More Americans than ever before say they would not let their sons play football. Yet football remains our favorite spectator sport (it's not even close) and there is nothing to indicate that's about to change.
By the time last year's Super Bowl rolled around, it was clear enough that I wasn't the only one predicting an end to the glory days of what is increasingly (and rightly) coming to be seen as a barbaric, violent and dangerous sport.
The Jets' QB got himself sucker punched by his own teammate!
The good deeds didn't stop there. Ravens members split up and visited Frederick Douglass High School and Excel Academy, according
The twitterverse has already begun scoffing at ESPN's clear conflict of interest between reporting on sports "news" and being a partner with the sports whose programming it carries.
It's going to be difficult for the Chicago Bears to vanquish the San Francisco 49ers on opening night at brand new Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara.
Sunday Night Football: Broncos' Living Legend Peyton Manning Fosts Colts' Future Maestro Andrew Luck
Until Peyton Manning hangs them up, he and Andrew Luck will play against each other at least once a season. That once is Sunday night.
In our culture, being masculine often means not being vulnerable; this is especially true in the NFL, where it seems players
Hidden Within the NFL's Kickoff Extravaganza, the Green Bay Packers and Seattle Seahawks Will Play an Actual Game
The National Football League may be billing this game as the rematch of the "Fail Mary" replacement referee debacle, but true pigskin lovers know it's an eagerly anticipated battle of mercurial offense versus terrifying defense.
The million-dollar extravaganza that provides the occasion for the new Kevin Costner movie, Draft Day, used to be a simpler affair. Lord knows I wasn't qualified to run the American Football League draft. But I did.
In the shadow of the NFL's biggest game, the Broncos defensive and Seahawks offensive players must feel like the forgotten stepchildren of Super Bowl hype.
This Sunday, for the third time in the recent Super Bowl era, the NFL's best offense will face the league's best defense. In the previous two instances, the top defense won -- rather famously so.
If you shell out the $1,700 for a Super Bowl ticket, that's more than your average cheerleader makes in a year.
On Friday's "Real Time," Bill Maher found this whole idea very odd. "I don't know where Republicans get the weird delusion
The instant his verbal explosion of an interview hit, the predictable quickly happened with Seattle Seahawks all-pro cornerback Richard Sherman. In fact two predictable things happened with him in the aftermath of the interview.
Can the resurgent Miami Dolphins edge out the reigning Super Bowl Champion Baltimore Ravens? Can the Cincinnati Bengals hang on to a season that should have seen them as undisputed divisional champions?
While one wouldn't seriously suggest making one's Week 8 NFL picks using a dartboard, football predictions for the 2013 season have proven best made using the SAT method: make your choice and don't second-guess yourself by referring to facts.
Pro football has a serious morality problem. I am not talking about promiscuous players or racist team nicknames. Nor am I referring to the "obscene" amounts of money changing hands between the masses obsessed with football and the sports industrial complex that keeps them supplied.
Just because somebody is on the cover of Madden or in a Pepsi commercial doesn't mean they'll produce for you.
High-flyers like Green Bay and Denver are both up against good defenses as they face Detroit and Dallas. Superstar Seattle is on the road against underrated Indy.