3. To take something away from the man I love that he has worked his ass off for all his life just to gain ratings is… horrific.

  4. I didn’t get it right.

    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on his handling of the Ray Rice incident

    The commissioner announced a new league policy on domestic violence Thursday




  7. Redskins players enter game with raised hands in solidarity with Ferguson protesters

    The gesture is a symbolic nod to Michael Brown, who witnesses says had his hands up when he was shot to death by a police officer




  10. ESPN says it wasn’t making a ‘political statement,’ but the network’s video of Michael Sam receiving the phone call from Rams coach Jeff Fisher telling him he’d been chosen, making him the first openly gay player in football history, might just be your daily cry.




  13. Today’s podcast traces the history of football broadcasts, just in time for the big game. 

    Watch the 1970 Monday Night football intro

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