University of Michigan Pens Nike Deal

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University of Michigan Pens Nike Deal By Burt Carey   It must be tough if you’re an Adidas executive these days. And sweet if you’re a Nike exec. With the announcement this week that Nike has penned a deal with the University of Michigan to become its sports apparel provider until the year 2027, the […]

The "Stars" May Really be a Memory in the NFC?

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  The “Stars” May Really be a Memory in the NFC?  ~ Amy Lignor   Remember the time (that lasted a really long time), when the NFC was all about three teams: The San Francisco 49ers and their amazing duo of Montana and Rice (later becoming Young and Rice); Brett Favre and the Green Bay […]

Will Manning Follow Elway’s Magic Footsteps?

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  Will Manning Follow Elway’s Magic Footsteps?  ~ Amy Lignor A QB rating of 92.8. Three previous attempts at Super Bowls that were unsuccessful. The oldest player to play the game…and the oldest player to ever score a TD in a Super Bowl (age 38). After three disappointments he brought his team to victory not […]

NFLRundown: Place Your NFL Bets…Carefully

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  NFLRundown: Place Your NFL Bets…Carefully ~ Amy Lignor ‘Twas Five Days before Christmas and all through the house; (Jerryworld, that is), Not a creature was stirring, not ONE Indianapolis mouse. (Colt, actually, but ‘mouse’ rhymes).  Romo, Bryant, Murray…Aikman, Irvin, Smith? You’re crazy, people! Well, apparently not so much. A large majority of NFL ‘experts’ […]

Humility & Hard Work May Just Beat NFL Stars

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Humility & Hard Work May Just Beat NFL Stars ~ Amy Lignor Bill Belichick and Tom Brady are a perfect NFL match up. Or…were they? Experts speak about how people are no longer ‘feeling’ the Patriots. Odd, considering they were the same exact people who called for the Patriots at the beginning of the season […]

A Look at Training Camp: Season Feels Weary Already

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A Look at Training Camp: Season Feels Weary Already  ~ Amy Lignor Oh, yes…remember the time when the ‘buzz’ coming out of training camp was actually regarding football? Well…some of it remains true. Sometimes the ‘buzz’ does have to do with injury, as well as who is returning and who is out because of being […]

Will Kap Be Worth Every 49ers Penny?

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Will Kap Be Worth Every 49ers Penny? ~ Amy Lignor Kiefer Sutherland earned a salary of $40 million back in a 2006 contract that made him the highest-earning actor ever to grace a television set. That was for 24. That was the action and adventure that fans seemed to eat up with a spoon. And […]

The Quarterback Buzz

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The Quarterback Buzz  ~ by Amy Lignor   There are many out there right now wondering about the QB role in the NFL. After all, these are the stars. These are the guys that actually get the ball down the field to the superstars waiting to receive it. Quarterbacks still own the minds of most […]