In a country where unions are ignored when they're not demonized, it was perhaps the most widely-seen, collectively experienced display of labor solidarity in the history of the United States.
I lit my lucky Saints candle and placed the last pins in my Vikings voodoo dolls. On this saintly eve, I pray to thee, oh Great Chick in the Sky.
The Dallas Cowboys are ranked the most popular team in the NFL. The St. Louis Rams come in last.
The 2010 NFL season starts tonight and while I don't recommend a bet on the game I thought I'd present my analysis of each team and my prediction on this big rematch of last season's NFC championship game.
Dan, didn't your mama raise you better than to say something that stupid before television audience, or ANY audience?
The college football season starts this week and I've spent many hours analyzing all 120 Division 1A college teams to get ready for another profitable season of analysis. Below is the analysis of one of my 3 Best Bets for Week 1.
Donte' Stallworth killed a man; Plaxico Burress committed a brazen act of criminal stupidity. The question is, does the latter truly merit 704 days more of incarceration than the former?
Some call him "the old gunslinger" or just say "Brett's being Brett," and that's wrong. Favre is without question, the most narcissistic athlete in the history of professional sports.
Favre without question is a great player. But part of his greatness has been manufactured. Favre can make the connection due to his complexion with those who comprise the media.
Speculation about Favre's return has driven up prices for Vikings home games almost 20%. While 20% is a meaningful increase, it's a blip compared to last year, when prices jumped almost 100% on his un-retirement.
Brett's playing. Of course he's playing. He just spent seven months at home on vacation, he walks into a ready-made contending team, and he'll receive more than $1 million per game for seasonal work. What's not to like?
The NFL might continue to press for legislation that permits the drug policies of professional sports leagues to trump state workplace drug laws. But the Williamses will not be on the field when the NFL season kicks off.
The NFC Championship was decided with a coin toss, a kickoff return, a pass interference penalty and a field goal, which helped fuel the current vigorous debate about overtime rules.
Next week, a trial is scheduled to begin that could determine the fate of drug testing in professional sports. Although not as sexy as last year's A-Rod confessions, this case is far more important.
Now entering one of the most important off-seasons in the history of the NFL, it is time to take a cue from David Letterman and go list the Top 10 Stories to Watch in what could be a turbulent 2010 NFL off-season.
The Saints are the winners, no doubt about that. However, there are some who have to be feeling sick about the result, mostly due to their own mistakes coming back to bite them by the hand of Drew Brees and the loveable Saints.