Apologist-sounding answers aside, I think the NFL and big-time college football need to address this image issue sooner than later. Reputations and ticket sales are at stake.
We all knew that underwear model / actor Justin Deeley would be back on our screens in no time. Now, Justin plays a hunky guardian angel on the recently revived fifth season of Lifetime's Drop Dead Diva.
During my NFL days, my idea of Sunday Fundays -- suiting up to take on an opponent -- was much different than the current take that many Americans have. But now, the concept of Sunday Funday has taken on a whole new meaning.
There's a reason why the 300 section at Metlife stadium is called the nosebleed area, and it has nothing do with the height of the seats.
With so many of the game's most critical plays now reviewed automatically, it's actually time to eliminate the coaches' challenge from the game outright.
Is there a more polarizing figure in the National Football League than the once-named "Chad Ochocinco"? And were the Dolphins correct in letting him go? Here's our take, from deep in the heart of Dolphins Country.
It will not matter to the Patriots or the Jets what Tom Brady, Mark Sanchez or Tim Tebow does if their offensive lines do not improve. Meanwhile, the Dolphins can't figure out whom to start at quarterback -- again.
Early yesterday morning a video of Reggie and his sexy Equinox trainer, Lia Smith, began taking over the Internet. Unfortunately it turns out it's not quite what we thought -- it's even better!
The higher the cost to own pro sports franchises, the tighter the squeeze on sports fans. Prices rise for tickets and ballpark beer. Even 99 percenters who couldn't care less about sports end up paying more.
My continuing belief is that the Colts and Manning will part. The Colts know Andrew Luck is their future; moving on with him is a reasonable and understandable business decision. Organizations need to evolve.
There's nothing like a traffic jam to point to the fact that a bash is gonna be packed. When the four lanes of traffic is backed up for blocks in both directions and the host is Miami Heat DJ Irie, packed is only half the given.
In the continuing story of the 2011 Eagles season, we see flashes of excellent play, which then go AWOL for several weeks.
The Giants seem to be entering their typical end of season slide. The Cowboys are always a risk to implode. And being at home doesn't seem to help them.
"Happy Valley" got rocked by a sex scandal this weekend. A former Penn State assistant coach, Jerry Sandusky, was arrested and charged with 40 counts of assaulting eight young boys over a 15-year period.
It makes sense for a fan to want his or her team to purposely lose games. It makes absolutely no sense for a fan to think such a situation has even the slightest chance of actually occurring.
This week, the Eagles host the 49ers. Working in the Eagles favor will be the fact that kickoff will feel like 10 a.m. to the 49ers.