NFL columnist at the Wall Street Journal covering everything from Andrew Luck's compliments to the linemen playing Settlers of Catan--and actual football.

The NFL’s Best Practice: No Wasted Time

wsj.com — In order to win in the NFL, you still need a quarterback and a solid defense. But this season you'll also have to tackle the same problem facing every office in the world: a solid time-management plan. This is the problem the Buffalo Bills faced when a new coaching staff, led by Rex Ryan, came to town this year.
Aug 25, 2015

RT @WSJSports: An NFL team tackles the same problem facing every office: a solid time-management plan. on.wsj.com/1LvAGZV pic.twitter.com/Xzpoy8eQpp

Aug 26, 2015

RT @JeremyWGR: Nice article on the Bills practices and how they're changing the game - wsj.com/articles/nfls-…

Aug 26, 2015

RT @JeremyWGR: Nice article on the Bills practices and how they're changing the game - wsj.com/articles/nfls-…

Aug 26, 2015

Buffalo Bills are trying to get a competitive edge on a new frontier: the time management war on.wsj.com/1LvAGZV pic.twitter.com/GWXGNEck5j

Aug 26, 2015

NFL coaches on how to practice more effectively: Don't waste time correcting every mistake in the moment. on.wsj.com/1IdMivK

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NFL: The Race to Move to Los Angeles Is On

wsj.com — After more than two decades without pro football, Los Angeles will move one step closer to an NFL team on Tuesday when the league's owners convene in Chicago for a special league meeting to discuss potential franchise relocation. No vote on approving teams moving to Los Angeles will be held.
Aug 11, 2015

RT @JoshMankiewicz: I'll believe the Los Angeles Rams are back when they fumble their first kickoff. on.wsj.com/1MilLDJ

The Hardest Part of NFL Training Camp: Game of Thrones Spoilers

wsj.com — As NFL players start training camp, they've got to make weight and learn the playbook. These are the requirements to make the team in the fall. But among players, another task has become equally important, and it's causing problems throughout NFL camps.
Aug 05, 2015

RT @sarahbarshop: I love the non-football stories the WSJ does. This time, how Game of Thrones spoilers are dividing locker rooms: on.wsj.com/1M4X5hH

Aug 05, 2015

Coworkers are being torn apart by "Game of Thrones" spoilers on.wsj.com/1M4X5hH

Aug 05, 2015

A real @KevinClarkWSJ story: NFL players are binge-watching Game of Thrones because they're terrified of spoilers. on.wsj.com/1M4X5hH

Aug 05, 2015

Not an SNL skit, true story: how NFL players avoid Game of Thrones spoilers in the locker room on.wsj.com/1M4X5hH @KevinClarkWSJ

Aug 05, 2015

RT @mikemillerwsj: Not an SNL skit, true story: how NFL players avoid Game of Thrones spoilers in the locker room on.wsj.com/1M4X5hH @KevinClarkWSJ

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South Shields businessman nets £35m from sale of company he founded

shieldsgazette.com — Former Harton School pupil Glenn Elliott had a 25% stake in Reward Gateway, which has been snapped up by Boston-based technology investor Great Hill Partners. "I used to work for the Gazette - my first job when I was 14, I was Saturday boy in the sub editors' office," said Glenn, whose mum Maureen still lives in the town.
Jul 31, 2015

South Shields businessman nets £35m from sale of company he founded shieldsgazette.com/news/business/…

Tom Brady’s Suspension Is Upheld by NFL

wsj.com — New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady 's four-game suspension for the "Deflategate" scandal has been upheld, the NFL announced on Tuesday. The decision, handed down by commissioner Roger Goodell, could further ignite one of the most dramatic chapters in recent NFL history. Brady is expected to take the matter to the courts but didn't comment on Tuesday.
Jul 28, 2015

NFL upholds Tom Brady's 4-game suspension, citing his destroyed phone. wsj.com/articles/tom-b…

Jul 28, 2015

RT @SamWalkers: NFL upholds Tom Brady's 4-game suspension, citing his destroyed phone. wsj.com/articles/tom-b…

Jul 28, 2015

Tom Brady’s suspension is upheld by NFL on.wsj.com/1LQftel via @WSJ @WSJSports

Jul 28, 2015

@WSJ: The NFL has upheld New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension: on.wsj.com/1SLqZb8 pic.twitter.com/gWavYt6llc

Jul 28, 2015

RT @WSJ: The NFL has upheld New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension: on.wsj.com/1SLqZb8 pic.twitter.com/kNP9q8z4LJ

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How Teams Practice When They Can’t Practice

wsj.com — NFL restrictions on the amount of contact allowed have forced coaches to improvise, which means using everything from drones to remote-control cars As far as pro football goes, the summer is over. Put down the hot dog and return the kayak to the shed. Training camp is here.
Jul 27, 2015

Drones, remote control cars, virtual reality: how NFL teams manage with restrictions on contact at early practices on.wsj.com/1InT82g

