When an NFL team blows a game that looks like it’s in the bag, it’s one of two things: It could be a fairly tremendous comeback, particularly if the team is finally starting to put it together after an especially long stretch of bad football, or it could be a collapse of epic proportions by the team that, to that point, was in the lead.
Former San Francisco Giants ace Tim Lincecum knows that all too well. The former two-time National League Cy Young award winner and three-time World Series champion was once poised to become an all-time great and potential Hall of Famer. Now 32, Lincecum is no longer a star. As Andrew Baggarly of the San Jose Mercury News reported Friday, Lincecum’s agent, Rick Thurman, says his client “is throwing and getting ready for the season.” That means the fact that no one is calling hasn’t stopped Lincecum from pushing to make what seems impossible now a reality later.
Ryan Grigson is out as general manager of the Colts after five years. Well here’s a somewhat surprising one for a mid-January afternoon: via multiple reports, the Indianapolis Colts have fired general manager Ryan Grigson. It’s another odd decision by owner Jim Irsay, who waited until a disappointing