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Monday, March 19, 2018

Danziger: Risk Of Brain Damage

Is it smart for the president to start a feud with the country’s top sports league?

September 24, 2017

High School Football Players Across The U.S. Join Kaepernick, Refuse To Stand For National Anthem

High school football players across the United States, inspired by Kaepernick, are refusing to stand during the national anthem to protest racism and inequality. Many of those leading the protests are black and brown students who have grown up with images of young people who look like them being shot and killed by police.

September 13, 2016

Broncos Win Super Bowl, Manning Mum On Future Plans

Denver’s Peyton Manning, 39, playing in what could be the final game of his storied NFL game, added another line in the record books.

February 7, 2016

Football And Gaming, What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

Football and gambling — two great American addictions working together. What could possibly go wrong?

October 20, 2015

Judge Tosses Tom Brady’s ‘Deflategate’ NFL Suspension

The ruling is unlikely to be the last word on the matter, which has dominated sports radio, made national headlines and inspired nicknames like “Deflategate” and “Ballghazi.”

September 3, 2015

U.S. Judge Questions NFL’s ‘Deflategate’ Case Against Brady

A federal judge fired tough questions at an NFL lawyer about whether Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s “Deflategate” suspension is supported by the evidence.

August 13, 2015

Blatter Quits As FIFA Corruption Pressure Mounts

Sepp Blatter on Tuesday resigned as president of FIFA as a mounting corruption scandal engulfed world football’s governing body.

June 2, 2015
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5 Signs FIFA Was Always Corrupt

Here are five reminders that we already knew FIFA was corrupt.

May 29, 2015

The Sound And The Fury Of Deflategate

Once somebody like Tom Brady has been targeted for something like “Deflategate,” it’s almost impossible for them to get even-handed treatment in the media.

May 20, 2015

Late Night Roundup: Bill Clinton’s Future Plans

Former President Bill Clinton appeared with David Letterman, and discussed his chances of returning to the White House — as long as Hillary asks him.

May 13, 2015

Former NFL Star Jailed For Life For Murder

Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez was sentenced to life in prison without parole Wednesday for the first-degree murder of a semi-pro football player two years ago.

April 15, 2015
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Former Chiefs Tight End Sean McGrath Isn’t Alone As Other Young NFL Players Retire

There’s no room for soul searching in football. Personal health, art, writing, and continuing education are among the reasons why scores of NFL players are leaving the game.

March 30, 2015

Fans Still Reeling From Super Bowl Ticket Nightmare

The shadow world of Super Bowl ticket brokers.

March 2, 2015

Late Night Roundup: ‘There’s No Place Like Homophobia’

Jon Stewart suggested the creation of a new word, to be named in honor of Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (R).

February 12, 2015

Late Night Roundup: From The Super Bowl To Snoop Dogg

Conan O’Brien said his hometown of Boston let him down after the Super Bowl — when they *didn’t* riot in victory.

February 3, 2015

Endorse This: Barack Obama — Brewer, Patriot

As part of this year’s Super Bowl festivities, President Obama showed off the White House’s own signature beer.

February 2, 2015

Patriots Win Wild Super Bowl Over Seahawks

The Patriots defeated the Seahawks to win the 2015 Super Bowl.

February 2, 2015

Top Reads For News Junkies: ‘Friday Night Lights’

Football and the American soul are inextricably linked. This book tried to tell us why.

January 31, 2015

Endorse This: Chris Christie vs. Chair (Christie 0, Chair 1)

Chris Christie’s friends at a local sports talk radio show have taken a fun sort of revenge on him.

January 30, 2015

Late Night Roundup: From Deflated Fooballs To Deflated Truth

With the Super Bowl coming up, the late night shows had a last look at the under-inflated footballs scandal.

January 30, 2015

Finally, A Reason To Pay Attention To The Super Bowl

“Ballghazi” is much ado about nothing — and it’s working to perfection.

January 28, 2015

Late Night Round-Up: Deflated News

The ongoing sports scandal involving “deflated balls” was obviously prime material for the late night comedians.

January 23, 2015

Late Night Round-Up: State Of The Union

And this year’s “Implody” award for worst State of the Union response speech goes to…

January 22, 2015

Rioters By Any Other Name

Why were the Ohio state rioters described as “rowdy,” while the Ferguson rioters were “thugs”?

January 15, 2015

A Contrite Ray Rice Says He Hopes For ‘Second Chance’ In NFL

Does Ray Rice deserve another shot?

December 2, 2014