The Wise Guy

The Wise Guy is our media columnist. He majors in Jon Gruden with his signature Positively Gruden column, and has a minor in quarterback appearance.

'The League' may be the best sitcom you never heard of (or that you've heard of but don’t watch).  The premise is four buddies—Kevin, Pete, Ruxon, and Taco, who are so consumed with their fantasy league that they’ll engage in any caper...

Welcome to another rendition of “Positively Gruden,” where I break down the top praise, plaudits, and pats on the back from America’s favorite fawning former coach.  This week we were treated to another horrible MNF match-up betwee...

As I’ve mentioned , Cris Collinsworth is the best color man in the business.  The genius of Collinsworth is that while other analysts will simply explain what you just saw, Collinsworth will tell you what you didn’t see and why it affected t...

With all of Chicago rejoicing at the news of Jerry Angelo’s firing, please allow me, a lifelong Bears fan, to throw another piece of wood onto the bonfire. Jerry Angelo was the Rex Grossman of GMs, below average and ...

Welcome to another rendition of “Positively Gruden,” where I break down the top praise, plaudits, and pontifications from America’s favorite fawning former coach.  For the final, um, “Monday Night Football” broadcast of the year, Gruden and Tir...