Expect the refs to throw a lot of flags during Super Bowl LVII

Carl CheffersImage: AP I don’t watch sporting events for the players or the game. Seeing incredible athletes accomplish phenomenal feats that I wouldn’t dream of doing in a billion years…nope, not for me. Rather, I watch sports because of the officials. To be so close to the action despite having none of the athletic prowess, … Read more

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones prefers to think ‘long term’

Jerry JonesImage: AP Jerry Jones is so far into his own head that he’s paralyzed by fear (or the effects of old age). In one of Jones’ many rambling interviews where he talks Dallas football, the Cowboys owner said it’s “pretty impressive” that the LA Rams and Philadelphia Eagles have made the Super Bowl after … Read more

Kelce brothers’ Super Bowl story is overblown, inconsequential

Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce, left, and his brother, Philadelphia Eagles center Jason Kelce (62), exchange jerseys following an NFL football gameImage: AP Welcome to Deadspin’s The Sports Nihilist, where all is for naught and we are but accidental jolts of electrified meat stuck to the surface of a rock in an indifferent … Read more

Giants’ Julian Love shades Eagles, Nick Sirianni on NFL Network

Julian Love discusses Eagles coach Nick Sirianniscreenshot: nfl network Nick Siranni has come a long way from his cringeworthy, double-talk-filled, introductory press conference in 2021. As the Philadelphia Eagles head coach, he has led the team to consecutive playoff appearances. This season they had the best record in the NFC and are playing in the … Read more

How haters will remember Tom Brady in retirement

Image: AP Nick Foles has a career record of 29-29, but he’s 1-0 against Tom Brady in the Super Bowl and that’s all that matters! The Philadelphia Eagles were supposed to keel over and die in 2017 following the devastating injury to starting quarterback Carson Wentz. Wentz was an MVP candidate throughout most of the … Read more

Don’t expect AT&T Stadium to host a Super Bowl any time soon

AT&T StadiumPhoto: Getty Images Jerry Jones championed the construction of Jerry World — AT&T Stadium — to host major sporting events far and wide, not simply for eight or nine Dallas Cowboys home games per year. His building hosted a Super Bowl in 2011 but weather problems in the Metroplex made that one a miserable … Read more

Eagles Josh Sills indicted on rape, kidnapping charges

Eagles lineman Josh Sills has been indicted by a grand jury on charges of kidnapping and rape.Image: Getty Images Philadelphia Eagles offensive lineman Josh Sills, 25, has been indicted on kidnapping and rape charges by an Ohio grand jury less than two weeks before his team is set to play in the Super Bowl, according … Read more

Solution for Fox Super Bowl booth with Tom Brady retirement

Former NFL Tight end and current color commentator Greg OlsenImage: AP The comeback king may finally be done, but Tom Brady’s football obituary should begin with his error of making one comeback too many. The venerable Patriots legend Tampa Bay Buccaneers mercenary-for-hire announced his retirement from him in a no-frills social media post on Wednesday … Read more

Phoenix’s Super Bowl promo pic goes overboard with Photoshop

I don’t know why anyone is surprised when a city putting on the Super Bowl goes overboard trying to make sure its streets are clean before hosting thousands of fans and hundreds of media members. There are levels to lengths that they goand it varies from allegedly euthanizing stray dogs (turns out, that was false)I’m … Read more

Tom Brady announces retirement via Twitter

No team with a shot to win the Super Bowl next season wanted a quarterback who’ll be 46 when he plays his next NFL game. That’s gotta be why Tom Brady is retiring. After a prolific 20-year career with the Patriots and a three-year run with the BuccaneersBrady said in a video on social media … Read more