Adidas Offers $1 Million for Breaking 40-Yard Dash Record at NFL Combine

  Adidas Offers $1 Million for Breaking 40-Yard Dash Record at NFL Combine By Burt Carey For eight years prospective NFL combine participants have been trying to beat Chris Johnson’s 40-yard dash record of 4.24 seconds. This year Adidas sweetened the pot. The apparel company announced this week that any player who breaks the record […]

Sorry Budweiser…It Was Miller Time

  Sorry Budweiser…It Was Miller Time by Amy Lignor The past was brought back to life. The 50 greatest games were shown this past week; the 50 greatest players; the 50 greatest plays – you name it and the week leading up to the 50th Super Bowl had it all. It also had a huge […]

It’s Super Bowl 50 Week, When All Kinds of Things Happen

  It’s Super Bowl 50 Week, When All Kinds of Things Happen By Burt Carey Before the kick-off of Super Bowl 50 this Sunday, tens of thousands of football fans, celebrities and celebrity wannabes will have partied and paraded through San Francisco’s Embarcadero District, feasted at Fisherman’s Wharf and marveled at 25,000 LED lights illuminating […]

The 50th Super Bowl March Begins in California

  The 50th Super Bowl March Begins in California by Amy Lignor   The planes have landed in California.   Yes, all the NFL fans, favorites, experts and wannabes are now watching every second they can of the march towards the much-coveted Lombardi trophy. Ears are buzzing and big screen TV’s are already being rented […]

The Australian Open Finale is Quiet at Best

  The Australian Open Finale is Quiet at Best by Amy Lignor   The one big story coming from the Australian Open – the first “biggie match” of the year when it comes to tennis – is the fact that Serena Williams was not raising the trophy in her hands when all was played out. […]

Manning vs. Newton: Super Bowl 50’s QBs Side By Side

  Manning vs. Newton: Super Bowl 50’s QBs Side By Side By Burt Carey They both stand 6’5” and love to throw the football. And there’s where the comparisons begin and end for the starting quarterbacks in Super Bowl 50. Peyton Manning, at age 39, is the Denver Broncos storied grand old man signal caller, […]

The Sheriff & the Golden Boy: Take 17

  The Sheriff & the Golden Boy: Take 17 by Amy Lignor   Everyone has talked about it…and talked about it…and talked about it. Yes. We get the picture. Tom Brady, the illustrious QB who is playing in the AFC Championship for the fifth time, is meeting up with Peyton Manning. Manning…a dying breed. One […]

Dancing Versus Hope: An NFC Championship Not Made For the History Books

  Dancing Versus Hope: An NFC Championship Not Made For the History Books by Amy Lignor   There was someone hemming and hawing about the Panthers and the Cardinals all week. Oh, wait a minute, that’s not true. Most all of the conversations and fights between so-called “experts” focused on subjects, such as, who was […]