No. 39

In 1968, Akron, Ohio native Larry Csonka took his talents to South Beach when he was drafted by the Miami Dolphins. It was there that the fullback sported No. 39 and helped lead the 1972 Dolphins to a perfect 17-0 record on their way to win Super Bowl VII. The Dolphins went back the following […]

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Best of the 40s

When it comes to choosing the best of the 40s in our Jersey Countdown, there’s really no contest. When one’s number is retired league wide in his sport, that says all you need to know. That’s the cast for Jackie Robinson, and only Jackie Robinson who’s No. 42 is retired from the sport, except for […]

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No. 40 – Gale Sayers

There have been some good athletes to wear the number 40 over the years and in all sports. Bill Laimbeer comes to mind in the NBA, Troy Percival was a good baseball closer once completing 42 saves in one season. But in my opinion, the best player to ever wear No. 40 was Gale Sayers. […]

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Super Bowl Winners’ Bracket

As sports fans, we’re all constantly comparing athletes and teams of different eras when there’s really no way of knowing for certain. How would Tom Brady do against Terry Bradshaw? Could Troy Aikman and company beat the Packers in the Ice Bowl? Well perhaps now we can know. I’ve put together a bracket of all […]

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NBA Preview

On our last podcast, we previewed the NBA by giving our Finals Preview, MVP and Coach of the Year. Before we get too far into the NBA, I just like to say I change my pick for Coach of the Year from Rick Carlisle to Doc Rivers. The reason for change is not because the […]

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No. 41

Dirk Nowitzki is a legend. If there were a real Mount Rushmore of Dallas sports, one would be hard pressed not to include him on there, but that’s a debate for another time. There’s no debate that Nowitzki is beloved by Dallas and he has returned that love. He could’ve made way more money playing […]

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No. 42

There was no decision when it came to picking the best player to ever wear No. 42. In fact, not only was it the easiest one so far, it just might be the easiest we’ll see in the entire countdown. It doesn’t hurt that the No.42 was retired across the board in all of Major […]

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No. 43

In this jersey number countdown series, the majority of athletes we’ve featured have moved on from the game. That’s not the case for Troy Polamalu who is not only still playing but you could argue, is still in his prime. Polamalu is one of the best safeties in the game and will go down as […]

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Ron Washington Says Goodbye

In a move that shocked just about everyone, former Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington said goodbye to the Texas Rangers organization today. Here is a portion of his statement from texasrangers.com “Today, I have submitted my resignation from the job I love — managing the Rangers — in order to devote my full attention to […]

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Let the jokes begin

If Jerry Jones does in fact add Michael Sam to the Cowboys’ practice squad, the crazy old man will just once again prove the he cares way more about the attention than he does winning football games. A gay cowboy? Is this Broke Back Mountain? Well, I guess we just have to let the jokes […]

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