Cory’s Corner: Does coaching really matter?

This has truly been the year of the coach in sports. First it was Jim Harbaugh. The well-known ‘berserker’ made the word obnoxious seem tame. And after a career overall record of 49-22-1 in four years, which included one Super Bowl appearance, the San Francisco 49ers decided to roll up the worn-out welcome mat. Then […]

Cory’s Corner: Aaron Rodgers will be the Bear tamer again

The moment the schedules came out, Aaron Rodgers must’ve practiced his Grinch smile. The Packers open the season with the Bears. This is the same Bears team that got swallowed by Green Bay 93-31 in two games last year. Yeah, Chicago has a new coach with a new vision, the grumpy Brandon Marshall is gone […]

Cory’s Corner: No Johnny Manziel could open door for Roger Goodell

I understand what the Browns are thinking. They are trying to protect their quarterback that has lived in a fishbowl dating back to his days as a superstar at Texas A&M. So they requested to not be on the HBO reality show “Hard Knocks.” But just because the cameras won’t be humming, and the microphones […]

Cory’s Corner: This is Andrew Quarless’ year to show he belongs

The Packers’ tight ends are just a bunch of guys. Nobody really jumps off the page. They’re adequate, but not dynamic. Which brings me to Andrew Quarless. He will be entering his sixth season this year, but most importantly it’s a contract year for the Penn State standout picked in the fifth round. He’s only […]

Cory’s Corner: Who has more integrity: The Patriots or the NFL?

I was — and am still am — a firm believer that Tom Brady and the Patriots should’ve been punished for orchestrating plans to deflate footballs. But now that they’ve been handed a fine, a loss of draft picks and a four-game suspension, the court of public opinion could sway their way with one simple […]