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Shark Tank recap: Bagging grease, toys to build, breastfeeding apparel, upscale leg warmers

The Shiver: Tonight’s group of sharks: Dallas Mavericks owner and tech-sector maverick Mark Cuban in his usual stage-right chair, real-estate impresariess Barbara Corcoran, venture capital mogul Kevin “Mister Wonderful” O’Leary, QVC Queen Lori Greiner and at the end of the line, infosec entrepreneur Robert Herjavec. The Bait: Handy grease disposal, levelled-up LEGOs, fashionable breastfeeding and yoga-grade […]

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Shark Tank recap: Cat lickers, fill your drawers, patriotic coffee, and inclusive dolls

The Shiver: Tonight’s group of sharks: Dallas Mavericks owner and tech-sector maverick Mark Cuban in his usual stage-right chair, fashion mogul Daymond John, Kevin “Mister Wonderful” O’Leary, QVC Queen Lori Greiner and at the end of the line, infosec entrepreneur Robert Herjavec. The Bait: Wacky cat toys, bulk men’s undies, military coffee and dolls for […]

ORCHARD PARK, NY - DECEMBER 24: Matt Darr #4 of the Miami Dolphins celebrates after holding the game tying field goal in overtime against the Buffalo Bills at New Era Stadium on December 24, 2016 in Orchard Park, New York. (Photo by Rich Barnes/Getty Images)

NFL Week 16 Quick Slants: Dolphins clinch, Browns don’t flinch, Steelers inch

No matter which, if any, winter holidays you and yours celebrated this weekend, there was plenty of reason to stand up and cheer about NFL football. From shocking upsets to glorious victories, season-ending door slams and surprising doors opening, a lot of great games kept us in suspense from Christmas Eve until the wee small […]

LANDOVER, MD - DECEMBER 19: Quarterback Kirk Cousins #8 of the Washington Redskins fumbles the ball in the third quarter against the Carolina Panthers at FedExField on December 19, 2016 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

NFL Week 15 power rankings: Washington, Lions plummet after bad losses

With two weeks left in the 2016 NFL regular season, playoff contenders in the NFC and AFC are jostling for seeding and those coveted first-round byes. Meanwhile, a few hopefuls may be playing themselves out of the postseason. Yet even as the playoffs approach, the NFL always comes down to this simple hierarchy: If any two given teams played, who […]

ARLINGTON, TX - DECEMBER 18: Ezekiel Elliott #21 of the Dallas Cowboys celebrates after rushing for a first down during the fourth quarter against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at AT&T Stadium on December 18, 2016 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

NFL Monday morning Quick Slants, Week 15

On the last Monday morning before Christmas, some NFL teams woke up to find their playoff dreams coming true — and others were handed a stocking full of coal in Week 15. It started on Thursday night, when the Seattle Seahawks would have put former head coach Jeff Fisher out of his misery if Fisher […]

KANSAS CITY, MO - DECEMBER 08: Wide receivers Chris Conley #17 and Tyreek Hill #10 of the Kansas City Chiefs react after picking up a first down, against the Oakland Raiders during the first half on December 8, 2016 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Peter G. Aiken/Getty Images)

NFL Week 14 Power Rankings: Cowboys lose top spot, who’s new No. 1?

Three weeks remain in the 2016 NFL regular season, and the playoff races in the NFC and AFC are coming into sharp focus. And some surprises have emerged in that group. There is still some time for the standings to change, and we’ll learn whether or not this season’s surprise teams carry their breakout success into the playoffs. […]

GREEN BAY, WI - DECEMBER 11: Russell Wilson #3 of the Seattle Seahawks is pursued by Dean Lowry #94 of the Green Bay Packers during the first half of a game at Lambeau Field on December 11, 2016 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)

NFL Monday morning Quick Slants, Week 14

As usual, Thursday Night Football was the most anticipated matchup of the week, and… … yeah, no, I still can’t believe it either. But the 21-13 TNF triumph of the Kansas City Chiefs over the Oakland Raiders wasn’t just an exciting matchup, it was a hugely decisive result that re-shaped the AFC playoff picture. Amidst […]

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Shark Tank recap: Letters from Santa, plastic ice, custom wrapping and shreddin’ gloves

The Shiver: Tonight’s group of sharks: Dallas Mavericks owner and tech-sector maverick Mark Cuban in his usual stage-right chair, real-estate impresariess Barbara Corcoran, venture capital mogul Kevin “Mister Wonderful” O’Leary, QVC Queen Lori Greiner and at the end of the line, infosec entrepreneur Robert Herjavec. The Bait: Backwards Santa letters, indoor ice, custom Christmas wrap […]

OAKLAND, CA - DECEMBER 04: Khalil Mack #52 of the Oakland Raiders celebrates after a fumble recovery against the Buffalo Bills during their NFL game at Oakland Alameda Coliseum on December 4, 2016 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

NFL Monday morning Quick Slants, Week 13

The NFL is designed to keep teams alive for the playoffs as long as possible, and fans engaged as deep into the season as possible — but December’s first NFL action finally left some fanbases out in the cold. The Minnesota Vikings gave the league-leading Dallas Cowboys everything they had, but despite drawing up the […]

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Shark Tank Recap: Electric skateboards, pet food, coffee cubes and meat cookers

The Shiver: Tonight’s group of sharks: Dallas Mavericks owner and tech-sector maverick Mark Cuban in his usual stage-right chair, venture capital mogul Kevin ‘Mister Wonderful’ O’Leary, QVC Queen Lori Greiner, infosec entrepreneur Robert Herjavec, and at the end of the line, Silicon Valley wunderkind Chris Sacca. The Bait: An electric skateboard, Seamless for pets, another […]

