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Sport and Society for Arete - The Year

Richard Crepeau | Posted 12.31.2014 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

As years go, 2014 was an interesting one in the sports world. Some might characterize it as depressing while others may look back on it as exhilarating. Whatever the case may be we know that at some point in the future we will look back on the year 2014 with nostalgia.

HIGHLIGHTS: Eli Rallies GIants Past RG3, Redskins

AP | JOSEPH WHITE | Posted 12.02.2013 | Sports

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Eli Manning and Robert Griffin III put on quite the show in the first half. Then the two quarterbacks and their teams — bo...

Dealing With a Horrible Fantasy Football Team

Jordan Hart | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Jordan Hart

This was going to be the year. You read countless blogs. You bought $200 worth of strategy guides. You watched NFL network for two hours each night before bed. And what did all of that get you? An embarrassing 1-4 record.

Football and the Ideal Republic

Aristotle Tziampiris | Posted 11.30.2013 | Sports
Aristotle Tziampiris

Studying the Constitution and the country's foundational documents can be very helpful. But so can be focusing on America's contemporary passion: football.

Steelers Prove How Much They Suck Going 0-3 in 40-23 Loss to Bears

Jill Baughman | Posted 11.23.2013 | Sports
Jill Baughman

What the hell is it going to take? I know a lot of you are demanding Todd Haley's and Mike Tomlin's head. But this seems to be a problem with the entire team and organization, fundamental to their core.

Bears Hold Off Steelers, Remain Unbeaten

AP | WILL GRAVES | Posted 11.22.2013 | Sports

PITTSBURGH — Julius Peppers picked up the ball, turned toward the wide swath of open field in front of him and took off. Sure, the Chicago Bear...

Cowboys Star Pukes On 'Sunday Night Football'

Posted 09.09.2013 | Sports

While trying to focus on Tony Romo, NBC cameras caught Jason Witten sitting on the bench just as the veteran tight end lost his lunch during Dallas' w...

Carrie Underwood Steals Sunday Night

Posted 09.09.2013 | Entertainment

Carrie Underwood stole the show on Sunday night with the debut of her new theme for the NFL's "Sunday Night Football." The clip premiered ahead of ...

Microsoft Claims 10X Engagement with Sunday Night Football on (Video)

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.10.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Microsoft's Silverlight software is powering the new videoplayer used by for Sunday Sunday Night Football.  It is registering...

Carrie Underwood's Next Gig

Posted 05.16.2013 | Entertainment

Carrie Underwood is ready for some football. The 30-year-old singer has nabbed the honor of singing the theme to NBC's "Sunday Night Football" for ...

Michael Strahan's Fifth Quarter | Posted 04.05.2013 | Media

On the Friday before the presidential inauguration, Michael Strahan paid impromptu homage to Michelle Obama’s new bangs during a taping of “Live W...

Football Caption Contest: New York Football Fans

Posted 01.02.2013 | Sports

Two dedicated Bills fans sit in snow-covered stands at Ralph Wilson Stadium before Sunday's season-ending game between the New York Jets and Buffalo B...

LOOK: Kaepernick's Bold 4th-Grade Prediction Came True

The Huffington Post | Kavitha A. Davidson | Posted 01.30.2013 | Sports

It's no secret that good quarterbacks are often able to anticipate how a play might turn out, but this might be taking it a bit too far. When he wa...

Bravo, Bob Costas

Michael Woods | Posted 02.04.2013 | Sports
Michael Woods

I'm proud to say I stand with Bob Costas, proudly, and to publicly proclaim my belief that guns make it too easy to kill people, and that it is time to address, meaningfully and resolutely, our sick national addiction to firearms.

Bob Costas Learns the Right Time to Talk About Guns in America: Never

Will Bunch | Posted 02.03.2013 | Media
Will Bunch

So if Barack Obama and Mitt Romney were afraid to talk about guns (and they were), no wonder America was so shocked when Bob Costas spoke Sunday night, shocked that a man in his position didn't know the right time to talk about guns in this great nation.

Steelers Lose to Ravens 13-10 and the Playoff Implications Really Suck

Jill Baughman | Posted 01.21.2013 | Sports
Jill Baughman

To have Big Ben out against the Ravens just makes this loss hurt that much more, especially because it was a game the Steelers definitely could have won.

LIVE: Giants vs. Eagles

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 11.30.2012 | Sports

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Michael Vick has taken a pounding this season and the New York Giants' vaunted defensive line is hoping to wake up and ...

LIVE: Peyton's Broncos Debut

Posted 09.09.2012 | Sports

Denver Broncos vs. Pittsburgh Steelers 8:30 PM ET Sports Authority Field at Mile High Denver, CO TV: NBC Live Blog: You're Already Here Chap...

2012 NFL Schedule

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 06.17.2012 | Sports

All Times Eastern(x-Subject to change)First WeekWednesday, Sept. 5 Dallas at N.Y. Giants, 8:30 p.m. ...

Steelers Had Too Much Tryptophan Before 13-9 Win Over Chiefs

Jill Baughman | Posted 01.28.2012 | Sports
Jill Baughman

I've said it before this season and I'll say it again: the Steelers, for the good and bad, like to keep things exciting.

Ravens Sweep Steelers For 1st Time In 5 Years

AP | By WILL GRAVES | Posted 01.07.2012 | Sports

PITTSBURGH -- Pondering a chance to put the Baltimore Ravens on the ropes, Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin lost track of time. His hesitation c...

Falcons vs. Packers LIVE UPDATES

Posted 12.09.2011 | Sports

Coming off a historic performance by becoming the first player ever with 400 passing yards, four passing touchdowns and two rushing touchdowns in one ...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 11.20.2011 | New York
Len Berman

It's not one of those numbers that rolls off the tongue. Still, 602 saves is stunning. And clearly most baseball observers feel that Mariano Rivera is the greatest reliever of all time. But will his record ever be eclipsed?

Football NBC's Only Ratings Bright Spot

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Take pro football out of the mix, and NBC's ratings problems are glaring. The NFL's Sunday night shootout between the New England Pa...

The Politics of Professionalism in Professional Sports

Khai Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Khai Gordon

There hasn't been a time in professional sports where the roles of many athletes have been so diverse and often confusing regarding the image they ar...