A ‘Would-Be’ Dynasty Dies NFC Wrap-Up: Even the Gods Were Crying

A ‘Would-Be’ Dynasty Dies NFC Wrap-Up:  Even the Gods Were Crying   Saying it was a good game; saying it was a truly close game; saying everybody did really well – all of these statements are a lot like when an Oscar loser says, “It’s an honor just to be nominated.”   Can the San […]

The “Dot.com” Super Bowl That Gave Football “The Tackle!”

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The “Dot.com” Super Bowl That Gave Football “The Tackle!”   One of the most beloved Super Bowls, and one that sits very high on the ‘Top Ten’ list of best games of all time, was actually referred to as the “dot-com” Super Bowl, being as that it was held during the height of the “dot-com […]

AFC Wrap-Up: The Kick Heard Round the World!

AFC Wrap-Up:  The Kick Heard Round the World!   Well…it’s over.  And no – I’m sorry, folks – this should not have happened.  We should have had two games go into overtime yesterday and the outcomes of BOTH should have been different.   Yes, I know, I know – New York and Massachusetts are all […]

The Best Part of the Super Bowl Experience is Halftime!

The Best Part of the Super Bowl Experience is Halftime!   There are a great many people who will tell you that the only time they rush to their television sets during the Super Bowl broadcast is when they are expecting to see the ‘best of the best’ perform live on stage.  Another large group […]

The Pats Have the Super Bowl All Sewn Up?

The Pats Have the Super Bowl All Sewn Up? Not So Fast…Hunger is Key! Okay…the AFC playoff game wasn’t exactly a big shocker to many.  The Patriots seem to be unstoppable – in fact, most sports writers have already put the Lombardi trophy in their hands.  No one can fluster that quarterback, apparently.  The offense […]

This Sunday the Best Rivalry in Football is Back!

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This Sunday the Best Rivalry in Football is Back!   These two teams are not new.  In fact, when the New York Giants meet up with the San Francisco 49ers this Sunday it will be as if time has turned back, and I am lucky enough to be sitting beside my dearly-departed father getting ready […]

From Father to Sons – The Manning Clan IS the Definition of Football!

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From Father to Sons – The Manning Clan IS the Definition of Football!   The legacy began with Elisha Archibald Manning, III.  Yes, that’s a mouthful, but to his legion of fans he was simply known as, Archie.   It all started in Ole’ Miss, when this American football quarterback, who played for the Saints […]

The Minutemen Who Return to Battle Every Sunday!

The Minutemen Who Return to Battle Every Sunday!   The celebration of America!  The revolutionary minutemen who stood in front of the British and told them exactly where they could go…these were the men who allowed our country to be fresh, new and, most importantly – FREE!!   Not only did they find themselves as […]