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Aaron Hernandez

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2014

    Fantasy Crime League Update: Browns WR Josh Gordon Needs Help Badly

    Some of my NFL Fantasy Crime League updates are less surprising than others. Some of my NFL Fantasy Crime League updates are sadder than others, too. Then there are Fantasy Crime League updates involving Browns wide receiver and native Houstonian Josh Gordon, which are sadly not very surprising (a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2014

    Aaron Hernandez Wants To Change Prisons, Fears For His Safety

    Man, time flies. It's hard to believe that for almost a year now, Aaron Hernandez has been a ward of the government. It seems like just yesterday that he was smashing his cell phone into a billion pieces, pacing around his house like a coked up, caged lion, and then being escorted into the back of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2014

    Fantasy Crime League Update: Buffalo's Marcell Dareus On The Board Again!

    It's really not hard to make it onto the offseason police blotter. One bad night of drinking, one misstep behind the wheel, one furious temper tantrum, and next thing you know you have a misdemeanor for something or other. It doesn't take very much. However, it takes a special type of bonehead to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2014

    2014 Summer Preview: What Will Sustain Us as a Sports Nation?

    The dirty little semi-secret in sports talk radio is that there are many hosts out there who dread the months of June, July, and the first part of August. Yes, the same time of year to which the rest of the free world counts down like a prisoner approaching their parole date, many in my business ab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2014

    The 12 Most Ironic Tweets From Aaron Hernandez's Twitter Account

    "We lead the world in computerized data collection!" -- Artie Bucco, The Sopranos Before social media, before the internet, hell, before computers, there was a time where the "fingerprint" we left behind was essentially hand written documents, stories from loved ones, and yes, our actual fingerprin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2014

    Aaron Hernandez Double Murder Arraignment Reveals Shocking Allegations

    A spilled drink. That's it. After a cycle of bloodshed that has seen the murder of semi-pro football player Odin Lloyd last June preceded by a double murder in Boston late in a July 2012 evening, and seen former New England Patriot tight end Aaron Hernandez indicted for all three slayings, it turn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2014

    Aaron Hernandez Indicted For 2012 Double Homicide In Boston

    Pretty soon, they're going to need a ticker in Times Square to keep track of the Aaron Hernandez-related body count. The murder of Odin Lloyd last summer, for which Hernandez was subsequently and swiftly indicted, opened the door to a bloody Pandora's box which has shown no signs of slowing down. O ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2014

    Battle-Drink, NFL Draft 2014: The Johnny Manziel Era Begins

    Pretty much everyone that I interact with on a daily basis loves the NFL. I work at a sports talk radio station that is the flagship for the local NFL team. I am on Twitter for a huge chunk of the day conversing with NFL fans. I talk to my sons (who live in Chicago) on a nightly basis, and they pre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2014

    Fantasy Crime League Update: Chris Culliver Gets The 49ers On The Board In A Big Way!

    If you're outside the city of San Francisco, and you know the name of San Francisco 49er defensive back Chris Culliver, it's probably for one thing. Back during Media Day, prior to Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans, Culliver did an impromptu interview with comedian Artie Lange where they discussed a ... More >>

  • News

    March 6, 2014

    A Call to Arms

    Louie Gohmert: Black people won their freedom to discriminate against gay people.

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2014

    Aaron Hernandez Prison Fight Epilogue: Victim Was In Handcuffs

    When last we left former New England Patriot tight end and alleged murderer Aaron Hernandez, he was busy beating the ever loving piss out of a fellow inmate in the Bristol County Jail on Tuesday afternoon. The inmate in question had reportedly been relentlessly harassing Hernandez, which is the pr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2014

    Aaron Hernandez Just Served Someone a Beatdown Behind Bars

    Since going away to prison while awaiting trial on murder charges, and other than the occasional appearances for status updates on said trial, Aaron Hernandez has almost completely faded into the background. For the sake of content, this has been a bad thing, but I suppose for the sake of society, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2014

