This plays out very much as you'd expect, and it's endlessly entertaining. Here are a few highlights: 3:20 Lynch "finishes" Gronk and walks out, too squeamish for the fatality. 4:00 Lynch reveals his love for Mario Kart -- Toad, in particular. 5:15 An uppercut to the groin leaves all three men reeling. 5:50 Another fatality shocks the guys to their core. 8:25 Gronk pays an homage to Lynch's recent
By Greg Fortier on Jan 31, 2015
Former Ohio State offensive coordinator and new Houston head coach Tom Herman was already dubbed the “best play-caller in college football” by ESPN’s Tom Luginbill, but how do his numbers break down when inside the 20-yard line? About what you would expect them to be. According to a chart created by Chris Vannini of CoachingSearch.com, Herman is No. 2 in the nation in red zone touchdown percentage
By Tyler Waddell on Jan 31, 2015
Yesterday, Major League Soccer announced a deal that sees it creating a massive football fan network. I have supported the league literally from the beginning when it launched in the mid-90s. Slowly, but ever so surely, MLS is getting the recognition it deserves and is making its way moreso onto the global stage. This is a good thing for our country in sports. MLS sold KICKTV, its global soccer me
By Shahnaz Mahmud on Jan 30, 2015
Think you have to wait until leaves are starting to fall off trees before you can once again play NFL fantasy football? Not so fast. FantasyScore is just one source that is gifting those of you who cannot get enough fantasy football before the NFL offseason begins one final opportunity to put together a squad, this one based off the two rosters that will take part in Super Bowl XLIX. Your final fa
By Zac Wassink on Jan 29, 2015
The Philadelphia Phillies have named David Montgomery team chairman and Pat Gillick the fulltime president. Notable in the linked piece is that general manager Ruben Amaro Jr.’s name isn’t even mentioned, which should give a clear message as to his current position in the pecking order. Phillies fans who had previously lauded Amaro’s aggressiveness are now pleased that he has what amounts to adult
By Paul Lebowitz on Jan 29, 2015
Widely considered one of the funniest sketches of the past few years, Key & Peele have milked "Football Names" for all it's worth, coming out with a 3rd edition of the game this past week. Check it out above, and note that this one features a few guest stars. For what it's worth, I'd take Rerutweeds Myth with the 1st overall pick in the Football Names draft.
By Greg Fortier on Jan 28, 2015
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By Joe Kukura on Jan 30, 2015
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