Tag Archives: football

  • Visa “NFL Draft Stories” Commercial Stars Michael Sam (Video)

    Visa “NFL Draft Stories” Commercial Stars Michael Sam (Video)

    As I write this, Michael Sam is waiting in the wings of the 2014 NFL Draft to see, along with the rest of the world, who the first NFL team to sign an openly gay player will be. But he’s already signed with another entity—Visa, who recently unveiled a powerful new commercial starring Sam. The […]

  • Imagining Past NFL Drafts With Walk-Up Music (Video)

    Imagining Past NFL Drafts With Walk-Up Music (Video)

    Yesterday, the NFL announced that they would allow draftees at tonight’s NFL Draft to select their own walk-up music, which will play over the speakers at the Radio City Music Hall in New York as they make their way to the stage after being selected. That has caused some to wonder what it would have been like […]

  • NFL Commish Roger Goodell Held a Twitter Q&A Yesterday, and It Was Awesome

    NFL Commish Roger Goodell Held a Twitter Q&A Yesterday, and It Was Awesome

    Yesterday, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell held a Q&A on Twitter, whereby anyone in the world (on Twitter) could ask him a question by using the hashtag #AskCommish. Were there some thoughtful, interesting questions? Of course there were. But who cares about those? The best questions were the ones that were in no way serious and […]

  • High School Football Player Throws A Hail Mary To Himself (Video)

    High School Football Player Throws A Hail Mary To Himself (Video)

    Meet Gary Haynes. Judging by this brief Vine clip, Gary can do a few things very well. He can throw a football very high, he can run very fast, and he can rock a purple hoodie like it’s no one’s business. A few days ago, this Junior cornerback (year, cornerback) wasn’t heavily recruited. But that […]

  • President Obama Does His Best Richard Sherman Impression (Video)

    President Obama Does His Best Richard Sherman Impression (Video)

    Saturday night was the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, which gave President Obama and some famous cohorts the chance to cut lose and deliver jokes in front of a mostly gracious audience. One of the members of that audience this year was the great Richard Sherman, he of the Seattle Seahawks and the “best cornerback in […]

  • Alabama Grocery Store Advertises “Jameis Winston King Crab Legs”

    Alabama Grocery Store Advertises “Jameis Winston King Crab Legs”

    When Jameis Winston got busted for trying to steal crab legs from a Publix grocery store, I imagine that everyone in the crab industry immediately started seeing dollar signs and hearing cash register sounds. But the first retailer to cash in on crab leg mania is Jack’s Foodland in Alabama. The manager of Jack’s Foodland is reportedly […]

  • Please Enjoy This Video of Peyton Manning Singing Some Johnny Cash

    Please Enjoy This Video of Peyton Manning Singing Some Johnny Cash

    When you go to a charity gala hosted by Peyton Manning, you don’t just get to eat a fancy meal in the same room as the legendary quarterback. You get to hear him sing some Johnny Cash. Manning and his wife recently held their seventh annual Celebration of Caring Gala in Indianapolis to benefit the Peyton Manning […]

  • This Day In Sports History (April 22nd) — Pat Tillman

    This Day In Sports History (April 22nd) — Pat Tillman

    It was on this day in 2004 that ex-NFL player turned soldier, Pat Tillman, was killed by friendly fire in the mountains of Afghanistan.  Tillman joined the United States Army Rangers in May of 2002 in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks. Pat Tillman attended the Arizona State University, where he excelled as a […]

  • Niners Linebacker Aldon Smith Arrested for Making Bomb Threat at LAX (Video)

    Niners Linebacker Aldon Smith Arrested for Making Bomb Threat at LAX (Video)

    San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith rustled up some more legal trouble for himself yesterday. The the 24-year-old was already facing charges of drunk driving stemming from an arrest in 2013 and illegal possession of an assault weapon stemming from an arrest in 2012. Now he faces charges of making a false bomb report after […]