Jul 28, 2015

NFL 2015: NFL teams are finally figuring out how to practice without practicing. on.wsj.com/1S9qIUy

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Why a New York Transplant Picked the Mets

wsj.com — There are many New York experiences: You can marvel at the inefficiency of the cab line at JFK or boo a Knicks draft pick. You can eat at the best restaurants in the world and bring up once more how much you hated the Knicks draft pick.
Jul 15, 2015

The Decision: A New York Transplant Picks a Baseball Team. on.wsj.com/1HOyXKr

Jul 15, 2015

RT @WSJSports: The Journal’s @KevinClarkWSJ chooses his New York baseball team and comes to understand what being a fan is. on.wsj.com/1HOyXKr

Jul 15, 2015

.@KevinClarkWSJ spent months trying to pick a baseball team to root for. He has chosen the Mets. wsj.com/articles/why-a…

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Could NBA Free Agents Bail Out Greece?

wsj.com — Greece needs a bailout. There's one group that has just the money: NBA free agents. Greece failed to make a $1.73 billion loan payment Tuesday to the International Monetary Fund, raising the stakes in a debt crisis that could lead to the country's exit from the eurozone.
Jul 03, 2015

Could the NBA’s free agents bail out Greece? on.wsj.com/1Cenwjc via @WSJ

Jul 06, 2015

RT @WSJSports: NBA free agents could bail out Greece with the $1.7 B they have made in the last week alone on.wsj.com/1Us6e7S pic.twitter.com/1JAisl9Ktj

Jul 06, 2015

RT @WSJSports: NBA free agents could bail out Greece with the $1.7 B they have made in the last week alone on.wsj.com/1Us6e7S pic.twitter.com/1JAisl9Ktj

Jul 06, 2015

RT @BarriHoopsHype: NBA free agents could bail out Greece with the $1.7 B they have made in the last week alone on.wsj.com/1Us6e7S pic.twitter.com/kTi0qDVqCc

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U.S. Track's Unconventional Physician

wsj.com — HOUSTON-On the wall of the medical office of Jeffrey S. Brown is a photograph of Carl Lewis, the nine-time Olympic gold medalist. Lewis is one of several former or current patients of Brown's who have climbed the Olympic podium, including Galen Rupp, who won a silver medal in the 10,000 meters at the London Olympics.
Jun 24, 2015

Salazar says 5 of 55 (9%) athletes ever diagnosed w/ hypothyroidism. In 2013, he told WSJ it was 5 out of 30 (17%) wsj.com/articles/SB100…

Jul 09, 2015

@muppetK @robbwolf valid points all. To your first question, we wrote a bit about it in 2013: on.wsj.com/1zBIjaa

U.S. Women Reach World Cup Quarterfinals

wsj.com — EDMONTON-As this World Cup rolls on, the U.S. women's national team is getting closer to its biggest tests. They advanced to the quarterfinals here on Monday night, and the games they've waited four years for are coming. There's only one problem: The breakout game still hasn't come.
Jun 23, 2015

RT @WSJ: The U.S. women’s national team beat Colombia 2-0 to reach the World Cup quarterfinals on.wsj.com/1LhOjwY pic.twitter.com/wm9vCPXJ9U

Jun 23, 2015

RT @WSJ: The U.S. women’s national team beat Colombia 2-0 to reach the World Cup quarterfinals on.wsj.com/1LhOjwY pic.twitter.com/wm9vCPXJ9U

Jun 23, 2015

RT @WSJ: The U.S. women’s national team beat Colombia 2-0 to reach the World Cup quarterfinals on.wsj.com/1LhOjwY pic.twitter.com/wm9vCPXJ9U

Jun 23, 2015

RT @WSJ: The U.S. women’s national team beat Colombia 2-0 to reach the World Cup quarterfinals on.wsj.com/1J1KVUA pic.twitter.com/tA1VlQYg0i

Jun 23, 2015

RT @WSJ: The U.S. women’s national team beat Colombia 2-0 to reach the World Cup quarterfinals on.wsj.com/1LhOjwY pic.twitter.com/wm9vCPXJ9U

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Sep 03, 2015

@Kat_Terrell i will be so sad when all nfl coaches understand computers

Sep 03, 2015

Coaches misusing social media company names remains my favorite thing in sports.

Sep 03, 2015

Get Brady off the front page, we have more breaking news. twitter.com/Eric_Branch/st…

Sep 03, 2015

@jasonrmcintyre haha, it was just a writer for us joking around. NFL is untouchable right now. Nothing like this can hurt ratings, only help

Sep 03, 2015

The cherry on top will be when that McNally guy comes back to work and actually has lost a ton of weight.

Sep 03, 2015

Judge Berman is so perfectly suited for being a judge that his right arm is literally a gavel. What are the odds? pic.twitter.com/jyJ6bDZ7El

Sep 03, 2015

I've long said that if Brady is on field against the Steelers, most fans would view that as him "winning." So whatever happens, it's a win.


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