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The Bold and the Dutiful: Defense wins NFL championships

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Are you ready for some football? In the NFL, the story is, offense sales tickets and defense wins championships. Now that the NFL draft and free agency signings are complete, SportsRadioAmerica.com takes a look at the top defenses coming into the 2018 NFL season.  Minnesota Vikings  The Vikings ranked as the top defense in both yards allowed and scoring defense last season. Since Mike Zimmer took over, they’ve been in...

Top Sleepers of 2018 NFL Fantasy Drafts

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Last week in our three-part series, I told you a few players to mark off the big board and stay away from unless they’re later in the draft. This week, we‘re going to win the championship by picking the five biggest sleepers in this year’s draft. Don’t worry, this isn’t one of those fluffly articles that somehow calls Alvin Kamara or DeAandre Hopkins a sleeper. These are...

Heir to the Throne: Georgia might finally oust the champs

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Georgia is building a dynasty at a rapid rate and it’s no surprise. Georgia is a hotbed for recruiting and Kirby Smart didn’t exactly inherit a mess from Mark Richt. They were already built to compete, but he’s done a few things that’s set them over the top and looks to position them for a championship run.  First, Georgia’s depth is absolutely outrageous. When a...

Netflix and Sports: The next disruption in media and entertainment

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Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has said on several occasions Netflix will not enter the live sports content space. However, what we know about Netflix is that it is a powerhouse for content and its customers always want more content. While Hastings does not want to follow the broader business model of Amazon and sports-specific companies and streamers that broker sports distribution deals, will a time come when Netflix enters the live sports space...

The West Coast is the best coast

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Football fans, rejoice! It’s pigskin season and a year can change everything. Just last year, the Seahawks were the class of the division. Then, a massive trade happened, a new coaching staff was hired and a talented quarterback was drafted. The NFC West is now one of the best divisions in the NFL. It's training camp time in the NFL. How does your favorite team stack up? Who will be the king...

Mullen’s recruiting is struggling in the swamp

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Dan Mullen was once the guy many Tennessee fans wanted to hire after Butch Jones left. I found that out the hard way after I tweeted, “Dan Mullen? A guy that’s won nothing? Where has Miss St. recruiting finished?” in response to a fan/reporter telling me his first call after Jon Gruden would be Mullen. Obviously, Mullen is now at Florida and Pruitt at Tennessee, but it...

Come ‘Heel or high water: Is UNC’s football program sinking?

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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill football program seems like the Titanic. Following their basketball scandal, the football team is now in trouble. Up to a dozen North Carolina football players could face disciplinary action for selling university-issued shoes and athletic gear, fueling the argument college athletes should be compensated. North Carolina athletic director Bubba Cunningham said the infractions were self-reported earlier in the year.  "When we became aware of a situation within the football program, we...

Fantasy Football: Win the Ring, avoid these players!

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It’s almost that time of year again. Time to think of a catchy name. Time get your big board ready. Time to try and win some money in fantasy football. Follow along in this three-part series and I’ll tell you which players to avoid, players to jump on early and players that’ll be a steal late in the draft. Let’s start with players you can take off your big...

Strictly Content: The better steward of Fox’s assets is Comcast, Disney or…

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Until recently, before Comcast dropped out of the bidding, most of the discussion over the sale of Fox’s entertainment assets centered around who could pay more? Disney won the bidding process and paid $20 billion more than their initial offer. However, the more important question is, who is best suited to steward Fox’s entertainment assets? Comcast, Disney, another tech streamer, a cable or telephone company or Fox?  Assuming the deal is approved by the company board’s and horizontal antitrust issues aside, here is what each...