Football

Associated Press

Rob Ford's New Sports Radio Gig Is Utterly Perfect

He'll be calling in to Washington, D.C.'s crude "The Sports Junkies" show.

Associated Press

A Look Back at Cleveland's Most Traumatizing Sports Memory

Before the LeBron debacle, there was Art Modell's press conference on November 6, 1995.

Reuters

Exploring the Curious Connections Between Traffic Deaths and NFL Home Games

With millions of fans driving to stadiums every week, is it more dangerous to take to the road after a football game?

Reuters

Is San Francisco Really America's Next Title Town?

Despite the success of this season, the city has a ways to go before joining the superstar ranks of Boston or Green Bay.

Facebook Data Science

Almost No One in the Western U.S. Is Rooting for the Ravens, According to Facebook Data

One more American divide to examine, ahead of Super Bowl XLVII.

Jonathan Ernst / Reuters

Mapping College vs. Pro Football Fans

College football still dominates in the South.

This Week in Bans: Texas Boy Too Big to Play Pee-Wee Football

Also, zombies are banished in Siberia and Taiwan makes it legal to buy suicide materials.

Reuters

Which Parts of the Country Produce the Most NFL Players?

Despite Friday Night Lights portrayals, there's a lot more geographic diversity in NFL prospects than you might think.

Reuters

The Fight for the Minnesota Vikings

Minneapolis and a nearby suburb are trying to woo the team with competing stadium projects.

It's Betting Season for America's Mayors

This football season, some go all in

Reuters

Why Size Matters in Pro Sports Victories

When it comes to winning championships, big cities have some natural assets. But smaller areas can leverage their own advantages too

Reuters

Why They Call Green Bay 'Titletown'

Why cities like Green Bay win an outsize number of championships