The new Panthers owner is going to be David Tepper, the Appaloosa Management hedge fund creator who is also a minority owner of the Steelers.
He's worth $11 billion, and is apparently paying $2.2 billion in cash.
Higher bids were turned down in favour of a single buyer paying
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Folks we are less than two weeks from the start of Free Agency, and while the NFL doesn't have a "hot stove", it most certainly has a hot cauldron of lust. Or something.
Errybody's got lists of top NFL free agents, but as our own yeahright has
It's a rainy Sunday noonish, and a man with a violin is finishing his teaching for the day. Yes, of course it's Senor Weaselo, who else would it be?
Senor: All right, done for the day. Maybe I'll get a bagel and a haircut?
His phone starts ringing and popping up on the
Today is the last day of the regular season at The Nat, so forgive me if the preview is short. I'm excited because people will be throwing their unused gift certificates at us, and the kegs we don't drain we drink! I'm taking a cab home because I anticipate being
(The terrifying truth, of course, was the steroids.)
And now, I think it's the news!
Only 59 days until football! Real football! That counts in the standings! 24 days until I Can't Believe It's Football, the Hall of Fame Game! And 12 days until the first team's first practice! (That would
Ladies, Gentlemen and Beings of Inconceivable Horror, welcome to yet another guest edition of the Beer Barrel without Make It Snow. I am Low Commander of the Super Soldiers and much like Mattingly's sideburns, you just can't get rid of me. But fear not, for I have an extra special edition
Seriously, I can't be the only one miffed, nay, irked, that the Stanley Cup Final goes in June at this point. In what world is there ice in fucking June? Other than, you know, the Southern Hemisphere since it's winter there. (For what it's worth, I also have beefs with
INT. RECORDING STUDIO – DAY
A pair of radio professionals are standing in front a large piece of electronic equipment. The large piece of electronic equipment is visibly excited, no I don't know how to show that onscreen you're supposed to be some big hotshot director, you figure it out.
LeGarrette Blount has signed a one-year deal with the Eagles.
Because the Patriots tendered him as a UFA before May 9, using an obscure rule Belichick is famous for finding, the Patriots will end up getting a compensatory pick from the Eagles in next year's draft.
Lots of Eagles
Today turned out better than it was supposed to, because I didn't get rooked into going to my eldest niece's ballet recital - those bunhead moms are fucking lunatics, and the girls all look like their makeup guns were set to "whore".
Also, I didn't have to babysit the youngest two while
Ext. Dane County Regional Airport, Madison WI.
Pete Carroll & John Schneider have just landed after a regional airline flight from Chicago.
John Schneider: Dammit Pete, why do we have to keep taking these regional airlines? They never have a proper beverage cart.
Pete Carroll: John, as we've discussed, very few state schools