Athletes for years have thanked "the man upstairs" after a great catch. But if God is responsible when you win, why doesn't anyone ever blame God when they lose? Meet Stevie Johnson.
Once Vikings coach Brad Childress made the unilateral decision to release Randy Moss without consulting anyone in the front office, he was a dead man walking, with ownership looking for the right time to push him off the plank.
Chicagoans have a tendency to blow wins way out of proportion and suffer losses with Dionysian angst, punctuated by man tears and guttural noises usually reserved for childbirth.
Manning playing in a different uniform certainly seems sacrilegious, but as we know from recent events in Green Bay and Philadelphia, anything can happen.
What a way to go out, not that Brett Favre has or will make any kind of retirement announcement anytime soon. But in hindsight, had he retired before ...
No matter if it's the right decision for the Vikes, Coach Brad Childress would appear as the villain if he snapped Favre's streak this weekend. Which is why Favre needs to step up and announce his intent to sit out the game by his own will.
The World Series begins Wednesday, with the San Francisco Giants hosting the Texas Rangers. Vegas has installed Texas as the slight favorite.
It's a tale of two teams as we have a Vikings fan and a Cowboys fan to discuss their respective teams, which inevitably includes ridiculing Wade Phillips and Brett Favre.
The bottom line is -- in sports, two teams will fight to the end, the better team usually wins, and the one that never quits never ever looks at their mistakes.
Over the past four seasons, Favre has continually put himself not just ahead of his teammates but the game itself. Brett has shown no regard for anyone but Brett.
Brett Favre bobbed and weaved after the game last night, and wouldn't address the allegations against him. He reportedly apologized to his teammates yesterday for being a distraction.
The trade of Randy Moss from the Patriots to the Vikings proves once again that the more things change, the more things stay the same.
When asked if the complicated swap might confuse voters in advance of the midterm elections, the president said, "I certainly hope so."
There's a strong chance there won't be an NFL season next year. Among other things, the owners claim that the lavish new stadiums they have built are too expensive. They have only themselves to blame.
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.