By Ryan Pfeffer "Tonight, Anthony Jeselnik is going to leave his stamp on the roast. And tomorrow, he'll use that stamp to buy food." That's how Seth MacFarlane introduced Anthony Jeselnik at Comedy Central's Roast of Donald Trump. And while obviously a bit hyperbolic -- like all great jokes -- th ... More >>
It's a Scout. On a completely off-topic note, I really wish I had one of these. I admit, I am an obsessive watcher of sports. I love our hometown teams, of course, but I can watch a game I have no rooting interest in almost as easily. In fact, I would say close to 90% of my television viewing is ... More >>
I have to say, yesterday lived up to my full expectations as a football fan. I went in hoping to see two tough, hotly contested games, and neither game disappointed. Neither the NFC nor AFC Championship game was decided by more than a single score, and neither one gave fans any chance of turning ... More >>
The NFL conference championships concluded just hours ago, and already the line has been set for the league's biggest game -- Super Bowl XLV. Heading into the February 6 contest, the Packers are the early favorites with numerous online gambling sites having Green Bay defeating the Pittsburgh Steeler ... More >>
image viaThis kind of devotion is only worth a number 10 ranking?It had to happen. They've already ranked everything else (and by "they" we mean The Media), so why not sports fans? Is it really possible to give an objective rating to a city's sports fans? Can you say that the citizens of one ... More >>
The final bell has tolled for Big Ben's Beef Jerky.In October, Gut Check listed ten athlete-branded foods of varying ridiculousness. One of the most ridiculous? Big Ben's Beef Jerky.The Big Ben in question is Ben Roethlisberger, the two-time Super Bowl champion quarterback of the Pittsburgh Steel ... More >>
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Self portrait via cnsnews.comMark MullerRemember Mark Muller? He's the owner of Max Motors outside Kansas City who made headlines this summer for giving away an assault rifle with the purchase of any truck from his dealership.Muller is now back in the news. This time he's publicly airing his grip ... More >>
Statistically it was Kurt Warner's day. He threw for 377 yards, completed 31 of 43 attempts and connected for three touchdowns. But it was Warner's lone interception -- a 100-yard pick by James Harrison for a touchdown in the first half -- that kept the Arizona Cardinals from winning Super Bowl 43. ... More >>
You know the green movement has become nothing more than a shallow marketing tool when the National Football League adopts it for the benefit of selling T-shirts. Yes, the NFL. The league that brought excess and bling to new levels. The league whose wanton devotion to consumerism has made its televi ... More >>
It's almost time for the big game, and I have to say, I'm pretty excited. Myself, I'll be rooting for the Pittsburgh Steelers. I know, Kurt Warner and all that, but I actually happen to be a fan of the Steelers. No real reason, other than the fact that I always liked Bill Cowher, I like the Oma ... More >>
Now that the Arizona Cardinals, historically one of the worst teams in all of professional sports, are in the Super Bowl, we thought we'd take a look at the team's years here in St. Louis.From 1960 to 1987 the Cardinals played in St. Louis, and to sum up the feelings of many fans who watched the tea ... More >>
What we missed in the world of sports this weekend.- The power of Christ compels him. Kurt Warner leads the Arizona Cardinals (!) to the Super Bowl.- Get Bunk and McNulty on the scene. There was a homicide in Pittsburgh on Sunday when Big Ben and Troy Polamalu killed Baltimore's AFC championshi ... More >>
Now that the Rams' season has progressed from bad to awful to potentially historic depths of abomination, we must confront the question: Is 0-16 likely? www.hoinews.com Die-hard fans -- and, I imagine, the Rams themselves -- can take comfort in the fact that since the NFL went to a 16-gam ... More >>
Battered by the pounding they took on the gridiron, former players say the National Football League has abandoned them.
The biggest reason the Rams won't make the playoffs is now the Lions' leading receiver