Anytime an athlete gets diagnosed with a bulging disc, it’s only a matter of time until some unfortunate broadcaster slips up and briefly misdiagnoses them with a much more concerning issue. Today, Jane Slater joined the hallowed ranks of sportscasters who have done so.
Yesterday, Cowboys left tackle Tyron Smith signed an enormous eight-year extension, valued at $110 million over 10 years. Today, Dallas is telling everyone that it guarantees Smith will be a "Cowboy for life." As we know by now, the numbers in NFL contracts are bullshit. But this is outrageous enough bullshit that…
You're Tyron Smith. You're drafted ninth overall, the first offensive lineman taken in 2011. You sign a rookie contract for $12.5 million. All you have to worry about is your family trying to bleed you dry.