Recovery for Manning
So what should Santa bring Manning?
A full recovery from the neck injury and surgery that have sidelined him throughout this season, and a return to the field, where he orchestrated an offense like no other.
Failing that, here's wishing Manning the good sense to retire. As anyone who has winced at
Conscience for NFL
Far too many former NFL players struggle with debilitating physical and emotional injuries — the latter caused in part by suffering too many
In the Christmas spirit, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's gift is a better conscience so that he can save these former gladiators who have broken-down bodies, minds and lives. Since the NFL inhales $9 billion annually in revenue, Goodell should direct at least $250 million more a year to rescue these ex-players. After all, today's NFL money machine was built primarily on its players' brawn and the abuse of their brains.
South Florida cheer
Gifts can be selfish. Often, gifts are not about giving, but about the great feeling one gets from giving. It is in that spirit that these gifts are offered to South Florida's sports franchises.
By giving these gifts, South Florida sports fans — and sports journalists — will have more fun and interesting teams to follow.
Good health for Crosby
This is hard because having grown up in Cleveland I was raised to dislike everything and anything about Pittsburgh. But I would like to see
His career reminds me of the
Crosby is just 24 and has so much left to give to the game. Let's hope he gets the chance.