Football Coaches' Motivational Gimmicks Have Never Not Been Lame

Spurred by new Raiders interim coach Tony Sparano burying a football (and ideally the 0-4 start), Drew recalled some of the worst and saddest motivational tactics coaches have turned to to inspire their uninspired charges. Today in the Los Angeles Times, Sam Farmer does the same thing, rounding up some of the weirder… » 10/12/14 12:24pm 10/12/14 12:24pm

Tony Sparano's Exit Plays Out Like World's Saddest Horse Race

Tony Sparano was a goner as soon as this game ended. He knew it, you knew it—we all knew it. So, rather than talk with reporters about another woeful Jets offensive performance, he just left. No "no comment," "sorry guys, I'm not talking" or "get out of my face, you hyenas"—he just calmly walked out of the room and… » 12/30/12 9:00pm 12/30/12 9:00pm

Brandon Marshall's Game Plan This Week Calls For Getting Ejected And…

Brandon Marshall has given us a reason to talk about the Dolphins for something other than how terrible they are, and it's because of what he intends to do during Monday night's game against the Jets. Apparently Marshall hasn't been himself during the season's first four games, at least according to Marshall. And who… » 10/14/11 12:05pm 10/14/11 12:05pm