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Khai Gordon
Sports Business Novice. Unapologetic Vegan. Tortured Runner. Degree Hoarder. Legal Aficionado. NYC Elitist. Latte Lover. Khai has written for, the AFRO Newspaper, & various other national publications.

Entries by Khai Gordon

From Sinner, To Saint, To Cut: Jeremy Shockey Released by New Orleans Saints

(5) Comments | Posted February 23, 2011 | 12:26 PM

Shock is the first word to describe hearing the news of former New York Giants and current New Orleans Saints TE Jeremy Shockey's release from the team today.

From ESPN:

Veteran tight end Jeremy Shockey told ESPN's Rachel Nichols that he's been released by the New Orleans Saints....
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The Politics of Professionalism in Professional Sports

(0) Comments | Posted December 13, 2010 | 3:38 PM

There hasn't been a time in professional sports where the roles of many athletes have been so diverse and often confusing regarding the image they are to portray to the public. This past Sunday's games were a great example of those roles and...

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The Media vs. The Dallas Cowboys

(3) Comments | Posted October 18, 2010 | 2:14 AM

The media has finally reached the end of their ridiculous obsession with the Dallas Cowboys. In previous seasons NFL fans have been bombarded with their predictions and visions of grandeur that this would be the year that their prognosticating would come true and the...
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Giants vs. Jets Monday Night Preseason Brawl for Nothing

(2) Comments | Posted August 16, 2010 | 1:49 PM


The hype leading up to tonight's preseason game against the New York Giants and New York Jets has been primarily one-sided. And for good reason as the Giants have gone relatively under the radar this off season, while the Jets seem to have something...

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Changing the Past: LeBron James' "Signing Day" on ESPN

(3) Comments | Posted July 7, 2010 | 11:38 AM


On Tuesday night ESPN reported that LeBron James had decided to announce his NBA team choice on their network, Thursday night at 9:00 EST. So after waiting days for a decision the sports world was granted a deadline on the...

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A Bust is a Bust is a BUST!

(2) Comments | Posted May 12, 2010 | 12:57 AM


Let us not be confused with all of the chatter regarding the status of recently released Oakland Raiders quarterback JaMarcus Russell. True the comparisons are valid and football wouldn't be football without the carefully researched, well documented and highly contested comparisons of one sucky...

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Growing Pains...

(1) Comments | Posted May 12, 2010 | 12:54 AM


Over the past few months, the news has been consumed with stories regarding past and present players and their inability to stay out of trouble. Earlier this year, former Tampa Bay and Oakland Raiders' Defensive Tackle Warren Sapp spent a week in jail after...

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Notre Dame's Independent Decision

(9) Comments | Posted March 11, 2010 | 3:49 PM

It seems Notre Dame may be having a change of heart regarding their independence from college football and the NCAA. The consideration to give up their football independence came directly from Athletic Director Jack Swarbrick who was warned of potential "seismic change" in the conference alignment as a...

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NFL: New York Jets & Dallas Cowboys Advance

(6) Comments | Posted January 10, 2010 | 2:05 PM

Both the Jets and Cowboys won the wild card round of the playoffs yesterday and both did so in impressive fashion.

Surprise Surprise

Note to all of the Mark Sanchez doubters (myself included)...all you need is one playoff win in your rookie season and you're celebrated your entire career.

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The Anatomy of a Collapse: The 2009 New York Giants

(4) Comments | Posted January 4, 2010 | 12:47 PM

Can I say I saw it coming? NO! If I did I'm sure I wouldn't be in so much pain. But I can't say that I'm surprised either. The signs were certainly there, and for the New York Giants who, just two short years ago looked like the definition...

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Week 14 Top NFL Match Ups

(2) Comments | Posted December 12, 2009 | 5:07 PM

There are three more games left to play in the NFL. And things for the NFC could not be more confusing. Two weeks ago the Dallas Cowboys appeared to be the class of the NFC East with a two game lead over the Philadelphia Eagles...

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Really...Flozell Adams?!

(3) Comments | Posted December 7, 2009 | 2:35 PM

Well it seems that bitter Dallas Cowboys offensive tackle Flozell Adams just hasn't had enough of being a piece of hot garbage. I'm going to call this what it is in that it appears to me that Mr. Adams is jealous of Tuck. And for good reason I mean Justin...

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Top NFL Matchups Week 11

(0) Comments | Posted November 21, 2009 | 10:47 AM

The AFC has become just as complicated as the NFC has been for years when attempting to shape the playoff picture. The Denver Broncos jumped out early with a six game win streak, but in the past three weeks they've been a shell of their former selves, dropping three consecutive...

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Are NFL Players Acting Their Way Out Of Bad Situations?

(1) Comments | Posted November 18, 2009 | 5:47 PM

Some strange things are happening in the NFL these days. Players who seemingly want out of their current situations are going to some pretty drastic measures in order to get out and on the other side are teams waiting for them with open arms.

On Tuesday, wide receiver Braylon Edwards...

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Top NFL Matchups for Week 10

(0) Comments | Posted November 12, 2009 | 5:14 PM

The Indianapolis Colts and New Orleans Saints are still unbeaten and both teams have perfectly executed their mission so far this season, as their playoff hopes are all but locked for the year. Both teams are sitting at 8-0 heading into week 10 with completely different teams threatening their perfect...

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Kansas City Chiefs Cut Larry Johnson

(0) Comments | Posted November 9, 2009 | 10:02 AM

In not so surprising news the Kansas City Chiefs have decided to cut running back Larry Johnson. In a press release issued by the team they announced their decision to cut ties with the troublesome back.


Press Release from the Chiefs Organization:

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Top NFL Matchups for Week 9

(0) Comments | Posted November 7, 2009 | 5:05 PM

The drama heading into week 9 couldn't get any better. Good teams are riding losing disastrous losing streaks, perfect records are on the line in Indianapolis and New Orleans and the playoff push is in full swing heading into the winter months. November kicks off midseason when football is at...

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Saints Prove Perfection Isn't Always Key

(2) Comments | Posted November 5, 2009 | 9:10 AM

Let me preface this by saying that I'm not taking anything away from the success the New Orleans Saints have had this season. Their 7-0 record is impressive and the best start for the franchise in its history. Winning games in the NFL is no easy task (see: 2009...

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For the New York Giants...Panic Button Activated

(2) Comments | Posted November 2, 2009 | 11:04 AM


In week 6 after the New York Giants lost to the New Orleans Saints they called it a "bad game". In week 7 when they fell to the Arizona Cardinals, in a hard fought but ultimate total team collapse in the fourth quarter, the...

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