CONTENT TYPES

FILTER BY DATE

    • From
    • To

SEARCH TOOLS

13 results for "case"

Page of 1
  1. The Historically Dominant Oakland A's

    Bill Barnwell

    At 48-30, the Oakland A's have the best record in baseball. Most power rankings I've found have them as the best team in baseball, but that's only recently become the case; ESPN moved them up this past week, while Jonah Keri bumped the...

    Blog | June 26, 2014
  2. The Curious Case of Jim Harbaugh

    Bill Barnwell

    On Friday afternoon, a relatively quiet NFL scouting combine was interrupted by a stunning story, as Pro Football Talk quoted multiple league sources in reporting that the 49ers and Browns had nearly completed a trade that would have sent 49ers head...

    Blog | February 24, 2014
  3. Thank You for Not Coaching, Week 9

    Bill Barnwell

    I have to begin this week's column by passing along my best wishes to John Fox and Gary Kubiak, who each had medical episodes this weekend that caught them by surprise. In both cases, fortunately, it seems like the symptoms manifested themselves befo...

    Blog | November 05, 2013
  4. Bill Barnwell on Carson Palmer

    Bill Barnwell

    Carson Palmer was destined for stardom coming out of USC, but luck, timing, and injuries were never on his side.

    Story | Conversation | October 18, 2013
  5. NFL by the Numbers: First-Quarter Edition

    Bill Barnwell

    In going with the theme of yesterday's quarter-season NFL awards, the space between Week 4 and Week 5 represents the first good opportunity to take some measure of the numbers that teams are putting up and the ways they're doing so. In some cases, te...

    Blog | October 03, 2013
  6. Bill Barnwell breaks down the Colts' chances of repeating their p...

    Bill Barnwell

    Indianapolis went 11-5 last season … does it have even a chance at improving on that?

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2013
  7. Farewell, Timothy Richard Tebow

    Bill Barnwell

    Oh dear. Tim Tebow. Do we have to do this? There's way more meaningful stuff happening elsewhere this week, in case you haven't noticed. This isn't going to be fun for you, or for me, or really even for Tim Tebow. Fine. Just know that I think your ob...

    Blog | April 30, 2013
  8. Fourth-and-Short: Reexamining the NFL's Final Four

    Bill Barnwell

    This week's Fourth-and-Short has four more thoughts on the four conference championship teams. In the cases of the 49ers and Ravens, it's time to begin the arduous process of breaking down the Harbaugh Bowl. With the Falcons and Patriots, now is a go...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  9. We Went There: Ravens-Colts and Redskins-Seahawks

    Bill Barnwell

    The Ravens and Redskins have been two nearby teams at opposite ends of the NFL spectrum for most of the past decade. They're case studies in how to run an organization and how not to run one, respectively, a contrast between the cool approach of long...

    Blog | January 08, 2013
  10. It's Time for a Jets Intervention

    Bill Barnwell

    NFL teams don't often get the chance to rebuild on their own terms. In most cases, they're the last people to find out that it's time. A team that can scratch some credible way to contention in August finds themselves wasting away at the bottom of th...

    Blog | December 18, 2012
  11. NFL Halftime Report: The Numbers Game

    Bill Barnwell

    With most teams about to get their eighth game in the books this upcoming weekend, we're getting to the point where we can begin to get an idea of how randomness is affecting the NFL. In some cases, it's because teams have done so well in a small sam...

    Blog | November 01, 2012
  12. The Curious Case of Alfredo Aceves

    Bill Barnwell

    Ah, Alfredo Aceves. You used to be the pitcher who induced sighs of relief in Red Sox fans, nobly plying your craft in any and all innings with equal aplomb. Aceves was perhaps the only Red Sox pitcher from 2011 to escape the disastrous fall months w...

    Blog | April 23, 2012
  13. Chiefs and Dolphins Fire Coaches, Ignore Real Problems

    Bill Barnwell

    In one way, it's easy to see why the Chiefs and Dolphins fired their head coaches on Monday. Hefty losses in Week 14 served as the final straw in each case, as the two teams lost by a combined 43 points on Sunday. Both Kansas City's Todd Haley and Mi...

    Blog | December 13, 2011