As you reflect on the this year's Super Bowl, take a moment to think about the individual stadiums competing in the Solar Bowl. Their commitment to tap into our largest source of energy in the US -- solar energy -- is a clear example of how individual leaders are moving America forward.
If you want to get tickets to see the big game up "close" and personal, you need a little bit of luck and a whole lot of patience. But hey, the Harbough brothers did the same thing, and look where they'll be on Super Bowl Sunday.
Winning isn't everything. They haven't won a championship in 40 years, but the Knicks lead the NBA in jersey sales.
Well, it's that time of the season, either your playing for the playoffs or rebuilding for next year. Fortunately for the Oakland Raiders their division is solely dominated by one team leaving room to excel. If they win all remaining games there is a possibility for a playoff run.
The Red Sox have signed designated hitter David Ortiz to a two-year deal worth at least $26 million.
Well, the Heisman Trophy voting committee has showed their opinion on the matter in their recent selections -- the last few selections in particular, praising athletes who possess educational values and very positive morals.
One of Payton's motto's throughout his tenure in New Orleans has been: "Do your job." Without his daily leadership however, it seems as if his message has been either misplaced or completely forgotten.
In sum, Interim, Interim Head Coach, Kromer, I beseech you to do everything in your power to get this team on track. Bench players. Bench coaches. Slap them around, if you have to.
No 0-2 team has made the playoffs the past three seasons. In fact, since the NFL expanded the postseason to 12 teams in 1990, just 12 percent of the 0-2 teams have made the playoffs.
The Redskins did not score 30 points in a game once last year. They scored 40 with RGIII under center in only his first appearance.
It's a bad game when the Saints MVP candidate is Astroturf, as it had a better shot of tripping up Robert Griffin III than its defense.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have a tough new coach for their young team and the Carolina Panthers defense is healthier, while the Atlanta Falcons and New Orleans Saints should fight it out for the division title.
You know the old saying, "There was a fight and a hockey game broke out!" If we really wanted to eliminate violence in sports, we would do it. Fines, suspension, expulsion would end it.
I knew Junior Seau from our days at USC when I worked as a student intern in the football office. I hadn't talked to him in years, but we share many friends and memories from what most of us consider to be some of the best years of our lives.
Inside the question of whether gratuitous mayhem is a strategic element of pro football is a question of a different kind. It involves former Saints standout Steve Gleason and a filmmaker, Sean Pamphilon, who's making a documentary about Gleason's struggle with ALS.
Perhaps Mickey Loomis, Sean Payton, Greg Williams and the rest of the Saints' coaching staff are modern day equivalents of rebellious elders. Maybe they are not. Either way, Goodell understands this and his punishments are designed to make sure that this will never happen again.