What is in the Water in New England?

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  What is in the Water in New England? by Amy Lignor   “There won’t be much left in our season.”   “Doesn’t feel good.”   The above are quotes made by the top echelon – the robotic twins, if you will, of the NFL –  after their win. Yes…I said, win. For the sixth […]

The NFL Looks at David vs. Goliath

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  The NFL Looks at David vs. Goliath by Amy Lignor   This has been one of those odd football seasons where the facts given at the beginning by those panels of “experts” that “know” a great deal about America’s favorite game, turned out to be more than a little wrong. What’s the strangest thing […]

Get Ready for Football!

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  Get Ready for Football! by Amy Lignor   There is a time every year where suddenly the sports news gets far more interesting. No. I’m not talking about the Olympics. Thus far the only thing anyone wants to hear about where Rio is concerned is a virus. What I speak of is that familiar […]

Where Will the Black & Silver Road Lead?

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  Where Will the Black & Silver Road Lead? by Amy Lignor   In the movies, the road was made of yellow brick, but when it comes to issues regarding the NFL, it is the road of silver and black that fans most care about.   Yes, it is true that almost the second the […]

Sports Check-In: The Believable, Debatable & Odd

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  Sports Check-In: The Believable, Debatable & Odd by Amy Lignor   As always when it comes to the crazy sports world—which is much like having your whole family over at Easter and at least one of them getting so drunk they think the “bunny” is really dropping those colored eggs in the backyard—there are […]

DVD Features Will Smith as Fearless Physician Who Fought the NFL

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  Concussion DVD Review by Kam Williams DVD Features Will Smith as Fearless Physician Who Fought the NFL In 2002, Will Smith landed his first Academy Award nomination for Ali, a riveting biopic about Muhammad Ali directed by Michael Mann. Although a cultural icon in his own right, Smith managed to disappear into the role […]

NFL Admits Football Linked to Brain Disease CTE

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  NFL Admits Football Linked to Brain Disease CTE By Burt Carey Facing a question by U.S. Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky during a discussion with the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce, a National Football League official admitted that football can be linked to a fatal brain disease. “Mr. Miller,” Rep. Schakowsky (D-IL) asked, “do […]

NFL’s Rams Coming Back to Southern California

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  NFL’s Rams Coming Back to Southern California By Burt Carey The Rams are moving back to Los Angeles. The Chargers might join them. And the Raiders will remain in Oakland. NFL owners voted 30-2 Tuesday on a lucrative relocation plan that returns the Rams to LA this year from St. Louis, where the team […]

The Regular Season Finale of the NFL Held Surprises

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  The Regular Season Finale of the NFL Held Surprises by Amy Lignor   There were few games left to play in the regular season that held massive power. The Minnesota Vikings versus the Green Bay Packers for the division title was one. The other came from the snow-filled skies of Buffalo where the Jets […]

Great Expectations

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  Great Expectations by Amy Lignor   This was one heck of a BIZARRE weekend of football.   The first fact that must be stated is that the Carolina Panthers’ unbeaten season is no more. What’s even worse is that the loss was not served up by the Patriots, the Packers, the Seahawks, or any […]