4/5/18 Best of The Jerk: Tiger Woods Returns to Masters, Cowboys Moving On From Dez Bryant?, Rams Winning Battle of LA, Yankees Fans Boo Stanton – And Should Have

April 5, 2018 // 0 Comments

Matthew Jarecki says that Tiger Woods is the only reason that most of us will watch this year's Masters Tournament, wonders how close the Cowboys are to moving on from an overpaid Dez Bryant, argues that the Rams could push the Chargers out of LA, and explains that Giancarlo Stanton needs the Yankees - but the Yankees don't need him. [...]

4/4/18 Best of The Jerk: Rams Big Trade Tells You What They Think About Jared Goff, Cavs Ready To Run Through East?, Jim Mora Walks Back Josh Rosen Comments – Don’t Buy It, Jerry Jones Thinks Cowboys Are Close To Eagles

April 4, 2018 // 0 Comments

Matthew Jarecki explains 3 big things that the Rams offseason is telling you - including what they really think about Jared Goff, says that nobody in the East is ready to compete with LeBron James and the Cavs in the playoffs, explains why Jim Mora walking back his comments on Josh Rosen makes perfect sense - but shouldn't negate what's been said, and argues that as usual Jerry Jones is delusional about his Dallas Cowboys [...]

4/3/18 Best of The Jerk: How Jay Wright Built CBB’s Best Program, Why LeBron Will Never Win Another MVP, Cleveland Browns On Verge Of (Another) Draft Blunder, Jim Mora Is Warning Everyone About Josh Rosen

April 3, 2018 // 0 Comments

Matthew Jarecki explains how Jay Wright found, and exploited, a gap in the CBB market, argues that LeBron James's MVP-winning days are over, says the Carson Wentz-created perception of small-school quarterbacks is causing the Browns to think way too seriously about drafting Josh Allen, and thinks that Jim Mora has spent the last month subtly venting about how difficult Josh Rosen was to work with at UCLA [...]

4/2/18 Best of The Jerk: Is Villanova the ‘Bama of CBB?, Yes Josh Rosen’s a Millennial – But Also Has Real Red Flags, What Everybody Missed About Malcom Butler Interview, Twins Mad About Spoiled 1-Hitter

April 3, 2018 // 0 Comments

Matthew Jarecki explains how Villanova's Jay Wright exploited the culture-less landscape of the one-and-done college basketball era, argues that hiding behind the "millennial" excuse is a cop-out for Josh Rosen - who may just not work as hard as he needs to, illustrates why Malcom Butler's sit down with SI actually shows how well Belichick's system is working, and is baffled at baseball's unwritten rules. [...]

3/16/18 Best of The Jerk: America’s Hypocritical Relationship With NCAA + Tiger Woods, Eric Reid Says NFL’s Blackballing Him, Should NFL Team Be Sending Private Investigator After Baker Mayfield?, Are Pete Carrol + Belichick’s Messages Getting Stale?

March 16, 2018 // 0 Comments

Matthew Jarecki explains the hypocrisy behind America's convenient love/hate relationship with Tiger Woods and the NCAA, says that Eric Reid is talking himself into a corner with his latest Twitter comments, argues that it is perfectly reasonable for NFL teams to be sending a private investigator after Baker Bayfield given his character concerns, and explains why we shouldn't use player anecdotes to validate our opinions about coaches. [...]

3/15/18 Best of The Jerk: Warriors Falling Apart? Why Media Loves Rosen + Mayfield More Than NFL Scouts, College QB Prospect Game: Would Belichick Draft Them?

March 15, 2018 // 0 Comments

Matthew Jarecki wonders if GS is mentally and physically tough enough for a 3rd championship run, explains that the media's love for Josh Rosen and Baker Mayfield is rooted in their relate-ability, and plays the game: Would Belichick Draft Them? for college QB prospects Sam Darnold, Josh Rosen, and Baker Mayfield [...]

3/14/18 Best of The Jerk: What Does Westbrook’s 100th Triple-Double Mean?, Why Rosen’s Upbringing+Politics Matter, Browns Huge FA Move, NFL Free Agency, Jimmy Graham to Packers

March 14, 2018 // 0 Comments

Matthew Jarecki celebrates Russell Westbrook's 100th triple double by exposing him for what he truly: a tyrant that's unwilling to change, says that Zach Strief's praise for Drew Brees's work ethic should be a warning sign about spoiled Josh Rosen, says that the Browns saved themselves from themselves in one huge move today, compares NFL free agents to used vacuums, argues that Green Bay's signing of Jimmy Graham will be a fan favorite, but means nothing, and gives a rundown of all of Wednesday's free agent moves. [...]

3/12/18 Best of The Jerk: NCAA Mid Major Cry Babies, The Tiger Woods Effect, Will Richard Sherman Work In SF?, Browns Aren’t Good – But They’re At Least Legit, OBJ Video, ESPN’s Rocky Relationship With NFL

March 12, 2018 // 0 Comments

Matthew Jarecki explains why mid-major college basketball teams need to stop complaining about not getting into the NCAA tournament, calls Tiger Woods the "open bar" of the PGA, explains why the Richard Sherman deal will be a dud, says the Browns won't be good - but are at least legitimate, breaks down the implications of the OBJ video, and discusses ESPN's rocky relationship with the NFL [...]

3/9/18 Best of The Jerk: Should We Worry About Curry’s Ankle Injury?, Rams Pulling Away With NFC West + LA Fanbase, Too Much Twitter Affirmation For Josh Rosen?, Argument For LeBron To Lakers

March 9, 2018 // 0 Comments

Matthew Jarecki explains why we should be cautious about the Golden State Warriors with Steph Curry's new ankle injury, says the Rams are not just pulling away in the NFC West - but also from the LA Chargers for LA's fanbase, wonders if NFL teams should worry that Josh Rosen is now getting mass Twitter and Deadspin affirmation, and makes yet another argument for LeBron to LA. [...]