Nothing ventured, nothing gained

Here is an amazing story you probably haven’t heard before, written by the Los Angeles Times’ Jesse Dougherty about a college newspaper writer who tried out for the USC football team as a stunt to get a story, and the unlikely turn his life took as a result. If there ever was a lesson in how sometimes just putting yourself out there and not worrying about being embarrassed can pay off, this is as good as it gets.

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How every Packers fan felt Sunday

If  you haven’t seen this video, it’s only 50 seconds long, but it will make your day. This poor little six year-old can’t stop crying after watching his beloved Packers lose in overtime to the Seattle Seahawks. When he sees a ‘Hawks player riding a bicycle around the field in celebration he goes over the edge. The little boy’s mother is tremendous.

Welcome back, NFL!

The season kicks off with a great game tonight as the Green Bay Packers visit the defending Superbowl Champion Seattle Seahawks. We’ve missed pro football…thanks for coming back to us!

Simply honest, or classless?

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman created a sensation with his post-game rant after Seattle’s NFC Championship win over the San Francisco 49’ers Sunday. Some have rallied behind him, reminding viewers that he was second in his Compton, (CA) high school class and a Stanford graduate, others call him a classless thug. The New York Daily News’ Mike Lupica has written a fair and balanced article on the situation. What is your take?

Most motivational Duracell commercial ever

Highlighting the Seattle Seahawks’ fullback Derrick Coleman who plays for a chance to go to the Superbowl this weekend.

Funny highlight from Sunday football

Well, not funny if you’re Seattle Seahawks’ punter, Jon Ryan. Colts’ special teams player Mario Harvey rewards Ryan for trying to make a tackle on a blocked field goal by absolutely lighting him up…and then admiring his work for a few seconds afterwards.