Articles tagged: NFL


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My Dynasty’s Bigger Than Yours

The name “Mo Lewis” probably doesn’t mean much to the average sports fan. Indeed, even as a Jets fan, I had to Google his name at his first mention because... Read more

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The Sports Sermon: NFL Playoffs

Host Nick Gavio discusses the NFL’s Wild Card round results and previews the Divisional round with Graham Piro, Kevin Huggard, and Jorge DeNeve.

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Check the Booth: An Argument for Extended Instant Replay in Pro Sports

There’s nothing more frustrating than your favorite team getting screwed out of an important win because of an officiating error. It happens fairly often. No matter the sport, there’s always... Read more

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Send Them Back to School

In 2010, the NFL debuted its new “modified sudden-death” overtime rule for that year’s playoffs. The rule change set the stage for another miracle for Tim Tebow in Denver, breaking... Read more

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Who Wore it Best: NFL Color Rush Edition

The designers of this season’s color rush jerseys did their homework. In case you’ve been living under a rock all season: monochrome is winning. But for the less educated, we’ll... Read more

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The Sports Sermon: NFL Week 1 and Landon Donovan

Welcome to the first episode the The Sports Sermon, a new podcast from the Voice where we discuss all things sports. In this episode, host Jon Block sits down with Chris Dunn,... Read more

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10 Famous Sports Team Moves

The biggest news in the NFL right now, even with whatever circus Johnny Manziel is in right now, is the recent move by the Rams from St. Louis to Los... Read more

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Will concussions take down the NFL?

On December 25, 2015, Sony Pictures released a film that, for all intents and purposes, culminated reports, concerns and lawsuits regarding the increasing fear that American football is detrimental to... Read more

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NFL Players and the Art of Letting Go

It is very, very easy to forget that football players are humans. These men, often gargantuan in size, are hidden under layers of protective padding and covering. Facemasks and visors... Read more

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Surprising NFL Playoff Results From a New England Perspective

As a New Englander and a strong supporter of the Patriots, I can’t help but say these playoffs went in the complete opposite direction of what I expected. Seven weeks... Read more

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Greater December

Congratulations, sports fans. You did it. You spent your summer watching training camp footage on Sports Center because of ESPN’s odd desire to force feed the NFL down our throats.... Read more

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Plea Flicker: Serving Justice to the NFL’s Early Season Culprits

September was an interesting month for our nation and world. The pope visited, the Speaker of the House decided to step down, and heartbreaking stories of the European refugees were... Read more

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The Cap: Why Pro Teams Shouldn’t Sell Individual Tickets

Halftime Sports Editor Matt Jasko examines the intersection between finance, economics, and athletics in his segment, “The Cap.” Earlier this year Troy Kirby, president of the National Association of Athletic Tickets and Sales,... Read more

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The Four Stages of Injured QB Grief

Anyone who has watched a football game or sports network in the past month has seen Verizon Wireless’ commercial featuring New Orleans Saints backup quarterback Luke McCown. The commercial, narrated... Read more

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NFL Offseason Trade Evaluations

There were several trades this past NFL offseason.  Some of them have proved to be productive so far, while others have not worked out particularly well.  Let’s take a look at how... Read more

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The Cap: Kam Chancellor

Halftime Sports Editor Matt Jasko examines the intersection between finance, economics, and athletics in his segment, “The Cap.” The Seattle Seahawks’ 27-year-old star superstar safety, “Bam Bam” Kam Chancellor, concluded his Emmet Smith-esque... Read more

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Destruction vs. Determination: Why the NFL is Soft, and Why it Really Shouldn’t Be

I could be Jason Pierre-Paul, and I would still count the reasons to walk away from a damn near 3M dollar salary on one hand; but for the 24-year-old former... Read more

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Checking in on the Offseason’s Free Agents

I know that it’s early in the season, but there are several former free agents in the league who have either helped or hurt their respective teams significantly in the... Read more

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The Legend of Tom Brady

There is one name that divides American culture more than any other. No, I’m not talking about Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton.   I’m talking about none other than the... Read more

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The Cap: Eli Manning

Halftime Sports Editor Matt Jasko examines the intersection between finance, economics, and athletics in his segment, “The Cap.” Three developments dominated the discussion of the New York Giants’ 2015 offseason: Jason Pierre-Paul’s hand... Read more