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Bypassed Lamar Jackson Keeps Winning, Exemplifies ‘Play It Safe’ vs. Swing Big Dichotomy

By Frank Forza Nobody else LOVED Lamar Jackson as an NFL franchise quarterback — only one team did.  Only one team truly believed in him and was willing to bet big on him.  Every other team, their coaches, their scouts, saw at best a backup QB, at worst a speed burner who should be converted…

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Justin Gaethje Credits Punching Power to Copper Miner and Mexican Roots

(I wrote this story for WSOF.com (World Series of Fighting). Other reporters read the story, or got wind of the catchy story angle, and over the next few years some of the sport’s biggest media outlets started to emphasize Justin Gaethje’s miner DNA and Mexican roots).  By Frank Curreri Forza  To put Justin Gaethje’s iron…

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Gunslinger Extraordinaire: The Mesmerizing Unpredictability of Hank Bachmeier

By Frank Forza  Two games into his college career, Hank Bachmeier has made one thing abundantly clear: When the football is in his hands, you have absolutely no idea what he’s going to do next.  Often for better, and occasionally for worse, the Broncos signal-caller mesmerizes with his unpredictability and gunslinger mentality. Friday night’s gritty…