Did Patriots Cheat Their Way to the Super Bowl?

So when you get beat down by the New England Patriots one game away from the Super owl, it turns out it might not just be your ego that ends up deflated... The NFL is investigating whether the Patriots intentionally deflated footballs during yesterday's trouncing of the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC Championship game. Officials must have gotten suspicious during the game, because at one point, they reportedly took a ball out of play and weighed it. And what exactly would be the point of using deflated balls you ask? They would of course be easier to grip and catch, particularly in Sunday's rainy weather conditions. Logic however dictates that the advantage would then go to both teams, … [Read more...]

If This Doesn’t Give You Goosebumps, You’re Dead Inside

The NFL launched a contest asking fans to submit videos explaining why they love the game. The winner of the "Together We Make Football" challenge wins a trip to the Super Bowl. And to entice you to sign up, the league got celebrity fans to tape videos explaining their love for the game, including Condoleeza Rice and Rob Lowe. But the first one to make Nola Chick stop in her tracks was this commercial, featuring GMA anchor and Saints fan, Robin Roberts. Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. Breaking News If that my friends doesn't make you want to adopt a kitten and hug a stranger, you're a lost cause. … [Read more...]

Why This NFL Couple Is Awesome!

Pregnancy announcements can range anywhere from awkward to over-the-top. But one NFL player and his wife found a way to make one that was just right. Check out how Baltimore Ravens player Torrey Smith and wifey Chanel revealed to the world they had a baby on board via instagram! The couple got married this summer, months after releasing cutesy engagement pics. They met at the University of Maryland, where they were both athletes. Congrats! … [Read more...]

Why Troy Polamalu Is Cutting His Legendary Hair

It has its own commercial deal. It has its own twitter account. It's even insured. Yes, while there are many stars on the Steelers team, you might say there is none more beloved than the hair of Steelers safety Troy Polamalu. So imagine our horror upon learning the news that those lovely lady locks are about to bite the dust! Troy announced on his Facebook page that he's decided to cut his trademark hair. It's not to make a fashion statement but to raise awareness for a cause near and dear to his heart. Here's how he broke it down to fans: “We talk about supporting veterans often, but now its time for us all to DO something. I'm getting a ceremonial haircut this Veterans Day for … [Read more...]

Let’s Talk About #SexyRexy

Chicks, I'll admit it. I found myself catching the vapors last night. And not just because Tom Brady looked like he might slit his wrist with a Gillette razor if a receiver dropped another pass. It was that fellow, nay, that warrior on the Jets sideline, distracting me in all his slimmer, yet still fleshy glory. It was that tan hunk of man known to the masses as Rex Ryan. Who knew that underneath those hundreds of pounds of flesh and swagger, lie a pretty handsome dude? Sure he revealed his new figure months ago, but there was something about seeing him on the sidelines, full of rage and sadness that he coached the Jets, that got me all hot and bothered. Just look at … [Read more...]