America's views on youth football are shifting quickly. This was particularly apparent last week -- specifically on Thursday. That day, ESPN reported that participation in Pop Warner dropped by 10 percent from 2010 to 2012, and Robert Morris University released the results from a poll showing that 4 ... More >>
Just when you think it can't get any weirder in Gang Green land... The Jets recently cut linebacker Bart Scott (age 32), defensive end Calvin Pace (also age 32), DB Eric Smith (age 29) and OT Jason Smith (26). You figure with the first three it's a youth movement thing, since they are past what wou ... More >>
After a 285-day stint, I am abdicating my post here at The Village Voice. I'm going to work for Esquire.com, so I may -- as one commenter noted -- continue my work as a "a twentysomething angel of death." Yet, while I was here, I learned some very important things, and had some very memorable mom ... More >>
Twins cap not pictured, for onceThe MLB Playoffs begin today, kicking off an annual tradition for many sports-minded New Yorkers: rooting against the Yankees. Hold Steady frontman Craig Finn has added motivation this year, given that his beloved Minnesota Twins once again drew the Yanks in th ... More >>
First, we're going to start our post-Super Bowl coverage by telling you what nobody else would: the Arizona Cardinals didn't belong in the Super Bowl. The Cardinals were not, as some pointed out, one of the weakest teams ever to make it to the Big Game, they were the weakest.
Tell me it's a coincidence that five banks were robbed in New York City in a single day, while banks overall reported rare quarterly losses. Even the New York Times notes the eerie connection. You mean that all-time schemer Bernie Madoff isn't the only crook in town? (See above video, because it ... More >>
Can the Giants Kerry Collins Continue to Sidestep the Big Apple Media Blitz?
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