Tag Archives: Football

RIP John Madden

I thought a little levity was necessary over John’s passing. Above is a glitch from EA’s Madden ’92 whenever an injured player needed to be carried off the field. Now as for my knowledge and fandom of football, well it’s not … Continue reading

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Aaron Rodgers should be fined to the maximum

Of course Chicago fans are having a field day, as they should, and there’s no limit to their schadenfreude because their team will miss the playoffs yet again. Many can dish it out but they sure can’t take it when … Continue reading

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1966: NFL and AFL agree to merge by 1970

With the growing popularity of professional football thanks to TV, the upstart AFL and the older (started in the Twenties) NFL will come together into the newer, bigger NFL. I guess then the Super Bowl followed a year later. We … Continue reading

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Richland Coyotes win a nail biter…for once

No, the scoreboard you’re seeing is correct. This was a football game, not a basketball game. This was the outcome of West Texas’ six-on-six style of the state religion. Where Jennifer grew up, the population centers are so small, few … Continue reading

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Italian #50: Vince Lombardi

Since the Packers had the weekend off, it gave me some time to highlight their most famous coach and the winner of the first two Super Bowls. However, I want to bring up what he changed about the NFL off … Continue reading

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Gambling always makes the NFL watchable

I’ve probably said this a dozen times, gambling makes football more interesting because you have skin in the game. Las Vegas is the greatest city for enjoying sports too. Small wonder more people come here than the host city to … Continue reading

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