Category Archives: football

Congressional NFL Brain Damage Study

brain damage

A recent study of deceased NFL players found that 99% suffered brain damage. We think Congress can do better.

Living Conflict Free Life With O.J.

conflict free life

During his successful parole hearing O.J. Simpson said that he’d lived a “conflict free life.” Maybe he has multiple lives we don’t know about.

Putin’s Super Bowl Ring

Putin's Super Bowl Ring

A trip to the White House is the elite athlete equivalent of everyone getting a trophy.

The New England Patriots made their regular trek last week. They gave President Trump another jersey. Jason Gray, in the WSJ (a subscription is required but try clicking the Google link), says he’ll never wear it unless he gets a job at Buffalo Wild Wings.

Some players didn’t make the trip, including Tom Brady. Also, on the dark side, former star receiver Aaron Hernandez hung himself in prison that morning. He had just been cleared of two murder charges but was serving a life term for another.

Putin’s Super Bowl Ring

But team owner Robert Craft showed up. He claims Vladimir Putin stole his Super Bowl ring in 2013.

Tom Brady Jersey Caper LI

tom brady jersey

Not a bad Super Bowl. Mary Katherine Hamm says Lady Gaga and Tom Brady made America great again. Somebody else made off with a Tom Brady jersey. It’s on Amber alert. Other than that, Mary Katherine called it great art and great sport.

 

Ezekiel Elliott’s Leap of Faith

elliott's leap of faith

You may throw your loose change into a Salvation Army Kettle this time of year. But Ezekiel Elliott scored a touchdown and threw himself in. The ref penalized him for excessive celebration but the NFL elected not to fine him. Presumably with Commissioner Roger Goodell’s approval.

Anyway, who says the NFL is no fun? Here’s a clever clip of  Zeek’s stunt spliced onto video of earlier red kettle choreography by Terrell Owns. (It’s the second video on the page.)

Elliott’s Leap of Faith

The Salvation Army says contributions jumped 61% after Elliott’s leap of faith.