in the NFL.
Sean Alcide writes about LeBron James' journey to placing the Lakers back on the throne.
A quarter into the NFL season, Johnell Pannell hands out some awards; from MVP to Coach of the Year, and more.
Paul Cortese provides a look on how Jerry Jones can fix America's team.
The Chiefs and the ravens are NOT a rivalry -- but the Ravens are still legitimate Super Bowl contenders, writes Johnell Pannell.
Johnell Pannell asks; when’s an appropriate time to discuss Danny Ainge fumbling the proverbial “bag”?
Was it great? No. Was it perfectly executed? Definitely not. But given the challenges 2020 and COVID have presented, I truly believe the NBA did the best they could with what they could and they did it absolutely right, writes Johnell Pannell.
Russell Wilson is the 2020 NFL MVP, writes Johnell Pannell.
What Thursday Night's game show us is that the best quarterback in Ohio resides in Cincinnati, writes Johnell Pannell.
Is Tom Brady done? Is Lamar Jackson on GOAT path? Will Cam Newton lead the Patriots back to the promise land? Johnell Pannell takes a look.
Johnell Pannell writes about Russell Westbrook and his part in Houston's shortcomings this season.
Paul Cortese gives an in-depth breakdown and prediction for every NFL team for the 2020 season.
Paul Cortese breaks down why the Cowboys are as good as gold in '21.
Johnell Pannell writes about one of the Wackiest Months of Baseball we've ever experienced.
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..