Post Tagged with: "NFL"

IPPOLITO: Newton Under Unfair Fire

IPPOLITO: Newton Under Unfair Fire

Unless you count yourself a citizen of Broncos Country or happen to love defense, you were probably bored or at least disappointed with Super Bowl 50. Unfortunately, the headline-dominating spectacle after the game was not Denver linebacker Von Miller’s MVP performance and his domination of a pitiful Panthers offensive line.[Read More…]

by February 12, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
IPPOLITO: Fans Must Re-Assess Criticism

IPPOLITO: Fans Must Re-Assess Criticism

Sports fandom forms bonds unique from any other relationships in life. It spans across generations and brings people together who would otherwise have little in common. Sports unify cities, states and, at times, countries in support of something bigger than any individual. However, there is also an obvious dark side[Read More…]

by January 29, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Uncategorized
COMMENTARY | NFL Women Face Hazy Future

COMMENTARY | NFL Women Face Hazy Future

The Buffalo Bills announced on Jan. 21 that they hired Kathryn Smith as a female special teams quality control coach. More significantly, the Bills hired the first-ever female full-time assistant coach in the history of the NFL. The hiring decision has received extremely positive reactions, and it seems that the[Read More…]

by January 26, 2016 1 comment Sports, Sports - Top
MCLAUGHLIN: Coaching Carousel Continues

MCLAUGHLIN: Coaching Carousel Continues

For all the talk of how short the average millennial’s attention span is thanks to the iPhone, there appears to be one group with an even lower threshold of patience: National Football League team executives. If it seems like the revolving door of NFL head coaching jobs has been turning[Read More…]

by January 22, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
MCLAUGHLIN: Image of Toughness Prevents Proper Concussion Care

MCLAUGHLIN: Image of Toughness Prevents Proper Concussion Care

In the last few years, there has been a considerable amount of research done on the seriousness of concussions in sports, particularly in football. The discovery of a disease known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy, found in many football players, has helped doctors develop a safer protocol for diagnosing and treating[Read More…]

by December 8, 2015 1 comment Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
LANZILLA: Disappointing Injuries Cast Shadow Over 2015 Season

LANZILLA: Disappointing Injuries Cast Shadow Over 2015 Season

With most fantasy football drafts focusing primarily on running backs in the first round — between five and eight of the top 10 picks being running backs in most leagues — this year should have been the year of the running back. But, wow, it has been a disappointment. Most[Read More…]

by November 13, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns
IPPOLITO: Television Analysis Falls Short

IPPOLITO: Television Analysis Falls Short

Nothing in professional sports is easy. Athletes make difficult feats appear effortless, which is a testament to their unique and otherworldly skills. While not as extraordinary as a one-handed catch over the middle or an alley-oop lob pass and finish from half court, broadcasting and providing intelligent commentary on these[Read More…]

by November 6, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
MCLAUGHLIN: After an Illustrious Career, Manning Should Retire

MCLAUGHLIN: After an Illustrious Career, Manning Should Retire

In his nearly two decades of play, Peyton Manning has captivated an entire generation of football fans who normally would never tune in to a single Sunday showdown. Thanks to countless commercials, hysterical guest appearances — Manning’s “United Way” spoof is easily the best skit on Saturday Night Live —[Read More…]

by November 2, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
IPPOLITO: NFL Makes Baffling Uniform Rulings

IPPOLITO: NFL Makes Baffling Uniform Rulings

As October draws to a close, it is worth celebrating all that comes and goes in the year’s 10th month. Summer fully transitions to autumn as the leaves lose their green and begin to fall from the trees, midterm season arrives and … well, doesn’t really go anywhere until finals[Read More…]

by October 30, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
LANZILLA: Trades to Make After Foster Injury

LANZILLA: Trades to Make After Foster Injury

Running back Arian Foster tore his Achilles tendon this week. It was tragic. Foster, one of the all-time great Houston Texans, simply cannot seem to catch a break from the injury bug. This Achilles injury, notorious for robbing athletes of their trademark quickness, could be career-ending. As someone who owns[Read More…]

by October 30, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns