Why do the Detroit Lions and Dallas Cowboys always take to the field for a Thanksgiving football game? Because it’s tradition! But how did this tradition begin?
Here are the stories behind the nicknames of the NFL’s 32 teams—and what they were almost called.
Bust a move on the gridiron with these iconic touchdown celebrations from NFL history, including Homer Jones’ first-ever end zone spike and more.
In the 1990s, Super Bowl halftime shows were lame. Fox decided what people needed was Jim Carrey setting himself on fire.
The horses are an iconic feature in many Super Bowl commercials.
For each year’s Super Bowl showdown, manufacturers and retailers will produce and stock two sets of T-shirts, hats, and other merchandise that declares each team the champ. So who gets the losing team’s stuff?
More than17 million people call in ‘sick’ the Monday after the game. So why not play it on a Saturday?
Americans consume more than 1 billion wings on Super Bowl Sunday, and we have sports bars to thank.
The Minnesota Vikings once drafted Dave Winfield … who hadn’t played football since childhood.
Over the course of three days every year, representatives from all 32 NFL teams gather to draft the next generation of players who will hopefully propel their f
In 2005, Patriots chief Robert Kraft's diplomacy mission to Russia turned into an international incident after Vladimir Putin pocketed his priceless Super Bowl ring.
Sports teams use popular music to rally their fans. Sometimes, they compose their own. And that's how you wind up with lyrics like "Abracadabra, alakazam, slam dunk sesame."
The NFL has a reputation for being a little overzealous in levying fines against its players and coaches. But just where does the money go?
If you think it’s weird that this year’s Super Bowl is set for the day before Valentine’s Day, you’re right. Here’s what happened.
It probably wasn’t a coincidence that Dan Quayle, who famously misspelled ‘potato,’ started shilling for potato chips.
Before there was football tailgating, crowds used to gather for parties before public executions. Find out more about the history of this sports ritual.
If you had the foresight to grab a 2003 Dwyane Wade rookie card in 2018 for $2918, you're in luck. Thanks to the exploding sports card market, it's now going for $115,000.
In 1920, an Eastern Michigan University football referee named Lloyd Olds got tired of being mistaken for an open teammate.
Will The Weeknd’s 2021 Super Bowl halftime show outshine Beyoncé’s past appearances? It’s *technically* not impossible.
American football is home to a lot of nonsensical terminology, but 'hut' has a fairly clear origin.
The two-sport athlete slammed home runs in baseball and rushed for 950 yards in football, but it was an endorsement deal with Nike that made Bo Jackson a household name.
The game has been locked in a vault and a legal battle for years. A new Kickstarter could unearth it for the first time since 1967.