About 18 weeks ago, 32 teams in the National Football League started their season in hopes of holding on all the way to the start of the Playoffs. Cut those teams in half, and 14 teams between the National and American Football Conferences are ready for this weekend's Wild Card Round.

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Formula 1 Is For The Girls

I started watching Formula 1: Drive To Survive thanks to a short blurb in The New Yorker boasting a “Real Housewives” atmosphere, but with fast cars. As a fan of both sports and drama, I couldn’t find a reason not to give it a chance. Plus, it’s ranked in Netflix’s Top 10 shows and with five seasons already, how bad could it be?

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On February 1, 2022, Tom Brady announced his retirement from the NFL. His retirement lasted…all of 40 days. Brady went on to play another season with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, got divorced from wife Gisele Bundchen, and was ultimately eliminated from playoff contention in the Wild Card Round.

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NFL Player Damar Hamlin of Buffalo Bills Critically Injured

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The Buffalo Bills players react to Damar Hamlin (3) being injured making a tackled against the Cincinnati Bengals during the first half of play at Paycor Stadium on Monday, January 2, 2023 in Louisville, Kentucky.

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In a tragic turn of events Monday evening, 24 year-old Damar Hamlin of the Buffalo Bills collapsed on the field during the Monday Night Football game against the Cincinnati Bengals. After stumbling immediately after a tackle, Hamlin suddenly collapsed to the turf. He received CPR on the field, then was transported to a Level 1 trauma center at 9:25pm ET, where he is in critical condition.

In what will surely have long term implications for the NFL, the game has been suspended. An hour after he left the stadium, the players and coaches from both teams remained on the field, taking a knee, hugging, crying.

In a sport with a long history of controversy regarding player health, and the prevalence of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) - severe brain injury - among retired players, this event will surely result in a reckoning for a business built on a foundation of immense athletes colliding with each other at top speed.


11 Football Movies Better Than the Super Bowl

"This is for Rudy, Coach." *sobs*

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The Super Bowl is upon us, which means millions of people will be emotionally investing in the man-on-man performance of football.

Despite being a child of a die-hard sports fan whose identity hinged upon the successes and failures of his favorite organization (the Cleveland Browns, I sh*t you not–can you imagine an entire lifetime of being fanatical over the Cleveland Browns?), I don't understand the hype around football.

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Why Women In Sports Need #WomenInSports

This is what it is to be one of the #WomenInSports: It is a duality of being pushed down and lifted up solely because of our gender.


On December 2nd, the Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers played against one another in a rugged divisional matchup. Millions of Americans tuned in as announcer Cris Collinsworth intended to pay a compliment to an impressive group of Steelers fans he met. They just so happened to be women.

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