As we reported in a previous post, Filipino boxer/congressman/Roman Catholic Manny Pacquiao doesn't agree with President Barack Obama (and the majority of Americans) that gay people should have the right to get married. Not only doesn't Pacquiao agree with Obama, he cites a passage in the bible that ... More >>
While we wait for this Sunday's showdown between the Steelers and the Packers, we're feeling nostalgic for the big games of our past.
We've been spoiled lately with some pretty exciting Super Bowls. But we remember a time not so long ago when the ultimate championship tended to be something ... More >>
viaAccording to those on the ground, the snow has started to fall in New York City, where blizzards are expected to drop at least a foot of snow on Sunday. Wind and white stuff have grounded flights in the Northeast, including out of New York's JFK and LaGuardia, in addition to neighboring Ne ... More >>
ViaThe football game between the New York Giants and the Minnesota Vikings, scheduled for today, has been moved to Monday after heavy snow caused the collapse of the Metrodome roof. On Saturday, the Giants were stuck at the Kansas City International Airport. And they wonder why we mock the Mi ... More >>
Jenn StergerA year after Minnesota Vikings quarterback Brett Favre (then a New York Jet) sent sideline reporter Jenn Sterger pictures of his penis, allegedly to no avail, he gave her another call the next time she was in New York. The man was really into this woman. Or at least really into hi ... More >>
We are witnessing the attempted Tiger Woods-ification of Brett Favre. After pictures of the Minnesota Vikings quarterback's penis were leaked onto the internet by Deadspin, New York tabloids started drooling. (Favre was a New York Jet when the pictures were allegedly sent.) The New York Post ... 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 >>
As we had occasion to note over the last couple weeks following the deaths of George Steinbrenner and Ralph Houk, one hates to speak ill of the recently deceased. However, there is that danger that the last word on someone's life is the one that's going to define his legacy, and that's particularly ... More >>
In Fantasy Football leagues all over the nation, overgrown manchildren covet the chance every August to be the first to pick from their choice of NFL players to play on their make-believe team for very real money that their spouses probably don't know they're spending. And for the last three ... More >>
People watching the Minnesota Vikings demolish the Dallas Cowboys last Sunday may have done a double or triple take (guilty) at the sight of one diminutive Minneapolis-born mega pop star hiding out in the home team's owner's box. Sure, Prince is from Minnesota, and he once deigned to play a Superbo ... More >>
Prince was so excited about his Minnesota Vikings' victory last weekend in the NFL playoffs that he dashed off a football fight song, "Purple and Gold." It sounds as if it were dashed off by a fan.
Purple Rain it ain't. Actually, it sounds like Christian rock, though MTV's Kyle Anderson, who mu ... More >>
As the Giants get ready for a crucial four games that will probably seal their fate for the 2009 season -- the Falcons this Sunday in the Meadowlands, the Broncos at Denver, then the Cowboys and Eagles back in New Jersey -- they have two major puzzles to solve.
Everyone knows about the defen ... More >>
How good are the 2009 Giants? Are they the best team in their conference? Let's answer the second question first.
Pending the outcome of tonight's game between the Green Bay Packers and the 3-0 Minnesota Vikings, the Giants and the New Orleans Saints are the only 4-0 teams in the conference. ... More >>
Don't know if you've heard the story, but they're saying that if you're traveling down Nicaragua way, you can see bunches of kids wearing "21-0" shirts - those were the ones printed up for New England fans before the 2008 Super Bowl - and Brett Favre Jets jerseys. That, apparently, is one of the pla ... More >>
The Denver Broncos used to be cool, man. They've changed.
Last week, we made clear our dim view of the televised scrimmage known as the Pro Bowl. Nonetheless, we forced ourselves to eyeball a few minutes of it yesterday, given that it was the last we'll see of pro football for a while. While endu ... More >>