Death of a Titan


Kenneth Stanley “Bud” Adams, the second-generation oil magnate who brought professional football to Houston in 1960 and, three decades later, spirited it away to Tennessee, has died at the age of 90.

The passing was first reported by Brent Zwerneman of Hearst News Services. A source said early indications are Adams’ death was of natural causes, but the source stressed the “early indications” aspect.

Adams founded the Houston Oilers in 1959 as part of the new American Football League. Until his death he remained owner, chairman of the board, and president and CEO of the franchise that became the Tennessee Titans in 1999 after a heated and  controversial departure from Houston.

He was one of only four NFL owners to reach the 350-win plateau, a milestone only shared with Ralph Wilson (Buffalo Bills), Dan Rooney (Pittsburgh Steelers) and Al Davis (Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders).

R.I.P Bud Adams.  We’ll look for that double bird in the sky.





NFL Top 20 Hottest Wives!

Men’s Health has released their list of the 20 hottest NFL wives. for 2013.  Did your favorite player’s wife make the cut?  The top 5 include a former Miss Louisiana, a self-proclaimed tom boy, sister of a popular TV star, a VS model and a former Miss Hooters!  We’ll let you figure out who is who.

The top 5 are as follows:

Number 1 –  Lacey Minchew (wife of Oakland Raider QB Matt Flynn)


Number 2 – Lauren Tannehill (wife of Miami Dolphin QB Ryan Tannehill)


Number 3 – Candice Crawford (wife of Dallas Cowboy QB Tony Romo)


Number 4 – Gisele Bundchen (wife of New England Patriots QB Tom Brady)


Number 5 – Anna Burns Welker (wife of Denver Bronco WR Wes Welker)


Do you all agree or disagree with the top 5?

Be sure to check out the complete list of 20 at Men’s Health.

Adrian Peterson’s Son Killed by Mother’s New Boyfriend


Awful news coming out of South Dakota today..

Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson 2-year-old son died on Friday in a Sioux Falls, S.D., hospital due to the alleged abuse by a man (Joseph Robert Patterson, 27) dating the boy’s mother, police confirmed.

Peterson met with the media Friday, hours before the boy passed away, and said at the time he still planned to play in Sunday’s game against Carolina, but declined to get into details about the case.

Peterson posted a statement on his Twitter account after news of the child’s death came out.  “Thank you to my family, my fans and fans of other teams for their support. The NFL is a fraternity of brothers and I am thankful for the tweets, phone calls and text messages from my fellow players. God Bless everyone and thank u so much,” Peterson wrote.

And this isn’t the first incident for Patterson.  He has a prior domestic abuse record with a different woman and child, having pleaded guilty to simple assault in an incident last year involving an adult female and juvenile male.

Our prayers go out to AP!  And we can only hope Joseph Robert Patterson is locked away and left to rot.


Sports Franchise Owners SHOW THE MONEY!

Do you dream of owning that professional sports franchise?  Entertaining clients and friends from your luxury suite?   These guys did it and did it in a BIG way!

Forbes recently released it’s #Forbes400 highlighting the richest men and women in the United States..

Here are the top ten wealthiest sports owners.  Baseball, Football, Hockey and Soccer are all represented in the top 10.

Paul Allen

1. Paul Allen, Seattle Seahawks, Portland Trailblazers ($15.8 billion)

2. Richard DeVos, Orlando Magic ($6.3 billion)

3. Mickey Arison, Miami Heat ($5.8 billion)

4. Charles Johnson, San Francisco Giants ($5.6 billion)

5. Stan Kroenke, St Louis Rams, Arsenal FC, Denver Nuggets, Colorado Avalanche ($5.3 billion)

6. Stephen Ross, Miami Dolphins ($4.8 billion)

7. Malcolm Glazer, Manchester United, Tampa Bay Bucs ($4.5 billion)

8. Ted Lerner, Washington Nationals ($4 billion)

9. Dan Gilbert, Cleveland Cavs ($3.9 billion)

10. Shah Kahn, Jacksonville Jags, Fulham FC ($3.8 billion)

Most of them made their money elsewhere, building huge companies like Microsoft, Amway, Carnival Cruises, Franklin Templeton, and so on — only to use those profits and move into the  sports arena. For example, Paul Allen is the richest sports owner in the country, with a net worth of $15.8 billion. He made his fortune partnering with Bill Gates in the 1970s, but has since channeled his cash into the Seattle Seahawks and Portland Trailblazers.

The Seattle Seahawks are currently number 1 in most NFL experts power rankings.