Despite sports being an entertainment industry, being a fan is not about maximizing pleasure. In order to earn the right to celebrate victory, you must experience the agony of defeat.
he Celebrity Bowling Classic has helped to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars to help the NFL's charitable foundation contribute collectively (on behalf of its 32 member clubs) to charitable causes on a national level.
"Where did my Cowboy go?" What a great, great question. It's so layered, penetrating and surgically precise. It was asked by an old college friend o...
Once again the Dallas Cowboys will not be in the big dance. When will the Cowboys -- regarded every year as the most talented team in the NFL -- finally get it together and make a run deep into the playoffs?
This NFC East "Championship Game" on Sunday will decide the fourth seed in the NFC playoffs. As one of just two games in which both teams have playoff implications riding on the outcome (Green Bay at Minnesota is the other), this has all the makings of a classic shootout.
Um, so wow. If the Steelers hadn't lost against the Cowboys 27-24 in OT in such a dramatic fashion, I'd say that was probably one of the best games I've seen so far in the regular season.
Juan Manuel Marquez knocked out Manny Pacquiao in the sixth round Saturday night in their fourth fight. Bob Arum's first word... rematch!
Cincinnati is the better team, is playing at home and, ultimately has more riding on this game. According to 50,000 games played (simulated) by the Predictalator, the Bengals win over the Cowboys 64.2 percent of the time and by an average score of 28-22.
Americans may best grasp ideas that emerge from something they really care about. Public policy, economic power and social compact morality? Meh, not so much. But pro football? Now there's something about which Americans care passionately.
When it comes to the Cowboys, things are never really as they seem. 'Mediocrity with flashes of excellence,' as a team model, does make them dangerous but never quite relevant.
The Redskins did not score 30 points in a game once last year. They scored 40 with RGIII under center in only his first appearance.
It's time to throw out all those sure-fire predictions you made once the preseason was over and start using all the sights and sounds of the past weekend to reason out how the rest of this season is going to end up.
Andy Roddick heads into retirement after losing in four sets in the quarterfinals to Juan Martin del Potro.
The New York Giants have a paper-thin secondary, the Dallas Cowboys have no healthy ball-catchers, while the Philadelphia Eagles and Washington Redskins have shiny new quarterbacks.
If I'm Team Obama, I'd change up the traditional nightly convention schedule this year and have Obama's name placed into nomination by Clinton on Tuesday night, thus ensuring the biggest possible TV audience for Bill's speech.
Last month we gave a Nameberry shout-out to the moms of best-named babies in the past year, so how could we not do the same thing for the dads on Father's Day?