    Fantasy Crime League 2014 Is Underway as Ray Rice Possibly TKO's Fiancee

    The statistics are undeniable. People love to play fantasy sports, particularly fantasy football. According to the Fantasy Sports Trade Association, over 33 million Americans supplement their joy in American football (or justify it, or both) by participating in a fantasy football league. Much like ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2014

    Aaron Hernandez Associate Shot After Club Altercation (Again)

    Alexander Bradley is one of a long (and seemingly ever growing) list of Aaron Hernandez associates or family members whose lives have been either terminated or permanently scarred in the last year or so. For Bradley, he luckily has managed to steer clear of the fatal outcome that befell Odin Lloyd, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2014

    Super Bowl XLVIII: Hype Week Is A Popcorn Fart, Somebody Do Something

    We are generally an impatient people. As soon as the AFC and NFC title games are over, most of us would like to see the Super Bowl played the following week because, quite frankly football is a drug and one week without it starts causing withdrawal symptoms. The Pro Bowl doesn't satisfy the jones ( ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2014

    Summer Is Coming: Browns WR Davone Bess' Arrest Tells Us Crime Season Is Nigh

    I don't know that anything positive comes out of one human being shooting another human being, other than the killer (if caught) being put behind bars before he can kill several more human beings. However, when Aaron Hernandez did the perp walk from his house to the police car last summer in the wa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2014

    Fan Fighting League, NFL Playoffs! Fat Charger Fans Bludgeon Fat Bronco Fan (w/ VIDEO)

    Today was the first time I thought to myself that the Fan Fighting League might finally need it's own homepage, like with past results, standings, and maybe even a trade machine like ESPN.com's. That's because I know we've seen Chargers fans participate in the fun at some point, but I couldn't reme ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2014

    Winter of Johnny: Manziel Takes a Twitter Vacation

    Last year, once the 2012 college football season was over, the 2013 Johnny Football season began, and for those of us in the blog and radio business, life was good. You could count on it. Almost weekly, there would be at least one episode of Johnny Manziel going to Cabo, or going to Austin, or appe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2014

    PenderCast, The Epilogue: Readers Add Broadcast Feeds To My Revolutionary New Football Network

    People laugh at some of the ideas that I threw out there in my post yesterday where I constructed my own version of ESPN's Megacast for the college football national championship game. Yes, most of the ideas were tongue in cheek, generated for a chuckle (except for GambleCast, which I truly think ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2014

    The New Guy In Town: Your Required Bill O'Brien Reading And Viewing

    This morning out at Reliant Stadium, perhaps already in the books by the time you read this, the Texans will introduce now former Penn State head football coach Bill O'Brien as the third head football coach in their franchise's history. As the head coach for the professional football team in the la ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 1, 2014

    Countdown to 2013 King of Content: 2. Gary Kubiak and Matt Schaub (Schaubiak!)

    Every year since 2010, I've written the Houston Texans season preview for the print edition of the Houston Press, and while I've never been further off on a prediction for the final won-loss record than I was in 2013, I don't think I could have been more spot on with what the determining factor woul ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 1, 2014

    Countdown to 2013 King of Content: The One Hit Wonders

    When it comes to crowning the King of Content for the year 2013, quantity is the basis on which the kingdom is built, and rightfully so. Maintaining a consistent flow of excellence/criminal behavior/bizarre work/belligerence is what gets you the ultimate reward. But the extravaganza that is an over ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2013

    Countdown to 2013 King of Content: 4. Dwight Howard

    The reconstruction of the Rockets from the wake of the Yao Ming's Feet Era is still not totally complete. With Omer Asik's remaining a Rocket (which I would prefer he do, by the way), the chances for at least one more move by Daryl Morey are high. I mean, it's Morey. He's addicted to moves. (Trust ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2013

    Countdown to 2013 King of Content: 5. Royce White

    I know right about now, after he assembled a roster that includes the acquisition of arguably the two best players in the league at their respective positions within nine months of each other, that to say "Hey, not all of Daryl Morey's moves have been that great" sounds like blasphemy. But, it's wo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2013

    Countdown to 2013 King of Content: 7. Aaron Hernandez

    It's no secret that great athletes tend to get more leeway when it comes to bad behavior. If you're a good enough college football player, many head coaches will either look the other way or give you a mere slap on the wrist if you decide to behave badly. In the NFL, they will take into considerati ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2013

