While the spotlight on this year’s Super Bowl can’t be ignored, neither can the NFL’s longstanding diversity problem. The 2018 season started with eight head coaches of color, an all-time high first set in 2011, according to The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES). Then came “Black Monday” — the day after the […]
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They did it again. The greatest run in NFL history continues as the New England Patriots, in their 11th Super Bowl, dominated the Los Angeles Rams 13-3.
This is what greatness is all about. Four teams have navigated through the minefields of the NFL to reach the finals in one of the most exciting seasons in league history.
The Vikings’ 8-7-1 regular season has come and gone, and the disappointment and frustration will remain through July. This season was supposed to be so much more.
‘Not a good look for diversity today in the NFL.’
This [NFL] is a man’s world, but it would be nothing without a woman or a girl … (speaking in my James Brown voice). Sure, we are on the sidelines as cheerleaders, owners, reporters and such, but there has never been a female head coach manning the sidelines in any male professional sport. There’s always […]
As we go to press, the Vikings announced they have fired Offensive Coordinator John DeFilippo. QB Coach Kevin Stefanski is the interim OC and will call plays Sunday vs. Miami.
Los Angeles won with 30 over Detroit’s 16. The Rams are 11- 1, the best record in the NFL, and they play the 8-4 Bears next week. Next Monday the Vikings play at Seattle. With just four games left, winning is paramount.
Six NFL teams are 1-4. Which one surprises you? New York, San Francisco, Arizona, Indianapolis, Atlanta or Oakland?
This season will not fall completely on the shoulders of free agent quarterback Kirk Cousins, the NFL’s first $84 million quarterback. However, the Vikings believe and have identified Cousins as the quarterback who can lead them where they have never been: Super Bowl Champions!