Commentary

It’s hard to imagine the Chicago Bears getting no respect, but it’s true.  With one of the the most recognizable brands, most devoted fan bases, and storied lineage in all of sports, the Bears have all the makings of your classic mainstream media hyp...

While basking in my Bears euphoria during the second half of their beat down against the Seahawks on Sunday, I made an offhand comment that seemed quite obvious at the time but is apparently quite contrarian: I would rather have Jay Cutler than Ma...

After months of intense negotiations, The Wise Guy is happy to report that The Football Girl has agreed to end her lockout of my services and, well, let me back into the office.  Contract terms are undisclosed, but let’s just say I’m earning well ove...

It’s time for another version of The Wise Guy Media Watch, where I chronicle the most notable weekly developments in the world of NFL media coverage.  This week, we have the official release of Fox’s broadcasting line-up, more addi...

I don’t know about you, but I’ve had enough of Peter King. It’s sad because I used to love him.  As one of the most, if not the most, respected journalists in the business spanning an over 20 year tenure at Sports Illustrated, King has developed...

As my friends, family, and loyal readers of this site may know, I am an unabashed Jay Cutler supporter.  After spending a lifetime suffering through the likes of Steve Fuller, Mike Tomczak, Cade McNown, Kordell Stewart, Craig Krenzel, and, yes, Rex Gross...

Super Bowl Sunday will inspire 7.5 million home parties and 43.9 million partygoers, according to the National Retail Foundation. Hallmark says it is the top occasion for parties at home, even topping New Year's Eve. Based on those statistics alone, there...

The following is a response to Bill Simmons’ , specifically item # 4, in which he insinuates that women are crashing the all-boys fantasy party and contributing to the ruin of his fantasy sanctuary. Dear Bill Simmons, Nice to meet you. ...

Even as a football connoisseur, I normally only have a passing interest in the yearly Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement.   For some reason, it never seems as hallowed as its Cooperstown cousin, and the ceremony can often be overshadowed by an event...