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NFL Owners Do the “Bait and Switch”

Sports PhotoWhile most critics of the NFL’s new kickoff rules are complaining about the further “watering down” of the game they claim it represents, there is something else at work here. SC’s Anthony Brancato elaborates. Complete Story

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2023 NFL Draft: Stallions and Scallions

Sports PhotoAs in any year’s NFL draft, some teams greatly improved themselves, while other teams lost ground. As only he can do, SC’s Anthony Brancato separates the wheat from the chaff in his annual draft report. Complete Story

Rams vs. Eagles: A Tale of Two Teams

Sports PhotoOne team went all in and got a ring, the other team went all in and didn’t. Now both teams have to pay the proverbial piper. Suffice it to say that the road to Super Bowl LVIII from the NFC will not go through either L.A. or Philly, says SC’s Anthony Brancato. Complete Story

Why the NFL Needs to End the Salary Cap

Sports PhotoMLB has a luxury tax, but no salary floor. The NHL has both a salary cap and a salary floor. But what about a luxury tax and a salary floor? The latter would be an intriguing combination for the NFL, according to SC’s Anthony Brancato. Complete Story

Anthony Richardson, Jon Jones Sparkle

Sports PhotoHours before one G.O.A.T cemented that status, a future G.O.A.T. may have laid the foundation for becoming one himself. The double spectacle was really something to behold, says SC’s Anthony Brancato. Complete Story

Quick Turnaround in the NFL

Sports PhotoFrom Chicago to Philadelphia, they are counting down to the start of a new NFL year — a countdown that is a lot shorter than one would think. That’s cause for celebration, says SC’s Anthony Brancato. Complete Story

Resolved: Only “Gunslingers” Win Super Bowls

Sports PhotoIn 45 years, we have gone from pass-happy quarterbacks having records like Archie Manning did (35-101-3 as a starter) to such quarterbacks having records like Patrick Mahomes (75-19) does. But not everyone likes what the NFL has turned into. Complete Story

NFL Weekly Predictions: Super Bowl LVII

Sports PhotoThe Eagles and Chiefs square off in Arizona in Super Bowl LVII. SC’s Jeffrey Boswell has the story, with appearances by Tom Brady, Gronk, Maury Povich, O.J. Simpson, Chris Brown, Kyrie Irving, and resourceful Eagles fans using Frosted Flakes to facilitate greased pole-climbing. Complete Story

Broncos in Quick-Fix Chaos

Sports PhotoAs in the old Pringles commercial, when it comes to trading away high draft choices, once you pop, you can’t stop. And the 2021 Rams notwithstanding, this rarely turns out well — and it’s no better to do it for a head coach than for a veteran player. Complete Story

Why Burrow Will Lead Bengals to Super Bowl in 2024

Sports PhotoAfter a heartbreaking loss to Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs, SC’s Dean Anagnostopoulos explains why Joe Burrow and the Cincinnati Bengals are primed for a special year next season. Complete Story

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