Ten years! Where does the time go? A decade ago tonight, a Monday Night Football game between the Jets and Patriots, a drunken Joe Namath slurred and flirted his way through the most awkward sideline interview of all time.
Below is an excerpt from Those Guys Have All The Fun: Inside The World of ESPN, which is finally in paperback so those readers anxious for more Bristol back-biting don't have to carry around the cumbersome hardcover. The new version includes more bitchy anecdotes from Bill Simmons, further details about Tony…
Here's Eli Manning with some important postgame football talk about how wide receiver Brandon Stokley's package size changed during tonight's game. Giants won, 28-16, even though the offense didn't play too well.
There was a very strange minute of television last week. After Ingram was drafted by New Orleans at No. 28 overall — the same position his father went in 1987 — Suzy Kolber presented/confronted the son with an email from the father.
We continue to feel bad for attractive female sideline reporters. They work hard, they travel like crazy, they put in the hours ... and no matter what they do, all they ever receive for their efforts is "ooh, boobies!" It has to be frustrating, and we do our best to rise above it around here.
So Joe Namath, heretofore known as The Guy Who Tries To Ruin A Perfectly Brilliant Moment With Talk Of Drinking "Problems," is out promoting his new book, "Namath," and during his "60 Minutes" interview this Sunday, he discusses the incident that, if nothing else, launched Kissing Suzy Kolber and made us once again…
This is Bob Whitfield, veteran left tackle for the New York Giants. According to his bio, he has five children, ages ranging from 19 to 5. He seems like an upstanding member of society. And when NJ.com asked him, apropos of nothing, "whose backfield would you like to see in motion?" he had quite an interesting response
Cowboys lineman Larry Allen went first in the strongest man portion of the Pro Bowl Skills Competition, and proceeded to bench press 225 pounds 43 consecutive times. I can't even fathom that. The closest anyone else came was 35, a mark achieved by LeCharles Bentley of the Saints and angry Steelers lineback Joey…
In case you forgot ... it's always worth remembering.