The 5 Stages of Grief for a Tortured Football Fan

Disclaimer: As a lifelong Oakland/Los Angeles/Oakland Raiders fan, I do not lay claim to the Dickensian experience of sports suffering that Cardinals, Lions, or Bengals fans have historically endured. I am, however, quickly learning what a life of lowered expectations is all ...

Rebirth of Gamblor: Week 4 NFL Picks

Last week was a fantastic, if not quite perfect week for the computer.  It nailed its big bet on Buffalo, winning over $1300 in a single swoop.  Unfortunately, it gave a lot of that back when it lost bets with Denver and ...

Al Davis is Dead / Al Davis Will Live Forever

For years, I’ve been saying to people that the Raiders won’t be great again until Al Davis is dead.  Even though that sounds like it was wish for the man’s death, it most certainly wasn’t.  But given his mental (and physical) ...