Articles tagged "American"

Cairo Santos, the latest Latin American placekicker in the NFL

Cold, Hard Football Facts for October 6, 2014

Kansas City Chiefs rookie Cairo Santos continues a long tradition of Latin American placekickers in the NFL.



Buck Up, Patriots Fans: Pass Defense, Pedigree In Your Corner

Cold, Hard Football Facts for September 26, 2014

Patriots fans grown fat on pretty football are a little sour after the team's unattractive 2-1 start. We say Buck Up, Little Campers. Your team may have finally found it's long-lost Super Bowl-caliber defense to go with its pedigree as the greatest victory machine in North American sports history.



Failure to Whack Ray Rice May Sink Gridiron Godfather Roger Goodell

Cold, Hard Football Facts for September 11, 2014

Roger Goodell's failure to act decisively in the wake of Ray Rice's brutal act of violence against a woman threatens to sink the career of the NFL commissioner. It'd be a bit ironic if it did. After all, Goodell was once the iron-fisted ruler we dubbed the Gridiron Godfather, who whacked anybody who dared sully the rep of the NFL.



Mike Ditka Is Tired Of Political Correctness

Cold, Hard Football Facts for August 20, 2014

Da' Coach thinks the Washington Redskins should keep their name and vows to continue to using the name. DITKA!



Futbol Facts: Politically Incorrect Realities of The World Cup

Cold, Hard Football Facts for July 13, 2014

The World Cup ends Sunday, and with it ends another round of American cultural naval gazing, as soccer "pundits" wonder why the rest of the world loves soccer, but not the U.S. Here are some politically incorrect facts about global soccer and America's place in it.



Seattle Seahawks Turnover Machine Might Short-Circuit vs. Denver Broncos

Cold, Hard Football Facts for January 31, 2014

Seattle forced an NFL-best 39 turnovers this year, and Denver really only loses when it turns it over twice or more. A perfect scenario, right? Well ...



Inside Vegas: The Story Behind Volatile Seahawks-Broncos Point Spread

Cold, Hard Football Facts for January 29, 2014

Sharps pounced on Denver immediately after the AFC/NFC title games, creating a huge swing in the Super Bowl point spread. Sean O'Neill takes us inside the decisions that moved the line, looks at the history of prop bets and talks to Mirage bookmaker Jeff Stoneback, a huge Seahawks fan, about his Sunday plans.



8 Reasons Why American Football Is More American Than The U.S. Government

Cold, Hard Football Facts for January 27, 2014

America's game has become an American celebration. Here are eight reasons American football is better than the American government. Put another way, here are reasons our brand of football is more "American" than our brand of government.



Super Bowl XLVIII: Broncos-Seahawks The Statistically Perfect Super Bowl

Cold, Hard Football Facts for January 21, 2014

Football is a chaotic, complicated and violent game. Yet it follows simple and definable statistical patterns centered around one single factor: the efficiency of your QB vs. the other guy's QB. And in this case, those patterns tell us that Denver-Seattle is the Statistically Perfect Super Bowl.



Tom Brady, Peyton Manning: History's Greatest Winners

Cold, Hard Football Facts for January 13, 2014

Tom Brady and Peyton Manning each advanced to the AFC title game with divisional round wins. They also advanced further up the list of greatest winners in NFL history, all but lapping the legends in win-loss differential.



 



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