My obsession can be traced to a single day, when I learned that football had more to offer me than I ever imagined. It all started with a game of horse.
This past Saturday morning, after tossing and turning for the better part of two hours, I decided to roll out of bed with the roosters. What I realized was, short of counting the moths as they fluttered in front of my porch light, there’s not a whole lot to do when you’re up at the […]
There are sports video games out there right now that are, in a word, unbelievable. You can page through complex football playbooks, create new franchises, or swing a live bat against live pitching. Some systems go so far as to mimic your actual body movements and translate them into gameplay. It’s clear things have come […]
Many will tell you that a record is the highest personal honor that can be obtained by any athlete. Others contend records set new standards and push athletes to reach higher, to run faster, and to push harder. As spectators, we relish in seeing these feats accomplished, and we thrive on seeing them broken a … Continue reading Some Pro Records Will Never Be Broken
Before a certain #20 loomed large in the defensive backfield for the Philadelphia Eagles with his tinted, black visor and his magnetism for bone-crushing hits, another human projectile filled those shoes more than adequately. He wore the Kelly green jersey with his #36 proudly stitched on the back. No, I’m not talking about Brian Westbrook. … Continue reading A Random Tribute to Michael Zordich
Dear Mr. Wentz, There is very little chance we should ever meet each other in person, but I need you to understand one thing: we share a very special bond, and we always will. You see, yesterday was easily the most enjoyable day I’ve spent on this planet since I became an Eagles fan--which covers … Continue reading An Open Letter to Carson Wentz