The Green Bay Packers will take on the Cincinnati Bengals in pre-season game number three Thursday night. Starters are expected to play the first half. After that, reserves will have perhaps their final shot to earn a roster spot. The team must cut from 90 to 75 men on August 27th.
Cooper Barton is a 5-year-old kindergarten student in Oklahoma. Like so many in the area, Barton is a college football fan. Unlike many in the area, however, Barton is a Michigan Wolverines fan. Apparently his appreciation for the maze and blue did not go over well with school administrators.
Brett Favre is back in football. No, he's not slinging fastballs for an NFL team - rather Favre is wearing a headset and playing the role of offensive coordinator for Hattiesburg Oak Grove High School.
Twelve-year-old Elijah Earnheart is an aspiring young football player in the football rich state of Texas. Earnheart is a lot like many 12-year-olds, he wants to play with his friends. But due to his size, Earnheart and his family have been told he will be unable to play at the 7th grade level. Earnheart is 6-feet tall, and 297 pounds.
The FOX Network has revealed their broadcast teams for the upcoming NFL season. Back again as the number-1 team are Joe Buck, Troy Aikman, and Pam Oliver. New to the booth this season is former Chicago Bears Head Coach, Mike Martz. Martz will team up with Ron Pitts to form FOX's number-7 team.
It's a list you never want to see a player from your favorite team on. It's a list that so-called experts will try and predict shortly after a ground-breaking deal is made. It is (or, they are) the worst contracts in Major League Baseball.
I didn't know a home plate umpire had the authority to eject a sound guy from a baseball game. That's exactly what happened at a recent minor league game between the Daytona Cubs and Fort Meyers Miracles.
Waukesha native funny-man, Frank Caliendo will no longer serve a role in the NFL pre-game studio show on FOX. Caliendo, who has contributed to the show for 9 years made the announcement on his Twitter and Facebook pages yesterday.
Athlon Sports has come out with a list of the top 30 coaches in men's college basketball. University of Wisconsin Head Coach Bo Ryan is ranked number 9 on the list, while Marquette University Head Coach Buzz Williams is 20th.
We knew when he was the Head Coach at UW-Milwaukee that it was only a matter of time before Bruce Pearl ended up in the broadcast world. The candidly energetic and spontaneous Pearl is also personable, engaging, humorous and passionate.