Last week, ESPN reported that Pop Warner football participation dropped by around 10 percent from 2010 to 2012. The abrupt decline -- which followed decades of non-stop growth and comes at a time when the NFL is as popular as it has ever been -- suggests that evidence of football's long-term harm on ... More >>
As we never get tired of pointing out, Fox Nation is a web-site where totally non-racist editors post links to stories guaranteed to anger up the blood of their no-doubt-about-it racist readers, many of whom immediately take to the Fox Nation comment threads to uncork monstrous slurs those editors t ... More >>
"A lot of folks who went to bed early tonight are going to wake up awfully surprised tomorrow morning when they see this score," said NBC color man Chris Collinsworth at the finish of last night's astonishing 35-34 victory by the Indianapolis Colts over the New England Patriots. According to ... More >>
It isn't so much that the use of steroids and performance enhancing drugs in the NFL gets less attention than it does in baseball -- it's more like it's invisible. On Wednesday, the Jets announced they had signed Larry Izzo, three-time Pro Bowl linebacker and special teams player for the New E ... More >>
According to reliable NFL.com blogger Adam Schefter, the Jets, after having signed former Ravens linebacker Bart Scott, are now "hosting a visit" for Baltimore's free agent cornerback Corey Ivy. Can the signing of Ray Lewis be far behind? It now appears that there's no chance at all that Lewis ... 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 enduri ... More >>
Like all right-thinking people, we were pleased to see the Pittsburgh Steelers win the Super Bowl despite our natural love of the underdog. We backed them for three reasons: Troy Polamalu's hair, the team's asymmetrical helmet design, and the fact that they play football where it belongs -- outdoors ... More >>
Watching the New York Giants' offense spit and sputter against the Philadelphia Eagles yesterday, I had a thought: How much different would this postseason be for New York fans if one of the NFL's two New Jersey-based pro teams had had the sense to get Kurt Warner before the season started?The answe ... More >>
"I don't think it was one thing," said Jets owner Woody Johnson after firing head coach Eric Mangini last Monday. "There's nothing specific. It's just a call we made. Hopefully, it's correct." Wrong, Woody. It was one thing, it was something specific. And no, your call wasn't, hopefully, correc ... More >>
If the Favre treatment doesn't stop Brady, maybe Jessica Simpson could?
The unapologetically schizophrenic Fog rolls in with oceans of surrealist noise
Neither Team May Be Giants
A Few Amputations, and the Jets Should Be Good for Another Playoff Run
How Can the Jets Be Purring at 7-3 With Vinny at the Throttle?
Giants Lesser Lights Lead the Way
D Carries the Giants, but to Where?
Gang green breaks a playoff rule of thumb
The games run on time in the Parcells/Belichick dictatorship
The defensive front is big blues big-play unit