2018 Guide to Streaming NBA Games Online Without Cable

It’s 2018 and it has never been easier to watch your NBA team’s games online.

Think back several years ago, and outside of some sketchy piracy sites, it was nearly impossible to find a simple and legal way to stream NBA games. But fortunately for the fans, there are now several easy ways to watch your favorite team’s games without cable.

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Report: The ‘Pardon My Take’ Effect on Joe Buck’s Favorability

 “I hate you for making me like Joe Buck.” – Pardon My Take listener

Like most sports fans, the first time Joe Buck called one of our favorite team’s games, we were a little underwhelmed by his excitement levels during big plays. It turns out we weren’t alone. If one turns to the depths of social media during a Joe Buck prime time sporting event, there are plenty of internet wordsmiths creating beautiful insults about the FOX announcer, some justified, some not.

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2018 NFL Playoff Optimism For Each Team’s Fan Base

The NFL preseason, where nobody will be worse than 10-6, a shot at the playoffs seems like a reasonable goal, and a random exciting play by the backup QB can get the most disgruntled fan hyped about the team’s potential for the year.

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The NFL’s Fastest Players in Each Position by Combine 40-Yard Dash Time

A flashy 40-yard dash time tends to get all the headlines around NFL Combine time, and in some cases, improved draft stock for the players with record times.

And while there is a pretty strong argument to be made that 40 times are rarely indicative of long-term successful NFL performance, we thought it would be interesting to see what a team would look like based on the fastest 40-yard dash times in each position.
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The 2017-18 All-Penalties Team – Top Penalized NFL Players by Position

Below you will find the top penalized player by each position for both offense and defense over the 2017-18 NFL season. Of course two CBs top the list, a position where essentially two or three big pass interference calls can juice the numbers. But then there are guys like Germain Ifedi of the infamous Seattle Seahawks offensive line, who put up 120 yards of penalties with almost entirely just false starts and holds (not that we’re bitter or anything).

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82% of Fans Want the NFL to Allow Marijuana Use for Active Players

We recently polled 1,355 self-described NFL fans from around the United States for their opinions on current players using marijuana. Below you will find the results from this survey, which asked the following questions:

Do you think the NFL should allow current players to use marijuana? 
Yes 66%
No 25%
Not sure 9%

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2017-18 NFL Season Saw an Average of Almost 10 Fewer Minutes of Commercials Per Game

It has been one of the most common complaints among NFL viewers for the past several seasons: There are too many commercial breaks.

But despite analysis showing that over the past few years, the number of commercials per game has stayed fairly flat, the perception has become that the number of ads has gone up. Our hunch leads us to believe that the way people are consuming content has changed drastically over the past five years, turning this into more of a perception issue. When it’s possible to watch our favorite shows on Netflix ad-free, to tune into an NFL game on a normal television broadcast makes it seem like it’s nothing but commercials these days.

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