The New York Giants have a paper-thin secondary, the Dallas Cowboys have no healthy ball-catchers, while the Philadelphia Eagles and Washington Redskins have shiny new quarterbacks.
In a game like football, where one missed opportunity can define an entire season, Eagles defensive coordinator Juan Castillo's ineptitude could end up costing Reid his job.
The Chicago Park District's Soldier Field, home of the Bears, has just received LEED Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council -- the first NFL stadium so honored, which means the team of black and blue has gone green.
Sports can bridge divides and reduce crime. It can be the entry point for education and for the delivery of public health initiatives. It can help many of us make a meaningful and sustainable difference in the world.
Will Romney be able to conduct a campaign fighting on four fronts, and ultimately take the presidency? I don't think so.
As if 13 years of watching the LOLskins wasn't enough, we now have definitive proof that you cannot buy a bunch of high-priced free agents and expect them to magically morph into a team. Really. REALLY.
Happy holidays, y'all! Whatever you celebrate, and whoever you celebrate with, I hope you had a good time. I certainly did, watching the Eagles stomp the Cowboys for the second time this season.
Eagles v. Jets, Sunday, Dec. 18, 2011 This weekend, Chef Spouse and I celebrated our 19th anniversary. I think, on some level, the Eagles knew and en...
Remember the last time the Eagles put together what amounted to their longest winning streak (2 games) this season? For three weeks, it felt like maybe the Eagles were finding their way, putting their season together, pulling out the tailspin.
In the continuing story of the 2011 Eagles season, we see flashes of excellent play, which then go AWOL for several weeks.
The career of one of the NFL's most celebrated quarterbacks in the past decade may have come to a quiet close last week. The Minnesota Vikings -- Donovan McNabb's third team in the last 19 months -- granted McNabb his freedom, placing him on waivers Thursday.
In the NFL you are only as good as your last play and the badgered LaDainian Tomlinson was once quoted as having said that "being a running back in the NFL is like being in sixteen car wrecks per year."
Bobby Valentine nailed his introductory news conference in Boston yesterday. The only thing he wasn't asked in the mass news conference was about his approach to players drinking beer in the clubhouse during games.
Anyone other than me remember the last time the Eagles faced the Seahawks in prime time? Does 42-0 on Monday night football in week 13 of 2005 ring any bells?
This team is just maddening this year. We see flashes of competence all the time, and flashes of brilliance more than occasionally.
I did such a bad job with my picks last week, that this week I've turned making the picks over to Chef Spouse. If he blows it, too, next week, I'm let...