Articles from August 2007



Football Jerseys – The Great Transformation

Football Jerseys – the Great Transformation By Leo Cuccione Football Jerseys have undergone a complete change in its image, appearance and usage patterns. In the yesteryear sports jersey was just a part of the official sports equipment, nothing more nothing less. The jerseys meant for football players had long sleeves, were plain and their material […]

One For The Gipper – The Original Story

“One For the Gipper” – The Original Story By Lindsey Williams President Ronald Reagan is tagged fondly as “The Gipper” as the result of his movie portrayal of Notre Dames’ legendary football player. The nickname is so firmly attached to the president that the real Gipper is nearly forgotten. The true story is clouded by […]

Why Are College Football Authorities Against Playoffs?

Why Are College Football Authorities Against Playoffs? By Nishan Wilde As an avid college football fan, I have been wanting to address this issue for a while now. My question is this – why is there no post-season playoff in college football? There has been much speculation over the past few years that points to […]

Playstation Versus The Playground!

Playstation Versus The Playground! By L.K. Reid These days I hear the word “play stations” more often than I hear play ground. I wonder how many play grounds still exist. I would have loved to take sonny out and kick a football around with him and see him huff and puff as I displayed my […]

A Story From The Stands – What Have Former Nebraska Football Players Learned From The Game

A Story From The Stands – What Have Former Nebraska Football Players Learned From The Game – Tolly By Kenny Miller HOW TO LIGHT A ROCKET Tommie Frazier may not have known the dentist working on his teeth was a Nebraska football legend, too. Both of these men were quarterbacks. Both had a part in […]

NFL Head Coaches Who Played Collegiately At USC

Coaches With Ties To The USC Trojans Coaches come and go… sometimes quite often. There are three NFL head coaches that all played collegiate football at the University of Southern California. Three doesn’t sound like a great many, but when you think about it, that is roughly 10% of the head coaches in the NFL. […]

Football Team Names – Not As Consistent As You May Believe

Football Team Names – Not As Consistent As You May Believe In this modern age we are constantly hit with the idea of brand loyalty. How will customers, or fans, be able to make that connection with a company or team without continuity in a name? While Green Bay has always been the Packers, not […]

Marshall Faulk’s Amazing Second Collegiate Game Ever

Marshall Faulk’s Amazing Second Collegiate Game Ever The saying goes that you only get one chance to make a first impression, well Marshall Faulk made quite a first impression during the second football game of his freshman season at San Diego State University. When the day was done, the Aztecs had not only won the […]

Final Score: Rangers 30 – Orioles 3

Okay, I know this area is usually meant for football posts, but I had to make an exception today. The Texas Rangers beat the Baltimore Orioles earlier today by a score of 30-3. You’ve got to hand it to that Ranger defense, holding the Orioles to only a field goal. 😉 30-3? Wow. Just plain […]

Michael Vick, Dog Fighting, And The World Wide Web

Michael Vick is now definitely known for more than being the (former) starting quarterback of the Atlanta Falcons. It was announced today that he will be pleading guilty to charges related to an illegal dog fighting business he owned. An interesting side note, I decided to go take a look at MichaelVick.com (which forwards to […]