Josh Allen: Mystery man and potential No. 1 overall NFL Draft pick

Josh Allen: Mystery man and potential No. 1 overall NFL Draft pick

The Wyoming Cowboys entered Kinnick Stadium this past Saturday afternoon as a dangerous opponent for the Iowa Hawkeyes. Sure, it was a Mountain West team against a Big Ten team in the comfort of their own stadium, but Wyoming was expected to give Iowa, and especially Iowa's defense, a big early season test. The reason?…

2017 NFL Season Preview: AFC East

2017 NFL Season Preview: AFC East

The Open Man previews the 2017 NFL Season with breakdowns of all 32 NFL teams. Starting with the AFC East, a division set to be dominated once again by the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots.  New England patriots After a comeback for the ages against the Atlanta Falcons in the Super Bowl, the New…

Miami Dolphins Take A Risk Passing on Kaepernick for Jay Cutler

Miami Dolphins Take A Risk Passing on Kaepernick for Jay Cutler

Ryan Tannehill's torn ACL forced Miami Dolphins brass to make a decision on their 2017 quarterback situation: A retiree who threw four touchdowns and five interceptions in an injury-shortened 2016, or a young, dual-threat player who tallied 16 touchdowns in the air against four interceptions and two rushing touchdowns? Miami is going behind Curtain A.…

One Last Nor Cal Tribute for Hometown Legend Derek Carr

One Last Nor Cal Tribute for Hometown Legend Derek Carr

Corporate interests can take Derek Carr out of Nor Cal, but the Oakland Raiders quarterback will leave a piece of his legacy behind before exiting for Las Vegas. Fresno State administrators announced Monday the athletic department will retire Carr's No. 4 before the Bulldogs' season opener against Incarnate Word. The decision to honor Derek Carr…

Tour De Pharmacy Shows Why We Need More Mockumentaries

Tour De Pharmacy Shows Why We Need More Mockumentaries

Tour De Pharmacy, the latest mockumentary from Andy Samberg, Murray Miller and Jake Szmanski, debuted Saturday night on HBO. And like it's predecessor 7 Days In Hell, a Wimbledon spoof, this look at doping in the world of cycling was hilariously ridiculous and raunchy. It's the second installment of their Legends of Sport series and…

Takkarist McKinley is A Reason to Love Sports

Takkarist McKinley is A Reason to Love Sports

April's NFL draft introduced fans unfamiliar with his UCLA exploits to Takkarist McKinley. The defensive end and first-round draft pick made quite an impression, dedicating his selection to the late grandmother who helped raise him, and letting out a curse word on-air amid the emotional celebration. That's Takk. And it's an example of why the…

Let’s Talk About The Gronk Music Video

Let’s Talk About The Gronk Music Video

Well...I suppose it was only a matter of time before Rob Gronkowski starred in an EDM video. The man is 4% body fat and 100% vodka-Red Bull. The Gronk music video for Vegas-based DJ 3LAU's song "On My Mind" dropped Wednesday, and it's...well, it's as if the very essence of the New England Patriots tight…