The World cup is dominated by Brazil, Germany, and Italy; the NBA championship, by Boston, Los Angeles, and Chicago. Who's more dominant?
Drew Brees, the QB of the champion New Orleans Saints, will grace the cover of Madden 2011. Can Brees avoid falling victim to the fabled Madden curse?
1945: Charley Trippi was a University of Georgia halfback drafted by the Chicago Cardinals. The prize catch in a bidding war between the NFL and the All-America Football Conference, which led to his signing a four-year $100,000 contract with the Chicago Cardinals (the precursors of today's Arizona Cardinals). … During the course of his NFL career, he switched from halfback to quarterback and back to halfback, before finishing as a defensive player. … Turned in a sensational performance in the 1947 championship game, rushing for 206 rushing yards while wearing sneakers for better traction on a frozen field. The 28-21 victory over Philadelphia marked the only time the Cardinals ever won an NFL title.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell set the Ben Roethlisberger suspension at six games Wednesday for bringing the league into disrepute.
YANKEE STADIUM: A view of Yankee Stadium in the Bronx is seen from the upper deck during the Yankees game against the Tampa Bay Rays in July 2008. The 2008 season was the final season the Yankees played in the House that Ruth Built before moving next door to a new Yankee Stadium.
A ski fan waves a swiss flag, backdropped by the Eiger mountain during the World Cup Men's downhill skiing event in Wengen on Jan. 16.
The federal government closed today because of the weekend blizzard, but the snow won't stop the Washington Redskins from battling the New York Giants at FedEx Field on Monday night.
During his nearly decade-long tenure, Vinny Cerrato presided over some good draft picks and signings – but his legacy is a stream of overpayed and underperforming duds.