It was a pretty exciting and interesting first round of the NFL Draft with plenty of trades, some questionable decisions and a viral tweet that almost cost one young man his chance at NFL stardom. With the first round over and done with, let’s take a look back at everyone’s choice and dissect them. 1. … More 2016 NFL Draft Recap: First Round
Danny, Jimmy and Jon sit down and talk about the polarizing relationship that athletes and media have. The guys debate whether social media is good or bad for sports and if athletes will ever learn to behave off the field with the rise of smartphones and instant information. In addition, they talk about the NCAA investigation into the UNC Academic fraud, the NFL Draft and the resurfacing of Deflategate. … More Ep. 12 – Athletes and Media
Arthur, Danny and Jon are back again with another episode of Tailgate Talk Show. This week the main topic the guys discuss is the state of baseball namely if its too boring, are bat-flips bad, should the playoff format change and much more. They also discuss the latest in the NFL with the Eagles/Browns trade, Josh Norman and Johnny Manziel. Finally the guys talk about if the incorporation of advertising on NBA jerseys is a good or bad thing for the league. … More Ep. 11- The State of Baseball
ICYMI: I only have one question after that: Why is this not a suspension? Better yet, why didn’t this at least get a phone call or hearing from NHL Player Safety? The NHL has notoriously gone soft in their rules and suspensions in the playoffs and its going to lead to someone getting … More How Is Letang Able To Get Away With Almost Murdering Stalberg?
I am not thrilled about the over-sensitive PC nature the world is leaning toward so don’t think this is some left wing, liberal tirade against the man. But here is the thing, Curt Schilling just can’t seem to help himself when it comes to his social media presence. Back in August of 2015, Curt tweeted then … More How Is Curt Schilling Still Employed?
When I write these blogs, I try my hardest to not let my personal biases and fandom get in the way of my argument, but rather try to look at it objectively. In this case, depending on who you ask, I could easily be coming off as a hater rather than a distant third party … More You Stay Classy, Pennsylvania
69 years ago today, Jackie Robinson put on a Brooklyn Dodgers uniform and in front of more than 25,000 spectators, played first base, and broke baseball’s color barrier. 69 years later, every player in the major leagues can be seen wearing the No. 42 to represent the respect Robinson gets from the game. His No. … More Baseball Wins on Jackie Robinson Day
The NFL released the 2016 regular season schedule this past week, so now everyone knows when they’re favorite teams will play whom, and at what time. The TailGate Talk Show bloggers will be going through each week and explaining what games they think will be the one you can’t miss. Week One Jimmy: Patriots at … More 2016 NFL Schedule: Biggest Games for Each Week
Arthur and Danny sit down to talk about how pro athletes are both revered and scolded. Should there be stricter penalties for players with legal troubles and are these leagues doing enough to educate their athletes. The guys also discuss which is more significant Kobe retiring or the Warriors record, the Masters and the latest in the MLB … More Ep. 10- Athletes and Image
Back in 2012, Nike ran these “Find Your Greatness” campaign ad’s and they need to come back. Why? Because it proves that you don’t need to be a professional athlete or superstar to be great. Look, anyone can find a hero out of a professional baseball player or basketball player, and for some kids … More TBT: Nike’s Greatest Ad Campaign