Tag Archives: NFL

  • 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 Boys in California Hold NFL-Style Draft for Dates to Prom

    High School Boys in California Hold NFL-Style Draft for Dates to Prom

    High school boys selecting dates to the prom with an NFL-style draft? I’ll admit that it sounds like a pretty funny idea. It might even be harmless if carried out in a sensitive manner with only willing participants. However, as you may recall, high school boys tend not to do things in a sensitive manner. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 24th) — Tampa Bay Buccaneers

    This Day In Sports History (April 24th) — Tampa Bay Buccaneers

    It was on this day in 1974 that the NFL granted a franchise to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.  The Buccaneers, along with the Seattle Seahawks, joined the NFL as expansion teams for the start of the 1976 season. The Buccaneers would endure a tough opening stretch to their NFL arrival, as they failed to win […]

  • 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 […]

  • Conan O’Brien Plays Video Games on AT&T Stadium’s Giant Screen (Video)

    Conan O’Brien Plays Video Games on AT&T Stadium’s Giant Screen (Video)

    One of the distinguishing features of Dallas’ At&T Stadium is its giant Diamond Vision screen, which at one time was the largest high definition display on the planet. It probably goes without saying that the temptation to play video games on such a screen is almost irresistible, and Conan O’Brien has the resources to be […]

  • Richard Sherman Offers Though-Provoking Defense of DeSean Jackson

    Richard Sherman Offers Though-Provoking Defense of DeSean Jackson

    As we all learned back in January, the opinions expressed by All-Pro cornerback Richard Sherman in the heat of battle aren’t always intelligent and thought-provoking. However, when the man takes some time to think and reflect, he tends to offer the kinds of keen insights you’d expect from a Stanford grad–which he is. His latest […]

  • Drake Releases “Draft Day” Song for Johnny Manziel and Andrew Wiggins (Audio)

    Drake Releases “Draft Day” Song for Johnny Manziel and Andrew Wiggins (Audio)

    Drake is the official ambassador for the Toronto Raptors basketball team, and judging by his recently released song, “Draft Day,” it sounds like he’s making his case to be the unofficial ambassador for 2014 draft prospects Johnny Manziel (NFL) and Andrew Wiggins (NBA). The messages to the two high-profile prospects aren’t exactly hidden, either, as […]