Tag Archives: #Football

The New Fan’s Guide to the NFL: The basics of the game you need to know for the new season

The National Football League, the world’s premier spectacle of gridiron football, is back for yet another season. Waking up on Sunday mornings getting ready to watch your team is coming back. Thanksgiving Day games are coming back. The Super Bowl (and its ridiculously entertaining commercials) is back! Let me slow my roll, though. I’m certain there are going to be ...

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UEFA Europa Conference League: Europe’s new football competition that you probably haven’t heard of

Ah, European football. One of if not the most entertaining and fascinating spectacles in world sport. Whether you support a big club that makes regular appearances in the Champions League Final or a small club that qualified for the Europa League for the first time in its history, the continental game is must-watch television, whether you’re a sports fan or ...

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Big Ten Conference postpones all fall sports amid COVID-19 concerns

The Big Ten Conference, one of the premier college sports conferences in the United States, has announced Tuesday that they will postpone all fall sports amid growing concerns from the COVID-19 pandemic as it continues to rage through America and the world. The conference, which is comprised of fourteen universities in the Midwestern and Eastern United States, had already announced ...

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Mahomes, Chiefs come to terms on richest contract in sports history

Patrick Mahomes, the Kansas City Chiefs quarterback superstar the 2018 NFL Most Valuable Player and reigning Super Bowl champion, has resigned with the Chiefs, who have given Mahomes a 10-year contract extension.  How much?  $503 million.  The richest contract in the history of sports, and the first half-billion contract ever.  The contract will see Mahomes in Kansas City until 2031. ...

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Premier League return matchweek: Every team’s harsh reality

At last, English football is back!  The Premier League is back! After a long hiatus since the middle of March, the Premier League returned behind closed doors to finish out the season after figuring out how to continue the 2019-20 campaign amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic throughout the United Kingdom and the world.  Beginning with Aston Villa and Sheffield United, ...

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Ranking the Top Five Rivalries in World Football

Throughout the world, football (soccer) has seen some of the most intense rivalries in sports, some of which divide cities in half and define the locale in which they take place.  These rivalries, called derbies, are always filled with passion and ferocity, but which ones are the best to watch?  In this article, we’re counting down the five best local ...

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Could LeBron James Really Have Played in the NFL?

With the absence of sports, particularly the NBA, due to the coronavirus pandemic, basketball fans around the world have come up with several debate topics relating to the Association in order to pass the time before the league comes back.  Of course, there’s the old “MJ vs. LeBron: Who’s The Greatest?” argument that resurfaced following the airing of “The Last ...

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Patriots agree to deal Rob Gronkowski to Tampa Bay, reunion with Tom Brady

The New England Patriots have lost two of their best and most recognizable players in franchise history.  Interestingly enough, both went to the same place. The Patriots agreed to trade longtime tight end Rob Gronkowski, who recently came out of retirement, to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with a seventh-round draft pick in exchange for a fourth-round pick. Gronkowski passed his ...

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Von Miller diagnosed with coronavirus

Denver Broncos star outside linebacker Von Miller has been diagnosed with COVID-19 amidst the raging 2020 coronavirus pandemic in the United States.  He told 9NEWS, the local Denver NBC television station, on April 16 about his positive diagnosis and is now in self-isolation in accordance with the Center for Disease Control (CDC)’s guidelines. Miller is the first players from the ...

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