Off-Broadway Joe: The Song And Dance Of A Playboy Nearing Middle Age

Originally published in the July 1981 issue of Inside Sports. Reprinted here with the author's permission. For more on Namath, check out this reprint of a frank Playboy interview from 1969. » 10/24/13 3:49pm 10/24/13 3:49pm

Remember When Joe Namath Was Accused Of Beating Up A Reporter?

This one's dedicated to one SEC quarterback under fire for his hard-partying ways, and one Jets QB struggling to balance his on-field and off-the-field activities: It could be so much worse. It could be like Joe Namath, who 46 years (and one day) ago broke training camp curfew, got hammered at a bar, and allegedly… » 8/05/13 1:51pm 8/05/13 1:51pm

Rex Ryan Honors Joe Namath By Wearing His Jersey; Joe Namath Responds…

For some reason, seemingly everything Broadway Joe says about the current Jets makes news in New York, where The Guarantee is something of a Sermon on the Mount for aging sportswriters. Namath has been especially critical this season of Rex Ryan, questioning the Jets' preparation on one occasion and saying Ryan is "too … » 11/01/11 8:00pm 11/01/11 8:00pm

Stories That Don't Suck: Joe Willie, Drug Hysteria, Blago Agonistes,…

Every week, I'll excerpt a handful of stories — old and new, sports and otherwise, relevant and merely sublime — that I urge you to read for one reason or another. Send any suggestions to » 1/16/10 3:50pm 1/16/10 3:50pm

This Photograph Just Makes Me Want to Shampoo Something

Here's Joe Namath in his glory days, with Farrah Fawcett on the arm, shag carpet on the chest, and a glint in his eye that tells the world, "You're mine, baby." Who else can pull of that type of confidence with just a simple glance? George Clooney? Obama? Baby Mangino? Not many. With Leather » 11/20/08 6:15pm 11/20/08 6:15pm picked this up from Life…