Kyler Murray seems to be choosing football now, but don’t be surprised if he changes his mind after a strong push by Major League Baseball.
As the NFL looks to improve its rules and cash in on legalized sports gambling, its best course of action may be to follow the Alliance of American Football.
After watching that snooze-inducing game, the answer would be a resounding no. However, that question is not regarding the game itself, it is directed at the amount of money Atlanta residents paid to build the immaculate Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
After more than a week of radio silence, football fans finally heard NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s views on the now-infamous “no-call” in the NFC Championship Game. Goodell spoke with the media Wednesday afternoon at his traditional pre-Super Bowl “State of the League” address; and, no surprises here, if you’re polling New Orleans Saints fans, they’ll... Continue Reading →
Jan 26, 2019; Mobile, AL, United States; South quarterback Will Grier of West Virginia (7) gets wrapped up and sacked behind the line by North defensive tackle Khalen Saunders of Western Illinois (99) during the first quarter at Ladd-Peebles Stadium. Photo Credit: John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports Few sports have captivated audiences during the offseason... Continue Reading →
As Yogi Berra famously remarked, "It's deja vu all over again". Today's release of the video of Kareem Hunt viciously attacking a young woman days after Reuben Foster's second arrest for assaulting his girlfriend spotlights the NFL's continuing challenges in addressing domestic violence. In 2014, Commissioner Goodell had the unhappy task of revisiting the penalty... Continue Reading →
Where there's smoke... It has been exactly two years since Colin Kaepernick first knelt during the playing of the national anthem during the San Francisco 49ers preseason finale. So much has changed since then, yet, in some respects, nothing has changed. Kaepernick is still out of a job, the NFL has no idea how to... Continue Reading →
Another week, another mass shooting in America. The venue this time was a mall in Jacksonville, Florida which was playing host to the Madden NFL 19 Club Championship, a season long video game tournament, presented by EA Sports as part of its partnership with the NFL. The shooting left 3 people dead, including the alleged... Continue Reading →
The word “culture” is thrown around a lot in sports. New coaches come in and talk about building a “culture of winning” or a “culture of hard work.” Frequently that attitude is lauded as building character or heralding a new era of competitiveness; but sometimes, the “culture of winning” morphs from an inspirational ideal into... Continue Reading →