One day after the Carolina Panthers clobbered the Arizona Cardinals to earn a trip to the Super Bowl, head coach Ron Rivera cited folk wisdom by way of explaining how he wanted his team to avoid complacency and understand that the point isn’t to make it to the title game, but to win it. It didn’t make a lot of sense.
At some point during his team’s loss to the Colts, Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston dispensed some heated wisdom on the sideline:
Penn State's football program may be on its way to the cathartic comeback predicted here and there at the beginning of the season. After starting the year with consecutive losses to a very good Ohio University team and a pretty bad UVA team, Bill O'Brien's squad has won four straight, including its two games against…
A modern day Egyptian gladiator announced plans to fight a lion to the death in the name of boosting tourism. This weekend he made good, locking himself in a steel cage with a bored, lazy lion who just wanted to digest the whole donkey he was fed beforehand.
The unused stadium went for $583,000 at auction, and could be the future home of an MLS team. That might sound cheap, but it's still 583,000 times more expensive than some other Detroit properties. [CNNMoney]
Shrouded in secrecy and guarded around-the-clock, Detroit's new logo was still somehow leaked to the public via a toy advertisement on NFLshop.com. You don't expect that from a well-oiled machine like the Lions' front office.
We're less than a month away from the start of the NFL season, so it's time to start the impassioned season previews from various writers, bloggers, diehard fans, cooks, TV personalities, and numerous other walks of life whom consider football the only sport worth watching. This year, the previews will be a little…