OAKLAND, CA - NOVEMBER 27: Kelvin Benjamin #13 of the Carolina Panthers catches a 44-yard pass for a touchdown pass over Sean Smith #21 of the Oakland Raiders during an NFL football game on November 27, 2016 at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

NFL Week 12 Power Rankings: Patriots slide, Raiders rise, Chiefs target top

Have 12 weeks already passed in the 2016 NFL season? That’s what the schedule says. The playoff picture is becoming clearer, as a handful of teams are emerging as true contenders, while others still look questionable. Which ones aren’t just playoff hopefuls, but have a shot at the Super Bowl? Take the analysis, previews, breakdowns and smack […]

DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 27:  The Kansas City Chiefs celebrate after kicker Cairo Santos #5 made a game-winning field goal in overtime against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on November 27, 2016 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

NFL Monday morning Quick Slants, Week 12

It’s the Monday Morning after a phenomenal Week 12 buffet of NFL pigskin, and we here at The Comeback aren’t the only football fans punching extra holes in our belts. Judging by the ratings, nobody who cared to know missed the outcomes of the great slate of Thanksgiving football. The Detroit Lions did their Cardiac […]

Detroit, MI - NOVEMBER 20: Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford (9) and Detroit Lions wide receiver Golden Tate (15) fist bump after getting first down during the NFL football game between the Jacksonville Jaguars and Detroit Lions on November 20, 2016, at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Steven King/Icon Sportswire)

NFL Monday morning Quick Slants, Week 11

Week 11 was a wild one in the NFL. Mice roared, and lions whimpered — well, Lions whimpered for three quarters, at least. But in the end, the league’s mightiest teams prevailed, and the playoff picture got much clearer. It started on Thursday night, of course, when the Carolina Panthers kept their season alive by […]

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Shark Tank recap: Monthly puppy love, muscle jeans, algae reality, line cutting

The Shiver: Tonight’s group of sharks: Dallas Mavericks owner and tech-sector maverick Mark Cuban in his usual stage-right chair, haberdashery emperor Daymond John, venture capital mogul Kevin “Mister Wonderful” O’Leary, QVC Queen Lori Greiner and at the end of the line, infosec entrepreneur Robert Herjavec. The Bait: Subscription puppy toys, workout denim, algae power, and […]

FOXBORO, MA - NOVEMBER 13: Doug Baldwin #89 of the Seattle Seahawks celebrates with Russell Wilson #3 after catching a touchdown pass during the second quarter of a game against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium on November 13, 2016 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

NFL Week 10 power rankings: Seahawks soar, Cowboys ride – Who’s No. 1?

We’re 10 weeks into the 2016 NFL season, and what fans really want to know is who’s better than who? The playoff picture is becoming clearer, as a handful of teams are emerging as true contenders. Yet a few other teams still look questionable. How do they stack up against the competition? Could they be […]

PITTSBURGH, PA - NOVEMBER 13:  Ezekiel Elliott #21 of the Dallas Cowboys celebrates his 32-yard rushing touchdown in the fourth quarter during the game against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz Field on November 13, 2016 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

NFL Monday morning Quick Slants, Week 10

Week 10 might have been the best Sunday of NFL football in a season full of strong contenders, but it’s Monday morning now — and time for Quick Slants! The Thursday night game was an AFC North travesty, as the mediocre Baltimore Ravens slow-motion steamrolled the awful Cleveland Browns. The early games kicked off with a […]

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Shark Tank Recap: Baby blankets, kids kiosks, Korean barbecue and fancy lockboxes

The Shiver: Tonight’s group of sharks: Dallas Mavericks owner and tech-sector maverick Mark Cuban in his usual stage-right chair, real-estate impresariess Barbara Corcoran, venture capital mogul Kevin ‘Mister Wonderful’ O’Leary, QVC Queen Lori Greiner and at the end of the line, “guest Shark” Silicon Valley venture capitalist Chris Sacca. The Bait: A better baby cover-up, […]

TAMPA, FL - NOVEMBER 03: Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman (24) in action during the NFL game between the Atlanta Falcons and Tampa Bay Buccaneers on November 03, 2016 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, FL. (Photo by Mark LoMoglio/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

NFL Week 9 power rankings: Falcons soar, Steelers plummet, Patriots hold

Who’s better than who in the NFL? That’s what fans really want to know. Halfway through the 2016 season, that seems a bit clearer. Yet questions remain. Which teams are Super Bowl contenders and playoff hopefuls, and which ones might fade after hot starts? Take the analysis, previews, breakdowns and smack talk, and it boils down to a […]

BALTIMORE, MD - NOVEMBER 6: Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger #7 of the Pittsburgh Steelers is sacked by cornerback Jerraud Powers in the fourth quarter at M&T Bank Stadium on November 6, 2016 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

NFL Monday morning Quick Slants, Week 9

Week 9 decided the playoff fates of most teams in the NFL. We don’t know exactly which teams are in the bracket, or how the season’s endgame scenario will play out. But before the games kicked off, ESPN’s Brian Burke tweeted out a graphic showing how far each team’s chances of making the playoffs would […]

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Shark Tank recap: Recycled bouquets, boss babes, traveling tuna and B.S. somebody

The Shiver: Tonight’s group of sharks, SIX strong once again: Dallas Mavericks owner and tech-sector maverick Mark Cuban in his usual stage-right chair, haberdashery emperor Daymond John, real-estate impresariess Barbara Corcoran, venture capital mogul Kevin “Mister Wonderful” O’Leary, QVC Queen Lori Greiner and at the end of the line, infosec entrepreneur Robert Herjavec. The Bait: […]

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