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  • Watch Bad Lip Reading's hilarious take on the NFL

    Watch Bad Lip Reading's hilarious take on the NFL
    The folks who run the Bad Lip Reading channel on YouTube released their latest video this week: their take on the NFL. The video, which you can watch above, is well worth the four minutes it will take to watch. Some of my favorite moments: Tom Brady...
  • Greg Maddux, Tony La Russa will have no logo on Hall of Fame plaque

    Greg Maddux, Tony La Russa will have no logo on Hall of Fame plaque
    After the Baseball Hall of Fame inductees are announced each year, one of the fun things to do is figure out which team logo will appear on each inductees Hall of Fame plaque. Probably few would have guessed the choice made by Greg Maddux and Tony La...
  • Oakland Raiders sued by their own cheerleaders, the Raiderettes

    Oakland Raiders sued by their own cheerleaders, the Raiderettes
    You know things are getting bad when your own cheerleaders turn against you. The Oakland Raiders are being sued by their cheerleaders, the Raiderettes, who claim the team withholds their pay until after the season is completed, does not pay for all...
  • Oakland Raiders break all kinds of labor laws, cheerleader suit says

    Oakland Raiders break all kinds of labor laws, cheerleader suit says
    Any woman who takes a moment to read the allegations against the Oakland Raiders by one of its Raiderette cheerleaders will probably have a moment of recognition about some job from her past where she was patronized or treated like a child. I know I...
  • Secret Oakland Raider cheerleaders' handbook patronizes, demeans

    Secret Oakland Raider cheerleaders' handbook patronizes, demeans
    I have in my possession a copy of the super-secret official Oakland Raiderettes handbook, which outlines employment policies that are the subject of a class-action lawsuit, and also promises to teach “elite etiquette” to “football’...
  • When Long brothers go head to head, Mom and Dad will be watching

    When Long brothers go head to head, Mom and Dad will be watching
    Diane Long will sit in an Edward Jones Dome luxury box Sunday, binoculars lifted to her eyes, her focus trained on the line of scrimmage. She won't be following the football much when the St. Louis Rams play host to the Chicago Bears. For four quarters,...
  • A new Thanksgiving Day tradition: football's concussion circle

    A new Thanksgiving Day tradition: football's concussion circle
    The game of football has evolved over the years with different formations. We've had the single-wing, the split-T, the wildcat. Now, we have a new one. The concussion circle. The only player involved in this formation is the poor guy on the ground...
  • Can you name the Heisman Trophy winners in Pro Football Hall of Fame?

    Can you name the Heisman Trophy winners in Pro Football Hall of Fame?
    There are eight -- and there's one active NFL player who will be a shoo-in -- Heisman Trophy winners in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Can you name them? Two are running backs who won the Heisman as college football's best player in the 1980s. Two...
  • When's healthy enough enough? Jay Cutler is in, Robert Griffin III out

    When's healthy enough enough? Jay Cutler is in, Robert Griffin III out
    It's a strange week when Washington Coach Mike Shanahan is rolling the dice by taking out the healthy-enough Robert Griffin III, and Chicago Coach Marc Trestman is rolling the dice by putting in the healthy-enough Jay Cutler. If Cutler doesn't match...
  • Remembering Thanksgiving games of old when Lions devoured Packers

    Remembering Thanksgiving games of old when Lions devoured Packers
    A Thanksgiving Day feast means something totally different to former Green Bay Packer Paul Hornung. "The Lions used to just eat us alive," he says. Hornung, a Hall of Famer, is 77. The golden era of the Golden Boy was the '50s and '60s. In those days,...
  • Todd Christensen dies at 57; record-setting NFL tight end

    Todd Christensen dies at 57; record-setting NFL tight end
    As an eloquent and colorful All-Pro tight end for the Los Angeles Raiders, Todd Christensen seemed to have a playbook in one hand and a dictionary in the other. "All you'd have to say was, `Todd, will you just shut up? Give me a $2 word instead of a $10...