Spinning the “Could Have Been” Wheel

Three cautionary “what-if” teams from the past twenty years Although Jim Armstrong already outlined some of the better known “what-if” teams from the last two decades, here’s a look at three more that had unlucky bounces, unfortunate events, or just plain incompetence derail their bright futures and thwart their chance at greatness.   2011-12 San […]

Take Me Out To The Brawl Game

“I went to a fight last night. In the middle of it, a hockey game broke out.” Hockey is legendary for gear-on-the-ice grabbing and punching and piling into a melee that stops the action (or for some fans, spices it up). What about big fights in other sports? Here at BOTJ and Sports Shorts, we’ve compiled […]

ARCHIE MANNING Interview: A Saint From Mississippi

By: Dave Hollander Note: This is one of the classic interviews conducted by Dave Hollander, our special guest contributor on Sports Shorts.  It’s particularly timely because Archie Manning’s sons are making pro football headlines – Peyton for his touchdown passes and Super Bowl this weekend, Eli for his…not so much, at least not this season. […]