Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch unceremoniously announced his retirement on Twitter during Sunday’s Super Bowl. Just as captivating as Lynch’s runs was his enigmatic personality. Here are the moments that defined the Skittles-loving, custom-gold-grill-procuring back.
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This week Deadspin editor Timothy Burke wrote that “the scripted world of pro wrestling cares more about its athletes’ brains than the NFL does.” Bill Littlefield investigates what led Burke to come to that conclusion.
You might be familiar with the X’s and O’s surrounding Sunday’s Super Bowl 50 matchup, but did you know about Broncos OT Ryan Harris’ stint on MTV? What about Panthers CB Robert McClain’s passion for drawing? Here are some unusual facts about the players taking the field this weekend.
The Super Bowl is all about numbers … or at least that’s the way Bill Littlefield has come to see it.
Whether he’s climbing a tree, doing his best DJ Khaled impersonation, dabbing, or inviting himself over for a sleepover, Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh has been busy this recruiting season.
It’s not entirely true that Bill Littlefield thinks sports are going to the dogs. But it’s sort of true.
Tom Brady and Peyton Manning have faced each other 16 times over the course of their exceptionally successful careers. On Sunday, they will face each other again. Sort of.
The 22nd annual Only A Game Super Bowl Haiku is coming up, and we’re looking for submissions. Put your best haiku forward and it just might make it into our show on Super Bowl weekend.
On Monday, Barcelona star Lionel Messi won the Ballon d’Or, given to soccer’s top player, for the fifth time in his career. Bill Littlefield is among those good with that.
The NFL’s postseason gets underway this weekend. Over the next month’s worth of weekends, 12 teams will be whittled down to the two that will meet in the Super Bowl, which Bill Littlefield has already begun to consider.