GLENDALE, AZ - NOVEMBER 24:  Defensive end Darnell Dockett #90 of the Arizona Cardinals watches from the bench during the NFL game against the Indianapolis Colts at the University of Phoenix Stadium on November 24, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. The Cardinals defeated the Colts 40-11.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Darnell Dockett takes over The Players’ Tribune’s Twitter account

The Players’ Tribune—a website where athletes publish content to connect with fans—asked Arizona Cardinals defensive tackle Darnell Dockett to take over its Twitter account to live-tweet Saturday’s Celebrity Flag Football Challenge. It didn’t go very well. The takeover seemed to get off to a solid start, but things went downhill quickly. Live from AZ: Pro […]

PHOENIX, AZ - JANUARY 31:  Fans pose for photos next to the logo for the upcoming Super Bowl XLIX between the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots in an NFL fan zone on January 31, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Why the Super Bowl should be played on Saturday

If the NFL wants to increase viewership and add new fans, there’s a simple solution that might help them out regarding when the Super Bowl is played. No, the solution isn’t adding flashier commercials, better entertainment, or some other hoopla to a game that doesn’t lack plenty of glitz and glamour. Instead of all of […]


Porn star Mia Khalifa attempts to persuade five-star recruit to pick FSU

Porn star Mia Khalifa tried to convince Ohio State QB Braxton Miller to transfer to Florida State University two weeks ago. She’s a diehard Seminoles fan, and was apparently attempting to be an ambassador of sorts. But it’s a long offseason, and Khalifa isn’t done trying to help upgrade the Seminoles’ roster just yet. In […]


Five most villainous Super Bowls of all time

For NFL fans that aren’t still shoveling snow in the New England area or enduring the perpetual rain in Seattle, choosing a side in Super Bowl XLIX can be quite difficult. On one side of the ball, there’s Bill Belichick and Tom Brady completely dismissing Deflategate. The Patriots are hard to root for, but is it any […]

during their AFC Wild Card game at Heinz Field on January 3, 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Steelers cursed more on Facebook than any other playoff team, study shows

It’s no secret Steelers fans are one of the most passionate NFL fan bases out there. And this is nothing new. Historically, they’ve always had a strong presence wherever they play—traveling well and rocking the black and yellow in nearly every square inch of North America. They will also go to great lengths to defend […]


Five worst teams to win a Super Bowl

No team that has won a Super Bowl is necessarily “bad.” Sunday, the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks will face off in a matchup that pits the AFC’s best against the NFC’s best. However, that isn’t the case every year. Sure, some championships are better than others. Wouldn’t we all like to see the […]


Kevin Harlan gets hit in face by loose ball (VIDEO)

Not one person in attendance for Bulls-Lakers at the Staples Center on Thursday night warned TNT broadcaster Kevin Harlan about the loose ball when it came flying in his direction. It’s a shame when you think about it, because someone could have possibly prevented him from getting drilled in the face by the ball. Unfortunately, […]


Devon and Leah Still wrote a book for kids fighting cancer

The last seven months have been an emotional roller coaster for Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still and his four-year-old daughter, Leah. She was diagnosed with Stage 4 neuroblastoma—a pediatric cancer—in June, and has been an inspiration to others that are fighting the disease. Leah will be releasing an animated book, I Am Leah Strong, […]


Marshawn Lynch reveals how to do his signature ‘crotch grab’ (VIDEO)

Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch’s signature gesture has generated many different reactions from both fans and analysts alike. The “crotch grab” caps off touchdown runs in the best way possible. And Lynch recently broke down the art of it on Conan, step by step. Seahawks fans now know what to do every time Lynch […]


Crocodile picks winner of Super Bowl XLIX (VIDEO)

Dozens of media members lined up at the Fort Worth Zoo on Thursday to see what one particular crocodile was going to do. Salty, as he is appropriately named, is a 15-foot-long, 1,500-pound saltwater crocodile that resides at the zoo. While he has no supernatural ties, many think he knows enough about football to predict […]


Kyrie Irving scores career-high 55 points, hits game-winning shot

With Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James currently sidelined due to a sprained wrist, the team needed someone to step up in his absence on Wednesday night. Kyrie Irving did just that—and then some. Irving torched the Blazers and scored a career-high (and NBA season-high) 55 points on a 17-of-36 shooting performance. He was particularly dangerous […]


Kendrick Perkins sounds off after loss to Knicks

The Thunder lost to the Knicks on Wednesday night, 100-92, leaving many fans to wonder: “Did that actually just happen?” Because let’s face it, the Knicks are terrible. Unfortunately it did happen, and the team has now lost three of their last four games. Thunder center Kendrick Perkins isn’t happy about it. He shared his […]

CHANDLER, AZ - JANUARY 28:  Quarterback  Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots speaks with the media on January 28, 2015 in Chandler, Arizona.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Super Bowl XLIX MVP odds: Which player has the best chance to win the award?

Super Bowl MVP winners come from all walks of life. For some former NFLers, such as Joe Montana and Terry Bradshaw, winning the accolade was just another notch on their bedpost. For others, like Jim Plunkett, John Riggins and Ottis Anderson, the achievement marked a revival of their respective careers. There were also those that […]


Marshawn Lynch and Rob Gronkowski battle it out ‘Mortal Kombat’ style

Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch may not like to converse with the media, but he sure seemed to enjoy himself playing video games with Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski. With the Patriots and Seahawks set to face off Sunday in Super Bowl XLIX, Conan O’Brien came up with a great idea to bring the […]


Soccer player throws shoe at linesman (VIDEO)

Atletico Madrid midfielder Arda Turan completely lost his cool during Wednesday’s Copa del Rey match against Barcelona. Barcelona won the game, 3-2, but it was no easy task. The match featured plenty of action and controversy. But the most peculiar moment came just before halftime. All the hard fouls and cards that were given out […]


Richard Sherman salsa dances like a boss at Super Bowl Media Day (VIDEO)

Everyone expected Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman to go off and make a spectacle during Super Bowl XLIX Media Day. But that wasn’t the case. Sherman gave some polished and intelligent answers as he fielded questions from reporters. He showed just how smart of a player he is. Richard Sherman on how he feels about […]


Marshawn Lynch finally speaks to the media in Skittles press conference (VIDEO)

Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch rarely opens up to the media, but it seems as if Super Bowl Week has inspired him. That, or his love for Skittles. Lynch recently held a “press conference” where he fielded questions from “reporters” for two-and-a-half minutes. We learned a lot about Lynch after watching the video. He […]

New England Patriots v New York Jets

Jets players rip Patriots over Deflategate

Super Bowl XLIX is now less than one week away. And for a brief moment, it seemed as if all the chatter about Deflategate would die down for a bit—at least until after the big game. But two New York Jets players could not help but jump at the opportunity to rip their division foe. […]


Six underrated X-factors who could make an impact in Super Bowl XLIX

The Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots have many Pro Bowlers and game-changing players on their respective rosters, but the lesser-known role players make Super Bowl XLIX an intriguing matchup. And those “X-factors” could turn out to be the difference in the game. With so much talent on both sides of the ball, how each […]


FA Cup synopsis: Recapping the week’s most improbable results

While most casual football fans follow the Premier League, it’s important to note that it’s not the only league that generates interest in England. Fans in local British communities passionately root for their respective clubs. It’s usually a short hike to the local pub, and fans can watch matches and connect with others that have […]