Tag Archives: football

  • 12 Creepiest College Football Mascots

    12 Creepiest College Football Mascots

    The 2013 college football season kicks off in just under two weeks. But before everyone gets preoccupied with the important storylines—like what Johnny Football ate for breakfast, or who will earn the right to lose to an SEC team in the BCS National Championship Game—we really should take a moment to pay tribute to one of the […]

  • Reggie Wayne Provides THE Highlight of the NFL Preseason (GIF)

    Reggie Wayne Provides THE Highlight of the NFL Preseason (GIF)

    Well I guess not all off the balls thrown on Sunday night in Indianapolis wound up hitting Pam Oliver in the face. At least one of them was caught in spectacular fashion by the Colts’ superstar wide receiver Reggie Wayne. With just under three minute remaining in the first quarter, Indy QB Andrew Luck threw […]

  • Pam Oliver Got Hit in the Face With a Football on Sunday (GIF)

    Pam Oliver Got Hit in the Face With a Football on Sunday (GIF)

    If you’re a sideline reporter, it’s a pretty safe bet that, sooner or later, you’re going to have something bad happen to you. You never know when, and you never know what. You could get hit by a puck, hit by a ball, run over by a football player, drenched by a bucket of Gatorade, […]

  • Here’s Footage of Tom Brady Injuring His Knee at Patriots Practice (Video)

    Here’s Footage of Tom Brady Injuring His Knee at Patriots Practice (Video)

    If you own a fantasy football team, you’ve probably already heard the news: Tom Brady left the Patriots’ joint practice with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers earlier today because of a left knee injury. The incident occurred during 11-on-11 drills, as Bucs defensive end Adrian Clayborn pushed Pats tackle Nate Soldier back into Brady, causing the […]

  • 9 Biggest NCAA Football Scandals

    9 Biggest NCAA Football Scandals

    Many say the American dream is carved in the halls of the institutions of higher education: if you work hard for what you want, you can be anything. This has become an underlying theme of NCAA football: if you play like the best, then maybe you can make it to the NFL and become a […]

  • Kirk Cousins’ Touchdown Celebration Was Awkward (GIF)

    Kirk Cousins’ Touchdown Celebration Was Awkward (GIF)

    During his rookie season with the Washington Redskins last year, quarterback Kirk Cousins started one game—a week 15 victory over the Browns that saw him complete 26 of 37 passes for 329 yards, two touchdowns and one interception. It was quite the regular season performance from Cousins, who would go on to finish the season […]

  • Football Is Back, and Judging by this Touchdown, So Is CJ2K (Video)

    Football Is Back, and Judging by this Touchdown, So Is CJ2K (Video)

    When Titans running back Chris Johnson ran a 4.24 forty at the NFL Combine in 2008, eyebrows were raised. And when he rushed for 2,006 yards in his second year in the league, nicknames were handed out. Chris Johnson was no longer Chris Johnson. He was CJ2K, only the 7th player in the history of […]

  • College Football 2013 Preview: 25 Most Interesting New Helmets

    College Football 2013 Preview: 25 Most Interesting New Helmets

    A few years back, the Oregon Ducks football team made a very significant discovery: sometimes football recruits will choose one school over another simply because they think they’ll look better in that school’s uniforms. Is that rational? Of course not. The uniforms you wear don’t affect whether you win or lose or wind up making […]

  • Watch Proactive Broncos Fans Stretch with their Team at Training Camp (Video)

    Watch Proactive Broncos Fans Stretch with their Team at Training Camp (Video)

    Over the years, NFL training camps have become sources of legend and folklore. All the stories of epic pranks, 300-pound guys passing out from heat exhaustion, guys eating three t-bone steaks for dinner, and guys sneaking girls and kegs into the dorms late at night—plus the simple fact that they’re playing football—have endeared the institution […]

  • This Day In Sports History (August 2nd) – New Orleans Saints

    This Day In Sports History (August 2nd) – New Orleans Saints

    It was on this day in 1967 that the New Orleans Saints played their first ever pre-season game.  The Saints lost to the Los Angeles Rams 16-7 in the first professional football game ever held at Anaheim Stadium. The Saints first season in the NFL started off with a bang, as John Gilliam took the […]

  • Scratch That—Drew Brees Isn’t a Bad Tipper After All

    Scratch That—Drew Brees Isn’t a Bad Tipper After All

    When that picture of a receipt signed by Drew Brees hit the web a few days ago, with that $74.41 total and the $3.00 tip, everybody was all over it. That thing with the preacher and the Applebee’s waitress in St. Louis a few months back went viral, and that didn’t even involve a celebrity. […]