Since the issue of concussions in football began to capture headlines in the late ’90s, the NFL has implemented several measures to reduce head injuries in the sport. After moving kickoffs up five yards in 2010, the league reported a 43% reduction in concussions on kickoffs. Still, the risk of […]
El Clasico: 93-89-48. Real Madrid and Barcelona are separated by only four wins after 85 years of an intense, hatred-filled rivalry. Real Madrid represents Spanish nationalism whereas Barcelona symbolizes the fight for Catalonian independence. Many rivalries claim to be more than just a game, but El Clasico is one of […]
The Buffalo Bills and the New England Patriots have a rivalry that extends back to the American Football League’s inaugural season in 1960.
Two minutes to save the world One of the most exciting sequences in any football game is the fabled “two-minute drill.” Offences open up when they are up against the clock; more risks are taken, the pace is faster, and the crowd is on its feet. Whichever team starts on […]
Take risks with your bench Fill your bench up with as many high-risk, high-reward players as you can. Every team in your league will have three or four stars; it’s your sleepers and free agent pickups that will win you your league. The more risks you take, the more likely […]
A sharp uptick in the number of suspensions doled out by the NFL going into this season has sparked uproar among fans and players alike, leading to negotiations between the NFL and the Players’ Association (NFLPA) over a new drug policy.
If you spent all summer drinking bottles of sunscreen and frying in the heat, here is what you missed in the world of sports…
Sports have a weird and wonderful vocabulary of their own. In this edition of 10 Things, we aim to clarify some of the funkiest and most famous phrases in the world of sports. Baseball 1 CAN OF CORN— This refers to an easy-to-catch ball hit high into the outfield. There […]
In case you were too busy voting for democracy over anarchy as you watched Twitch play Pokemon, here’s what you missed in the 2014 Winter Olympics… MEN’S HOCKEY —After the gold medal game—a 3-0 dismantling of Sweden—it was clear that Mike Babcock really is better at his job than the […]