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01.23.15 Aymann Ismail

The New England Patriots are being investigated for supplying under-inflated footballs in an important game they won against the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday. Dubbed #DeflateGate, the incident has morphed into a highly publicized controversy that has the word “balls” coming out of everyone’s mouth, from sportscasters to players and pundits. Everyone’s balls deep in balls, […]

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11.14.14 Amy K. Nelson

Clifford Drusinsky is 39 years old and last year he won a triathlon in Miami. One thing that separates him from most other athletes, though, is Drusinsky trained while using weed energy bars. Drusinky is so convinced that weed helps his workouts that he’s opened his own gym, F.I.T.S. Conditioning, to spread the “gospel of […]

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09.09.14 Amy K. Nelson

(Top photo: Donna Ferrato) Back in the early 1980s, Donna Ferrato was photographing New York City nightlife when a couple she befriended at a sex club invited her back to their home. When the husband, Garth, began beating his wife, Lisa, Ferrato was there to capture it all with her camera. Those photographs later became […]

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01.31.14 Samer Kalaf

When it comes to sports video games today, none is more recognizable than the Madden series. The gameplay of recent versions looks like an actual NFL game, but it wasn’t always like that. Technology has come a long way since 1988. The Museum of Moving Image in Astoria recognized Madden’s progress over a quarter-century with […]

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09.27.13 Kyle Petreycik

Earlier last week, Jeff Cantrell of Morehead, Kentucky started a petition to the National Football League requesting that the satirical heavy-metal band GWAR play the upcoming Super Bowl Halftime Show. The petition quickly took off and currently has the support of over 40,000 people who would really like the stage-adjacent Super Bowl spectators to be covered in […]

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03.07.12 Joseph Schulhoff

It’s official: Peyton Manning will no longer be a Colt. Now the sports media will continue to play “what if” with a host of QB-impaired teams across the league. Here are 5 things that will undoubtedly occur should the god-like quarterback set up shop in the city that his little bro brought glory to twice. […]

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05.26.10 Bucky Turco

Historically, the NFL doesn’t hold a Super Bowl in a city where it’s usually freezing in February, but that will all change in 2014, when the game will be played at the newly built Meadowlands in New Jersey. Although some are worried about the effects the cold weather will have, AccuWeather.com is predicting that temperatures […]

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10.14.09 Cajun Boy

Surely by now you’ve heard that Rush Limbaugh’s been trying to buy an ownership stake in the NFL’s St. Louis Rams. Despite public outcry from fans, past and present players and other owners, Rush has remained undeterred. Earlier today he said the following on his radio show: “I’m not even thinking of exiting. I’m not […]

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