Brandon Sharpe

Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 254
College: Texas Tech
Birth Place: Toombs County, Georgia
  • The Cheat Sheet

    NFL: Here's Who Vegas Is Picking to Win Super Bowl 52

    After a year full of dramatic (and often surprising) twists and turns, the New England Patriots topped the Atlanta Falcons in what will likely go down as the greatest Super Bowl ever played. With their win on Super Bowl Sunday, the Patriots captured their franchise’s fifth Lombardi Trophy since 2001 and further strengthened their case for being the greatest dynasty in NFL history. On top of that, behind an amazing and record-breaking performance, Tom Brady ended all debates and established himself as the undisputed greatest quarterback of all time.

  • One Hall of Fame voter sheds light on why Terrell Owens didn't make it in
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    One Hall of Fame voter sheds light on why Terrell Owens didn't make it in

    A year ago, when Terrell Owens wasn’t voted into the Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility, controversy erupted. As our Will Brinson wrote at the time, it was “a little ridiculous for Owens not to be in the Hall of Fame right away” considering he’s ranked near the top in every receiving category. So, imagine the controversy when Owens didn’t get enough votes -- again -- to be inducted this year.  The backlash has been substantial. Owens, himself, called it a “flawed process” in the immediate aftermath. And he hasn’t slowed down since, saying in the past week alone that he “lost all respect” for the Hall of Fame process and that he’s better than Hall of Famer Cris Carter. If Owens is looking

  • David Wright throws for the first time since June

    David Wright throws for the first time since June

    Yesterday was my first day in Mets camp, and -- despite this being my 10th season covering spring training -- I had a really difficult time getting my bearings on field. At first, I thought it was me. But, I quickly realized the Mets are doing things slightly different than they have in the past. Interestingly, they are adjustments every team probably should have implemented years ago -- especially in a world where every person is holding a camera capable of live streaming information to thousands of people. For instance, the day's workout schedule is no longer posted in public. And, whereas media had long been able to walk up and down the dirt surrounding the grass (from left field to right