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High School and College FootballFootball permeates America at all levels, with elementary school aged children playing b

High School and College FootballFootball permeates America at all levels, with elementary school aged children playing both touch and tackle football, high school football defining recreation in small towns throughout the country and college football providing what amounts to farm teams for the professional game. Some football programs operate year round, such as the high [...]

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Job OutlookJobs for theater producers and directors should grow by about 11 percent, along with the jobs for producers a

Job OutlookJobs for theater producers and directors should grow by about 11 percent, along with the jobs for producers and directors in other fields. According to the BLS, much of the job growth for those working in this capacity will come in the movie industry because of increased demand for American films, but the BLS [...]

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Peterson is traditionally a slow starter, and it’s the NFL, where he could be one injury away from an increased workload

Peterson is traditionally a slow starter, and it’s the NFL, where he could be one injury away from an increased workload. There’s nothing to say Peterson couldn’t go for 800 yards this season if he stays healthy, but not if it’s like Monday. The Saints’ defense can’t stop a trickle of water, and is a [...]

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A Closer LookUnlike other positions in the NFL where second stringers are hired (quarterbacks, running backs, middle lin

A Closer LookUnlike other positions in the NFL where second stringers are hired (quarterbacks, running backs, middle linebackers) NFL teams rarely keep two kickers on an active roster. Usually teams employ a kicker and punter, whose also kicks but only when possession of the ball is changing. However, in a July 2011 article for the [...]

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So what is in a big play? A big play has, obviously, the practical effect of making you more likely to win a game. But b

So what is in a big play? A big play has, obviously, the practical effect of making you more likely to win a game. But big plays are also generally believed to create the psychological effect known as “momentum.” Your numbers minded analysts scoff at momentum believers as the sports equivalent of evolution deniers. Study [...]

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Trademarking phrases is nothing new: The most famous case is sports announcer Michael Buffer, who currently makes more m

Trademarking phrases is nothing new: The most famous case is sports announcer Michael Buffer, who currently makes more money from his phrase “Let’s get ready to rumble” than he does from actually announcing boxers and letting them know that there might be rumbling. According to Hester’s court papers, the main difference is that Songz’ version [...]

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One of the most common attributes to an untrained QB is to drop the elbow of the throwing arm. this usually causes the b

One of the most common attributes to an untrained QB is to drop the elbow of the throwing arm. this usually causes the ball to be thrown “side arm”. Throwing side arm causes the ball to be thrown un accurately. Throwing with elbow up helps the ball become accurate better thrown balls. That personality was [...]

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What not so good are subjects that distract from that discussion. One such distraction that has cropped up in the last f

What not so good are subjects that distract from that discussion. One such distraction that has cropped up in the last few days is a debate over whether NFL rules say players have to stand for the anthem. News outlets have attempted to debunk, clarify or explain what the league says about it. Key Man: [...]

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“I’ve always enforced that they care for each other. They support each other.”Whitney and his wife, Beverly, moved with

“I’ve always enforced that they care for each other. They support each other.”Whitney and his wife, Beverly, moved with the oldest three boys from the Bahamas to the United States in 1980, when Whitney was transferred to work at Citibank.Then came two more sons. By the time Myron was born in 1986, the family had [...]

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Definitely are behind the curve not going through OTAs and minicamp, but if my name is called, I have to be prepared, Ke

Definitely are behind the curve not going through OTAs and minicamp, but if my name is called, I have to be prepared, Kelly told NFL Network. have to go out there and perform, and those guys right next to you the wideouts, the defense they looking at you to step up and make a play. [...]

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Analysis: Fourth trade in five picks to start the second round and the Bills get a productive receiver who caught 158 pa

Analysis: Fourth trade in five picks to start the second round and the Bills get a productive receiver who caught 158 passes in college last fall. Good pick for the Bills. Record breaking receptions totals in 2016 were due more to scheme and excessive targets than separation ability or top end speed. As a one [...]

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This article has been updated to clarify/correct Carroll’s coaching resume and record at USC. Specifically, Carroll was

This article has been updated to clarify/correct Carroll’s coaching resume and record at USC. Specifically, Carroll was a defensive backs coach in Buffalo and Minnesota, and defensive coordinator for the Jets, before becoming a head coach in New York. Also, Carroll’s USC teams played in two BCS title games (following the 2004 and 2005 seasons) [...]

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The majority of sports, everyone is doing their own assignment, says Matt Slauson, one of the Chargers two returning sta

The majority of sports, everyone is doing their own assignment, says Matt Slauson, one of the Chargers two returning starters up front. on the O line, you have five guys who have to move together as one. It takes time to build that. years under former coach Jeff Fisher, the Rams strategy was to build [...]

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“The building has great bones, it has great sight lines, and it has great tailgating,” he said. “Do we have the bells an

“The building has great bones, it has great sight lines, and it has great tailgating,” he said. “Do we have the bells and whistles of all the new facilities that are on line today? No. But one of the things is that we’re a volume business. We have a lot of suites, we have a [...]

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Which quarterback from the Class of 2015 leads his team to the playoffs? The top picks of that draft Jameis Winston and

Which quarterback from the Class of 2015 leads his team to the playoffs? The top picks of that draft Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota both helped guide their teams to nine win seasons last year. Both teams have worked to improve their passing games. The Buccaneers added DeSean Jackson in free agency and the Titans [...]

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“That’s the part that’s completely out of my control,” he said. “So, I try not to even think about it or worry about it.

“That’s the part that’s completely out of my control,” he said. “So, I try not to even think about it or worry about it. If a team falls in love with me and wants to draft me, that’s awesome. But, if I go undrafted I will still come to a team ready to work. I [...]

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While they have some very good players on both sides of the ball, they have no real quarterback. When’s the last time a

While they have some very good players on both sides of the ball, they have no real quarterback. When’s the last time a team without a quarterback was worth anything? Against the spread: 49ers plus 5.5.CINCINNATI over BALTIMORE, Sunday at noonEven when they are mediocre, the Bengals are usually very good at home against divisional [...]

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Confusion on RulesMost sports leagues have rules that govern when challenges may or may not be used. This prevents teams

Confusion on RulesMost sports leagues have rules that govern when challenges may or may not be used. This prevents teams from abusing the replay rule to question every call, but also limits the effectiveness of the tools. NFL teams, for example, are allowed just two challenges per game, earning a third only if the first [...]

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But as much as football thrives on seating us front row at a war, it gotten a lot harder to ignore the fallen or to pret

But as much as football thrives on seating us front row at a war, it gotten a lot harder to ignore the fallen or to pretend that they bounce back up. The 2010 season was a relentless loop of avert your gaze hits, shattering all records for on field concussions and season ending shears of [...]

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If you hit too hard yards! Throw him out of the game! They had that last week. I watched for a couple of minutes. Two gu

If you hit too hard yards! Throw him out of the game! They had that last week. I watched for a couple of minutes. Two guys, just really, beautiful tackle. I’m not saying that you should go out and try to bench press 275 lbs. Like professional football players, but I would suggest using the [...]

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