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?
A day at Texas Stadium is more than enough time for 19-year-old, Silver Star-winning Billy Lynn to see all that's wonderful and troubling about America.
Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk time-warps back to the excesses of the Bush administration in following the titular protagonist, and the seven surviving members of Bravo Squad, for one afternoon as they receive a heroes' welcome during the Dallas Cowboys' Thanksgiving Day football game.
A highlight was when a curator was showing a group of fans the beer stein covered in hand-molded and painted snails and a giant cowboy swaggered over and hollered, "Where's the sauce for these little suckers?" and swooped his paw by the art.
Happy holidays, y'all! Whatever you celebrate, and whoever you celebrate with, I hope you had a good time. I certainly did, watching the Eagles stomp the Cowboys for the second time this season.
A criminal complaint was filed against Sam Hurd, the now-former wide receiver of the Chicago Bears. It is a shocking account from a player well-respected and seen as nothing like the one depicted in the complaint.
Professional sports mania is as American as apple pie. Religiously, we buy jerseys, pack stadiums, and congregate around TVs to root for our favorite players and teams. These traditions have been passed down for generations -- so why has Generation X detached?
Remember the last time the Eagles put together what amounted to their longest winning streak (2 games) this season? For three weeks, it felt like maybe the Eagles were finding their way, putting their season together, pulling out the tailspin.