As with all American traditions, if it happened once or twice it is one. Therefore I present my traditional Thanksgiving piece. The History of Than...
Players who take liberal stands or conservative positions are often slammed for focusing on something other than sports. But these are not computerized players from my son's Madden NFL game or a baseball video game.
And as we left the dazzling lights of the post-victory stadium at night and joined the line of families headed back across the state, exiting the small highway at their various towns, I could only hope that a little of this is in me.
Green Bay and New England. Those are the only names we need to know right now for Super Bowl 50 in Santa Clara, Califronia next January.
And based on the number of YouTube videos, Vines, Tweets and pictures that have been emailed and/or been popping up on Tumblr since the Raptor Encounter officially opened back on May 22, it's clear that all of Braillard's hard work and ingenuity has paid off.
Born in Wisconsin, and graduate of Marquette University's master's program in political science and international relations, you could say I had Green Bay in my DNA. And when Favre was traded to the Packers, it breathed life into a program that had only a single playoff win since I was born.
To restore its image, the Patriots need to be forthcoming with proof to support its case. Without it, doubts will linger, and their image will suffer - especially outside of their fan base.
That's the power of what ifs -- their capacity to create never-ending questions. Never-ending questions can rob you of a sense of closure and, robbed of closure, people find it difficult to move on.
It's not surprising that at this time of year, even if it's just during the pre-game interviews, I like to take a few minutes to celebrate what may be America's greatest socialist institution, and the active system of redistribution that helps make it so great.
Most social scientists who study the psychology of sports fans would say that it has to do with the NFL fan identifying with the team so strongly that the outcome of the game has emotional and even physiological consequences for the fan.
Why do I sit here, watching the curser follow my Times New Roman thoughts-turned-into-words that might only be seen by my dry and extremely nearsighted eyes? Will anyone think highly enough of my tome to throw some shekels my way?
The Seahawks completed the biggest comeback in conference championship history beating Green Bay 28-22 in overtime. Seattle overcame a 16-point deficit to become the first defending champion since New England to make the Super Bowl in 10 years.
While you wait for the playoff games, spend some quality time on your couch taking our latest Week to Week news quiz. Here are some random but real h...
Football playoffs are arduous for those of us who have general anxiety disorder. I'm on meds and they help, but the lucky-shirt-wearing, crossing-left-leg-over-right-to-insure-a-score fissures in my brain run deep, like a Jordy Nelson post pattern.
This week the sun shines a little bit brighter, food tastes just a little bit better, and a stranger's scowl during the morning commute seems just a little bit less menacing. The world is a happier place this week, as the Dallas Cowboys were eliminated from the NFL playoffs.
The New England Patriots became the first team in playoff history to rally twice from two separate 14-point deficits to defeat the Baltimore Ravens Saturday evening.