FWIW: A column on culture from someone who spent – no exaggeration — zero seconds in Blazers locker room or practices this season. Look at Steve, guys, how they were treated when they were here relative to maybe some other experiences they had had in the league.
Nearly two weeks ago, the lawyers representing the plaintiffs in a memorabilia fraud lawsuit against the Giants produced an email that arguably contains smoking-gun evidence of quarterback Eli Manning’s involvement in the scheme, with Eli asking the team’s equipment manager for two helmets that can “pass as game used.” On Wednesday, the lawyers representing the Giants and Manning released emails aimed at showing Eli was not involved. But the article from ESPN.com, which quotes an email reflecting a 2012 effort by Manning to get equipment manager Jeff Skiba to secure Manning’s primary helmet and his backup helmet, contains no emails or other specific factual information that would explain why
Thursday should be something, draft picks getting called on the Rocky steps with thousands cheering into the prime time Philadelphia sky. It's a long way from a Saturday afternoon a decade ago.