While the gridiron may allegedly flow with milk and honey, the supply of Jets fans who thought Geno Smith was capable of leading them to glory were few and far between, even before a teammate felt the need to ruin his grill piece.
Last week was hard on media stocks. For a couple of days it looked like the dire warnings about cord-cutting and millennial TV viewing had proven out.
What made Frank Gifford truly gifted was that he was much more than a great football player. Unlike many great athletes who disappear from the face of the earth after their time in professional sports, Gifford was different and a true champion in everything he did.
The sad truth is, some institutions at all levels are failing children and young adults - in particular those who disproportionately make up the bulk of popular college- and professional-level sports, such as basketball and football: Black and Brown males.
San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was arrested Thursday night, accused of hit and run, DUI and vandalism. With a grim and heavy tone, head Coach Jim Tomsula announced on Friday that Aldon Smith would be released from the team.
Stop the bleeding! In an attempt to bridge the football fan base gender gap, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers launched the worst women's initiative in the team's history. Tampa Bay women are seeing red after the Bucs unveiled their RED campaign on Thursday.
Think of that thing that you've been dreaming about for the longest....the dream you want SO bad to come true. What is it? For Caraun Reid, my friend and fellow Princeton alum, that "thing" was to be a NFL player.
First in a series. Sure, the hit HBO show Ballers on life after football -- starring none other than a super suave Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson -- is dripping with sex, sun and swag. But the real story behind the story is about finances and the show gets it right on the money.
George Atallah, a representative for the NFL Players' Association, was on Mike and Mike Thursday morning to explain why and how the union would be defending Brady against the now-upheld four-game suspension.
Deflategate is getting to feel like a monster movie that will not die. For reasons never adequately explained, the NFL Commissioner, Roger Goodell, has upheld an onerous four-game suspension imposed on football's premier quarterback, Tom Brady.
Already one of the best supported English teams here with over 40 supporters groups nationwide, Spurs recently signed a new commercial partnership with Fanatics a major North American sport merchandise retailer.
Something seemed wrong about this situation. The officer said, "Give me your keys!" I said, "Why" but she ignored me. I still wasn't sure what was going on, I said, No. "Wrong answer" she replied. She snatched open my car door yelling, "Get the f**k out of the car" as she yanked me from my seat.
While the NFL is saying that football has never been safer, some players feel otherwise. The recent retirements of Chris Borland and Anthony Davis give fans a glimpse into the sacrifices players make when it comes to their careers.
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.
In addition to being a member of the founding family of the NFL's Kansas City Chiefs and operators of the MLS's FC Dallas, his education and devotion to his Catholic religion guide his vast philanthropic activities. Two of his passions in life are classical music and promoting healthy family relationships in the community.
I am frustrated that our nation has not yet made the commitment to fund Alzheimer's disease research properly, and frustration is a difficult emotion to deal with at times.