Peyton Manning named Sportsman of the Year. In lesser news, also named Pizza Franchisee of the Year.

by sanjosebarstool

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So the big news is on Dec. 23, Sports Illustrated will name Peyton Manning their Sportsman of the Year. Now granted, print is dead and really this is a do nothing award, yet at the same time it is absolute horseshit that a major media outlet would name this guy the best/most noteworthy athlete this year. At least 8 other, more deserving sportsman of the year:

  • Adrian Peterson (came back from a far worse injury)
  • LeBron (Hate to say it but true)
  • David Ortiz (Boston Strong, etc)
  • Johnny Manziel
  • Jonathon Toews
  • Mariano Rivera (purely for the swan song)
  • Russel Wilson
  • Tom Brady

Not for nothing, but I’m not the only one who believes this.

Sidenote, all the cool kids leave the world wide leader before they become what they’ve hated.

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