Do you rush home from school so you can get your homework done before basketball practice? Is it too out there to think that the best and brightest minds are the biggest and fastest athletes? Do you think thousands of people would fill a stadium to watch a debate or a spelling bee every Sunday? What about Stephen Strasburg vs. Toby Gerhart in a chess match? More »
This story starts when I texted New York Giants offensive lineman Rich Seubert after their huge, 31-7 December win over the Washington Redskins (if they had lost, I wasn’t going to send the text). I asked him if I could meet his kids to ask “What is it like to have a dad in the NFL?”More »
Seeing as I’m the world’s biggest Chicago Bears fan, this is very painful for me to admit, but heading into Conference Championship weekend, it’s time I got it off my chest. OK, here it goes: Aaron Rodgers is the greatest, most clutch, most talented quarterback to ever throw a football in the NFL. There, I said it. Happy, Packers fans?
It wasn’t that long ago that running back C.J. Spiller of the Buffalo Bills was running back C.J. Spiller of Union County High School in Lake Butler, Florida. In high school, Spiller dominated his opponents, rushing for 5,511 yards and scoring 93 touchdowns. One of the highlights of Spiller’s prep career was playing in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl in 2006, a showcase game for the top high school players in the country. In 2011, Spiller returned to San Antonio, Texas, home of the All-American Bowl, to put this year’s crop of high school phenoms through a speed workout. SIKIDS.com caught up with Spiller after the workout to find out what he thought of the up-and-comers, his new sneakers, and his goals for the 2011 NFL season. Check out the interview and photos after the jump.
When its playoff time in the NFL, there are many things the league’s fans can count on: hot teams, exciting finishes, and, of course, the Ravens-Steelers matchup.More »
Athletes should be judged on their ability, rather than the ability of those officiating. Officials have significantly altered numerous outcomes of games due to incorrect decisions. More »