Monday, August 8, 2022

Pope reportedly snuck in visit with Stanley Cup

The world learned today that Pope Francis visited with the Stanley Cup Saturday night in Philadelphia. It was the pope’s first ever visit to the United States and Lord Stanley’s Cup’s first ever papal visit

Carl Weathers NFL Power Rankings — Week 2, 2015

Carl Weathers, master thespian and former Oakland Raider, watches every NFL game from his man cave to compile his weekly Power Rankings exclusively for Heckler readers. Mr. Weathers, despite playing only eight NFL games, was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1980.

Carl Weathers NFL Power Rankings — Week 1, 2015

1 – Oakland Raiders: There’s a little Black Hole in my heart today after the Raider rally fell short Sunday but the Men of Black remain #1 based on strength of schedule, RPI, FPI and PSI (think about that, Pats!). Matt McGloin & Marcel Rece hook up for two TD combos vs. Cincy after Derek Carr suffers a first half TKO.

Carl Weathers NFL Power Rankings — Pre-Season

Carl Weathers, master thespian and former Oakland Raider, watches every NFL game from his man cave to compile his weekly Power Rankings exclusively for Heckler readers. Mr. Weathers, despite playing only eight NFL games, was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1980.

Goodell to receive ‘fair’ appeal hearing from same judge that ruled against him

“I was beside myself when I learned I would be hearing the appeal,” Judge Berman remarked. “And, when I say ‘beside myself,’ I mean that person beside me will have a tough task of either agreeing with his original decision or the person he just ruled against. It’s hard to say which way it will go.”

Suspended Brady: ‘My life still way better than yours’

Despite the hard line approach to punishment taken by the NFL, Brady released a statement assuring his fans as well as his detractors, that, "Although I may not be able to play the game I love for four weeks, I assure you that my life is still way better than yours."

Jameis Winston adjusting to speed of NFL crime

"That's definitely been the biggest adjustment for me. It really came as a shock at first, but if you think about it, it makes sense," Winston told reporters assembled at Buccaneers minicamp. "In college, good teams might have six or seven potential NFL criminals, but once you get to the league, even the 53rd guy on the roster can be a top-level criminal."