I Should Not Have To Reconcile Being An NFL Fan With Being a Woman


Chelsea Cristene is sick and tired of dealing with the sexism that is seemingly attached to being a female fan of the NFL.

More Accountability Please: Goodell, Rice, and a Chance to Do Better

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Richelle Carey knows that the NFL understands what accountability and consistency mean. Why then, won’t they show it in a case of domestic violence?

Gays, Giants, NFL, and the Hiring of David Tyree


The personal views of David Tyree DO matter when his duties include education and development.

Man-to-Man with NFL Running Back Rashad Jennings of the New York Giants


“There’s nothing special about me, I’m just in a special position.” —Rashad Jennings

Is There Really a Difference Between Donald Sterling and the Redskins?


Joanna Schroeder looks at the legacy NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell could leave if he chose to lead against racism the way the NBA has.

Over 400 Former Players are Suing the NFL for Feeding Them Painkillers to Mask Their Injuries

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The number of former NFL players facing serious medical issues later in life is reaching an alarming rate.

I Want Michael Sam to Succeed, But Will He?


N.C. Harrison has some doubts about Michael Sam’s long-term NFL prospects, but he’d love for him to prove that nice guys don’t finish last.

Peyton Manning Supports Michael Sam and Antigay Politicians

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His soundbite seems like a generally polite and accepting attitude. And it’s certainly a far cry from the “disgusting” reaction from other homophobic players.

“A Kiss, after all, is Just a Kiss, Right?”

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Why The Michael Sam Kiss Freaked Me Out

Why The Michael Sam Kiss Freaked Me Out


A ‘typical’, beer drinking, hetero guy saw Michael Sam’s Draft Day kiss. Here’s his honest reaction.

Michael Sam and the Kisses Seen ‘Round the World [Video]

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Michael Sam got the call and reacted as you’d expect any newly-minted NFL player to react. And ESPN didn’t cut away.

Michael Sam Coming Up and Out

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When Sports Illustrated’s cover asked, “Is the NFL Ready for Michael Sam?” they didn’t mean on the football field.

A Mother, a Promise, and a Pink Cadillac

Rose Murphy and Teddy Bridgewater (Derek Gil 2014)

Author and ad guy Mark St. Amant Goes “Man-to-Man” with top NFL draft pick and devoted son, quarterback Teddy Bridgewater.

How Greed Stopped the USFL’s Forward Progress


30 years ago an upstart football league tried to take on the NFL. All it got was $3.76. Just ask Donald Trump about it.

You Can Call Him Gay, Just Don’t Call Him Unfashionable

Ex-NFL Player Clinton Portis

Ex-NFL Player Clinton Portis doesn’t care if you call him gay, just don’t call him unfashionable.

Big Mac and the Redsk*ns: On Leadership and Sovereignty, Fumble and Fame

Navajo Code Talkers honored at a Redsk*ns game in November 2013 amidst calls for the team to stop using an ethnic slur for name.

When I saw Peter MacDonald on television, still looking dapper and handsome at age 85 in a jaunty red scarf and Navajo Code Talker yellow velvet shirt standing on the sidelines of the Washington Redsk*ns game the week of Thanksgiving I was shocked, but not surprised. He was with three other Navajo Code Talkers, and […]