The Trading Card of Josh McCown

Chapter 1: The draft room in Phoenix was filled with the stale odor of cigarettes, Old Spice and cheap liquor, and when the time came to make the call to New York, there came through the room the additional smell of anticipation mixed with fear. Would they finally get it right

No Ones Chargers 2018 Season Preview

INTERIOR - ST. SOPHIA CATHEDRAL, LOS ANGELES - MIDDAY [A decent group of formal, yet lavishly dressed people sit in the pews as the funeral for Faye Spanos is about to get underway. However, due to the vast size of the church, the audience seems dwarfed by comparison. The organ softly

World War G – Chapter 8: Good-Byes

A new leader will inevitably make purges, the quality of which can only be parsed after that leader has been replaced or - more safely - has died, since there may still be supporters of that regime in power long after that leader has passed on. After Stalin's death, there

World War G – Chapter 7: Total War

19200 S. Main Street Carson, CA 90248 The Goodyear Blimp Hangar - Home of Wingfoot 2 The Goodyear blimp has been a fixture at many major sporting events from its first appearance at the Rose Bowl in 1955. Technically no longer a blimp, because it now has a rigid frame underneath its polyester

World War G – Chapter 5: Home Front USA

Las Vegas, Nevada [Sheldon Adelson is the picture of an old-world banker: short, chubby, with the toupee-assisted thinning horseshoe-hair of a man who'd spent long hours poring over financial reports instead of his children's report cards. He speaks into the ether, rarely making eye contact or pausing for questions. During the

World War G – Chapter 4: Turning the Tide

Pleasanton, California The seating area of a converted bus is where possibly the most famous Raider coach awaits.     Enthusiastic, a rather mundane word to describe one of history’s most ebullient sports figures. Some revere him as a broadcasting savior, some revile him as a monster on the microphone, but if you