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... a small percentage of Americans follow hockey, but I just can't understand the pure vitriol people have for the sport. So, I started thinking about possible reasons for the hatred some folks seem to have for hockey.
Is it the violence? I have to rule this one out. After all, while the NFL doesn't have fights as a part of the game, it has some pretty violent collisions. And no one can question that the NFL is king. Mixed martial arts fighting is a bloodsport and it seems to be gaining in popularity. In addition, people seem to like a good crash in NASCAR. So, in general, American... (more)
If the Green Bay Packers are ravaged by injuries this season, retired quarterback Brett Favre said that he might consider returning should the NFL team reach out to him.
Is Brett Favre done playing football or not? Even though he announced his retirement last month, no one seems to be buying it. My feeling is that his heart just isn’t into it. Brett retired for some reason (maybe his wife wants him out of the game while his body is still intact), but you can tell that he really wants to get back in the game. The entire affair has reached ludicrous proportions. And the story is... (more)
Former New England Patriots video assistant Matt Walsh, the main figure in the "Spygate" controversy, may be ready to talk to officials from the NFL.
The Boston Globe reported Monday that Walsh, who has asked for immunity from the league, and the NFL are nearing an agreement that would allow him to come forward and tell what he knows. And evidently, he must know something that could prove damaging to the Patriots. Otherwise, why would he be asking for immunity?
Five weeks ago, Walsh told the Globe that he possessed possible damaging information about the Patriots' videotaping.... (more)
... he said Saturday. "And if they're wanting me to be the next Brett Favre, I'm not going to be him. I'm Aaron Rodgers. That's who I am."
Rodgers, who was the Packer's first round draft pick out of California back in 2005, has only thrown a career total of 59 passes, has never started an NFL game and played in only two games last season including a solid effort, replacing an injured Brett Favre in the second half at Dallas in late-November as he completed 18 of his 26 passes for 201 yards and threw one touchdown. He also rushed five times for 30 yards in that game.... (more)
...Favre and the Green Bay Packers reach the NFC Championship game for the first time since 2001, most Packers fans were waiting for him to comeback in 2008 and win a Super Bowl and ride off into the sunset.
But today, the "Green Bay Gunslinger" called it a career after 17-years in the NFL.
"I know I can still play, but it's like I told my wife, I'm just tired mentally. I'm just tired," Favre told ESPN's Chris Mortensen in a voice mail messasge.
Favre ends up leaving after a record-breaking season that included his breaking the record for touchdown passes... (more)
...in, beat the New England Patriots yesterday in the Super Bowl by a score of 17-14. A boring game for three quarters, this one will go down in history as one of the best ever.
It will also be remembered as the day when the brash braggarts, the cocky prima donnas, the princes of the NFL, got their come uppance. If revenge is best served cold, yesterday was a chiller. Bill Belichick and his group of elite athletes were outplayed and overmatched. The king is dead. The dream is over.
New England will not be talked about in the same breath as the San Francisco 49ers,... (more)
...when Eli Manning escaped being sacked by three Patriots defenders and threw the pass to David Tyree who made a "catch for the ages".
The Giants faced every type of criticism and scrutiny. From starting 0-2 to barely making the playoffs, from being the hacks of the town to being the heroes of the town, maybe America for that matter (except Boston).
The 2007 New York Giants displayed heart, desire and most importantly resiliency.
The motto of the NFL this season was "Who wants it more?" Despite the Patriots path towards perfection, our question has been answered.(more)
There was rioting in the streets of New York last night, flocks of drunkards reportedly taking stripping in the streets, yelling and dancing. This is all a bit surprising to me though because there were no Giants fans at the Super Bowl party I attended last night, and there was only one guy rooting for the Patriots. Nobody in attendance really cared who won or lost. On one hand you had the Giants, a team of punks from New Jersey who pretend that they’re from New York. They have their own set of die hard fans commonly they are cheap beer swilling degenerates with no sense of... (more)
The Patriots beat the Giants to go undefeated in week 17 at the Meadowlands as they beat them 38-35.
So, the Patriots should have no problem with the Giants again... right?
Not so fast.
Super Bowl XLII will go down as one of the biggest upsets in NFL, maybe even sports history as the New York Giants upset the New England Patriots 17-14.
Eli Manning's fourth quarter drive with 2:43 left included two evaded sacks, a fourth down and a long third down conversion to David Tyree, who made an incredible catch, and his game winning touchdown ... (more)
Injust less than24 hours from now, the New York Giants will take on the undefeated New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLII at Glendale, Arizona. The talks for the past two weeks haven't completely just been about the Patriots going 19-0, something unheard of in today's NFL, but have also been a lot about the underdog New York Giants pulling off one of the biggest upsets in sports today.
Being the underdog has been nothing new for the Giants throughout the NFC playoffs this year, mainly against the number three and two offenses in the NFL this season, Dallas and Green Bay repsectively.... (more)