Smackdown Recap: “Superstar Shake-Up” Conclusion

April 11, 2017By Patrick Moran

I was praying Smackdown would kick off with paramedics wheeling out the corpse of Roman Reigns— still strapped on the stretcher from Monday night thanks to our conqueror Braun Strowman and revealed as the newest member of the brand.  That didn’t happen.  Oh well. ♦ Instead, the show in Boston opened with newcomer Kevin Owens … Read More

Favorite 100 Songs of the 80s: (#96) Madonna – Papa Don’t Preach

April 11, 2017By Patrick Moran

There’s two things I recall so vividly when “Papa Don’t Preach” was released in 1986—Instantaneously it turned into one of my favorite Madonna songs (with plenty of other contenders), and even more so the total shit-storm it caused from haters protestors. Critics in general and women particularly lost their damn minds over some of the lyrics— … Read More

Raw Recap: Braun Is Everything

April 10, 2017By Patrick Moran

Let’s skip the pleasantries and dive right into Monday’s Raw recap from Long Island, New York on “Superstar Shakeup” night: ♦ John Cena’s music hits, but it’s the Miz and Maryse playing dressup who come out. They’re interrupted by Intercontinental champion Dean Ambrose and after some bantering hits Miz with Dirty Deeds.  That’s three new … Read More

Yanks 8, Rays 1 #PinedaDominatesOpener

April 10, 2017By Patrick Moran

Opening Day in the Bronx Monday provided fans with the finest scenario of what this team is capable of. Rocked one week earlier by the same Tampa Rays team, Michael Pineda was majestic on the hill for the Yanks.  He retired the first 20 batters he saw and the offense supported him handsomely in a … Read More

Reaction: T.J. Yates To The Bills

April 10, 2017By Patrick Moran

Veteran quarterback T.J. Yates once spent three seasons in Houston with current offensive coordinator Rick Dennison.  The two will be reunited.  The team announced the signing of Yates and according to multiple reports the deal is for one year. Yates (29) was with the Miami last year.  Prior to that, the former fifth-round pick in … Read More

Yanks Fantasy Stock: Sluggish Start

April 10, 2017By Patrick Moran

It’s hardly realistic to appraise a player’s fantasy value after just one week and six games, but it’s enough for at least a small sample size. Here’s a look at how the New York Yankees are doing fantasy-wise early on. Rankings are from Yahoo and based on six offensive categories (runs, home runs, RBI, steals, … Read More

Where Sabres Stand With Draft Lottery Odds

April 10, 2017By Patrick Moran

When it comes to missing the playoffs, the Buffalo Sabres are geniuses. After being absent from postseason play six consecutive seasons and running, fans are far more accustomed to rooting for the draft lottery success than any playoff series.  For fans forever embroiled in tanking saw losing to both the Panthers and Lightning over the … Read More

Lightning 4, Sabres 2 #BlysmaWatch

April 9, 2017By Patrick Moran

The Buffalo Sabres ended their season Sunday with a 4-2 loss to the Tampa Lightning at the Amalie Arena. I’d sneak in more insight but honestly I probably didn’t watch eight minutes of game action, thanks to the combination of a thrilling Masters final round and overall sentiment of being appalled with this team’s performance … Read More