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Why the Jets Picked Joe Namath

You can make the case that Super Bowl III, which took place on Jan. 12, 1969, was the single most important sports event in the history of North America. Without that game, in which the New York Jets defeated the heavily favored Baltimore Colts 16-7, there might not be a Super Bowl XLVI on Feb. […]

Heisman as a Predictor

Congratulations to Mark Ingram, winner of the Heisman Trophy. As a sophomore, Ingram is not concerned with pro football right now, but the question exists nevertheless: How well does the Heisman predict success in the NFL? Over the years the Heisman has produced great NFL players and great NFL flops. Sometimes the flops result from […]

It Don’t Cost Nuthin’ to be Nice

What goes into greatness? In this simple speech, you can see what made Alabama football legend Paul “Bear” Bryant so successful. The message comes courtesy of John McCarthy at Montclair State University in New Jersey. I don’t know the original source; if anyone knows, please tell me so I can give credit. Here it is: […]