Author: Mike Oosterwyk

The Staley Swindle: The 1921 NFL Championship Controversy

After enjoying an unbeaten season, Buffalo All-Americans owner Frank McNeil believed that he had a firm hold of the 1921 APFA (NFL) championship. Unfortunately for McNeil, Chicago Staleys coach and owner George Halas had other ideas. For he saw an opportunity. An opportunity to seize the moment and pull off...

Why Matt Nagy’s Plotted Course Could Be Fraught with Danger

Despite warnings of rough seas ahead and the threat of a potential mutiny, Matt Nagy has taken aim with his telescope and commenced his voyage, steering S.S. Chicago on the route that he feels is the most effective one to take him to the promised land. The old maritime tradition...