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football droughts broken

For many people, 2016 has been a rough year (probably an understatement.) However, for two football teams in rival codes, 2016 has turned into a very good year indeed. [more inside]
posted by freethefeet on Oct 3, 2016 - 6 comments

Snake said he didn't want to talk.

Kenny "The Snake" Stabler died last week. Sports reporter Bob Padecky recalls a memorable interview with the Oakland Raiders quarterback.
posted by prize bull octorok on Jul 13, 2015 - 13 comments

RIP you Diamond Geezer

It was Enery's Ammer wot put a young Cassius Clay on the floor (3.02) in 1963. Sir Henry Cooper, British Boxing legend has died aged 76.
The splitting glove controvery was a a mischievous manipulation of the truth (scroll down previous link)
He is still the only boxer to have won three Londsdale belts. Cooper and Muhammed Ali remained friends throughout his life.
In later years he came to despise what he saw as tawdry dealings and gave up commentating on BBC radio dedicating his life to golf and charity.
posted by adamvasco on May 2, 2011 - 19 comments

'Stache Cache

There can be. Only. One. [Previously]
posted by ericbop on Jul 8, 2007 - 9 comments

An intriguing article on the worst North American Football team of all time.

An intriguing article on the worst North American Football team of all time.
posted by ttrendel on Jan 15, 2002 - 15 comments

Steve Spurrier has resigned as Florida's head football coach. In today's other football news, Dennis Green resigned from the Minnesota Vikings today. Will Spurrier be coaching Randy Moss and Cris Carter in '02?
posted by Reggie452 on Jan 4, 2002 - 20 comments

Once upon a time, SPORTSJONES was an up-and-coming website. Major media sources hailed it: "original, offbeat, and thought-provoking," a site "that could shake the world," "cerebral sports journalism," "the thinking fan's sports site." Then one day ESPN/Disney bought it, the site died, and the writers joined the ESPN staff. I've yet to find a replacement. Where can I turn for substantial writing on sports and sports culture?
posted by jacknose on Dec 6, 2001 - 12 comments

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