Adam Greene

Adam Greene is a sportswriter, photographer and humorist. You can email him (and you should) at adamgreenetfm@gmail.com

Cortez Kennedy Dies; Bridgewater Throwing

When Cortez Kennedy was inducted into the NFL Hall of Fame, he said, “Now I can say I’m a Hall of Famer and say, ‘whoo, I’m in baby. I’m in for life.'” The truth is Kennedy will be enshrined in Canton forever, but that life would turn out to be way too short. Kennedy was found dead in Orlando, Fla. …

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Catching Up with Catching Kelce Episode 1 Part 2

When we left off our Catching Kelce episode one recap, the Pro Bowl tight end who would go on to catch 85 passes for 1,125 yards and four touchdowns in 2016, would be on the way to catching a Lovecraftian chlamydia infection, as he’d whittled his 50 potential suitors down to 20 ladies, 16 or so of which were actually …

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Catching Up with Catching Kelce Episode 1 Part 1

If you missed Catching Kelce when it originally was broadcast on the E! Network, nothing to fear. Here in the NFL’s dead time is a perfect time for us to catch up on the Kansas City Chiefs tight end’s forray into TV dating and all the episodes should be available either with your cable or satellite TV provider’s On Demand …

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Reaction: NFL Network’s Top 100 Players of 2017, 60-51

And here’s where the list really gets interesting. After this episode wraps up, we’ll be officially half way through and the sheer number of new members to the NFL Network;s Top 100 Players of 2017 list is startling. This is usually the area where that calms down, but half of the newest entries below are new guys. Counting the following …

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Donald Skipping OTAs; Zimmer Too

It’s not so much a “holdout,” but a “healthout.” The contract extension negotiations between defensive tackle Aaron Donald and the Los Angeles Rams are evidently in the 11th hour and Donald, to no one’s surprise, is steering clear of any possible injury scenarios that could mess it up. Rams general manager Les Snead confirmed as much when he told reporters …

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The Real Problem with Pitch Part 2

Oh yeah. I have more words about Fox’s Pitch and the, literal, fumbling of the ball. When I last left off we had just learned the San Diego Padres have the most innefective and useless minor league organization in the history of professional baseball.  How else can we explain the fact that only one player of the Padres’ 25-man active …

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The Real Problem with Pitch Part 1

Every year when we reach the cancel/renew portion of the television network schedule, I always lose a friend. It never fails, mainly because I have oddball tastes. Usually the fact I legitimately like it, like No Tomorrow, Making History or Frequency means it’s doomed from the start. I’ve come to expect it, so I do feel empathy for fans of …

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Reaction: NFL Network’s Top 100 Players of 2017, 70-61

At last we arrive here, caught up just a day before the newest episode of the NFL Network’s Top 100 Players of 2017 debuts. Usually this is the part of the list where we get mostly returning players, but looking at it we’re still about half and half with veterans of the list and newly ranked guys. There’s been a …

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Live Blog: HBO Boxing – Crawford vs Diaz

It’s a long day of boxing capped with another title fight. This time HBO Boxing brings us Terence “Bud” Crawford (30-0, 21 KOs) defending his WBC World Super Lightweight and WBO World Super Lightweight belts against Felix Diaz (19-1, 9 KOs) at Madison Square Garden in New York City. In the undercard, we’ll see Raymundo Beltran (32-7-1, 20 KOs) fight …

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Live Blog: Showtime Boxing – Russell Jr. vs Escandon

We’re getting two world title fights on Showtime this evening, headlined by Gary Russell Jr. (27-1, 16 KOs) defending his WBC World Featherweight belt against Oscar Escandon (25-2, 17 KOs) at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Md. In the primary undercard, Gervonta Davis (17-0, 16 KOs) defends his IBF World Super Featherweight title against Liam Walsh (21-0, 14 …

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