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Breaking down Week 7 in the NFL

Week 7 is already upon us, and this so-called year of parity is really only a half-truth. The NFC is wide open with no one-loss teams after just six weeks, but it’s the usual suspects…


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Bills: De-building through the draft?

If you’ve ever spent any time in or around the western New York area, you can almost feel the dejection in the air regarding the Buffalo Bills. It’s been 10 years and counting since the…


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Restoring the good name of Mike Williams

When it comes to the NFL draft, the name Mike Williams and bust have become synonymous. The one-time USC standout who challenged the NFL and lost in trying to enter the league before completing three…


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If only the Giants could hit…

The San Francisco Giants offense seemingly will keep them from the World Series, and that is nothing short of a crying shame with the starting pitchers they have. Tim Lincecum, Matt Cain, and Jonathan Sanchez…



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Bradford growing up in a hurry

They say to never read too much into the preseason, but Sam Bradford drew my attention in just that capacity. A big performance against the New England Patriots in the third preseason game (the one…


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Sox knocked off

What happened to the White Sox? They started 24-33 and it looked like Ozzie Guillen was toast. The team simply was underperforming. But then came the winning streaks. First, a 11-gamer in late June. Then…


Undrafted in baseball: Yes, it does happen

When Daniel Nava smacked the first pitch of his major-league career into the Red Sox bullpen for a grand slam on June 12, it must have sent shivers through the likes of George Sherrill, Rod…


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Welcome to SeffSpeak

September may not be prime-time for sports drafts enthusiasts, but that doesn’t mean my mind isn’t still swirling with sports-related thoughts. So without further ado, here are some of my opinions, for what they’re worth….