New Year’s Resolutions 2/2 – NFL Edition

Round 2 of New Year’s Resolutions – but resolutions that are owed to me – are all in honor of the “greatest,” most successful sports organization in the world:  The National Football League.  I love football.  I have been watching, learning, and studying football since I was about 8 years old.  Back where I grew…

Using Your Head

(reblogged – because you never read it, and i like football) As I have said many times before, when I see evidence that shows I’m the smartest person in the room, I’m probably in the wrong room. “Despite new technology in helmets developed over the past two years, concussions are still at the forefront of the…

Why Advertising People Are Annoying

Not only do I love sports, but I’m one of those people who take sports too seriously.  For example, it’s not a secret that my favorite sports team of all sports teams is the New York Yankees.  Their uniforms do NOT have names on the back, but sporting goods stores regularly sell Yankees jerseys WITH…

Ebertfest 2012 – Big Fan

Big Fan Sports fans are everywhere.  If you’re going to make a movie centered around sports, you’d better get it right.  If you’re going to make a movie centered around the NFL, you really better get it right because no sport is more scrutinized here in America.  Well, maybe wrestling, but that’s not a sport.…

– ice ice baby

  It’s called “icing the kicker.”  No, it has nothing to do with a short, European athlete having Betty Crocker frosting pasted on his body.  It’s a common practice in the NFL that at first glance seems like a good idea, a no-brainer because there’s nothing to lose but a time-out, but a close examination…