    Google's Most Searched Athletes Of 2013 Shows We Love To Consume Dark, Miserable Stories

    "Mostly I'm tired of people being ugly to each other. I'm tired of all the pain I feel and hear in the world everyday. There's too much of it. It's like pieces of glass in my head all the time. Can you understand?" -- John Coffey, The Green Mile I understand, John Coffey. I really do. (And trust m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2013

    Knowing Aaron Hernandez Is Really Bad For Your Health

    Much has been made of the New England Patriots' injury woes this football season, how quarterback Tom Brady has been missing some of his favorite playthings in the passing game at various times throughout the season. What started as the usual NFL litany of nagging injuries to guys here and there go ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2013

    BATTLE-DRINK, Week 13: The All-John McClain Edition

    Watching sporting events in the year 2013 is a different experience now than it was just five years ago. Yeah, if we're watching on television, we still have our play by play guy, our color analyst, and perhaps even a sideline reporter. Those people haven't gone anywhere. But now, even just in the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2013

    Thanksgiving 2013: Believe It Or Not, I Am Thankful For Idiots

    The tendency for many in my business, those who have a broadcasted voice and a platform, is to preach to the ne'er do wells and the meatheads, preach that they stop with their chicanery, stop with their self destructive behavior, stop with their narcissism. Truthfully, I never get why my peers do ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2013

    This Weekend's Best Bets: Father-Son Oakland Raider Weed Smoking Scalpers Edition

    At this point, when it comes to my weekly picks, I've been abandoned by all my family and friends and I'm basically rubbing two sticks together in the middle of the woods. I have no answers, and if last week was the week you finally decided to go opposite of my picks because it was "the right thin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2013

    Royce White Responds To Domestic Abuse Allegations

    I probably need to go back and count to get the exact numbers, but if I had to guess on a short list of who the "King of Content" is for the calendar year 2013 (and for my purposes, the "King of Content" is a title awarded to whichever person provides me with fodder for the most posts on here all ye ... More >>

  • News

    September 5, 2013

    Texans Chemistry: Do the Texans Have the Formula to Win a Championship?

    Head Coach Gary Kubiak and quarterback Matt Schaub are cooking up another season together

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2013

    Top Six Songs For Your Fantasy Football Draft Party

    Now that every team is down to its 53-man roster and the first "real" game of the season is joyfully only days away, fantasy football players everywhere are holding their annual draft parties. If you are somehow unaware because you aren't one of 30 million Americans who play -- or one of the millio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2013

    Johnny Manziel's Monster Heel Push Is Underway

    Growing up a wrestling fan, I always rooted for the heels (wrestling parlance for "villains"). While my friends patriotically thanked their maker that Hulk Hogan saved us all from the Iron Sheik's reign of terror in early 1984, I was rooting for "Rowdy" Roddy Piper to hit Jimmy Snuka with another c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2013

    College Football Christmas Morning Is Here! My Best Season Win Total Bets

    Anytime some marquee date on the sports calendar arrives, we always seem to want to make a "Christmas morning" analogy (admittedly ignoring that it's probably slightly offensive to some of the folks out there who value religion). Revealing the brackets for March Madness, the day before any trip to ... More >>

  • Music

    August 22, 2013

    Super Bowl Shuffle

    Five Texans players who should make an album.

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2013

    It Just Got Real: The Three Ball Swimming Pool Alley Oop

    Different things resonate with different people. Years from now, some of you will look back upon the summer of 2013, and remember it as the summer that we all found out exactly how deplorable a sociopath Aaron Hernandez really is. Some of you will smile and fondly think of Johnny Manziel, and how ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2013

    Another Day, Another Houston Athlete Commercial (w/ J.J. Watt VIDEO!)

