Take a head coach who wants to run it despite a shaky offensive line. Then add a new coordinator with a playbook full of innovative passing designs, a newly minted franchise QB and two star receivers. A bad ending had become inevitable for the Vikings.
Ravens defenders and football fans alike were stunned by the latest sleight of hand from Patrick Mahomes. But his coaches, his teammates and those who were around him at Texas Tech have always known the kind of tricks he has up his sleeve.
Steve McNair's will goes unsigned. His estranged widow, Mechelle, takes control of his estate. The cops don't interview her. Why? Listen to Fall of a Titan on Apple Podcasts or wherever else you get your podcasts.
In the aftermath of what police rule a murder-suicide, two family members on opposite sides of the tragedy take a serious and active interest in the case: Steve McNair's mother, Lucille, and Jenni Kazemi's older sister.
On the afternoon of July 4, 2009, one of Steve McNair's friends, Wayne Neeley, drops by McNair's downtown condo only to realize he's stumbled upon a crime scene. Neeley calls McNair's bodyguard, Robert Gaddy. It took 44 minutes to call 9-1-1.
Is Russell Westbrook a good teammate? We are exposed to the ultra competitive, hard-charging triple double waiting to happen on a nightly basis. But members of the Thunder see a different side every day.