football

Battle of Superbowl 50: The Sheriff versus Superman

By ADAM JOSEPH D'AGOSTINO SR. – 5 years ago

Peyton Manning, the Sheriff, has an oppor­tunity to do in his sport what most athletes, even the highest caliber ones, only dream of doing: going out in his last season…

Severity of concussions more vital than NFL profit

By SHIRA IDRIS – 6 years ago

The upcoming Sony biopic Concussion illustrates the true story of Dr. Bennet Omalu and his struggle against the NFL. In real life, Omalu, a forensic pathologist, con­ducted research on NFL…

Uncertainty looms heavy over NFL Draft

By ROB CARPENTER – 6 years ago

The NFL Draft is similar to the New York Stock Exchange; football franchises select talent to add to their team in the same way stockbrokers invest in shares of companies.…

NFL looks to clean up its image

By ROBERT CARPENTER – 6 years ago

As the last seconds counted down in the NFL Super Bowl, it seemed only fitting that the season surrounded by controversy would end in a minor brawl. Now that the…

Teams contend for conference playoff bids

By SAM HAMMER – 7 years ago

As we enter Week eleven of the NFL season, most teams already had their bye week and are now past the halfway point of the season. Things will almost certainly…

College football heats up in final stretch

By ROB CARPENTER – 7 years ago

Many college football pundits had fears coming into this season, which is the first of the four-team playoff era. But after week 12’s games and with only a few match-ups…

ESPN values NFL over productive discourse

By ROBERT CARPENTER – 7 years ago

Last Wednesday ESPN suspended one of their leading columnists and TV hosts, Bill Simmons, for his harsh criticism of the NFL and Commissioner Roger Goodell in his handling of the…

Trials await Sam in hypermasculine NFL

By CLYFF YOUNG – 7 years ago

Certain names in the NFL seem particularly fitting: Pat Angerer, linebacker for the Indianapolis Colts; Takeo Spikes, linebacker for the San Diego Chargers; Ryan Mallett, backup quarterback for the New…

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