    On my radio show a couple months ago, I posed the question to my co-host John Granato "What if there were a list of '25 under 25' for sports?" Granato, as he does most of the time, wondered what in the hell I was talking about, so I explained it. You know how they have those lists in business jour ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2013

    Super Bowl Shuffle: Five Houston Texans Who Should Record an Album

    I just finished watching the Houston Texans defeat the Minnesota Vikings in the first preseason game of the 2013 season. As you read this, I'm fewer than four days from firing up the grill, knocking back beers and listening to get-pumped music with great friends at Reliant Stadium's preseason opener ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2013

    Summer of Johnny: The NCAA Finally Comes Knocking

    Earlier this year, Texas A&M's two Heisman Trophy winners, Johnny Manziel and John David Crow, autographed six helmets together. The helmets were auctioned off by various Aggie alumni groups throughout the state of Texas and combined fetched a tidy sum of $81,600, which helped subsidize several A&M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2013

    Summer Of Johnny: Adventures In Austin, Lessons In Trolling

    Saturday night, I went to a live podcast recording for some standup comedian buddies of mine. The show was at Outlaw Dave's bar over on Washington and my buddies are four very funny guys collectively known as the "Whiskey Brothers," or as I call them "The Four Horsemen of Dick Jokes." At one point ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 10, 2013

    Anna Benson: The New Gold Standard For Bat Shit Crazy Exes

    As a baseball player, history will look back at pitcher Kris Benson as just another overpaid, oft injured blip on the starting pitcher radar screen. With a career record of 70-75 and a career ERA of 4.42, along with career earnings in excess of $39 million, on the field and in the wallet there's v ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2013

    Florida Gator Crime: Walk-On Punter Gets DUI On A Scooter

    Aaron Hernandez is now a former New England Patriot, former in every sense of the word having been scrubbed clean from the team's website and having his replica jersey the target of a "free exchange" campaign where Pats fans can swap out their "81 HERNANDEZ" joints for a comparable current Patriot's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2013

    2013 Crimesman Trophy: Aaron Hernandez Charged With Murder

    College football fans of recent years will always remember October 15, 2005. It was an unbelievably scintillating afternoon of college football that included LSU knocking off Florida, an overtime thriller between West Virginia and Louisville, and the historic "Bush Push" game between USC and Notre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2013

    Life Lessons From Tony Soprano: Aaron Hernandez Sucks At Murder

    In Season 2 of The Sopranos, Christopher begins his ascent up the Soprano family "corporate" ladder by running (ruining?) a local stock brokerage for the sole purpose of artificially inflating the price of shares of some select companies (Webistics!). Along the way, he picks up a couple of flunkies ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2013

    2013 Crimesman Trophy: Storm Clouds Gather Around Patriots TE Aaron Hernandez

    First, a big thank-you to everybody who helped me cobble together what I think is now a complete 2013 Crimesman Trophy scoreboard. I had no idea there were so many places that tracked NFL crime on the internet! Knowing that these resources are indeed available, who's in with me on an NFL Crime Fan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2013

    Five Reasons Why the Patriots Will Beat the Texans

    I've already explained why the Texans will beat the Patriots. So, how could I possibly explain then how the Patriots will beat the Texans. Let's just say while my rooting interests lie with the Texans, I am enough of a sports fan to see both sides. I certainly don't WANT the Patriots to win on Sunda ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2012

    Monday Night Meltdown: Texans Crushed in New England 42-14

    It was, to quote Yogi Berra, "Like deja vu all over again." In this case, the Texans' loss to Tom Brady and the New England Patriots on the road in prime time was eerily similar to week six when they were dismantled by Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers. In what was being billed as the most ant ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2012

    Patriots-Texans: Five Reasons a Rematch Could Be Different in January

    The Texans won't tell you it wasn't a disaster. It was. It was not, however, something that's automatically repeatable. Even in a 28-point game, the beatdown on Monday Night Football essentially came down to five plays on which the Patriots were spotted 28 points. With one exception, the Texans we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2012

    Super Bowl XLVI: Gisele Bundchen Is NOT Happy with the Patriot Receivers (w/ VIDEO)

    A good woman stands by her man. Prior to Super Bowl XLVI on Sunday, Gisele Bundchen, supermodel and wife of Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, e-mailed a prayer request out to many of her close friends and family: "My sweet friends and family, This Sunday will be a really important day in my husband ... More >>

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