Ballers is an HBO show following the Rock's Spencer Strathmore, a former NFL player-turned-financial advisor. Tyler Horn is a real-life former NFL player who is now a financial advisor. Naturally, we asked Tyler to write episode recaps.
Did you know … that Eddie George minored in acting at Ohio State? O.K. I made that up, but it wouldn’t surprise me if he had.
Appearance is such a priority for so many athletes. Between cars, jewelry, houses and extravagant vacations, it’s easy to become jealous of who’s got what and who’s doing what.
Jimmy Johnson drew a simple line graph on the whiteboard and pointed to it. “There is a direct correlation between a player's on-field production and the amount of bullshit his coach is willing to put up with.”
There were some heavy-hitting storylines in this week's episode of Ballers. None as important as my HBO debut. Yep, I made it into the show.
"The NFL is a business." If you hang around NFL players long enough, you’ll hear that sentiment a lot. The funny thing is, the same five words can mean different things on different days.
Without the NFLPA, players, past and present, would be without an ally on such vital issues as compensation and health care. But its Financial Advisors Registration Program also has deficiencies and blind spots that I feel it needs to address.
NFL teams are ruthless. It’s easy for fans to forget that GMs will praise you, and pay you, until the day they don’t need you anymore. Then they will let you go.
The theme of the second episode of season 2 of the HBO series Ballers was the dumb jock stereotype — and it hit us like a cornerback blitz.
I have been waiting all year for Season 2, and it picked up after a year has passed and the characters storylines have progressed.