MetLife Stadium turf gains reputation as one of NFL’s most dangerous

Welcome to the scene of your demise, NFL players.Image: Getty Images Some remember what used to be major venue out there known as the worst North American professional sports, Veterans Stadium in Philadelphia. The Eagles and Phillies shared that facility for more than 20 years. When The Vet housed those teams, there were many stadiums … Read more

Will Brett Favre be punished for alleged role in diverting Mississippi welfare funds?

Need to explain yourself, Favre.Image: Getty Images Brettvre has been justly criticized for his alleged role in diverting funds from Mississippi’s welfare fund to a pet project of a volleyball court. His daughter played for the team, and with about $135 million in career earnings, he could certainly have managed a donation himself. Mississippi is … Read more

San Diego State University had arguably the worst stadium opening of all-time

It feels hot just looking at this pic.Image: Getty Images Triple-digit heat, but not an ounce of shade to be found. It sounds like a lyric from that Alanis Morissette song, “Ironic,” but for San Diego State football fans, it was a reality, a nightmare come to life. SnapDragon Stadium opened up on Aug. 19, … Read more

A dome won’t make the Chicago Bears stay in the city

Soldier Field, the Bears’ soon-to-be-former home turf.photo: AP Hmm, let’s think. After the Bears purchased land in Chicago suburb Arlington Heights and the rumors began to swirl that they might be planning to move out west at some point in the relatively near future, let’s put ourselves in the shoes of Chicago’s mayor, Lori Lightfoot. … Read more