Posts tagged "football"

The End Zone: Is Percy Harvin’s Third Act Going To Be His Best Yet?

In what was otherwise an incredibly slow week for the NFL, the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks surprisingly traded wide receiver Percy Harvin to the New York Jets in…

Beejoli Shah | October 24, 2014 - 11:30 am

The End Zone: Professional Football Mascots, Ranked

Let’s do this. From worst to best… [All Photos: Getty Images]

Beejoli Shah | October 16, 2014 - 3:00 pm

The End Zone: Is Thursday Night Football Too Much Football?

There comes a point right around this time of the season where a thought runs through my brain that I would never dare utter out loud: “This is too much…

Beejoli Shah | October 9, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Pigskins & Zodiac Signs: Eclipses, Mercury Retrograde & Other Astrological Events That Could Impact Your Game

Nothing is safe from the power of the universe. No matter how much time and effort you put into practice, working out strategies or considering all mortal variables, you can’t…

Kiki T | October 6, 2014 - 3:00 pm

The End Zone: Is Tom Brady Too Old For Professional Football?

“Oh god, Tom Brady, what are you doing?” That was the prevalent thought across most football fans minds – even the ones that loathe the New England Patriots with every…

Beejoli Shah | October 2, 2014 - 4:00 pm

ESPN Will Have An All-Male Panel On Domestic Violence Tonight, Which I’m Sure Will Be Incredibly Thorough [UPDATED]

Tonight, the pre-show for Monday Night Football will feature a panel discussion about domestic violence. It will include, as Ben Collins points out at Esquire, the perspectives of 11 middle-aged-and-up

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 29, 2014 - 12:30 pm

The 11 Funniest Names In Football (Past & Present)

A few weeks ago, I was watching the Packers- Seahawks game, when it sounded like the commentator referred to one of the Green Bay players as “Ha Ha Clinton-Dix.” All…

Katie Oldenburg | September 26, 2014 - 9:00 am

The End Zone: The 5 Types Of People In Your Fantasy League

We’re coming up on Week 4, the season is almost a third over already, and if you’re in a fantasy league, this means you’ve had plenty of time to see…

Beejoli Shah | September 25, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Mom, Teens Allegedly Draw 100-Yard Penis On Football Field

A 50-year-old mom and two teenagers are the prime suspects in a vandalism case that’s tainted a football field in Temperance, Michigan.
Police have accused the trio of using grass…

Huffington Post Weird News | September 23, 2014 - 2:15 pm

Firing Roger Goodell Isn’t Enough To Save The NFL

Roger Goodell has to go.” A lot has been said of this over the past eight years since Goodell succeeded Paul Tagliabue as NFL Commissioner. Since then Goodell has endured…

Dominick Mayer | September 21, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Arizona Cardinals Running Back Jonathan Dwyer Arrested For Head Butting His Wife

Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer headbutted his wife, breaking her nose, after she turned him down for sex. He proceeded to lock himself in a bathroom and threaten to…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 19, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Chicago Bear Brandon Marshall Is Being Sued For Domestic Abuse

First Ray Rice, then Adrian Peterson, now Brandon Marshall: A third NFL player in just 10 days has been brought into the spotlight for allegedly abusing someone close to him.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 18, 2014 - 2:20 pm

The End Zone: Is The 49ers New Stadium Cursed?

Don’t you just hate it when you spend over eight years and nearly $1.2 billion dollars to conceive and build the perfect new stadium, just to find out that oops,…

Beejoli Shah | September 18, 2014 - 1:00 pm

The End Zone: The Top 10 Touchdown Celebrations

Football season is finally here, and after an exhilarating Week 1, there have already been 42 touchdowns scored across the league. And though the NFL may have banned excessive celebration…

Beejoli Shah | September 11, 2014 - 11:00 am

Pigskins & Zodiac Signs: 5 Football Teams To Watch This Season (According To Astrology)

Fall is here, which means fuzzy sweaters, foliage and of course, football! Whether you’re a huge fan of the sport, super competitive in your fantasy football league, or both, get…

Kiki T | September 9, 2014 - 10:00 am

The End Zone: Fantasy Football 101

So, you finally gave in to those incessant office e-mail chains and decided to play fantasy football. Congrats! Welcome! It is now socially acceptable for you to spend the next…

Beejoli Shah | September 3, 2014 - 1:00 pm

NFL Institutes Six-Game Suspension For Domestic Violence

The NFL has updated its personal conduct policy to suspend any player or personnel without pay for six games if he commits an act of domestic violence. If there is…

Jessica Wakeman | August 28, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Kickass Woman Of The Day: Suzan Harjo, The Woman Who Beat The Washington Redskins

Earlier today, the U.S. Patents and Trademarks Office cancelled the federal trademarks for the Washington Redskins after ruling that the name was “disparaging to Native Americans.” And the woman to thank for…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 18, 2014 - 2:30 pm

Former NFL Player Darren Sharper Accused Of Drugging & Raping Nine Women

A former NFL player for the New Orleans Saints is in court today facing accusations of sexual assault. Darren Sharper is accused of drugging and sexually assaulting at least…

Jessica Wakeman | May 16, 2014 - 5:30 pm

Michael Sam Becomes The First Out Gay Player Drafted By The NFL, Kisses Boyfriend Live On ESPN

On Saturday, Michael Sam was drafted by the St. Louis Rams, becoming the first out gay player to be drafted into the NFL. Upon receiving the news, Sam emotionally embraced and…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 12, 2014 - 9:30 am