Jimmy Butler demanded to be traded out of Minnesota several weeks and things only got messier yesterday, when Butler showed up to T’Wolves practice and went scorched earth on everyone from Karl-Anthony Towns to GM Scott Layden. Butler seems determined to be traded to a team where he can be the man instead of sharing the spotlight and stats with other stars, and being a headache … [Read more...] about Colin: Jimmy Butler could learn a lot from the Warriors
Khalil Mack has only been with the Bears for about five minutes, but he’s already dominating the competition. After abusing Packer lineman in his debut, Mack continued in Week 2 by steamrolling Seattle on Monday Night Football. Even better, he was mic’d up for the game and seemed to enjoy ragdolling Seahawk lineman and harassing Russell Wilson with the pure joy of a kid on … [Read more...] about VIDEO: Mic’d up Khalil Mack thoroughly enjoyed ragdolling the Seahawks all night long
Colin survived the first week of the NFL season with a winning record, going 3-2 in the toughest week to bet of the NFL season. He heads into this weekend with a better idea of where teams are at in 2018, and is hoping to get further into the black and start stacking some serious paper. Here are Colin’s Week 2 Blazin’ 5 plays: Panthers at Falcons (-5.5) – Atlanta struggled in … [Read more...] about Colin’s NFL Week 2 Blazin’ 5
Heading into NFL Week 2, Middlekauff looks at Jon Gruden getting smoke in his return to the NFL; if Gruden and Chip Kelly have lost their edge because they’re too rich; and why their refusal to adapt to the competition has exposed them. John also gives his take on Sam Darnold’s debut blowout road win against the Lions; why the Giants will regret passing on Darnold for Saquon … [Read more...] about Middlekauff on why Jon Gruden and Chip Kelly have lost their edge
Watch Illinois Turn Red Before Your Eyes Watch #Illinois turn into a #RedState before your eyes in this map mash-up from data compiled from the Chicago Tribune. Notice how much like the country, the #urban areas are #blue while the #rural, #suburban, and #ex-urban areas are turning #Red. Is … [Read more...] about Future Swing State Illinois?