This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Kyle Sum Three reasons that stand out (besides the fact that, well, he's Peyton Manning...
This week, I was lucky enough that work brought Andrea to DC, so we could meet, and chat about football (it's that time of year... her accurate prediction is that the Broncos will defeat my beloved Patriots), but also about fashion.
The alarming rate of dementia and suicides among NFL players hasn't stopped parents from sending off their 7-year-old boys to football camps so that they may someday get into the leagues. When it comes to football, common sense does not apply.
Ironically, the same folk that are calling Sherman a thug are the same folk that called Jonathan Martin a "sissy" for taking a professional and personal stand against harassment.
Most of the time, we would rather avoid uncomfortable truths that are right in front of our eyes because they force us to reflect on the things we hold dear.
If an incredibly talented, emotional player like Sherman should be forced to mute himself to fit into the conventional wisdom of how a professional athlete should behave, then what's the point of having sideline interviews or post-game interviews to begin with?
The various lawsuits have been filed in the Circuit Court of Jackson County, Missouri. On the forefront of concussion litigation, and a Missouri attorney himself, is Paul D. Anderson.
I feel ridiculous writing another story about cooking chicken but this one is so astonishing, so easy and delicious, that with the snow day coming after an already long weekend, I have to share.
Sherman ruined Sunday's game for fans who yearn for the sportsmanship and decency that once marked the conduct of sports.
Predictably, the airport was filled with Seahawks fans in various stages of euphoria, sleep deprivation and migraine, and 49er fans with little reason to live.
Don't get me wrong. I completely respect the Chilis body of work, but there had to have been a more cohesive and suitable act available. How on earth did the NFL come to that weird combination in the first place?
Sherman, in his brash, egotistical mini-monologue is neither a hero nor a villain. He's a human being, something the NFL has brilliantly excised from its product.
Sherman's outburst has been the subject of Twitter wars, public scorn and heaping praise in the past 24 hours. Whether you love his antics or hate them, there is something you can learn from him to get ahead at work.
In many ways, football functions similarly to ancient Greek tragedy. Such a claim may sound fanciful at first, but upon closer reflection, it helps ex...
We're still a country that isn't ready for lower-class Americans from neighborhoods like Compton to succeed. We're still a country that can't decipher a person's character. We're still a country that can't accept someone if they're a little louder, a little prouder, a little different.
What a performance! And when it ended, the talk swirled around a brilliant, passionate 25-year-old black man whose skill, brains and ability lifted h...